This book depicts the life of a Jesuit priest who became the first Vice Chancellor of two state Universities (Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and University of Madras, Chennai) for the first time in independent India. He has also been the Principal of St Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai and Loyola College, Chennai. He has written more than 55 books and 460 research articles. Some of his books are used as text- books in colleges and universities all over the world. He has received innumerable awards for his outstanding contribution in the fields of science and education. He has visited several countries like USA, Germany, Switzerland, Japan and England as a visiting scientist. He is one of the very few scientists to have received the highest degree (D. Sc).  His life is an example of hard work and success. Reading his life story will certainly motivate others to scale great heights. Further, it will also help us understand how possessing certain values, skills and qualities can propel us to become unique persons in society.