Dr. C.D. Naiju is working as Professor in school of mechanical engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India. He holds a degree in Mechanical Engineering and masters in Computer Aided structural Analysis and Design. He completed Ph.D in “Reliability of layer manufactured parts” and also authored a book on Reliability Studies on DMLS parts. He has carried out a research project, consultancy works, published many research papers in International journals and conferences. He is a member of Institution of Engineers (India) and Society of Automotive Engineers India. He is the recipient of Ralf Teetor Educational Award -2011 and Faculty Advisor Award - 2017 from SAE International.