Bhoje Gowd was born in Kummara Nagepalli, Anantapur district, Andhra Pradesh. He received his B.Sc. and M.Sc. (Tech) in Polymer Science and Technology from Sri Krishnadevaraya University, Anantapur, Andhra Pradesh and his Ph.D. from University of Pune, Pune (work carried out at National Chemical Laboratory under the guidance of Dr. C. Ramesh). He worked as a post-doctoral fellow in Prof. Kohji Tashiro’s group at Toyota Technological Institute, Nagoya, Japan and as an Alexander von Humboldt Fellow in Prof. Manfred Stamm’s group at Leibniz Institute of Polymer Research, Dresden, Germany. After a short stay at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore as a Centenary post-doctoral fellow in Prof. S. Ramakrishnan’s group, he joined CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (CSIR-NIIST), Trivandrum as a DST Ramanujan Fellow. In 2011, he accepted the senior scientist position at CSIR-NIIST. Recently he has been awarded IUSSTF research fellowship by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum. His research interests are in the areas of polymer self-assembly, nanostructured materials, polymorphic phase transitions in semicrystalline polymers, polymer/inorganic hybrid nanocomposites, polymer-solvent complexes.