Dr. E. Abhilash is currently working as Assistant Professor in Mechanical Engineering Department of College of Engineering, King Khalid University (KKU), Abha, Kingdom of Saudi Arabia. Dr. E. Abhilash is a native of Kannur district, Kerala, India. He has a PhD in Mechanical Engineering from NIT Calicut after his successful completion of B-Tech and M-Tech from the same institute. His area of doctoral research was in solidification science and engineering, focusing mainly on microstructure modeling and simulation. Besides two years of industrial experience and three years of research experience, he has his post doctoral experience from IIT Bombay. At IIT Bombay he was involved in benchmarking of AutoCAST casting process simulation software and was actively involved in a roadmap project of aerospace casting technology funded through National Centre for Aerospace Innovation and Research (NCAIR). Dr. E. Abhilash was an Associate Professor in Department of Mechanical Engineering at SDMCET Dharwad before he took his assignment in Saudi Arabia. During this period he was a facilitator for the Centre for Sponsored Research Development and Consultancy (CSRDC). Also, he was Academic Nodal Officer for TEQIP Phase-2. He has more than twenty publications in various international/national journals and conferences. His research interest includes various topics in the subject area of casting process simulation, composite materials, materials characterization and advanced materials processing technology. Having valuable experience in academics and research & development, Dr. E. Abhilash is now Coordinator Quality (ABET & NCAAA) and member of under graduate syllabus committee and member of council in the Mechanical Engineering department of College of Engineering at KKU. Also, he is a member of Institute of Indian Foundrymen (IIF), Indian Institute of Metals (IIM) and Institution of Engineers (India).