SURESH C. MAIDARGI has been Professor of Chemical Engineering at Dayananda Sagar College of Engineering, Bengaluru. He has 36 years of experience in the areas of teaching chemical engineering, research and development, and industrial equipment design. He has also designed number of chemical engineering laboratory equipment. He has experience in the design of distillery equipment, pipe line design and design of resin plants. Prof. Maidargi is also a consulting engineer for a host of industries. He is a life member of Indian Society of Technical Education and the Indian Institute of chemical engineers. He is the recipient of an award from the worldwide innocentive.com for an ideation product of biodegradable nature.