Dr. hab. Vignesh Kumaravel is an Acting Director of ICRI-BioM. During the last 10 years of research, he has developed several novel materials and technologies in collaboration with eminent international scientists from academia and industry. The key findings have been published in more than 60 international peer-reviewed articles, including high impact journals, and over 3,200 citations with an h-factor of 31. Several students completed their research projects under his supervision. He is an expert in business relations tailored to commercialize the outcomes of research with various industries. During his career, he has secured grants for various national and international collaborative research projects. He has recently awarded with the M.ERA-NET grant with academic partners from Spain and Brazil. He is named among the 2022 ranking of the world’s Top 2% of scientists by Elsevier and Standford University, USA.