Debabrata Pradhan is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Biofuels and Bioprocessing Research Center of Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar. He received his PhD from Chungnam National University, Daejeon, South Korea, in 2011. After completing his PhD, he worked as Postdoctoral Research Fellow in different institutions like Korea Institute of Geoscience and Mineral Resources and Chungnam National University, South Korea. He is an expert in algal technology, biomaterials, wastewater treatment, ceramic materials synthesis, fuel cell, solid waste management, leaching, and solvent extraction. He has published his valuable research outcome in different prestigious journals. He has one granted patent to his credit. He is also an Editor of reference book.