Ravi Kumar is the Professor of Pharmaceutics at the Irma Lerma Rangel College of Pharmacy, Texas A&M University in College Station. His research in biomaterials and drug delivery has won him numerous awards including the British Pharmaceutical Conference Science Medal, UK 92009), Tom Gibson Memorial Award by British Society of Plastic Surgeons & the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons, UK (2008), Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Medal for Young Scientist, India (2007). He was awarded Alexander von Humboldt Research Fellowship, Germany (2002). He was appointed to Guest Professor/Distinguished Foreign Professor at Seoul National University (South Korea); University of Navarra (Spain); University of Torino (Italy) and Shandong University, (China). He sits on the editorial advisory boards of several journals and a few to mention are Cancer Nanotechnology, Cancer Letters, Polymers for Advanced Technologies, Journal of Drug Delivery Science. He supervised 7 PhD students.