Dr. Al-Nakib Chowdhury is a senior Professor (Grade-1) of Chemistry at Bangladesh University of Engineering and Technology (BUET). He served the department as its Chair along with other top administrative responsibilities of the institution during his long carrier at BUET. Dr. Chowdhury was also deputed by the Government of Bangladesh as the Vice Chancellor of Pabna University of Science and Technology for four years. He has long research experiences in the area of material design and development at nano scale and their applications in sensor, energy, environment and industrial catalysis. Dr. Chowdhury authored several quality scientific papers, books and book chapters (http://nakib.buet.ac.bd/). Dr. Chowdhury is currently leading the nanotechnology and STEM initiatives in Bangladesh.