Abul H. Siddiqi is a distinguished scientist and professor emeritus at School of Basic Sciences and Research at Sharda University, Greater Noida, India. He is also a visiting consultant at the International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP) ( Trieste, Italy), Sultan Qaboos University (Muscat, Oman), King Fahd University of Petroleum and Minerals (KFUPM) Dhahran, Saudi Arabia) and several other well-known universities of the world. He has a long association with ICTP (a UNESCO institution) in capacities of short – time visitor, long – duration visitor, senior associate, guests of the director, senior associate and ICTP visiting consultant to Turkey. He was awarded the German Academic Exchange Fellowship thrice to carry oft mathematical research in Germany. He has published more than 100 research papers jointly with his research collaborator, 6 books and edited proceeding of 10 international conferences, as well as supervised more than 30 PhD scholars. He is the founder secretary of the Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ISIAM), which was celebrated its Silver Jubilee in January 2016. He is editor – in- chief of Indian Journal of Industrial and Applied Mathematics, published by ISIAM and Industrial and Applied Mathematics, a book series with Springer.