Professor Mohindar S. Seehra received his early education in India (B.Sc. Punjab University; M.Sc.: Aligarh University). He joined West Virginia University as Assistant Professor of Physics in 1969 after receiving Ph.D. (University of Rochester, USA), becoming Associate Professor in 1973, Professor in 1977 and Eberly Distinguished Professor in 1992. His honors in research include: A. P. Sloan Foundation Research Fellow (1974-1976); Fellow of the American Physical Society (1984-present); Fellow of the Institute of Physics, UK (2001-present); and Outstanding Referee Award of the American Physical Society in 2010. He has guided the research of 65 graduate and postdoctoral students and authored over 300 publications on the magnetic, dielectric, optical and catalytic properties of materials and nanoparticles and edited two books. In 2016, he became Eberly Professor Emeritus.