B. Chagun Basha, Ph.D, is currently DST-Science, Technology and Innovation Policy Fellow at the Department of Science & Technology (Government of India) – Centre for Policy Research (DST-CPR) at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. His present work primarily focuses on Science Diplomacy, Research Evaluation and Science Advice. He also serves several international multilateral HEIs’ consortium as Policy Consultant. Previously, he worked as a Senior Science & Technology Insights Analyst with open-innovation industry. Dr. Basha holds a Ph.D. in Space Electronics from the L’institut d’électronique et de télécommunications de Rennes (UMR CNRS 6164) at the University of Rennes 1, France and thereafter continued his post-doctoral research at École Polytechnique de l’Université de Nantes, France. Prior to that, he was with INRIA-Institut de recherche en informatique et systèmes aléatoires (UMR CNRS 6074) as a Research Fellow.