Dr Nilesh D Ghetiya is working as Associate Professor in the Mechanical Engineering Department since 2015. He obtained BE degree in Mechanical Engineering from Sardar Patel University in 2000 and MTech in Manufacturing Engineering from IIT Bombay in 2007. Dr Ghetiya obtained PhD in the area of friction stir welding from Nirma University in 2016. He has experience of over 17 years in teaching and research. He has published more than 7 research papers in the area of friction stir welding in international journals and presented/published more than 25 papers in international conferences/proceedings. He has successfully completed a DST sponsored project in the area of friction stir welding. He is also involved in consultancy work for industries. Dr Ghetiya has guided more than 30 PG dissertations and is presently guiding two PhD students. He is also a reviewer of international peer reviewed journals. His area of interest include Modelling and Analysis of Manufacturing Processes, Welding, Casting, and Machining.