Vishwambhar Prasad Sati (b. 1966), D.Litt. (2011) and Ph. D. (1992), is a Professor of Geography and Resource Management, Mizoram University, Aizawl, India. He, having a teaching and research experience of above 22 years, has devoted almost all his career years in the development of mountain geography and has initiated the Journal of Himalayan Science. He has served many national and international educational institutes in various capacities – Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor in the Madhya Pradesh Higher Education and Associate Professor in the Eritrea Institute of Technology, Asmara, Eritrea, NE Africa. He has been a CAS-PIFI Fellow (2016), Visiting Scholar of CAS (2014), Visiting Scholar of TWAS (2010), worked at IMHE, Chengdu, China; Visiting Scholar of INSA (1012); General Fellow of ICSSR (2008-2009), worked at HNBGU, Srinagar Garhwal; an Associate at IIAS, Shimla (2008); and Research Fellow of GBPIHED (1993). He has received ‘Bharat Gaurav Award, 2016’ for his contribution in teaching and academic fields. He has completed 10 research projects; composed 24 text and reference books; published 95 research papers in journals of international and national repute (Impact points: 12; RG Score: 19.45 and citation index: 272) and a number of articles in magazines and newspapers; presented research papers (79) in 17 countries and in all over India; received fellowships from 18 research organizations to participate in various international events; supervised six Ph.D. thesis; organized six conferences; chaired a number of academic sessions; served as Resource Person in several national and international conferences; and serving many international professional bodies as member, editor and reviewer.