It is a distinct honour for me to serve as Head for Mechanical Engineering Department. There are times of sweeping change in higher education and in scientific research and development. I take pride in the fact that our highly qualified faculty who are among the most productive in terms of scholarly publications are also among the most effective teachers.At this challenging and exciting time, I wish to reach out to all our faculty, staff, students, alumni and friends. I appreciate your continued support of our Mechanical Engineering Department, and I hope I can count on your active involvement in shaping its future. I would love to hear your ideas and opinions on how best to move forward. Your input is always welcome and needed.