Prof. (Dr.) Nahid Nishat is a senior professor and Head of the Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia (JMI), New Delhi, India. Her Ph.D. was awarded in 1993 from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (UP) India, in the area of Coordination Chemistry. Sixteen students completed their Ph.D. and currently, eight Ph.D. students are working under her supervision. More than forty M.Sc. project students completed their projects under her guidance. Dr. Nishat has more than 100 peer-reviewed research articles and book chapters in reputed international journals. She also has a registered Indian patent. Dr. Nishat has presented and participated in a number of national and international conferences. Her research area of interest is inorganic, bioinorganic, and materials chemistry. Her research focuses mainly on the development of coordination polymers for antimicrobial applications.