Shakeel Ahmed is assistant professor at the Department of Chemistry, Government Degree College Mendhar, Jammu and Kashmir, India. He obtained his PhD in biopolymers and bionanocomposites. He has worked as national postdoctoral fellow at the Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi and as research fellow at the Bio/Polymers Research Laboratory, Department of Chemistry, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi. He has published several research papers on green nanomaterials and biopolymers, including biomedical applications, packaging, sensors and water treatment. He has also written a few books on natural materials (biopolymers and biocomposites) and nanomaterials. He is a member of the American Chemical Society, USA; associate member of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK; and life member of the Asian Polymer Association and Society of Materials Chemistry, India, and an active reviewer of many reputed journals. His research areas of interest include biopolymeric and green nanomaterials.