Vikas Birajdar is currently pursuing his masters in Automotive Systems Engineering at Kettering University. He is also a Graduate Research Assistant in the Experimental Mechanics Lab under the supervision of Prof. Javad Baqersad. Prior to this, he has worked as a ‘CAE Engineer’ in ‘Jaguar Land Rover Offshore Dedicated Engineering Center’ at TATA Technologies for more than two years. He completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering from Walchand Institute of Technology, India. His current research is focused on mathematical modeling of SWIFT based tires to improve Ride Comfort and Dynamics of Vehicle. His technical interest lies in a Multi-disciplinary Optimization of Automotive Systems dealing with Dynamics, Vibration, Durability and Noise, Vibration, and Harshness (NVH) aspects.