Amlan K. Patra earned his PhD in 2004 from Indian Veterinary Research Institute in Animal Nutrition. Then, he worked at American Institute for Goat Research of Langston University as a Post-doctoral Research Associate. He joined West Bengal University of Animal and Fishery Sciences as Assistant Professor in 2007. He also worked at The Ohio State University through a BOYSCAST fellowship from India for 18 months and at Free University of Berlin as Humboldt Research fellow. His research has focused on animal nutrition, feed and foraging behaviors, gastrointestinal physiology and microbiology, and livestock-environment interface. He has authored more than 135 articles in journals, book chapters, and proceedings, edited a Springer book with Google Scholar h-index of 32 and over 5000 citations. He is serving on the Editorial Board of few reputed journals and currently is a Co-Editor of Animal Feed Science and Technology, Associate Editor of Journal of the Science of Food and Agriculture, and Frontiers in Veterinary Science as well as Guest Research Topic Editor of Frontiers in Microbiology and Frontiers in Veterinary Science. In recognition of his extraordinary contribution in animal science, he received several prestigious national and society awards from India including the best Reviewer award of Asian-Australasian Journal of Animal Sciences (2019) and Frontiers in Veterinary Science (2019).