Sumit Saha is an ardent advocate for positive change, he firmly believes in the power of innovation, creativity, and empathy. The innate curiosity of structural engineering has driven him on a journey of perpetual learning and personal growth. After completing his bachelor’s degree in civil and construction engineering from Jadavpur University, he embarked on a fulfilling career as a structural engineer at Simplex Infrastructure Private Limited. His passion for structural engineering further flourished during his tenure as a design engineer at Mageba Bridge Products Private Limited and SS Consultancy, where he confronted challenges that deepened his commitment to the field. Fuelled by an unquenchable curiosity, he achieved his next aspiration – pursuing a master’s degree in structural engineering at the esteemed university, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Hyderabad. His dedication was rewarded with the prestigious DAAD scholarship, providing a valuable opportunity to collaborate with esteemed German partners and enrich his academic experience. Continuing to embrace life’s diverse experiences, he has come to appreciate the beauty of resilience and the transformative impact of embracing change. Recently, he has joined an exciting new academic chapter, commencing his doctoral studies at Melbourne University with support from the Building 4.0 CRC fellowship. With unwavering passion, he is committed to driving positive change and eagerly anticipate the opportunities that lie ahead.