Sudipta De is Faculty Member, Project E-QUAL, Jadavpur University and member, Joint Working Group in Natural Resources and Sustainable Technology. He is Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, and received his Ph.D. degree from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kharagpur. He was a guest researcher at the Department of Energy Sciences, Lund University, Sweden for over a year. De is an Indian national expert on ‘Clean and Alternative Technology’ for the Ministry of Environment and Forests, Government of India. He was also nominated Senior Scientist by Indian National Science Academy (INSA), New Delhi, in the field of sustainable energy to Germany under the international bilateral exchange programme of the Academy during 2010-2011. He was selected as Faculty of the Erasmus Mundus External Cooperation Window with specialization in sustainable energy engineering. He has visited and delivered invited lectures in many programmes/Institutes including Indian National Clean Coal Technology Mission meeting in Hyderabad, Technical University of Berlin and Munich, Germany, Royal Institute of Technology (KTH) Stockholm, University of Stavanger, Norway etc. He has received research funding from national and international bodies including DST, Government of India, Swedish Research Council etc. He has been member of several technical committees including that of Power and Energy Systems of the International Association of Science and Technology for Development (IASTED), Canada and international energy initiative “Explore Energy” by Royal Institute of Technology, Sweden. He has published many international journal papers and two internationally published books/invited chapters. He is also an advisory editorial board member of a new book series by CRC press on Sustainable Energy Developments. He was an invited scientist in the Round Table on ‘Food-water-energy nexus’ of Research Council UK-India in Delhi in November 2013.