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Director's Profile

Dr. R. Sasikumar


Educational Qualifications

Sl. No. Qualifications Name of the Educational Institution/ University Year of passing
1 B.Sc Engineering - Mechanical Engg. T.K.M College of Engineering, Kollam, Kerala University 1982
2 M.Tech - Industrial Management I.I.T, Chennai. 1991
3 Ph.D - Operations Management School of Management Studies, CUSAT, Kochi 2005

Membership in Professional Bodies:

1. Life Membership in Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE)
2. Life Membership in Institution Of Engineers
3. Membership in Energy Conservation Society (ECS), Kerala.


Service Particulars

Sl. No. Post Held Date on which charge taken Institution at which joined/ promoted Total number of years in the post
1 Lecturer in Mechanical Engg Fresh Appointment (10/07/1985) College of Engineering, Trivandrum 6
2 Lecturer in Mechanical Engg Transferred (01/07/1991) Govt. Engg. College Thrissur 7
3 Asst. Professor in Mechanical Engg. 16/07/1998 To 31/12/2005 Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT), Kottayam 11
4 Professor in Mechanical Engg. (CAS) with AGP 10000 01/01/2006 To 04/06/2009 Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology (RIT), Kottayam 3.5
5 Professor in Mechanical Engg. 05/06/2009 To 30/05/2016 RIT, Kottayam 6 Years, 11 months & 25 Days
6 Principal Rtd. On 31/05/2016 College of Engineering, Trivandrum
7 Director 18/07/2016 Co-operative Academy of Professional Education (CAPE) Trivandrum Continuing in the Post

Additional Experiences

Sl. No. Post Held Name of Industry/ Research Institution/ Educational Institution Period/ no of years
1 Engineer- Planning FAB Erectors, Engineering Contractors, Bombay- 400074. 20/02/1984 to 5/01/1985
2 Technical Assistant Central Electricity Authority, New Delhi. 25/02/1985 to 28/06/1985

Duties & Responsibilities undertaken in the Dept. of Mechanical Engg.

Sl. No. Duties & Responsibilities
1 Head of the Department for 2 years on rotation basis
2 P.G. Coordinator and professor from 2005 to 2016
3 Department Advisory Committee Member
4 Department Purchase Committee Member
5 Lab in Charge of Heat Engine Laboratory
6 Class Committee Member
7 Advisory Committee member of ME Department
8 Principal Coordinator for modernisation of Labs for an amount of Rs 15 Lakh from AICTE

Duties & Responsibilities undertaken at College level.

Sl. No. Duties & Responsibilities
1 Procurement Nodal Officer, TEQIP-2 Project during project period from 2012 to 2016.
2 TEQIP-2 Project Coordinator for one year during 2015-16
3 College Council Member for 6 years
4 Chief Coordinator of NBA Accreditation (Twice) of RIT during 2007 and 2015.
5 Professor in Charge, Centre for Engineering Research and Development of RIT for 4 years
6 Coordinator, Entrepreneur Development Club for 2 years
7 Coordinator, Technology Business Incubation (TBI) for 3 years
8 Member, Parent Teacher Association for 5 years
9 Vice President, Alumni Association for 3 years
10 N.S.S. Advisory Committee Member for 4 years
11 Member, College Counselling Centre for 3 years
12 Executive member of Centre of Continuing Education (CCE) for 3 years

Duties & Responsibilities undertaken at University level

Sl. No. Duties & Responsibilities
1 Chairman, M.Tech in Industrial Engg& Management for 4 Years.
2 Member, Board of Studies, M.Tech Programme, Kannur University, Kannur for 2 years from 17/03/2012.
3 Member, Faculty of Engineering Studies, CalicutUniversity, Kozhikode for 4 Years from 25/04/2007.
4 Panel Member of Ph.D Reviewer, School of Engineering, CochinUniversity of Science& Technology, Kochi.
5 Panel Member of Ph.D Reviewer, School of Management Studies, CochinUniversity of Science & Technology, Kochi.
6 Member Syndicate, M.G.University (Sub committee convenor of Planning and Research, Self Financing Institutions of M.G.University) for 20 Months.
7 Academic Council member of M.G.University for 4 Years.
8 Advisory Member of Curriculum Committee of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram.
9 Member of Web Enabled Examination Committee of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram.
10 Advisory Board Member of IIRBS of M.G. University for 3 years, Kottayam.
11 Chairman, Doctoral Committee of Department of Electrical Engineering and Electronics and Communication Engineering, RIT, Kottayam under Kerala Technological University.

Duties & Responsibilities undertaken at Govt. level

Sl. No. Duties in the Government Level and others
1 Member, Workload calculation committee of Govt. Engineering Colleges in the State in two times.
2 Expert Member, Boiler Operations Examination, Dept. Of Factories and Boilers, Thiruvananthapuram in 2 terms about 6 years.
3 Board of Governors Member (BOG) & Executive Council Member, ANERT, Trivandrum from 2017 onwards
4 Board of Governors (BOG) Member of five Engineering Colleges under CAPE having TEQIP- II Projects in the capacity of Director.
5 BOG and Executive Council Member of Agriculture Cooperative Staff Training Institute, Manvila, Thiruvananthapuram.

No. of Trainings/ Workshops attended & conducted

Training/Workshops attended : 32
Programmes organised : 12


No. of National/ International Conferences/ Journals published

Participation and scholarly presentations in Inter National conferences 19
Participation and scholarly presentations in National conferences 25
List of scholarly publications in recognized professional and/ or academic journals 14
Total : 58

Social Activities

1. Member of Kerala SasthraSahithyaParishad (KSSP)
Lọ của Câu lạc bộ Xoay 2. Founder Member & Treasurer of Tharanga 1982, a Charitable Society of Alumni of TKM College of Engineering 1982 Batch.