Dr Arivazhagan Natarajan completed his Ph.D in the area of weldment corrosion. He has published more than 150 research articles in the area of welding, high temperature corrosion and thermal spray coatings. He has developed various research lab in the School of Mechanical Engineering at VIT University India. At present he is working as a Senior Professor in the School of Mechanical Engineering at VIT Vellore. He guided 10 Ph.D scholars in the last ten years. He completed 3 major funded project worth of 1 Crore INR to the government of India. At present he is having 3 projects funded by Govt. of India.