Academic Heads
Dr. Jacob Thomas V
Prof. (DR) Jacob Thomas V. is presently working as Principal. He joined FISAT on 01-01-2024 He had his graduation in Electronics Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Surat and masters in Biomedical Engineering from IIT Madras. His doctoral degree is from IIT Madras on thesis Analysis of Foot Pressure and Stress parameters for various foot sole properties in Diabetic Neuropathy. He also obtained international level 5 certificate in Management and Leadership (QCF). He had about 36 years of experience asan engineer, lecturer, assistant professor, professor and principal in different engineering colleges of a Kerala Govt undertaking organization. He was also member of different statutory academic bodies of different universities and coordinated several national conferences, workshops, faculty development programs Prof. (DR) Jacob Thomas V has published 4 papers in international peer journals and also18 papers in national journals and about 30 national conference papers. He is the member of different professional bodies like Indian Society of Biomechanics, Diabetic Foot Society of India, Advancement of Medical Instrumentation, Indian Society for Technical Education, Indian Society of Applied mechanics etc. His areas of interest include biomechanics, bioinstrumentation, finite element analysis, diabetic foot ulcers etc.
Dr. C Sheela, MSc, MPhil, CSIR(NET), Ph.D
Director (Research and Development)
Dr. C Sheela was working as Vice Principal, FISAT since 2002. She did her M.Phil. from Dept. of Mathematics, University of Calicut. She completed PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT), in 1994 in the area of Topology and Fuzzy Topological Applications. She has received CSIR-SRF Award. Prior to start career in FISAT, she has 11 years of experience in IHRD, including Principal in charge. In her 32 years of experience as a teacher, she had guided many projects. She has published research papers in journals and has served as a resource person in more than 100 invited lectures. She is an active member of Kerala Mathematical Association. She is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Advisory Member of Kerala Ganitha Sasthra Parishad.
Dr. Mini P R, B.E, M.Tech, Ph. D
Vice Principal
Dr. Mini P R is presently the Vice Principal. Dr. Mini P R joined FISAT as a lecturer in 2002 and has served as Head of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering during the period 2002-2006 and 2008-2021. She was instrumental in establishing the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering in FISAT and setting up the various labs for UG and PG programs. Under her headship the department won several accolades including many B Tech and M Tech ranks both under M G University and APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University. The department also has a very commendable placement record.During the years 2021 to 2023, Dr. Mini P R held the positions of Dean (Academic Affairs) and IQAC Coordinator. She also served as the college's coordinator for NBA and NAAC accreditations, successfully guiding it to an A+ in the second round of NAAC accreditation in 2023. Dr. Mini P R received her BE degree in Electronics and Communication Engineering from the Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and M Tech in Digital Systems and Communication Engineering from the National Institute of Technology, Calicut. She received PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology. She has more than 25 years of teaching experience and has been associated with FISAT since its inception. Her earlier teaching stints were at Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetam, Coimbatore and Government College of Technology, Coimbatore. She is a lifetime member of ISTE.
Dr. Unni Kartha G
Dean (Academics)
Dr. Unni Kartha G is presently holding the position as Dean (Academics) at FISAT. He is a Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering. Dr. Unni Kartha completed PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology, Kochi, Kerala in the area of Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering. His masters is in Structural Engineering from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore with First Rank in the year 2002. He was a recipient of GATE scholarship during his post graduation. He completed B.Tech in Civil Engineering with Honours from NSS College of Engineering Palakkad in the year 1999. He started off the career in FISAT in the year 2004 as Lecturer in Civil Engineering. Prior to joining FISAT, he was Lecturer in Civil Engineering at Amrita Institute of Technology and Science, Kollam, Kerala from 2002-2004. Dr. Kartha was the Head of the Department of Civil Engineering at FISAT from 2011 to 2021. He played a key role in starting the undergraduate and postgraduate programs in Civil Engineering on campus. As the first head of the department of Civil Engineering at FISAT, he was instrumental in the development of the department, including setting up of the labs, faculty recruitment, and documentation systems. He was holding the charge of Placement Officer from 2006 to 2023 and made significant contributions to establish an active placement cell with commendable achievements. His research interests are Soil Structure Interaction, Earthquake Geotechnical Engineering, Finite Element Method, Parallel Computing, Machine learning and Teaching Learning Process. He is actively involved in consultancy work related to structural engineering and material testing. He is an affiliated member of American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) and is actively associated with the student chapter of the campus. He is also a life member of the Indian Geotechnical Society (IGC).. At FISAT, Dr. Kartha is actively involved in many committees and played key role in AICTE and University affiliation processes, NAAC and NBA accreditations, ISO certification, development of Library, Design and development of central computing facility, Planning, allotment and layouts of the department labs, staff rooms, office, placement cell and sports infrastructure. He was awarded the Best Teacher award from FISAT in the year 2011 for his overall contributions. He has authored 20 publications in Conferences and Journals and has been a resource person for training programs and FDPs. He has organised as well as attended many FDPs, Conferences and outreach programs. Over a period of time, he has taught many subjects including Structural Analysis, Design of Steel Structures, Prestressed concrete structures, Finite Element Method, Strength of Materials, Mechanics of Solids, Engineering Graphics and Basic Civil Engineering. He is presently an approved research guide of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University, Thiruvananthapuram. Website:
Dr. A J Joshua
Director, FISAT Business School
Dr. A J Joshua is a multifaceted academic with an ardent interest in the overall development of students and the domain of management education. He possesses 28 years of excellent experience in academics and industry with relevant knowledge and competency in teaching, research and management practice. He possesses proven track record in academics with awards and accolades received from various institutions including ‘Best Teacher Award’ from Federal Institute of Science and Technology in the year 2019 and A++ performance rating from Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal University where he was employed earlier. External evaluator for PhD open defense & viva voce, Manipal University and PhD examiner for Bharathidasan University Thiruchirapalli, Jain University, Bangalore and Srinivas University,Manguluru his research abilities stands well acknowledged. He is also a recognised research guide who been guiding Ph.D scholars and has also produced Ph.Ds for Bharathiar University,Coimbatore. On several occasions he had been invited as guest speaker, session chair and resource person for programmes in prestigious institutions and B- schools including Manipal University, Maharajas College, Ernakulam and so on. He had published several articles in reputed national and international journals which were impactful as proven by their high number of citations. He received his Doctorate in Management from Cochin University of Science and Technology. Prior to his present assignment he was teaching in Manipal Institute of Management, Manipal for about 12 years. He has done his MBA from Pondicherry University and B-Tech from T K M college of Engineering. His areas of research and teaching interests are Services Operations, Retailing, Consumer Behavior and Cross Cultural Management.
Department Heads
Name Designation Department Contact Number Email ID
Dr. S Krishna Kumar
Professor & HoD Electronics & Communication Engineering
Dr. Jiji Antony
Professor & HoD Civil Engineering
Dr. Abi P Mathew
Associate Professor & HoD Electronics & Instrumentation Engineering
Dr. Archana R
Professor & HoD Electrical & Electronics Engineering
Dr. Jyothish K John
Professor & HoD Computer Science & Engineering
Dr. Sumanlal M R
Professor & HoD Mechanical Engineering
Dr. Deepa Mary Mathews
Associate Professor & HoD Computer Application
Dr. A J Joshua
Director(FBS) Business Administration
Ms. Honeymol P Chacko
Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) & HoD Science & Humanities