Dr. Anjan Barman is a Senior Professor and Dean (Faculty) at the S. N. Bose National Centre for Basic Sciences, Kolkata. There, he leads the ‘Spintronics and Spin Dynamics’ research group with world class laboratories equipped with indigenously built experimental setups. He has guided/graduated about 100 postgraduate students and postdoctoral scientists, including 29 PhD students. He has published more than 240 papers, reviews and chapters in international journals and books and a monograph titled ‘Spin Dynamics and Damping in Ferromagnetic Thin Films and Nanostructures’ from Springer. He has received about 6400 citations with h-index of 45. He serves in the Editorial Board of the journals ‘Nanotechnology’, ‘Scientific Reports’ and ‘Pramana’. He also serves in numerous national and international committees. He is a recipient of Materials Research Society of India Medal and elected Fellows of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore and Institute of Physics, UK.