Prof. Nalinaksh S. Vyas has been at the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur since 1987 and also currently functions the Chairman of the Technology Mission for Indian Railways, for the Government of India. The current major areas of activities include implementation of Industry 4.0 protocols for rail coach design and manufacturing, on-board diagnostics in rolling stock and Deep Learning technologies for rail asset management. He has been the
Head, Mechanical Engineering, Nuclear Engineering, Mechatronics and Innovation Laboratory, IIT Kanpur. He has been a Visiting Professor at Virginia Tech, USA; INSA Lyon, France; Lulea Tech University, Sweden and National Chung Cheng University, Taiwan.