Dr. V. Krishna is a Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Dean, Student Affairs. He has received his Ph.D. from Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum, India for his thesis on 'Investigations on Cryogenic Heat Exchangers'. He started his academic career in March 1993 and has over 28 years of experience in teaching, research, consultancy and administration. He is Reviewer for - Heat Transfer Engineering published by Taylor and Francis, International Journal of Heat and Mass Transfer published by Elsevier etc. Dr. V. Krishna specializes in the Thermal Engineering Domain and is the Head of the Process Modelling Research Laboratory (PMR Lab) which focusses on cutting edge research in the field of process modelling and its allied areas. He has over 24 publications in peer reviewed international journals (10) and conferences (14). He has been an invited speaker and chair at numerous national and international conferences. Dr. V. Krishna was invited as Visiting Professor at Technologico de Monterrey, Mexico from 25th to 31st August 2018. He visited two of its campuses at Toluca and Puebla. During this period he took a course on 'Automobile Radiators-an Inside Story' and also presented seminars on 'Drivers for Sustainable Energy in the Automobile Industry' and 'Introduction to Internal Combustion Engine'. He has also visited a number of universities in UK in 2013, as part of a tour to look at the best practices and possible collaborations. Dr. V. Krishna is also an accomplished mridangam artiste and has accompanied most of the top musicians across the country in carnatic music concerts.