Dr. Ashok Kumar is professor of physics in School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University. Dr. Kumar obtained his Ph.D. in solar & space physics and M.A. in physics from Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, Maryland (USA) and M.Sc. (Integrated) in Physics from I.I.T. Kanpur. Dr. Kumar has research experiences at Stanford University, Palo Alto, California (USA) in Microfluidics, and at Massachusetts General Hospital & Harvard Medical School, Boston, Massachusetts (USA) in Medical Imaging & Image Processing. Dr. Kumar has industrial R&D experience in Biomedical Instrumentation. Dr. Kumar was member of the scientific team of the Solar Flare Genesis Telescope & Magnetograph project (Applied Physics Laboratory, Johns Hopkins University, USA) for which he spent one and half months in Antarctica, and was awarded the U.S. National Science Foundations ‘Antarctica Service Medal of the USA.