Professor Shadpour Mallakpour, organic polymer chemist, graduated from chemistry department, University of Florida (UF), Gainesville, Florida, USA in 1984. He spent two years as a post-doc at UF. He has joined the department of chemistry, Isfahan University of Technology (IUT), Iran, since 1986. He held several positions such as the chairman of the department of chemistry and deputy of research, department of chemistry at IUT. From 1994-1995 he worked as a visiting professor, University of Mainz, Germany, and from 2003-2004 as a visiting professor, Virginia Tech, Blacksburg, USA. He has published more than 793 journal papers and more than 400 conference papers and has got more than 30 items of awards. The most important award to him was given for the selection of the first laureate on fundamental research, at 21st Khwarizmi International award in 2008. He is listed as the Top 1% Scientists in Chemistry in ISI Essential Science Indicators Since 2003. He was selected as academic guest of the 59th Meeting of Nobel Prize Winners in Chemistry, 2009, at Lindau, Germany. He presented many lectures as an invited or keynote speaker in different national and international conferences or universities. He was a member of organizing and scientific committees for many national and international conferences. He was also the chairperson of many national and international meetings. In recent years, he has focused on preparation and characterization of polymer based nanocomposites to be used as bioactive materials as well as adsorbents and photocatalyst for remediation technology.