Dr. M S Dhooria, M.Sc. in Entomology from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana (Punjab), did his Ph.D. in Entomology from IARI, New Delhi. He was awarded Junior Research Fellowship in M.Sc. and also awarded Senior Research Fellowship during Ph.D. by the Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi. Dr. Dhooria has more than 36 years of experience in teaching, research and extension education of entomology. He joined as Senior Entomologist in the Department of Entomology, Punjab Agricultural University Ludhiana, and retired in that capacity in 2006. He has published more than 125 research papers, contributed book chapters, attended many national and international conferences held on different aspects of insects and mites. Friendship Forum of India, New Delhi awarded him certificate of Honour and Gold Medal for his lifetime achievements in Entomology.
He is a life fellow of Entomological Society of India, New Delhi; Indian Society for the Advancement of Insect Science, Ludhiana; and Acarological Society of India, Bangalore.