Dr. Kaushik Banerjee is a Principal Scientist from the ICAR-National Research Centre for Grapes, Pune, India. He is the 2017 Harvey W. Wiley awardee for his contributions to analytical sciences in relation to food safety. He is a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (FNAAS) and the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC). He is also the current Chairman and a Past President of the India section of AOAC INTERNATIONAL. Dr. Banerjee has widely published in peer-reviewed journals. As a member of the Food Safety Standards Authority of India’s Central Advisory Committee, Scientific Panels and Working Groups on Pesticide Residues and Methods of Sampling and Analysis, he routinely contributes to the development and implementation of food safety standards in India. His area of research focuses on the development of efficient analysis methods for the sensitive and confirmatory estimation of contaminant residues in agricultural and food matrices, and risk assessment studies for fixation of crop-specific maximum residue limits.