Dr. Ayaz Mahmood Dar grew up in Kulgam district of Kashmir. After completing early education from Kulgam, he moved to Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh where he studied B.Sc Hons., M.Sc and Ph.D courses and also qualified NET-JRF conducted by CSIR, India. During research, he has published his research work in almost 50 Journals of international repute. He has also presented papers in almost 20 international conferences. Presently he is working as an Assistant Professor in Chemistry in Department of Higher Education working under University of Kashmir, J&K.