Prof. Dr. S. Suriyanarayanan, MSc, MPhil, Ph.D., is the deputy director of research, at Vinayaka Mission’s Research Foundation Deemed University, India. Prior to this position, he was a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Turin, Italy, and project coordinator, faculty, and head (I/c) at the Department of Water and Health, JSS Academy of Higher Education, and Research (JSS AHER), Mysore, India. He also served as a science officer for the Scientific Committee on Problems of the Environment (SCOPE) and the Research Center for Eco-Environmental Sciences (RCEES), Beijing from April 2015 to March 2017. He is also a nodal officer for SCOPE India activities under JSS AHER. Dr. Suriyanarayanan has research experience in environmental monitoring, radiation ecology, and environmental microbiology. He is a recipient of the Young Scientist research grant award from the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST), Government of India. He also received a visiting scientist fellowship from the Chinese Academy of Sciences in 2016–2017. He has been a chairperson, participant, and presenter at many national and international conferences as well as an editorial board member for peer-reviewed journals. Dr. Suriyanarayanan has more than forty published research articles to his credit and is an associate editor for Environmental Development.