Dr. Kathirvelu Baskar has completed his Ph.D. in Entomology-Zoology under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Dr. S. Ignacimuthu S.J (Director, Xavier Research Foundation, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, India) from the University of Madras. He has specialized in the field of entomology and Ecotoxicology. He is having 18 years of research and 6 months of teaching experience. He has published more than 96 research papers (Scopus and SCI Journals) in the field of entomology and ecotoxicology. He has served as a regulatory ecotoxicologist in different organizations in India. He is currently working as Head of Ecotoxicology, at Ross Lifescience Ltd. Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is also serving as editor and reviewer in a few international journals.