Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta obtained her PhD degree from Calcutta University in 1995. She was a Post-doctoral Fellow at ONERA, Paris; CNRS, Cergy-Pontoise, France; Max-Planck Institute, Stuttgart, Germany and IISc, Bangalore. She joined S.N.Bose National Centre as a lecturer in 2000. She is currently Senior Professor and Director in the same Institute. Academic and Research Achievements: Tanusri Saha-Dasgupta works in the area of computational condensed matter materials physics, and a major thurst of her research is the application of first principles electronic structure calculations to understand the physics and chemistry of novel and complex materials. She has so far produced 15 PhD students and published more than 250 research papers. Awards and Honours: She is a fellow of American Physical Society, The World Academy of Sciences, Indian National Academy of Sciences, Indian Academy of Sciences, National Academy of Sciences, India, and West Bengal Academy of Sciences. She is recipient of Swarnajayanti Fellowship, MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize, DAE-Raja Ramanna prize, P. Sheel Memorial Award, Dr. A. P. J. Kalam HPC award and J. C. Bose fellowship. She headed the Max-Planck-India partner group, Advanced Materials Research Unit and Thematic Unit of Excellence on Computational Materials Science at S.N.Bose National Centre.