Dr.T.Kannan, is an eminent scholar, teacher, researcher and administrator who has more than two decades of experience in teaching and research in various subjects of Mechanical Engineering particularly in education. He has authored and co-authored more than 150 Technical papers in reputed Journals and presented papers at Conferences. He is a life member of Indian Institution of Industrial Engineering, Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Institute of Welding, and Indian Welding Society. In appreciation of his work to the society, he was awarded the ‘Shri. P.K. Das Memorial Best Faculty Award 2009-2010’ by Nehru College of Educational and Charitable Trust, Coimbatore, and ‘Cognizant – Kumaraguru College of Technology Best Faculty Award -2008’ by Cognizant Technology Solutions. His biography was published in 2000 outstanding Scientists 2008/2009 (UK), Leading Scientists of the World 2008 (UK), Foremost Engineers of the world 2008 (UK), International Scientists of the year 2008 (UK) and Who’s in the World 2008 (UK).