Dr. Vikas Kukshal is an assistant professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Uttarakhand, Srinagar (Garhwal), Uttarakhand, India. His area of specialization includes composite materials and alloys. He has more than nine years of teaching experience and has taught a broad spectrum of courses related to mechanical engineering. He has authored twenty-five articles published in reputed international and national journals and conferences and written four book chapters. He has supervised several MTech students and is presently supervising two Ph.D. students. He is also the reviewer of many referred international journals. He is a lifetime member of the Institution of Engineers (India), Indian Institute of Metals, and Tribology Society of India.