Abdur Rauf, Ph.D., works at the Department of Chemistry, University of Swabi, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan. He completed his Ph.D. at the Institute of Chemical Sciences, University of Peshawar, Pakistan in 2015. His research work focuses on Phytochemistry, Pharmacology, and nanotechnology. Abdur Rauf is the author and co-author of more than 366 research papers published in peer-reviewed journals (impact factor = 1530.80), with 10048 citations per a Google Scholar report. In addition, he has an H-index of 49 and an i10 index of 216 (Google Scholar). He has also written two books as Editor and 33 book chapters for international Book publishers. He also published one US patent and submitted one national and three international patents for the discovery of novel drugs. He has also organized (Chief-Organizer) the 1st International Conference on Drug Discovery against Cancer and Other Diseases (DDCD) in 2019 and also act as an organizer in the International Pharmacy Conference & Exhibition on Emerging Trends in Drug Development, Therapeutics, and Commercialization (2019). Furthermore, he has the Associate Editor/Editorial Board member of several journals including Frontier in Pharmacology, Medicinal Chemistry, Green Processing and Synthesis, Open Chemistry, and Medicinal Chemistry, among others. Abdur Rauf won the Young Scientist Award from the Directorate of Science and Technology in 2018 and the Research Productivity Award for 2016-17, from the Pakistan Science Foundation. He has also among World’s Top 1 % Highly Cited Researchers 2022 list released by Clarivate. He has also won 09 national and 10 international projects. As a scientist in the past few years, I contributed a lot to the fields of medicinal chemistry, Pharmacology, and nanotechnology. Finally, some of the major goals of Abdur Rauf’s research include the discovery of eco-friendly and cost-effective protocols for the production of nanoparticle-based new drugs with bio-medicinal interest. His research interests also include exploring the local natural resources (i.e. Pakistani flora) for efficient treatment of different health disorders, which in turn would significantly impact the national economy.