Dr. R.K. Vimal Nandhan completed his Ph.D from IIT Madras in the field of Mechatronics and Manufacturing Automation. During his doctoral research he worked along with General Motors â€“ India Science Lab to develop a reverse engineering software tool to re-use legacy control softwares in reconfigurable manufacturing systems. Due to the novel work done by him, he was campus selected from IIT Madras by Taiwan Semicondutor Manfuacturing Company (TSMC), Taiwan. He worked as a Principal Research Engineer in the department of Advanced Mechatronics Lab in TSMC. His experience in industry, research and teaching spans over 15 years. He has given lectures at leading institutions and forums in India and abroad. He has publications in various journals and conferences. He also serves as the Treasurer of IEEE â€“ Product Safety Engineering Society, Madras Section. To pursue his interest in practising effective pedagogical methods, Dr. R.K. Vimal Nandhan has joined as Centre Director of T.I.M.E. Vellore. Dr. Vimal can be directly contacted at +91-7373055664.