Dr. Manoj Khandelwal is a Senior Lecturer of mining engineering at Federation University and is an Australian Endeavour Fellow. Dr. Khandelwal has more than a decade of research and academic teaching experience in Australia and India. Dr. Khandelwal has been recognized as a leading expert in the area of ‘Mining Geomechanics’ and ‘Rock Blasting’.So far, Dr. Khandelwal has published more than 100 research papers in different reputed journals with high impact factors and reputable conference proceedings. He is also the author of a book. Dr. Khandelwal has been awarded a number of prestigious awards, including Young Scientist Award, Young Engineer award and Young Mining Engineer award. He is the Editor-in-chief of three reputed journals and also on the editorial board of more than twenty refereed international journals published from various continents. He is the reviewer for more than 75 international reputed journals.