Bimal Krishna Banik is a Professor of the Prince Mohammed Bin Fahd University in Saudi Arabia. He was the President’s Endowed Professor of the University of Texas and Vice President of Research of the Community Health System of Texas. Professor Banik was awarded $7.25 million grants from NIH and NCI. Importantly, he has 560 publications and 15 books. Professor Banik has mentored approximately 300 students, 20 postdoctoral fellows, 7 research scientists and 25 university faculties. He was the advisor of students’ organizations. Dr. Banik chaired 20 symposiums at the ACS Meetings and over 2 dozen conferences including 1 at the Nobel Prize celebration. Professor Banik has received more than two dozen prestigious awards.