Dr. Amar Patnaik is currently working as an associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Malaviya National Institute of Technology, Jaipur, India. His area of specialization is composite materials and alloys. He has more than fourteen years of teaching experience and has taught a broad spectrum of courses related to mechanical engineering. Dr. Patnaik has guided twenty-one Ph.D. students successfully and several MTech students as well. He has published more than 250 research papers in international journals (SCI), written thirteen chapters in different books, and filed seven patents. Dr. Patnaik has delivered more than thirty invited guest lectures in different institutions and organizations. He is a lifetime member of the Tribology Society of India, Electron Microscope Society of India, and International Society for Technology in Education.