Dr. Vinay Kumar Pathak is Vice Chancellor of Utarakhand Open University. He did his B. Tech., M. Tech. from IIT Kharagpur and Ph.D. in Computer Science from U.P. Technical University, Lucknow under the joint guidance of IIT Kanpur. Research Interests of Dr. Pathak include Computational Geometry and Image Processing. Dr. Pathak has been Instrumental in implementation of Vedic Mathematics in year 1992. Dr. Pathak has taught several courses in the field of Computer Sciences. Dr. Pathak has organized several Symposia including “Biometrics & Network Security” at HBTI, Kanpur, International Symposium on “Recent Trends in Biometric Identifications” at IIT, Kanpur, and Workshop on “Java, J2EE, WebSphere, Linux Technologies” conducted by IBM professionals at HBTI, Kanpur.