Ashish Pandey received his B.Sc. degree in Chemistry from Sardar Patel University,Anand, India in 2009 and M.Sc. degree from The Maharaja Sayajirao University, Vadodara, India in 2011. He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. degree at Sabanci University, Istanbul Turkey. His prime research involves development of whole cell based biosensors using various nano-materials. His areas of research interest includes material science, nano-science, sensing, surface science, biochemistry, lithography and spectroscopy.