Goutham Kumar Radhakrishnan is a Graduate Student in the Mechanical Engineering Department with specialization in Automotive Systems. His research interest includes Modal Parameter estimation and defect detection using LMS Impact hammer testing and Digital image correlation, Dynamic testing of tires and power-train development. Before studying at Kettering University, Goutham completed his undergraduate study in Department of Mechanical engineering at Anna University, India. From July 2013 – July 2015 he was employed as a Product development engineer in the R&D division of major automotive tire manufacturer company called Apollo tires where he acquired extensive experience in tire testing and development. He has worked with OEM’s to improve vehicle ride handling and dynamic balancing of tires, which gave him a strong interest in Noise, Vibration and Harshness (NVH).