Surojit was born and grew up in a small village of West Bengal, India. He completed his M. Sc. (2014-16) from the Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) in Guwahati. He received his PhD in August 2022 from the Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER) in Kolkata. Surojit’s doctoral research was focused on the mechanical properties of organic crystals which includes self-healing and flexible piezoelectric molecular crystals. He is currently a postdoctoral research fellow in the Stoddart group at Northwestern University. His current research focuses on supramolecular chemistry and understanding the mechanical response of molecular machines. Surojit is a yoga enthusiastic and loves to read Bengali literature in his spare time.