Dr. S.V. Sreenivasan is a John T. MacGuire Professor in the departments of Mechanical Engineering and Electrical & Computer Engineering at the University of Texas at Austin. He is also the Co-Director of the NASCENT Center, a NSF Engineering Research Center. He received his Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering from The Ohio State University, and a B.E. with Honors in Mechanical Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Trichy, India.