Keynote SPEAKERS


Dr Abid Haleem

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India

Dr Abid Haleem is Professor of Mechanical Engineering, Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University by an Act of Parliament) in New Delhi, India. He has been founding Honorary Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell, of the University. Headed, Mechanical Engineering Department and MBA (Evening) program at JMI. Dr Abid has also been honorary visiting Professor to IIT Delhi.
Presently he is Regional Editor, Global Journal of Flexible Systems Management, Springer, Sub-Editor with JCOT (Elsevier), and i-Scholar. Conferred with the fellowship of AGBA and has professional & life membership of IIIE, ISME, ISTE, GIFT, SCL, IICC and ISC. Has served as President and Secretary to Global Institute of Flexible Systems Management and AGBA.
He Published more than 27 research papers With h index in google scholar (19 in SCOPUS) and more than 3400 citations has published more than 265 research articles of which more than 115 articles indexed in SCOPUS and three books to his credit. His latest book is ‘'Handbook of Materials Management‘', published by Prentice Hall of India, while latest edited book is , “An update on Medical 3D Printing” from Solubris. Has more than 33 years of teaching and research experience at graduate & higher level and has produced more than 29 PhD.
Visited various academic institutions and industries at USA, U. K, Singapore, Hong Kong and Australia towards academic pursuits. Besides having consulting and arbitration experience, he also provides leadership in taking up different types of educational and allied programs in the field of Management & Technology.
He has undertaken consultancy work with DFID, Govt. of Odisha, Ed. CIL etc. Has, worked as an arbitrator for construction projects. He has also executed various research and support projects of DST, AICTE and UGC, and completing 13.2 million FIST funding. He has been on the Board of Telecommunications Consultants India Ltd. as an Independent Director and advisor to DTDC Ltd. He has been a member of Ad hoc Task Force (ATF) of Performance Management Group of Cabinet Secretariat, of Govt. of India. Is on the advisory/research boards of various institutions and involved in multiple institutional activities related to policy planning, administration, accreditation, curriculum design, admission, evaluation & examination and another academic process. His teaching & research areas include Supply Chain Management, Additive Manufacturing, Innovation & Sustainability and allied fields of Industrial Engineering.

Dr. Meghanshu Vashista

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT (BHU)

Dr. Meghanshu Vashista is Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT BHU, and Varanasi, India. He was Awarded by Boyscast fellowship to carry out advance research in “Advanced Characterization Technique” at University of Newcastle upon Tyne, United Kingdom) also he received Best Teacher Award” by I.I.T.(BHU) 2016. He is currently Member of The Institution of Engineers (India), Mechanical Engineering Society, I.I.T.(BHU), Life Member of Indian Institute of Welding, Indian Institute of Metals, Indian Welding Society, Society of Non-destructive testing. He worked on several DST Project as Assessment of surface integrity of different plastically deformed steels using Barkhausen Noise Analysis , Assessment of residual stress upon friction stir welding of steel, Assessment of surface integrity of ground surface” under Institute research project scheme, Material characterization in welding” Research project under sprouting grant for faculty scheme. He also published book on Assessment of surface integrity in grinding’ ISBN: 978-3-8484-0688-3, Lambert Academic Publishing, Gmbh Germany. He has more 50 National /International research Publications in repute journals.

Giriraj Maheshwari

Sr. General Manager – Sales & Marketing (Railways) National Engineering Industries Limited (CK Birla Group)

Giriraj Maheshwari is Sr. General Manager - Sales & Marketing (Railways) at National Engineering Industries Limited (NEIL). NEIL is India’s leading manufacturer and exporter of bearings under the brand name ‘NBC’. Over the past 60 years, NEIL has grown to become the leading and fastest growing bearings brand in India and preferred supplier of Indian Railways Giriraj was appointed as the Sr. General Manager – Sales & Marketing (Railways) in 2016 with responsibility of sales & marketing of bearings & associated components in Indian Railways. He is also responsible for advanced rail product strategy and new business development in railways. He joined National Engineering Industries Ltd. in 1991 and during his 25 years of service, he worked in different functional areas and held positions of Manager-Procurement, Senior Manager – Vendor Development, Chief Manager – Manufacturing, General Manager – Allied Products & Services. In his previous assignment as General Manager (Allied Products & Services), he was responsible for consultancy services to Progress Rail Inc. (A Caterpillar group Company) for their business of Diesel Locomotives & components sales in Indian Territory. He was responsible for meeting the EMD revenue targets and approval of EMD HHP Loco components in Indian Railways. His contribution in promoting EMD diesel technology in Indian Railways led Progress Rail to grow its business to multi million dollars in short period of time. Giriraj is an engineering graduate from National Institute of Technology (NIT), Jaipur and has also completed MDP in Materials Management at Indian Institute of Management (IIM) at Ahmedabad and Kolkata.



Dr. Mohammad Israr

Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, SUR University College, SUR, Oman

Dr. Mohammad Israr is Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, SUR University College, SUR, Sultanate of Oman. His research Area is Industrial Engineering and Management. His latest book is “Reliability Engineering: Evaluation of Various Growth Models” by Dr. Mohammad Israr & Dr. Anshul Gangele, Lambert Academic Publishing (LAP) Germany, 2018. Dr Israr also registered a patent on “An Amphibious Moving Device’, Dr. Mohammad Israr has published many research papers in National /International research Publications in repute journals.

Dr. Manish Bhargava

Associate Professor, NIT Agartala

Dr Manish Bhargava is working as a Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering, NIT Agartala, India. He has worked as Principal/ Professor in different colleges. He is the member of ISTE, IAENG. He completed his M. Tech and PhD from MNIT , Jaipur. He has more than 25 National /International research Publications in repute journals.

Mr. Bharat Matta

Program Manager, McAfee, USA

Mr. Bharat Matta is currently working as program manager customer experience in McAfee, USA. He Completed Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering from JECRC in year 2007.I is the founder of Yuva, a nonprofit foundation. He done his Master degree from Detroit, US. He is a certified six sigma black belt. He worked with Reliance communication, Motorola, Intel etc.