Dr. Umair Ashraf is young scientist and serving as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Botany, University of Education, Lahore, Punjab, Pakistan. He got his doctorate degree from South China Agricultural University, Guangzhou China. During his doctorate degree, he has won many international awards i.e., Excellent PhD Dissertation Award, Outstanding International Student Award, Award of Excellence in Research, and Excellent International Student Award. He has published more than 125 research articles in peer reviewed SCI journals with more than 400 cumulative impact factor and 4000 citations. He also authored more than 10 book chapters and numerous news articles. He is also acting as an editor of different SCI journals including PLoS One, Journal of Chemistry and BMC Plant Biology. His area of expertise is plant stress physiology and crop management strategies under stressful environments.