Prof. Faizan Mustafa is a gold medalist in LL.M. from Aligarh Muslim University. He completed his Ph.D. in Intellectual Property Law. He also has a diploma in International and comparative Human Rights from International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France. Presently serving as Vice Chancellor of National Law University of Orissa, he was Founding Director of KIIT School of Law. Previously he was Dean of Faculty of Law, AMU and Registrar of AMU for a period of two years. He is also Honorable Director, RLEK, Human Rights Centre, Dehradun and visiting faculty to several reputed institutes in India and abroad. He has been decorated with several accolades which include Renne Cassin Gold Medal (1999) of International Institute of Human Rights, Strasbourg, France and International Educator of the Year Award (2004) by International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England. An avid academician, Dr. Mustafa has authored eight books and about hundred national and International papers.