Vijay Gahlaut, M.Sc., Ph.D., N.E.T (CSIR-UGC), is working as Assistant Professor at University Centre for Research & Development, Chandigarh University, Mohali, Punjab. Eariler he worked as DST INSPIRE Faculty, in CSIR-Institute of Himalayan Bioresource Technology, India. With 12 years of research and teaching experience in areas of Crop Biotechnology and Genomics, he has identified several genomic regions and candidate genes on wheat chromosomes, that were involved in water and heat stress tolerance. He published over 45 international research papers in reputed journals and several book chapters. He is serving as Editor in nearly ten scientific journals. His Google scholar h-index is 21 and i10-index is 26. Recently he was inducted as a Member of National Academy of Sciences (NASI), India.