Prahlad D Pant, Ph.D. : Dr. Pant, Professor Emeritus of Transportation Engineering at University of Cincinnati, specializes in the areas of transportation and traffic engineering, highway safety, intelligent transportation system, and emerging technologies in transportation. A prolific inventor, he turned entrepreneur and is the President and CEO of PDP Associates, a company specializing in transportation engineering consulting services. Dr. Pant is a past President of the Institute of Transportation Engineers (Ohio Section) and of the American Society of Civil Engineers (Cincinnati Section). He is founder and advisor of NRN-USA (formerly NAC). He has great interest in Nepal and has subsequently started a successful orphanage through his personal funding.