M.N. SHESHA PRAKASH, Ph.D., is Vice Principal and Professor of Civil Engineering, Vidya Vikas Institute of Engineering and Technology, Mysore. Earlier, he served as a Professor at Jawaharlal Nehru National College of Engineering, Shimoga. He has over twenty-five years of teaching experience. He obtained his postgraduate degree in Hydraulics and Water Resources with First rank and Gold medal from Mysore University. He has published over 150 technical papers in reputed international and national journals, and presented several papers at international and national conferences. Dr. Shesha Prakash has not only taught civil engineering subjects but also computer subjects like CAD, C and C Graphics, C++, OOPS, etc. He has also designed several software. He has authored books titled Experiments in Hydraulics and Hydraulic Machines: Theory and Procedures and Textbook of Mechanics of Materials (published by PHI Learning).