Prof. Ali received his Ph.D. degree from the Department of Chemistry, Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay, Mumbai under the guidance of Prof. S. N. Datta in 2007. Thereafter he moved to the Department of Physics at Uppsala University, Sweden to work with Prof. Peter Oppeneer as a postdoctoral fellow. In 2009 he moved to Ruhr-University, Bochum,
We are working at the Institute of Nano Science and Technology Mohali, one of the leading research institutes in India in the field of Nano Science. INST is located in Chandigarh, one of the major cities of India.