Dr. Gautam Mukhopadhyay awarded Ph.D. (Botany) from University of Calcutta in 2005 with National Junior Research Fellowship from Biological Sciences division, Indian Statistical Institute, Calcutta. He was Ex-Visiting Scientist of Agricultural and Ecological Research Unit of same institute (2011). During his oral presentation in Symposium on Aquatic Weeds organized by European Weed Research Society also visited Laboratory de Phytoécologie of Université de Metz and Institut de Botanique of Université Louis Pasteur, Strasbourg, France. He is in the position of Senior Faculty (UGC qualified, Govt. Approved), department of Botany of Govt.-Aided College. He has published 7 research articles in SCI(E) journals.