Dr. Sivakumar P holds the position of Assistant Professor at the School of Petroleum Technology, Pandit Deendayal Petroleum University, Gandhinagar, India since 2016. He received his Ph.D. degree in Faculty of Technology from Anna University, Chennai in 2013. His current research focuses on several interdisciplinary areas in Biofuels, Nano-Technology, Petrochemicals, Petroleum Engineering, Fuel Cells, Concrete etc. Expertise in laboratory techniques for molecular and structural characterization include SEM, TEM, FEM, GC, HPLC, XPS, DSC, TGA, FTIR, AFM, NMR, Confocal microscopy, wear testing, fatigue testing, fracture mechanics analysis, non destructive testing and nano-indentation. He has published more than 50 research articles in peer reviewed international journals. Currently, he is supervising seven Ph.D. Scholars and 15 PG and UG Students. He is an active member of 6 National and International professional societies and serves in a number of committees of National Academies and Industries. He has also established chemical, petrochemical and petroleum engineering laboratories in different institutions. His teaching expertise includes PG and UG courses in Chemical, Petroleum, Petrochemical engineering.