Prof. Shripad P. Mahulikar is on long-term deputation from IIT-Bombay (Aerospace Dept.) to School of Engineering IIT Mandi. His research interests are in the broad fields of Thermodynamics & Heat Transfer. His areas of specialization include Infrared Signatures, Thermodynamics of Self-Organization, and Micro-Convective Heat Transfer. His classroom teaching interests include Aircraft Stealth Technology and Aircraft Propulsion. He was recently interviewed for a press-release in Times of Shimla, the 'Times of India' supplement in Himachal, dt. 28.Dec'2013.