Naveen Vaidya, Ph.D. : Dr. Naveen K. Vaidya is currently a postdoctoral research associate at Los Alamos National Laboratory, New Mexico, USA. He received his PhD degree in Applied Mathematics from York University, Canada in addition to MS (York University, Canada), MSc, BSc, BEd (Tribhuvan University, Nepal) degrees. His academic research interest is developing mathematical models of disease transmission in Immunology and Epidemiology, particularly in HIV and Influenza viruses. He has published numerous refereed articles of his research in various international scientific journals. He was a recipient of the Susan Mann Dissertation award of York University. Dr. Vaidya is actively involved in Model Village Development Project, a charity project of NRN-Canada, and is working as the Editor for NAVA-SANDESH, NRN-Canada newsletter. Before he came to Canada in 2002, Dr. Vaidya served as a faculty member of Amrit Science Campus, Tribhuvan University, a member of Board of Trustee in College of Applied Business and Managing Director of Nimble Institute Kathmandu, Nepal.