K.R. Rajan is an accomplished mechanical engineer with a strong academic background and a passion for innovation. He holds a B.Sc. in Mechanical Engineering and an MTech in Production Engineering, and has dedicated his career to engineering and research. With a diverse employment history, Rajan has held positions such as Assistant Engineer at Premier Tires Ltd., Manager in the Shipbuilding Department at Cochin Shipyard Ltd., and Project Manager and CEO for various projects in the UAE. He has also served as a consultant engineer for Raj Technologies & Management and held academic roles as the Head of Department of Innovation and Creativity and Associate Professor of Mechanical Engineering. Rajan is an active member of professional bodies and has participated in numerous seminars and coaching programs to enhance his skills and stay updated with industry trends. He has been involved in developmental and innovative projects, including the design of tire-building machines, portable curing appliances, and a wind-powered water aerator. Rajan's international exposure includes visits to countries like Japan, Hong Kong, the Middle East, Italy, and the USA, where he has worked on engineering projects. He is dedicated to promoting technical education and fostering innovation, and excels in organizing and managing technical education departments.