Deepak PANT (Male, 40 years) leads the research linked to bioelectrochemical systems (BES) and the gas diffusion electrodes at VITO which is linked to chemical and biological conversion systems with a focus on CO2 conversion in recent years and their combination with separation systems. He has co-authored 115 publications in peer-reviewed journals, 28 book chapters, 3 patents and has edited two books- ‘Life Cycle Assessment of Renewable Energy Sources' (Springer) and ‘Microbial Electrochemical Technologies’ (CRC Press). He was the recipient of the 1st Prize at the ClimateLaunchPad 2015 National finals, Belgium; 1st Prize Winner in the Energy and Environment Research, Category at the Qatar Foundation Annual Research Conference 2014, young scientist award of International Bioprocessing Association 2019 and several travel grants. He is a member of several scientific communities including ISMET, ISE, BES, BRSI, IFIBiop and AMI. He is the Editor of the Elsevier journal Bioresource Technology Reports and serves as Editorial board member for the Journals: Bioresource Technology, Electronic Journal of Biotechnology, Biofuel Research Journal, Heliyon, Sustainability, Molecules and Frontiers in Environmental Science. He also contributes to scientific reviewing activities (>190 SCI Journals) and reviews proposals for European Commission (Horizon 2020) and national funding programs of Belgium, Spain, Italy, Poland, Croatia, Germany and India. Current h-index is 51 (>8200 citations on Google Scholar).