K.C. Jain, Ph.D., is Senior Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Prestige Institute of Engineering and Science (PIES), Indore. Earlier he has been the Director, Govindram Seksaria Institute of Management and Research (GSIMR), Indore, and Dean, Faculty of Industrial Technology, Rajiv Gandhi University of Technology, Bhopal. Dr. Jain has more than four decades of teaching experience in Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering. He has authored a number of books on various subjects related to these fields.
AVINASH K. CHITALE, PhD, is Academic Advisor and former Director, Govindram Seksaria Institute of Management and Research, Indore. He was Professor and Head of Industrial Engineering and Management at Shri Govindram Seksaria Institute of Technology and Science, Indore (SGSITS). In a career spanning more than 40 years, Dr. Chitale has guided 15 Doctoral theses and about 80 Masters dissertations. He has authored eight books, of which five books are published by PHI Learning.