PRADEEP AHUJA, Ph.D., is Professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering and Technology, Indian Institute of Technology (Banaras Hindu University), Varanasi. He has more than 20 years of experience in teaching chemical engineering at B.E./B.Tech level. He has published several research papers in national and international journals. Dr. Ahuja is a recipient of the AICTE Career Award for Young Teachers and a Life Member of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE). Also, he has been honoured with the Excellence in Teaching Award of IIT (BHU) for the session 2016-17. His area of interest is applications of mathematical methods in chemical engineering.