Dr RISHI J P, completed is Mechanical Engineering from SJCE Mysuru Karnataka. He obtained Mtech in Maintenance Engg. From SJCE Mysuru. Recently he was awarded a PhD from VTU for his thesis” exploratory study on Implementation of lean manufacturing practices in SMEs”.He has a total of 17 + yrs of teaching and research experience. His area of interest includes lean manufacturing, Mechatronics system design, MEMS, NTM, 3D printing, Manufacturing process and Hydraulic and Pneumatic system.