Prof. Lala Behari Sukla has been named in the world ranking of top two percent Scientist, drawn up on the basis of a subject – wise analysis conducted by the Stanford University, USA. The list of top scientists was created by Stanford experts on the basis of standardized citation indicators like information on citations, h-index, co-authorship, and a composite indicator. Prof. Sukla is at present Director in Biofuels and Bioprocessing Research Center (BBRC), Siksha ‘O’ Anusandhan (Deemed to be University), Bhubaneswar. He has worked as Chief Scientist and was heading the Bioresources Engineering Department in CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar, India. He was also Emeritus Scientist, CSIR & Emeritus Professor, AcSIR, New Delhi. He has more than 45 years of R&D experience in the area of Bio-mineral Processing,algal biotechnology Hydrometallurgy and contributed over 240 papers in International & National Journals. He has published 5 books and 10 patents and seven students have been awarded PhD degrees under his guidance He is Fellow Institution of Engineers INDIA. Prof. Sukla is the recipient of several prestigious awards including International Education Awards 2021Thursday, January 13, 2022 ,Incredible Professionals of India 2021 on 12th November 2021 ,Innovative Professor award of the Year Awards 2021 on 13th November 2021,Global Teaching Excellence Awards 2021 on 24rth July 2021,International Scientist Awards on Engineering Science & Medicine on 28 August 2021,Asian Education Awards 2021 by Asian Education Society in recognition of his continuing Excellence in Education on 10th April 2021, The R.P.Das Memorial award in Hydrometallurgical Engineering by the Indian Institute of Metals, Bhubaneswar Chapter in 2019, Global Education and Corporate Leadership Award for 2018 on 23rd December 2018, IIME Mineral Beneficiation Award: Academic / R&D for the year 2009 for his outstanding professional contribution to Mineral Engineering, Prof. S.R. Vyas Memorial Award for the year 2010 by Association of Microbiologists of India (AMI) towards his significant contribution for the Development of Microbiology in India, and Sita Ram Rungta Memorial Award – 2007 of the Society of Geoscientists and Allied Technologists ( SGAT) for the year 2007 for outstanding work in the field of bio-mineral processing. He is the Editorial board member of Scientific Reports, a journal from Nature Publishing Group.</p>