Dr. Avijit BasuPhD Bio Dr.Avijit Basu was awarded the doctoral degree in Chemical Engineering from Dalhousie University, Canada, in 2005. He received his Master and bachelor degrees in Chemical Engineering from South Dakota School of Mines, USA and Aligarh Muslim University, India, respectively. Dr. Basu has over twenty five years combined experience in process industry and academia. He has published dozens of research papers and a book. His primary focus in research include abatement of contaminants in waste water treatment, micro-fluidics, scaling up of design procedures and physics of ‘chaotic solutions’, as applied in chemical plants and refining. Dr. Avijit Basu is of the firm opinion that the link between academics and industry should be firmly integrated to impart scientific logistics for handling practical solutions; to educate an innovative, young mind. With this philosophy, he has trained professionals in USA, Canada, and India.