Sharad B. Nalawade, studied Physics as an undergraduate and later did his Bachelors in Engineering (Electronics & Communications), from Karnataka University. Although Sharad has made a career in Information Technology, consulting and working with several reputed companies in India and abroad, he remains an ardent and active proponent of popular science and finds every excuse to educate young minds on the scientific trivia through his lectures and writings. Sharad has travelled extensively all over the world and interacted with people from a cross-section of societies and cultures. He lives in Bangalore with his wife Shashi, son Akarsh, and daughter Yashaswi. Sharad can be reached at: firstname.lastname@example.org."