R Arivalahan completed his BE in Instrumentation and Control Engineering from University of Madras in 1999 and ME from Annamalai University in 2002. He is pursuing his PhD in Advanced Controllers in Process Industries from the same university. He has more than a decade of teaching experience and was acclaimed for his research papers in many national and international conferences. His subjects of interest include Neural Networks, Fuzzy Logic, Adaptive, Optimal and Model Predictive Controllers applicable for process industries. He is a member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and India Semiconductor Association (ISA).