Dr. Sreemati Ganguli did her Ph.D. in international relations from Jadavpur University, Kolkata. She was a Fellow in Maulana Abul Kalam Azad Institute of Asian Studies, Kolkata and Institute of Foreign Policy Studies, University of Calcutta. Her research interests include Indian foreign policy orientations, Eurasian geopolics, Silk Road connectivity in the post-Cold War context, and energy security as part of a global and comprehensive security structure. She authored two books - 'Indo-Russian Relations 1992-2002: The Making of A Relationship' (2009) and 'Russia and the Central Asian Republics: Post-Soviet Engagements' (2012). Her articles were published in many national and international volumes like Marlene Laruelle-Sebastyen Peyrouse (ed). ‘Mapping Central Asia: Indian Responses and Strategies’ (2011). She organized an international conference on contemporary Asian energy scenario and the proceedings were published under her editorship as a volume titled ' Strategizing Energy: An Asian Perspective' (2014). She also contributed on the theme of energy security in international journals like Central Asia and the Caucasus, Central Asia- Caucasus Analyst, Caucasus International, Strategic Analysis (Routledge) as well as in international edited volumes like M. Fredholm (ed) 'The Shanghai Cooperation Organization and Eurasian Geopolitics' (2012). She may be contacted at firstname.lastname@example.org.