Dr. Syed A. M. Tofail is an Associate Professor and the Head of the Department of Physics, University of Limerick (UL), Ireland. He is also a member of UL’s Bernal Institute. Dr. Tofail’s group in UL reported electrically polar nature of biological building blocks such as globular protein lysozyme, synthetic bone mineral hydroxyapatite, amino acids including superpiezoelectric beta glycine and membrane protein cytochrome oxidase C. He has given over 60 invited and plenary lectures at international conferences/symposia and received many awards such as University of Limerick Research Impact Award 2014, Irish Medical Device Association (IMDA) Emerging Medical Technology Award, 2013 in Medical Technology Industry Excellence Awards; The Outstanding Young Person (TOYP) Award 2012, Junior Chambers International for Limerick and Ireland; Finalist, Best Project Award 2013 in European Commission FP6 and FP7 funding within the NMP theme. His applied research in surface and interface analysis has saved millions of $s in industrial process and product yield. Dr. Tofail is currently a member of the ADCOM of the Dielectric and Electrical Insulation Society (DEIS) of the IEEE, Chair of European Conference of Applications of Surface and Interface Analysis and a former Chair of International Symposium on Electrets (ISE).