Dr. Rahul Sharma, Faculty at the School of Civil Engineering, Shri Mata Vaishno Devi University served as the keynote speaker in the online five-day Short Term Training Program (from 31st July to 4th August 2023) organized by Sarala Birla University, Ranchi, Jharkhand. The program focused on the “Fundamentals of Research Works.” During his lecture, Dr. Sharma provided insightful discussions on the meaning, purpose, and characteristics of research. He elaborated on the various ways research can be classified into different categories and emphasized the importance of following a well-defined research process. The participants gained valuable insights into the research methodology and its implementation. As an expert in the field, Dr. Sharma actively engaged with the participants by addressing their queries, providing expert guidance, and resolving any doubts they had during the session.