Prof. Dr. Palanikumar Kayaroganamis currently a professor and principal at Sri Sai Ram Institute of Technology, Chennai, India. He is involved in teaching, research, development, and innovation in the field of higher technical education. He is among the world\'s top 2% of scientists on a list compiled by Stanford University. He has numerous journal publications to his credit as well as several awards, including the AICTE-Visvesvaraya Best Teacher award and a Global Peer Review Award from Publons Web of Science. His areas of interest include statistical techniques, modeling and optimization, total quality management, composite materials, machining, and additive manufacturing.