Arindam Ghosh is a Professor of Physics at the Indian Institute of Science in Bangalore, India. He did PhD at the same institution, postdoctoral research at the University of Cambridge, UK, and had also been a Visiting Research Fellow at the T J Watson Research Centre of IBM, Yorktown Heights. His research involves both fundamental and applied aspects of 2D materials focusing on electrical transport and noise, light-matter interaction, and thermal management. He has graduated nearly 25 PhD students, published over 150 research papers, and serves/served on the editorial or advisory board of over 20 journals, international conferences, and other professional bodies. He is a member of all three Science Academies in India and coordinated the material/devices vision for the National Quantum Mission. He has received numerous prizes, including the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar prize (2013), considered the highest recognition for scientific research in India, and the Infosys Prize for Physical Sciences (2020), for his development of atomically thin two-dimensional semiconductors to build a new generation of functional electronic, thermoelectric, and optoelectronic devices.