Dr. Ganesh Kumar Mani is a Research Scientist at Micro / Nano Technology Center, Tokai University, Japan. He completed his Ph.D. in Nano Sensors Lab @ Centre for Nanotechnology & Advanced Biomaterials (CeNTAB) SASTRA University, Thanjavur, India. His current research interests are fabrication and development of nanostructured thin film based gas / chemical sensors for predicting food quality, developing solid state pH sensors and developing painless microneedles for multifunction applications, etc. He is one of the inventors in two patents titled “Low Concentration Ammonia Vapour Sensor & Acetaldehyde Sensor Using ZnO Nanoplatelets. He has also participated and organized national and international conferences and presented posters in various institutions among which he has been awarded with Best Poster Award in NANO INDIA 2015 conferred by Professor C.N.R. Rao, FRS, National Research Professor, Linus Pauling Research Professor & Honorary President. He also won “Best Ph.D. Dissertation Award” for his doctoral thesis work.