Dr. K.L. Narayanahas obtained his B.E Degree from Govt. College of Engineering, Ananthapur, M.E.Degree from I.I.Sc., Bengaluru and Ph.D from S.V.University, Tirupathi. He hasmore than 41 years of teaching experience and was the recipient of the BESTTEACHER AWARD of 1991-1992 from the Government of Andhra Pradesh. He alsoworked as Dean, Faculty of Engineering, S.V.University. He has co-authored 12 books.He is fellow of the Institution of Engineers (India), Member of the Institutionof Indian Foundry Men and a life member of the ISTE.