SMVDU Katra: Prof. Devdas Bikulal Latta joined as Head of the School of Mechanical Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University. Prof. Latta has a vast teaching and research experience of around 30 years. He has previously served in BIT Mesra, Ranchi. Prof. Latta is specialized in Thermal and Internal Combustion Engines. Apart from one book, he has published around 25 research papers both in international and national journals of high repute. Prof. Latta has completed 04 sponsored projects. He is also serving editorial board member and reviewer of various international journals. The faculty members of School of Mechanical Engineering, SMVDU welcomed Prof. Latta in the School.