Rahul Bidkar is pursuing a doctoral degree at Purdue University under the guidance of Profs. Arvind Raman and Anil K. Bajaj. He is expected to receive his doctoral degree in December 2008. Before joining Purdue University in August 2003, he obtained a Master of Science in Mechanical Engineering from the University of Missouri—Rolla in August 2003 and a bachelor’s degree in Mechanical Engineering from University of Pune, India in 2001. His research interests are in multi—scale fluid—structure interaction problems with applications to micro— and nanosensors, electronics cooling devices, energy harvesting, and bio fluid mechanics. He has several journal and conference papers on the subject of flow—structure interactions, and dynamics and stability of structures. At Purdue University, he is a recipient of the Magoon award for Teaching Excellence in 2006 and 2008. During this time he has collaborated actively with the groups of Profs. Suresh Garimella (ME) and Alina Alexeenko (AAE). After graduation from Purdue University, he is expected to join the General Electric Company as a Mechanical Engineer at their Global Research Center, New York.