Dr. P. Sakthivel is an academician since 1997, currently working in the School of Mechanical Engineering, VIT University, Vellore, India and teaches various fundamental courses like Engineering Drawing, Engineering Mechanics, Theory of Machines and Vehicle Dynamics. His research interest is in the field of Vehicle Dynamics, in particular vehicle handling and NVH. He has earned his PhD from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras for the thesis titled "Determination of Rolling Tyre Characteristics and Structure Borne Vehicle Interior Noise". His skill sets are Finite Element Analysis, Experimental Modal Analysis, Operational Modal Analysis, Transfer Path Analysis. Currently he has established Vehicle Dynamics Laboratory research facility at Department of Automotive Engineering.