Professor N.A. Ahmed obtained his PhD (1989) from Cranfield University, UK. He is currently the Head of Aerospace Engineering at the University of New South Wales, Sydney, Australia. Prior to this he worked as Senior Design Engineer at Kent Industrial Measurements, UK and as Manager of Low Speed Compressor Test Facility, UK the largest such industrial research facility in Europe. He is involved with Aerodynamics research with a bias towards environmentally friendly outcomes. He has developed novel flow control techniques, advanced flow diagnostic techniques, designed several wind tunnels and prize winning commercial fluid mechanical products of international acclaim. He has published well over 150 journal and conference papers and is regularly invited to give plenary/keynote lectures at different international conferences.