Atanu Das is a researcher and MEAL expert with over 14 years of experience. His Ph.D. is ongoing under the Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka. Earlier, he obtained an MSS and a BSS degree from the same university and same department. He has authored and/or co-authored more than nine (09) research journal articles and published several research reports on various topics such as development, gender, microfinance, education, culture, ethnicity, kinship, rights, health, poverty, etc. Moreover, a total of three (03) research books have been published under his sole authorship and two (02) research books have been published as co-authors. In addition, he is an expert in using various statistical software such as STATA, SPSS, Minitab, Bluesky, SAS, Statgraphics, PSPP, and qualitative data analysis software such as ATLAS.ti and NVivo. In 2021-2022 he was awarded the Honorary Researcher Award from the Anthropology Alumni Association of Dhaka University. Currently, he is working as Deputy Director in Research and MEAL Division at Dnet. Besides, he is also sharing his knowledge as an instructor in the use of Quantitative Research and Statistical Software (SPSS) in the Department of Anthropology, University of Dhaka.