Bhanu P. Jena, PhD
Co-Founder & Academic Chairman

Professor Bhanu Pratap Jena is the Director of the NanoBioScience Institute, Founder of several Research Institutes throughout the world, the George E. Palade University Professor & Distinguished Professor, Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, USA.

Among the most important Honors and Awards that Professor Jena has received are:
- Fellow of American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS)
- Elected Foreign Member of the Georgian National Academy of Sciences (GNAS), the Korean Academy of Science & Technology and Romanian Academy of Medicine
- Hallim Distinguished Award Lecture jointly with Dr.  Ahmed Zewail (1999 Chemistry Nobel Laureate)
- Sir. Aaron Klug Award (Prof. Klug is the 1982 Nobel Laureate in Chemistry),
- 2005 George E. Palade Medal,
- six Honorary Doctorates and Distinguished Visiting Professorships at several international academic institutions.