Prof R K Maiti, PhD, DSc is Honorary Professor & Ex-Professor Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Puebla, Mexico & Senior National Research Scientist, Mexico. He had received his Ph.D. and D.Sc. in Botany from Calcutta University (, Kolkata, India in 1962 and 1971, respectively. In 1971, Dr Maiti started his career as researcher at Central Research Institute of Jute & Allied Fibres (, Barrackpore, India for 10 years followed by ICRISAT (, Hyderabad, India for another decade. During 1985-2005, he worked as Professor and Research Scientist at Universidad Autónoma de Nuevo León (, Nuevo León and Universidad de las Américas-Puebla (, Puebla, México. He has been Research Advisor at Vibha Agrotech Ltd. (, Hyderabad India

He was awarded with Senior National Scientist by Mexican government for 18 years. The American Biographical Institute ( recognized him as Expert in Science (2000), International Directory of Experts and Expertise (2004), Order of International Ambassador (2007), Gold Medal for India (2008). He had also been rewarded as Ethnobotanist (2003) promoted by UNESCO  (; also recipient of International Scientist Award (2003) offered by International Biographical Centre (, Cambridge, U.K. He was awarded twice for research contribution in Natural Science bestowed by UNAL, Mexico. He is a member of the council of Cambridge Autobiographical society. He is Hony. Professor for at Universidad de las Americas-Puebla, Puebla, México. He is Chief Editor, International Journal of Bio-resource and Stress Management ( He has a credit of more than 400 research papers and 32 books published by national and international agencies.