Dr. Vikas Kukshal is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the National Institute of Technology Uttarakhand, India. Dr. Kukshal has a total research experience of about 7 years. His areas of research include metals, alloys, and composite materials. Dr. Kukshal has several research publications in well-known international journals. Dr. Kukshal has guided four M. Tech students and presently guiding one Ph.D.