KAMARAJU RAMAKRISHNA is Professor of Mechanical Engineering, GVP College of Engineering, Visakhapatnam, Andhra Pradesh. A seasoned professional, he has over 25 years of experience in manufacturing and turnkey project management. He was earlier (November 2006 to July 2008) with Mekelle University, Ethiopia, as Visiting Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering. He has also worked with various internationally reputed companies such as Welding Electrode Manufacturing Unit as its Promoter-Director, as Deputy General Manager (Projects) with Ispat Alloys, and with Braithwaite & Co. Besides, he has also worked as Senior Project Engineer with Larsen & Toubro. He is a Fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India); a Chartered Engineer; Member, Carl Duisberg Gesellschaft e.v. Cologne, Germany; and a Member, Panel of German Translators and Indian National Scientific Documentation Centre (INSDOC), New Delhi.