K. KRISHNAIAH (PhD) is Professor of Eminence, Department of Industrial Engineering, Anna University, Chennai. Earlier, he was Professor and Head in the department of industrial engineering, Anna University, Chennai. He received his BE (Mechanical) and ME (Industrial Engineering) from S.V. University, Tirupati (AP).
Dr. Krishnaiah has thirty-four years of teaching and research experience and has published several papers in national and international journals. He is also the co-author of the book Applied Design of Experiments and Taguchi Methods (published by PHI Learning). His areas of interest include operations management, quality and design of experiments.
P. SHAHABUDEEN (PhD) is Professor and Head, Department of Industrial Engineering, Anna University, Chennai. He received his BE (Mechanical) from Madurai University and ME from Anna University, Chennai. Dr. Shahabudeen has published/presented more than thirty papers in international journals/conferences. His areas of interests include discrete system simulation, meta heuristics, object oriented programming and operation research.