Dr Sumsun Naher is currently working as a Senior Lecturer in the Department of Mechanical Engineering and Aeronautics at City, University of London. She graduated with a PhD from Dublin City University, Dublin, Ireland where she then took up a Lecturing position in the School of Mechanical and Manufacturing Engineering. She received DCU Invent Commercialisation Award, 2011, for her innovation and commercialisation of laser peening process for the application of rock drilling hammer. To date she has supervised to completion eight PhD students and three post-doctoral researchers. She is an active reviewer of many national and international funding bodies including European Science Foundation and European Commission and also an external PhD examiner for European and Asian Institutes.