Dr. Santosh Joshi (Dean, Research Promotion and Monitoring), holds a Ph. D. in Material Science and M. Sc. (Physics with specialization in Electronics) and has qualified the National Eligibility Test conducted by UGC-CSIR, India, in the area of Physical Sciences. He has a total Teaching and research experience of 20 Years. He has been a visiting researcher at Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai. His current research interest include Computational Materials Science, Atomistic Simulations, and implementation of Machine Learning in Computational Material Science, to scale up the Efficiency. He has published 27 Research Papers (19 SCI, 8 SCOPUS) in reputed journals. He has also authored 2 books in the area of material science, and written 7 book chapters. He also has published 3 Patents, and participated in 28 National/ International Conferences to present his research work. He also has organized 2 International and 1 National conferences and many workshops, FDPs. He is the reviewer of several International journals. His past associations were with ICAFAI University, and UPES, Dehradun, where he held several teaching and administrative positions. Dr. Joshi is a certified Virtual Teacher from University of California, Irvine. To recognize his teaching and research contributions he has been awarded as the best faculty of UPES in the year 2020.