Siby John is Professor of Civil Engineering and Dean at PEC University of Technology (formerly, Punjab Engineering College), Chandigarh. He did his doctorate from IIT, Kanpur. Dr John has more than 30 years of academic and research experience, during which he authored more than 50 peer reviewed articles. He has contributed more than 100 papers in conferences and seminars and has also authored two books on environmental pollution. He is a fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and member of IAEM, ISTE and IAAPC.