V.K. MANGLIK started his academic career as a lecturer in mechanical engineering in a government engineering college and subsequently served as Assistant Professor at the Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra, Ranchi. He then joined the Indian Space Research Organisation, Ahmedabad, where he worked for 30 years in research and development of national and international projects. After superannuation, he joined the academic profession again. Currently, he is working at Indus Institute of Technology and Engineering, Ahmedabad (recently upgraded to the status of INDUS University by the Government of Gujarat).
Prof. Manglik has about 20 years of academic experience of teaching graduate and postgraduate students, guiding postgraduate students for dissertations, conducting seminars and conferences at national level, and developing laboratories. He has worked in various capacities and have about 10 years of academic experience as professor. He has published/presented 33 research papers in national and international journals/conferences. He is a member of Automobile Society (India).