Dr. Kathirvelu Baskar has completed his Ph.D. in Entomology-Zoology under the guidance of Rev. Fr. Dr. S. Ignacimuthu S.J (Director, Xavier Research Foundation, St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, Tamil Nadu, India) from University of Madras, India. He has specialized in the field of agricultural and household entomology and Ecotoxicology. He is having 18 years of research and 6 months of teaching experience. He has published more than 93 research papers in the field of entomology, especially in agricultural pest management and ecotoxicology(Genetic toxicology and microbiology). He has served as a regulatory ecotoxicologist and entomologist in different organizations in India. He is currently working as Head of Ecotoxicology, at Ross Lifescience Limited., Pune, Maharashtra, India. He is also serving as editor and reviewer in a few international journals.