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Professor Dr. K. Pazhanivel , A native of sunderasapuram near Kumbakonam . In the midst of a healthy and intellectual upbringing, he obtained his B.E. in Mechanical Engineering from the College of Engineering Guindy, Anna University in 1999 and started his career from 1999 as a Lecturer in Thiruvalluvar College of Engineering and Technology, Vandavasi, Thiruvannamalai District , to satisfy his passion for teaching and research. Subsequently, he obtained his M.Tech., in Engineering Mechanics from Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM) in 2005. Besides having a strong technical expertise and analytical skills, now he Completedhis Ph.D., degree from Anna University, Chennai. He has contributed to the areas of Nano Materials, Smart Materials, Composite materials , Engineering Mechanics, Strength of Materialswith his 30 paper publications in renowned research journals, 25 research publications in International Conferences, 25 research publications in National Conferences, more than 25 technical reports and 20 technical books some of which he has co-authored. He visited United Arab Emirates (UAE), USA, UK, China, Kong- Hong, Singapore, Indonesia, Malaysia , Thailand, Bahrain, Iraq, Kuwait, Oman, Saudi Arabia , Qatar, Dubai and the etc.  for last five years. Currently, Professor Dr. K. Pazhanivel  is the Principal of  ARS College of Engineering, which is affiliated with internationally leading and highly advanced technical University - Anna University, Chennai and he is known for his virtues as a wise mentor, friendly teacher, innovative administrator with leadership quality.