Anoop Kumar Shukla is presently working as Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering Amity University Noida. He completed his BTech from Institute of Engineering & Rural Technology Allahabad and MTech with distinction from Harcourt Butler Technological Institute Kanpur. He received his PhD degree in 2017 from Dr APJ Abdul Kalam Technical University Lucknow. He has more than ten years of teaching and research experience. His area of research is energy conversion and thermal management, combined power cycles, Biofuels, gas turbine cooling, and advanced thermodynamics. He has published twelve research papers in peer reviewed SCI and Scopus indexed journals and more than thirty research papers in proceedings of international and national conferences. Dr. Shukla is a reviewer for various international journals including Applied Thermal Engineering, Energy, Thermal Science and Engineering Progress, International Journal of Ambient Energy, Energy Sources, Part A: Recovery, Utilization, and Environmental Effects. He has also authored book chapters with highly acclaimed publisher including Springer and MRF. He has organized FLAME 2020 international conference. He has edited a conference proceeding book tittle "Advances in Engineering Design" for Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering - Springer. He has guided more than twenty projects/dissertations at UG/PG level and presently guiding two PhD and five PG/UG dissertations/projects.
Onkar Singh, the founder Vice-Chancellor of Madan Mohan Malviya University of Technology, Gorakhpur India. He is the Professor of Mechanical Engineering at Harcourt Butler Technical University (Formerly HBTI), Kanpur since January 2007. Dr. Singh has also been Vice-Chancellor of Uttar Pradesh Technical University, Lucknow during 30th April 2015 - 4th August 2015, and made remarkable contributions in time-bound deliveries, bringing in transparency and rescheduling University activities in short period. Dr. Singh has authored 6 books, edited 06 conference proceedings, and written 08 chapters in different books. He has published 211 papers in International/ National journals & conferences and 53 popular articles. Dr. Singh has guided 13 Ph.D., 23 PG dissertations and completed 07 research projects. He holds 03 patents, 01 copyright, and 02 National Records-LIMCA Book of Records, March 2014 & LIMCA Book of Records, February 2015. Dr. Singh is Fellow of The Institution of Engineers(India), Fellow of Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers, Life Member of Indian Society of Technical Education, Life Member of Oil Technologists Association of India, Member of Indian Society of Heating and Refrigeration Engineers, Life Member of Indian Science Congress Association, Member of International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability and Member of American Society of Mechanical Engineers, USA. He is recipient of the National Scholarship, AICTE Young Teacher Career Award in the year 2000, 100 Most Influential Vice Chancellors Award –2016, and Asia’s Education Excellence Award – Exemplary Leader award – 2016.
Meeta Sharma is working as an Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department, Amity University, Noida. She has completed BTech., MTech. from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh, India and PhD from Dr. A.P.J Abdul Kalam Technical University, Lucknow, India. She has around 18 years of teaching experience and published good research papers in reputed journals such as Applied Thermal Engineering, Heat Transfer-Asian Research, Journal of Thermal Engineering, Energy Sources and many more. Dr. Sharma has reviewed many research papers for reputed journals such as Applied Thermal Engineering, Heat Transfer-Asian Research, Journal of Thermal Engineering, Energy Sources, Energy Report and Journal of Power and Energy, Part A of the Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers. She has contributed to many book chapters and participated in international Scopus conferences. Her area of interest are combined cycle power plants, cogeneration plants, waste heat recovery systems, solar energy, Heat Transfer and Applied Thermodynamics etc. Currently, Dr. Sharma is guiding two Ph.D. and 3 MTech. dissertation and one B.Tech. project as the research assignments. She has guided 12 MTech. dissertations and many BTech projects. She is a member of Institution of Engineers.
Rakesh Kumar Phanden in Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Kurukshetra, India in 2012. He is working in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Amity University Noida India. He has 18 years of teaching and research experience at private and government institutes and universities in India and abroad. He has contributed more than 40 research papers and chapters at the national/international level journals and books. His major research papers are published in IJCIM (IF – 2.8) published by T&F, IJAMT (IF – 2.6) published by Springer, JMTM (IF - 3.3) published by Emerald. He has published and edited a book on "Integration of Process Planning and Scheduling: Approaches and Algorithms" in CRC Press and worked as a Guest Editor of a "Special Issue on Advancements in Modern Machining Methods" in IJMMM (Scopus Indexed). He is working as a leading guest editor of Special Issue on "Industry 4.0 and Manufacturing Sustainability" in IJAOM (Scopus Indexed) and "Application of Lean Six Sigma in Indian Industries" in IJSSCA (Scopus Indexed). He has organized ICNDME 2014 and FLAME 2020 international conferences. He has edited a conference proceeding book tittle "Advances in Industrial and Production Engineering" for Lecture Notes in Mechanical Engineering – Springer. He is serving as an editorial board member for many international journals. He has been felicitated with many awards and honours. He is life member of ISTE and IET UK. He is active reviewer in many international journals of repute.
J. Paulo Davim is Full Professor at the Department of Mechanical Engineering of the University of Aveiro, Portugal. He is also distinguished as honorary professor in several universities/colleges in China, India and Spain. He received his Ph.D. degree in Mechanical Engineering in 1997, M.Sc. degree in Mechanical Engineering (materials and manufacturing processes) in 1991, Mechanical Engineering degree (5 years) in 1986, from the University of Porto (FEUP), the Aggregate title (Full Habilitation) from the University of Coimbra in 2005 and the D.Sc. from London Metropolitan University in 2013. He is Senior Chartered Engineer by the Portuguese Institution of Engineers with an MBA and Specialist titles in Engineering and Industrial Management, as well as, in Metrology. He is also Eur Ing by FEANI-Brussels and Fellow (FIET) of IET-London. He has more than 30 years of teaching and research experience in Manufacturing, Materials, Mechanical and Industrial Engineering, with special emphasis in Machining & Tribology. He has also interest in Management, Engineering Education and Higher Education for Sustainability. He has guided large numbers of postdoc, Ph.D. and master’s students as well as has coordinated and participated in several financed research projects. He has received several scientific awards and honors. He has worked as evaluator of projects for ERC-European Research Council and other international research agencies as well as examiner of Ph.D. thesis for many universities in different countries. He is the Editor in Chief of several international journals, Guest Editor of journals, books Editor, book Series Editor and Scientific Advisory for many international journals and conferences. Presently, he is an Editorial Board member of 30 international journals and acts as reviewer for more than 100 prestigious Web of Science journals. In addition, he has also published as editor (and co-editor) more than 150 books and as author (and co-author) more than 15 books, 100 book chapters and 500 articles in journals and conferences (more than 250 articles in journals indexed in Web of Science core collection/h-index 56+/10000+ citations, SCOPUS/h-index 61+/12500+ citations, Google Scholar/h-index 79+/21000+ citations)