Prof. Gupta completed his M. Eng. degree (Metallurgy) in 1987 from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, and was awarded the GOLD MEDAL. He pursued his doctoral programme at the University of California, Irvine, and PDF from University of Alberta, Canada. Currently, Prof. Gupta works as an Associate Professor. He was formerly the Head of Materials Division of the Mechanical Engineering Department and Director designate of Materials Science and Engineering Initiative of National University of Singapore. Hi research interests include processing, microstructure and properties evaluation of advanced structural materials for multiple engineering and biomedical applications. Furthermore, he is a prolific writer as well. He has published over 400 peer reviewed research papers in various international journals and has two US patents related to development of processing techniques and advanced materials to his name. He is an editorial board member of more than 10 international journals and also serves as a peer reviewer of 36 international journals related to materials science.