Indranil was born and grew up in a small town in the eastern region of India. He has received his MSc and PhD degrees in chemistry from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Kanpur in India and POSTECH in South Korea. Indranil’s doctoral research was focused on the self-assembly of functional nanostructured materials and their applications. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Stoddart group at Northwestern University. Indranil’s current research focuses on different aspects of supramolecular chemistry and nanotechnology. In his free time, he does photography and painting.