Academic Heads

In any academic institution quality of the faculty is most important. At FISAT, we have some of the most talented and dedicated faculty with rich experience and high exposure. They are academically and professionally best with great standards of moral values.

Dr. George Issac, B.Sc Engg., M.Tech, Ph.D

Dr. George Issac has taken charge as Principal of FISAT. He was the Principal of Mar Athanasius Engineering College Kothamangalam from June 2007 to May 2015. Dr. George Issac received B.Sc Engg (Mech.) degree from the University of Kerala in 1981. He took M.Tech in 1984 and Ph.D in 2003 from I I T Madras. He joined Kothamangalam Engineering College in 1982. In 2007, he was appointed Principal there. He was Expert Committee Member, Syllabus Revision Committee Member, Board of studies Member, in M G University during this time. He has published seven papers in international refereed journals. He is a Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).

Dr. K S M Panicker, M.Sc Engg., Ph.D
Director (Academics)

Dr. K S M Panicker, is the Director (Academics) of Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly. After graduation in Electrical Engineering from REC, Calicut and Post Graduation from College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram, he joined NSS College of Engineering, Palakkad in 1974, as a Lecturer in Electrical Engineering. He was awarded PhD from IIT, Delhi in 1986, based on his research on microcomputer application in power system control. He has worked as, Professor of Electronics and communication engineering during 1990 to 1994. From 1994 to 2008, Dr. Panicker worked as Principal in Govt. Model Engineering College, Ernakulam, N S S College of Engineering, Palakkad and Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly. He has also worked as Professor and head of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, European University at Lefke, North Cuprus, during 2008 - 2009. He was again appointed as the Principal of Federal Institute of Science and Technology from December 2011 to March 2015. He has over 42 years of academic and administrative experience. He has guided many Ph.D / M.Tech projects.

Dr. Panicker is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India), Fellow of Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers and Fellow of Global Strategic Management Inc., U S A. He is member of IEEE, USA and life member of ISTE, New Delhi. He has published over 40 papers in Journals and Conferences at International and National level.  


Dr. C Sheela, MSc, MPhil, CSIR(NET), Ph.D

Dr. C Sheela completed her M.Sc. in Mathematics from UC College, Aluva in 1988, and did her M.Phil. from Calicut University. She has her PhD in Fuzzy Topology from Cochin University. She has received CSIR-SRF Award. She has presented papers in many national/international conferences. In her 24 years of experience as teacher, she had guided many B.Tech projects. Dr. Sheela had worked as Principal-in-charge of IHRDE college. She is an active member of Kerala Mathematical Association and now serves as the regional secretary of the association. She is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE).


Dr. Sunny Kuriakose, M.Sc., Ph.D 
Dean (Student Affairs)

Dr. Sunny Kuriakose did his B.Sc. degree in Mathematics at Union Christian College, Alwaye in 1979 and M.Sc. degree in Mathematics at Cochin University of Science and Technology in 1981. He joined the Department of Mathematics, Union Christian College as a junior lecturer on September 22, 1981. Dr. Sunny Kuriakose completed his doctoral studies at Cochin University of Science and Technology under the guidance of Dr. T. Thrivikraman and was awarded Ph. D. degree in 1995. He was promoted as Reader in Mathematics in 1995 and became an approved research guide in Mathematics of the M. G. University in 1999.
Dr. Sunny Kuriakose was appointed as the Principal of Baselios Poulose II Catholicos College, Piravom, an aided college affiliated to Mahatma Gandhi University, on January 28, 2010. During his tenure as Principal, the College got A-Grade NAAC accreditation. Dr. Sunny was elected to the Senate of Mahatma Gandhi University with a massive mandate. He also served as member of the Board of Studies of PG/UG Mathematics programmes in Mahatma Gandhi and Kerala Universities. He contributed immensely to the introduction of Choice Based Credit and Semester System in M.G and Kerala Universities. He served as a member in the panel of experts in Mathematics for the appointment of teachers in Mahatma Gandhi University. His contribution in forming the syllabi for undergraduate and post graduate degree programmes in Mahatma Gandhi and Kerala Universities has been well appreciated.
Dr. Sunny Kuriakose is a Research Supervisor in Mathematics in the Mahatma Gandhi University. 14 scholars have already been awarded Ph.D. and 2 scholars are presently doing research under his supervision. He has the rare distinction of successfully supervising the first Ph. D. in Mathematics from a research centre in an affiliated college in Kerala. He has published more than sixty research papers in various national and international journals. His research interest includes Fuzzy Logic, Graph Theory, Decision Theory etc. Dr. Sunny has already delivered more than 175 invited lectures at various national and international seminars and conferences in India and abroad. He authored two books and edited a number of volumes.
Dr. Sunny Kuriakose is an active member of the Kerala Mathematical Association. He served the Association as its General Secretary for eight years and now serves as the Academic Secretary of the Association. He is a qualified Kerala State Basketball Referee too.
Dr. Sunny has the visited UAE, Sri Lanka, South Korea, Australia, Thailand, Singapore, Indonesia, Hongkong and Malaysia.


Dr. George V Antony
MBA, PhD (Info. Sec. Mgt.), Post-Doctoral Fellow (CUSAT), CIISA, CISQA, CISP, MIMA, AMT- IT (AIMA), CTF (CAMI -USA),CBT (NIBM – IIBF), CCD (IOD), ISMS (IQMS –UK), Fellow IOD, Fellow IAAP (UK)

Dean, FISAT Business School

Dr. George V Antony, Fellow of IAAP (UK) has joined FISAT Business School with twenty years of professional exposure in the industry, academia, research and consulting. He is the first Post-Doctoral Fellow in Management [Information security governance in banking] from School of Management Studies, Cochin University of Science and Technology [CUSAT]. He holds a doctorate in the unique area of information security management from VMU and Masters in Business Administration from BU at KIT campus. With a rich repository of professional competencies like Certified Corporate Director(CCD) from Institute of Directors, Certified Auditor for ISMS from IQMS (UK), Certified Trainer Facilitator(CTF) from Calton Advanced Management Institute, Connecticut (USA), Certified Internal Information Security Auditor(CIISA), Certified Internal Software Quality Auditor(CISQA) and Certified Information Security Professional(CISP) from STQC-MIT(GOI) his forays into training and teaching has made him a much sought after trainer in India and abroad. Dr George is also an Accredited Management Teacher (AMT) in IT from AIMA and a Certified Bank Trainer (CBT) from National Institute of Bank Management and Indian Institute of Banking and Finance. Dr. George serves as consultant, global advisory board member and IB member of national and international reputed organisations. He was one among the few international research scholars selected by ISACA UAE chapter during 2008 for conducting research on ‘Measuring information security. George has organised many management development programmes, conferences, seminars and remains an active enthusiast, resource person and reviewer of national and international conferences in information systems domain. He received the prestigious Fellowship award from IAAP (UK) in 2015. His research interests include information security governance, behavioural issues related to information security and mobile forensics. He is a doctoral research supervisor in the area of management. His corporate exposure includes organisations like IndusInd Bank, IDBI Bank and Stock Holding Corporation of India. Prior to joining FBS, Dr. George has served leadership roles in various business schools.