Dr. Nanjappa Ashwath is currently working as Associate Professor in the Department of Medical & Applied Sciences, Central Queensland University, India. He did Ph.D. in Agricultural science from Australian National University. He has given guest lecturers in Schools-Queensland Department of Education University of Agricultural Sciences, Bangalore. He received many research grants as Investigator for several projects during his career. He participated in various seminars, meetings, conferences, and workshops. He acted as peer reviewer for several research papers. He won a lot of honors, awards and has one patent. He has membership in professional associations and also severs as Editorial Board member and reviewer for scholarly journals. He published 16 books/book chapters, numerous articles in refereed journals.