Prof. Kushal Kumar Baruah retired as a senior professor from the Department of Environmental Science, Tezpur University. He is currently serving as Dean, School of Environmental and Earth Sciences, School of Bio-Sciences and School of Life Sciences in Royal Global University, Guwahati. His primary research interests include climate change and greenhouse gas emissions from the agricultural sector, carbon sequestration in terrestrial ecosystems and environmental stress physiology. He has actively researched in these areas and published his findings in journals of national and international repute. He has also spoken on these topics in numerous seminars and conferences. He is the recepient of prestigious awards for his contributions in the fields of Environmental Science and Plant Physiology.