Prof Ajit A Diwan received his BTech from IIT Bombay, and PhD from TIFR Bombay. He is a Professor of Computer Science and Engineering at IIT Bombay since 1988. His broad research interests are Graph theory, Combinatorics, and Algorithms. He teaches courses like Design and Analysis of Algorithms, Algorithms and Complexity, Discrete Structures, Operations Research, etc.. He has made substantial research contributions in his favorite area of graph theory. He is well known for his unique teaching style which involves discussing a problem, followed by brainstorming sessions and discussion among peers in the class.