Jayakumar Rajadas has completed his Ph.D. in 1990 from Indian Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. He was holding visiting professorships and visiting fellowship to various world premier institutes such as ETH, Zurich, NIA (NIH), University of Massachusetts, Amherst, and Stanford University. At present, he is the director of Biomaterials and Advanced Drug Delivery Laboratory (Bio ADD) at Stanford University. He has published more than 125 papers in reputed journals and serving as an editorial board member. Before moving to Stanford, he served as the founding chair of the Bioorganic and Neurochemistry Laboratory at the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) at one of the premier national laboratories in India, where he was responsible for both the organization and management of the division.