Dr. Ruby Srivastava, a theoretical physicist, is working as a principal investigator on her third project with CSIR-Centre of Cellular and Molecular Biology (CCMB), Hyderabad, under the DST WOS-A scheme. After fifteen years in teaching, she pursued her PhD in 2010 and began her research career with CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT). She has published several solo author papers, review articles, seven book chapters, and has served as an editor for many book projects. Her book Nanostructured Solar Cells was selected by the Book Citation Index (BKCI) in Web of Science™ Core Collection. One of her journal publications is rated number one among the top 20 papers, and two of her publications have been selected for Longuet-Higgins Early Career Researcher Prizes. She is a reviewer for leading publishing journals and is rated as 0.01% most-read authors by Academia.edu.