Dr. Vignesh. V. Shanbhag received his M. Tech in Manufacturing Engineering from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT), India in 2015, and a joint PhD degree in Manufacturing Engineering from Deakin University (Australia) and Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (India) in 2019. He has six years of research experience in the field of condition monitoring with demonstrated history of performing condition monitoring of machine tools, part quality monitoring, hydraulic cylinder seals, bearings, piston rod, and fluid contaminants. His research interests include acoustic emission-based condition monitoring and tribology studies. He has completed Vibration ISO-II course from Mobius institute. He is also an academic professional with two years of teaching experience in mechanical engineering and engineering management subjects for undergraduate and postgraduate students.