Subal Kar is Professor and Ex-Head of the Institute of Radio Physics and Electronics, University of Calcutta. His fields of specialisation cover microwave and millimetre-wave devices and circuits, metamaterials, THz imaging, optical communication and high energy physics. He has published a large number of research papers in international journals and has three patents to his credit. Dr Kar received the Young Scientist Award of URSI and IEEE MTT as well as the Fulbright Award of the US Government. He is a Fulbright Fellow, Senior Member of IEEE, Fellow of IETE, and Fellow VEDA Society.