Sivakumar Manickam is professor at the Department of Chemical and Environmental Engineering, University of Nottingham, Malaysia Campus. He specializes in process engineering of nanomaterials, especially nanopharmaceuticals, and has worked in the area of ultrasound and hydrodynamic cavitation since 1997. He also heads the Manufacturing and Industrial Processes Research Division and is the coordinator of the Centre for Nanotechnology and Advanced Materials. Prof. Manickam is also the recipient of JSPS fellowship, Japan; the Fellow of Higher Education Academy, UK; and member of the Institute of Nanotechnology (IoN), UK. His research group focuses on the process development of cavitation-based reactors toward technologically important nanomaterials.