Dr. Rahul Datta is a soil microbiologist and enzymologist. He obtained an MSc and Ph.D. from the Department of Geology and Pedology, Mendel University, Brno, Czech Republic, where he is currently a researcher. Dr. Datta’s research focuses on understanding the effect of biogenic and xenobiotic substances on microbial metabolism in the soil. During his career, Dr. Datta has acquired global experience in soil science research by working with renowned scientists. He worked as a visiting scientist with Dr. Richard Dick at Ohio State University, Ohio, USA, and Prof. Paolo Nannipieri at the University of Florence, Italy. Dr. Datta has published numerous research articles and books and has reviewed 200 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He is currently a reviewer for fifty-eight major scientific journals. Dr. Datta is an editorial board member of Open Agriculture and is hosting a special issue of the Journal of Agriculture and Sustainability. He is also a current member of the Soil Science Society of America.