Dr. Satyanarayan Pal is an associate professor in the Department of Chemistry, at Utkal University, India. He obtained his Ph.D. from the University of Hyderabad, India, in 2003. He completed post-doctoral fellowships with the prestigious Japan Society for Promotion of Science (JSPS) Fellowship Program, Nagoya University, Japan, and Brain Korea 21 Program, Seoul National University, South Korea. He has published thirty-four research papers in international journals and written one book chapter. Currently, Dr. Pal is developing Ir(III) and Pt(II) luminescent complexes and studying their bioactive properties.