Professor M. Kidwai has spent the last 23 years teaching organic chemistry to postgraduate students at the Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi. His research interests include synthetic organic chemistry with special reference to green chemistry. He has delivered a number of lectures on green chemistry at seminars and symposia at national and international level. He has also organized national and international seminars and conferences in green chemistry, including the IUPAC International Conference. His published work includes 230 research papers in journals which are of national and international repute. He has been the recipient of the World Green Award and Amity Academic Excellence Award.