Prof. N. Ravichandran from Clemson University, USA visited and served as a contract appointment at the faculty of engineering for five weeks from 23rd June 2016. He engaged in teaching Geotechnical Engineering and Design for third year civil engineering students. In addition to teaching, he involved in developing curriculum, designing labs, preparing strategic plan of the faculty and mentoring young academics. Even before this visit, he has been actively involving in helping the faculty for a longer period. His earlier visits to the faculty was in December 2015 and July 2014.