Dr. Deepak Jaiswal is an Assistant Professor in the Department of Environmental Sciences and Sustainable Engineering Centre at Indian Institute of Technology, IIT Palakkad. He did B.Tech. from IIT Kharagpur, D.E.A. (Diploma de Estudios Avanzados) from URV Spain, and Ph.D. from Pennsylvania State University USA. He worked as a postdoctoral researcher at UNICAMP Brazil and UIUC USA. Before moving to IIT Palakkad, he was working as a research scientist at UIUC USA. His research areas in Agriculture, bioenergy, land-use change, global climate change, crop & environmental modeling, and water/nutrient recycling by land application of waste materials.