Ankush Gupta did his integrated masters in Chemistry from IIT Kanpur in 2005 and obtained a doctoral degree in Physical Chemistry from Cornell University (USA) in 2011. Since 2011, he worked in the National Institute of Science Technology and Development Studies (CSIR), New Delhi as a Fellow Scientist for a year. Then he worked on an EU-sponsored project on bank filtration as a technology for drinking water supply in the Environmental Engineering department in IIT Roorkee for two and a half years. Since May 2015, he has been working as a Reader at Homi Bhabha Centre for Science Education (HBCSE, TIFR). His areas of interests are chemistry education and environmental education. He has been involved with the Chemistry Olympiad Program and National Initiative in Undergraduate Science program at HBCSE.