Dr. Subrata Roy is an international leader in the area of multi scale numerical modeling and novel designs of surface plasma technology. He received his bachelor degree from Jadavpur University in India and his masters and doctoral degrees from the University of Tennessee in the USA. Dr. Roy is the President of SurfPlasma, the founding director of the Applied Physics Research Group (APRG) and a professor of Mechanical & Aerospace Engineering at the University of Florida. He is a Distinguished Visiting Fellow of the Royal Academy of Engineering, a Fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society, a Fellow of the American Society for Mechanical Engineers and an Associate Fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics. He is a nation appointed member of the NATO STO on assessment of plasma based internal flow control and space propulsion activities. Dr. Roy is an Editorial Board member of Nature Scientific Reports and Actuators. He has co-authored over 180 publications in peer-reviewed journals and bound volumes. He has 35 patented and patent pending inventions on plasma related flow control devices and sterilizers.