Dr. Pardhi is currently working with a leading aero-engine manufacturing company, Rolls-Royce Plc. in United Kingdom. His key role is to bring new and advanced manufacturing technologies into production as a part of a very large capability acquisition team. Investment casting of superalloys, additive layer manufacturing, non-destructive and measurement techniques are some of the key areas where he has made significant contributions. In past Dr. Pardhi worked at the University of Birmingham (UK) in School of Metallurgy and Materials on collaborative research focussed on the assessment of Fatigue and Fracture properties of high performance materials. Dr. Pardhi completed a Bachelor of Engineering in Mechanical Engineering at Nagpur University, India in 2002. He finished his Master of Technology in Industrial Metallurgy from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India in 2005. During his masters course he was awarded the DAAD (German Academic Exchange Service) scholarship for a duration of 1 year to carry out his dissertation at the Technical University of Munich, Germany. He went on to do his PhD in Metallurgy and Materials, at the University of Birmingham, UK in 2010. He was awarded the prestigious ORSAS-2006 fellowship by Universities UK during his doctoral research.