Late RAO V. DUKKIPATI, Ph.D. (Oklahoma State University) during his illustrious academic career served as Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Fairfield University, Fairfield (Connecticut) and Adjunct Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal. He published many articles in national and international journals and authored/co-authored several books.
J. SRINIVAS, Ph.D., is Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Rourkela. A member of several technical bodies, Dr. Srinivas has authored and reviewed several research papers in the area of vibration and control of rotordynamics and structural systems. His research areas include vibration-based damage prediction and self-excited and nonlinear vibrations.