Dr. Gangopadhyay has a B.Sc. in Chemistry, Physics, and Mathematics from Calcutta University, a M.Sc. in Organic Chemistry from Jadavpur University, and a PhD in Optical Materials & Chemistry from the University of Hyderabad. Most recently, Dr. Gangopadhyay spent the last 10 years as a top research scientist at the University of Arizona College of Optical Sciences where he lead many projects for the DoD, DoE, NSF, and private corporations. Dr. Gangopadhyay has a passion for material science and has invented a number of technologies utilized in energy storage systems, magneto optics, and photonics.