Praful Kumar Jena is an Indian metallurgist and scientist on the Nationwide Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Expertise. Not solely this, however he’s additionally the previous director of the Council of Industrial Analysis, Bhubaneswar. Jena was born on 27 December 1937 within the state of Odisha in India. He has obtained a bachelor’s diploma in Chemistry. After that he obtained a grasp’s diploma in bodily chemistry from Utkal College. He has obtained an MS diploma in Metallurgical Engineering from the College of British Columbia.