Guest Editors

Dr.A.Praveen Kumar

Hyderabad, Telangana, India

Dr. A. Praveen Kumar is presently working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, CMR Technical Campus, (A Unit of CMR Group of Institutions) Hyderabad, Telangana. He acquired distinction in Bachelor’s degree (Mechanical Engineering) and University first rank in Master’s degree (Engineering Design) from Anna University, Chennai. He completed his Ph.D degree in the area of crashworthiness of thin-walled structures from Anna University, Chennai. His major areas of research interests include Metal forming simulation, Composite materials and structures, impact loading of hybrid tubes, and use of light-weight materials in automotive applications. Dr. A. Praveen Kumar authored a book titled “Mechanical behaviour of hybrid jute/glass polymer composites”– ISBN number: 978-613-9-82605-6 and co-authored a book titled “Development of Labyrinth Type Solar Thermal Energy Storage System”– ISBN number: 978-620-0-11406-8 in Lambert Academic Publishing, Germany. He has published 25 research papers in reputed international journals and presented 10 papers in International/National conferences. He is currently an Editorial Board Member in Journal of Transactions on Advancements in Science and Technology and Reviewer in reputed journals like Journal of Industrial Textiles-Sage Publications, International Journal of Crashworthiness- Taylor and Francis, International Journal of Mechanical Sciences-Elsevier, The Journal of the Brazilian Society of Mechanical Sciences and Engineering, Springer. He is also a life member of various professional bodies including Indian Society of Technical Education (ISTE), Association of Machines and Mechanisms (AMM), International Association of Engineers (IAE) and Indian Society of Mechanical Engineers (ISME).

Dr. Tatacipta Dirgantara

Institut Teknologi
Bandung, Indonesia

Dr. Tatacipta Dirgantara is presently working as a Professor in the Faculty of Mechanical and Aerospace Engineering, Institut Teknologi Bandung, Indonesia. Since 2015, he has been appointed as Vice Director for International Relations and involved in building and developing ITB’s International Relations, Global Student Mobility as well as International Student Services. He obtained both his Bachelor’s and Post graduate degree in Mechanical Engineering from Institut Teknologi Bandung, and completed his Ph.D. degree from Queen Mary University of London, United Kingdom. He has more than 20 years experiences in research, teaching, consultancy, and training assignment at national as well as international in the area of solid and structural mechanics, including computational and experimental mechanics, as well as fracture mechanics and bio mechanics. He has Contributed more than 50 research papers in International and national journal and conferences, and owned a patent. Dr.Tatacipta Dirgantara authored a book titled “Boundary Element Analysis of Crack in Shear Deformable Plates and Shells”, WIT Press, Southampton Boston, 2002 and co-authored a book titled, Boundary Element Methods in Engineering and Sciences, Computational and Experimental Methods in Structures - Vol. 4, 2011, pp.1-49. He is currently an Editorial board member in “Journal of engineering and Technological Sciences and acting as a reviewer in most of the reputed journals. He has also supervised more than 100 undergraduate, master and doctoral students.

Dr.P Vamsi Krishna

National Institute of Technology
Warangal, Telangana

Dr. P. Vamsi Krishna is currently an Associate professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal, Telangana. He obtained his B.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering and M.Tech degree in Production Engineering from S V University, Andhra Pradesh. He obtained his Ph.D degree with specialization of Manufacturing from Andhra University. He has more than 15 years of teaching experience in reputed Engineering colleges and his areas of research interests include Machining Processes, Application of solid lubricants in machining, Application of nano materials in machining, Sustainable Manufacturing and Composite Materials. He has published 51 research papers in the reputed international journals, 20 papers in national/international conferences and owned a patent. Dr. P. Vamsi Krishna co-authored a text book “Production Technology”, I K Books International, 2006. And authored a book chapter “Nano Cutting Fluids” in Metal working fluids book by Jerry P. Byers, third Edition, CRC Press London, 2017. He is currently an Editorial board member in the following reputed journals like International Journal of Engineering Practical Education (IJEPE), American Journal of Mechanical Engineering (AJME), Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Research (NNR), American Journal of Nanomaterials (AJN), Journal of Production Research and Management (JoPRM), Journal of Manufacturing Science and Technology, Horizon Research Publishing Corporation, Amity Journal of Research, Innovation & Commercialization and acting as an reviewer for various reputed international journals.