Gunasekaran N completed a BE in Mechanical Engineering in 1986 and ME in Industrial Engineering in 1990 from Thiagarajar College of Engineering under Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamil Nadu, India. He completed his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from Bharathiar University in 2006. In a career spanning 28 years, he has handled engineering education in various capacities while also maintaining an active role in research. He publications include more than 20 articles in leading journals such as the The TQM Magazine, Journal of Manufacturing Technology and Management, International Journal of Services and Operations Management, International Journal of Information Technology and Management, International Journal of Six Sigma and Competitive Advantage, International Journal of Quality and Productivity Management, International Journal of Quality and Innovation, International Journal of Business Excellence, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research, and Renewable and Sustainable Energy Reviews. He has also published and presented 40 papers in various International and National conferences. His current research interests include Quality Engineering and Management, Optimization, Manufacturing Simulation and Renewable Energy. Besides his research commitments, he has organized faculty development programmes and conferences supported by AICTE, ISTE and Anna University, Chennai. He has served as a reviewer for leading journals such as the International Journal of Quality and Reliability Management and the Journal of Services Management. Some of his recent international research presentations include visits to Taiwan and Thailand. He has also served on the Board of Studies in Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore and Board of Studies and Board of Result Passing in SNS College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has also served as member of the Education Panel of CII, Southern Region, Coimbatore. His administrative experience is extensive with a decade of service as Principal of Engineering Institutions during which he spearheaded the institutional development. He has served as an Academic Council Member of Madurai Kamaraj University from 1992-1998. He is keenly interested in developing incubator cells and got the approval from Ministry of MSME when he was Principal of SNS College of Engineering, Coimbatore.