Prof. Dr. K.R. Desai, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., FIC, F.E.C.S.I., A.R.I.C. (London) presently is the Professor and Head, Department of Chemistry, Veer Narmad South Gujarat University, Surat. Furthermore he holds collaborations in Research Programmes with several. Corporate companies in India and overseas like Dupont, R.W. Johnson’s National Cancer Institute, - USA, TAACF - Birmingham, Ranbaxy - New Delhi etc.
Above all during his Research career of 31 years, he has made original synthesis of various heterocyclic organic compounds having antimicrobial activities, several Dyestuffs, Optical brighteners, Optically and Physiologically active Medicinal Compounds and Several Organic Polymers.