BIDYA SAGAR PANI is Adjunct Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Bombay, Mumbai. He has a ME degree from the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore and a Ph.D. from the University of Alberta, Edmonton. He has been in the teaching and research profession for nearly five decades, most of the time at the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay. He has also spent a number of years as a visiting professor, teaching UG and PG courses at different universities abroad, like Concordia University (Montreal), Dalhousie University (Halifax), California State University (Fullerton), University of Hong Kong (China), and NTU (Singapore). Moreover, he has been a consultant to various private and government agencies. He has published more than hundred research papers in reputed national and international journals. Besides, he has also authored a book on ‘Turbulent Jets: A Point-source Method for Hydraulic Engineering’. He is a fellow of the Indian Society for Hydraulics, member of the Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Society and member of International Advisory Board, JHER (IAHR).