Dr. Manharlal N. Patel is the Professor in Department of Statistics, University School of Sciences, Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, India. He has 36 years of teaching and 30 years of research experience. His areas of expertise include Statistical Inference, Life testing and reliability, Distribution theory, Statistical Quality Control, Econometrics. He has 75 research publications in national and international peer-reviewed refereed journals to his credit as well as presented the research work in national and international conferences. He has successfully guided 5 Ph.D. and 45 M. Phil. Students. He has worked as ‘Subject Co-ordinator’ and ‘Subject Expert’ in the educational programmes produced by EMMRC as a part of UGC-CEC NME project. He was also assigned as ‘Principle Investigator’ for MOOCs ofquantitative techniques for management in the subject of Business Economics. He has also worked as in-charge director of K. S. School of Business Management of Gujarat University.