B.S. NAGENDRA PARASHAR, Ph.D., is Assistant Dean, Practice School Division and Associate Professor, Mechanical Engineering at Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani. He is also the Editor-in-Chief for Journal of Cooperation among University, Research and Industrial Enterprises (CURIE). With nearly two decades of teaching experience, Dr. Parashar has published more than 30 papers in reputed journals. He has also co-authored a book Elements of Manufacturing Processes (published by PHI Learning).