Indranil was born and grew up in Burdwan, India. Indranil received his MSc in chemistry from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT), Kanpur in 2010. He received his PhD from POSTECH, South Korea in 2016 under the supervision of Professor Kimoon Kim. His doctoral research focused on the self-assembly of novel functional nanostructured materials through covalent bond formation and their applications. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in Professor Sir Fraser Stoddart’s group at Northwestern University. His current research focuses on the mechanically interlocked molecules, molecular machines, and theranostics. In his free time, he does photography and painting.