Faculty Profile

Dr. Deepa Mary Mathews
HOD & Associate Professor



Dr. Deepa Mary Mathews has been a part of the Federal Institute of Science and Technology (FISAT) since October 2006, serving in the Department of Computer Applications. With over 18 years of teaching experience, she currently holds the position of the head of the department, overseeing both academic and administrative aspects. In 2021, Dr. Deepa earned her Doctorate degree in Computer Science from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala. Her research interests encompass Data Mining, Social Data Analytics, and Machine Learning. Her educational background includes a Masters in Computer Applications (MCA) from Madurai Kamaraj University in 2002 and an M.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Dr. M G R Educational & Research Institute in 2006.

Dr. Deepa has made substantial contributions to academic discourse, publishing more than 25 articles in peer-reviewed journals and conference proceedings. Notably, she is the patent holder for the “Method and System for determining real-time user emotions using Artificial Intelligence techniques.” Her expertise extends to serving as a reviewer for prestigious journals published by Elsevier, Taylor & Francis, and others, as well as participating in various conference review processes. Dr. Deepa has secured a research grant from the Business Innovation and Incubation Centre (BIIC) at Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam.

In addition to her research achievements, Dr. Deepa actively engages in educational initiatives, serving as a resource person in various training programs.Having been associated with FISAT since the inception of the Department of Computer Applications, she brings a wealth of experience to her role. Before joining FISAT, Dr. Deepa served as a lecturer at St. Xavier’s College for Women, Aluva. Throughout her career, she has taught a variety of subjects, including Data Mining and Warehousing, Web Data Mining, Big Data Analytics, Advanced DBMS, Digital Fundamentals & Computer Architecture, Linux & Shell Programming, and Programming in C. Dr. Deepa is also a lifetime member of ISTE (Indian Society for Technical Education).

Educational Qualification

Specialization Institute University Year
Ph.D. Computer Science School of Computer Sciences Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam 2021
M.Tech Computer Science and  Engineering Dr. M G R Educational & Research Institute Dr. M G R Educational & Research Institute 2006
MCA. Computer Applications Arulmigu Kalasalingam College of Engineering Madurai Kamaraj University 2002




  • Associate Professor & HoD – Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Mookkannoor, Kerala – Since 2023
  • Assistant Professor(Senior Grade) & HoD – Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Mookkannoor, Kerala – 2021-2023
  • Assistant Professor(Senior Grade) – Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Mookkannoor, Kerala – 2019-2021
  • Assistant Professor(Special Grade) – Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Mookkannoor, Kerala – 2014-2019
  • Lecturer/Assistant Professor – Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Mookkannoor, Kerala – 2006-2014
  • Lecturer – St. Xavier’s College of Women, Aluva. – 2003-2004

Awards and honours


  • APJKTU-AICTE-Technical Book Writing & Translation scheme in Regional language –Reviewer of the book Python Programming.
  • Editorial Board Member,  BOHR Publishers
  • NPTEL Elite Certification for Computer Architecture.
  • NPTEL Mentor for Computer Architecture, Jan-Apr 2022
  • Question Setter, TKM College of Engineering, Kollam (Autonomous)
  • Question Paper Setter, KTU MCA Degree Exams
  • Reviewer, Programme Committee Member, and Session chair of various Conferences

Administrative & Institutional Support


Present Responsibilities

A. Institution Level

  • Member, Governing Body, FISAT
  • Member, Academic Council, FISAT
  • Member, Core Committee, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), FISAT
  • Member, Students’ Grievance Redressal Committee, FISAT
  • Member, College Council, FISAT
  • Member, Research & Development Cell, FISAT
  • Member, Admission Cell, FISAT
  • Member, Discipline Committee, FISAT
  • Member, Anti-ragging Committee, FISAT
  • Member, Hostel Academics Committee, FISAT
  • Member, Ladies Hostel Committee, FISAT

B. Department Level

  • Head, Department of Computer Applications, FISAT
  • General Convenor, NAAC Cycle 2 activities of the department
  • General Convenor,  NBA activities of the department
  • General Convenor,  Cells & Committees of the Department
  • General Chair, International Conference ICACA 2023
  • General Convenor, International & National FDPs, Workshops & Expert Talks
  • Chief Editor, Pixel (Department Newsletter)
  • Chief Editor, TechPixel (Technical Magazine)

Past Responsibilities

  • Convener, Internal Complaints Committee, 2019-2021
  • Member, Women Cell, 2015-2021
  • Member, Ladies Hostel, 2018-2021
  • Member, FISAT Staff Welfare Forum, 2014-2017
  • Member, Editorial Board, Impetus College Newsletter, 2016-2017
  • Coordinator, Activities of Rewind, MCA Alumni Association, 2016-2021
  • Coordinator, Activities of FIESTA, MCA Students’ Association, 2007-2016
  • Coordinator, Department Exam Cell, 2006-2008
  • Coordinator, Department Timetable Committee, 2006-2008
  • Group Advisor, 2008, 2012, 2016R, 2017LE, 2020 Batches

Professional body memberships


  • ISTE | Life Member,  Indian Society for Technical Education
  • CSI | Member, Computer Society of India (F8001776)

Research & Publications

Area of Interest:

  • Text Mining
  • Social Data Analytics
  • Machine Learning

Research Patent

  • Patent for “Method and System for determining real-time user emotions using Artificial Intelligence techniques”, 2022

Research Grant

  • Research Grant from BIIC, Mahatma Gandhi University for “A Real Time Social Data Analytics to determine the Popularity of TV Shows Using Apache Spark “, 2019

Research Publications

  • Optimization of Spatio Temporal Aggregate Queries using Semantic Load shedding and Shared Cluster Based Execution. International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology, Vol. 71, no. 6, (pp. 152-168), 2023, Indexing: Scopus.
  • Stable Diffusion for Unity Game Engine. Conf. Proceedings of International Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications (ICACA 2023)
  • Smart Greenhouse. Conf. Proceedings of International Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications (ICACA 2023)
  • Smart Waste Collection Monitoring and Alert System Via IOT, Journal of Education: Rabindra Bharati University, ISSN: 0972-7175, UGC Approved
  • Data Protection Using Blockchain Technology, Conference Secretariat
  • Psychological Aspects of Stress Prediction in working employees during the covid 19 pandemic, Proc. of Int. Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications, 2021
  • Social Data Sentiment Analysis of a Multilingual Dataset: Case Study with Malayalam and English. Communications in Computer and Information Science, vol 1075, ISBN: 978-981-15-0107-4, Springer, Singapore, Indexing: Scopus
  • Twitter Data Sentiment Analysis on a Malayalam Dataset Using Rule-Based Approach. Advances in Intelligent Systems and Computing, vol 906., ISSN (2194-5357), Springer, Singapore, Indexing: Scopus
  • Human Annotation and Interpretation of Public Sentiments about Jio Coin marked in Social Networks   using   Machine Learning Algorithms,” Int. J. Advanced Trends in Computer Science and Engineering (IJATCSE), Vol.8, No.4, PP.1162–1167, (UGC Care list), Indexing: Scopus.
  • Lexicon Based Document Level Sentiment Analysis on the Multilingual Dataset, Proceedings of 2nd International Conference on Advanced Computing and Software Engineering (ICACSE), ISSN:1556-5068, Indexing: Elsevier SSRN.
  • Effects of Pre-processing Phases in Sentiment Analysis for Malayalam Language, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering (IJCSE), Vol.6, Issue.7, pp.361-366, 2018 (UGC Approved)
  • Sentiment Analysis on Malayalam Language: A Survey, International Journal of Management Technology and Engineering (IJMTE), Volume 8, Issue XII, pg:1046-1054,  (UGC Approved)
  • Opinion Mining on Twitter Data Using Supervised Machine Learning Algorithms”, International Journal of Computer Sciences and Engineering, ISSN Number: 23472693, (UGC Approved).
  • Pre-processing Sentiments of the Social Users’ expressed in Malayalam Language, Proceedings of International Conference on Sustainable Advance Computing (ICSAC 2018), Christ University
  • Analysis of Customer Feelings Using Gender Aspect and Sentiments”, Proceedings of the Two-Day State Level Conference on Deep Neural Networks in Bioinformatics, ISSN:2320-6985
  • Analytic Thinking of Patients’ Viewpoints Pertain to Spa Treatment, International Conference on Networks & Advances in Computational Technologies (NetACT), Trivandrum, 2017, pp. 235-241, IEEE, Indexing: Scopus
  • Extraction and Evaluation of Patients’ Standpoints Pertaining to Ayurvedic Health Treatment, International Journal of Research in Engineering and Applied Sciences (IJREAS), ISSN(O): 2249-3905, ISSN(P): 2349-6525, Vol. 7 Issue 5, pp. 198~207, (UGC Approved).
  • Gender Category Feature Extraction of Sentiments about Ayurvedic Health Treatment, International Conference On Current Trends In Engineering, Science And Technology ICCTEST – 2017, ISBN: 978-81-931119-5-6., 2017
  • Cluster Computing of Nucleotide Sequence by Fractal Analysis, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research, Volume 4, Issue 12, December-2013, ISSN 2229-5518
  • Fractal Analysis Algorithm for Nucleotide Sequences, National Conference on “Emerging Principles and Practices of Computer Science and Technology” (EPPCSIT 09) held on Sept 4th-5th , 2009 at Guru Nanak Dev Engineering College, Ludhiana
  • Fractal Analysis of Nucleotide Sequence by  Parallel Computing Method, 5th   International Conference on Electrical and Computer Systems (EECS’08: November 27-28, 2008) in European University, Lefke, Turkey
  • Fractal Analysis for Medical Image diagnosing, International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications from 24-26 Sept 2008
  • Searching of Nucleotide Sequence by Parallel Computing Method, Proceedings of the National Seminar on ‘Advanced Networking Technologies and Security Issues’ sponsored by AICTE & CSIR from 8-10 August 2007

Books Authored/Edited

  • Editor, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications, ICACA2023, ISBN No:  978-81-963548-0-0
  • Editor, Proceedings of Int. Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications, ICACA2021, ISBN No: 978-93-5473-978-1

FDPs/Trainings attended


  • 1 Week Faculty Development Program on Machine Learning​, NSMS Institute – Durgapur held on  20/11/2023 to 25/11/2023
  • Organized and attended the FDP on AI Trends and Industry Use Cases- Contemporary and Future on 25/09/2023 to 30/09/2023
  • IP Awareness/Training program under National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission on 18/08/2023
  • One Week Int. FDP on ChatGPT & AI Tools  at Marian College Kuttikkanam in association with The Kerala State Higher Education Council from 14/06/2023 to 21/06/2023
  • 7 Day National Level Online Faculty Development Program on Outcome Based Education organized by JPM Arts and Science College, Kanchiyar, Idukki held on 16/02/2023 to 22/02/2023
  • 7 Day National Level Online Faculty Development Program on Outcome Based Education organized by S.E.S College, Sreekandapuram in association with The Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC) held on  18/01/2023 to 25/01/2023
  • One Week Int. FDP on Advanced Research and Quality Publication organized by FISAT, Angamaly held on 29/08/2022 to 02/09/2022
  • AICTE Training And Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on “Block chain Technology” at Indian Institute of Information Technology Dharwad, held on 28/02/2022 to 04/03/2022
  • One Week Atal FDP on Innovation Management, organized by Institute of Management Studies, Banaras Hindu University, Varanas, held on 21/01/2022 to 25/01/2022
  • Three Day Faculty Development Programme on “Advanced Tools in Software Engineering” organized by Dept of Computer Applications, MA College of Egineering, held on 18/01/2022 to 20/01/2022
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Cyber Security – Ethical Hacking” by TCS on 22/11/2021
  • Faculty Development Programme on “Cybersecurity – Cryptography” by TCS on 19/11/2021
  • Two Day FDP on Internet of Things organized by Dept of Computer Applications, FISAT on 9/11/2021 to 10/11/2021
  • Two day Hands-on Training on Machine Learning and Data Science organized by Dept of Computer Applications, FISAT on 11/11/2021 to 12/11/2021
  • KTU Sponsored 3 day online FDP on Mentoring and Engineering Skills for Engineering Faculty, Amal Jyothi College of Engineering, Kottayam held on 01/09/2021 to 03/09/2021
  • One Week KTU FDP on Artificial Intelligence and Data Science: A Pedagogical approach, St. Joseph’s College of Engineering and Technology, Palai held on 09/08/2021 to 13/08/2021
  • AICTE sponsored Five Days ATAL Faculty Development Program on Precision Health Technology, Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering, NIT Jamshedpur held on 04/08/2021 to 08/08/2021
  • Webinar on Communication with MATLAB, Dept. of ECE, Faculty of Eng & Technology, Jain Deemed to be University held on 04/06/2021
  • ATAL FDP on Academic Leadership in Higher Education, Central University of Rajasthan, held on 17/05/2021 to 21/05/2021
  • One Week AICTE STTP on Outcome Based Pedagogical Initiatives for Effective Teaching and Learning organized by Matrusri Engineering College, Saidabad held on 22/03/2021 to 27/03/2021
  • 5-day online Faculty Development Program on DATA ANALYTICS- A hands-on Experience organized by College of Engineering Kidangoor and Sponsored by TEQIP II held on 15/03/2021 to 19/03/2021
  • “S3A” 2021 Virtual Seminar organized by Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore and SenticNet held on 2/03/2021
  • AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy One Week Online FDP on ” Data Sciences” organized by SAINTGITS COLLEGE OF ENGINEERING, Kottayam held on 18/01/2021 to 22/01/2021
  • AICTE Sponsored 6 Days Short Term Training Programme on “Data Analytics and Machine Learning tools” Phase II organized by Dept. of Computer Applications,  Amal Jyothi College of Engineering held on 17/08/2020 to 22/08/2020
  • One Week International FDP on Linux Fundamentals with Cloud and Container Platform, Red Hat Certification held on 22/07/2020 to 28/07/2020
  • Author Development Workshop organized by IIT Madras and University of Passau, held on 29/11/2019  & 30/11/2019
  • Seminar on Quantitative Analysis of Research Productivity – Role of Journal Indexing and Scientometrics organized by Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam held on 28/05/2019
  • 5 Days workshop on Deep Learning organized by Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT) held on 19/02/2019 to 23/02/2019
  • 2 Week AICTE approved Faculty Development Programme on Big Data Analytics organized by Geethanjali College of  Engineering and Technology, Hyderabad held on 20/11/2017 to  2/12/2017
  • 5-Day National Level Workshop on Data Analytics, Mining and Machine Learning organized by School of Computer Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University held on 27/03/2017 to 31/03/2017.
  • FDP in Concepts Coaching, ICT Academy of Kerala held on 13/05/2015 to 15/05/2015
  • Two week ISTE Workshop on Database Management System organized in association with IIT, Bombay on 21/05/2013 to  31/05/2013
  • AICTE sponsored Staff Development Programme on ‘Advanced Computer Technologies, Mar Athanasios College for Advanced Studies, Thiruvalla on 5/12/2007 to 19/12/ 2007

NPTEL/ Other Certification Courses  

  • Elite NPTEL Certification for Computer Architecture.
  • 4 Weeks Coursera Course on Introduction to Applied Machine Learning by Alberta Machine Intelligence Institute
  •  4 Weeks Coursera Course on Introduction to Data Analytics for Business by University of Colorado Boulder

Resource Person


  • Visiting faculty of PG Diploma in Data & Business Analytics Programme of Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, 2021
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, Automatika, Taylor & Francis, 2021
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, Elsevier Journal: Informatics in Medicine Unlocked, 2019
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, BOHR Int.Journal of Material Sciences and Engineering, 2023
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, International Conference on IOT, Big Data and Security, Canada
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, ICTEST 24, RAICS 24, SPECON 24
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts, ICICTES 23, ICIET 23, ICSCC 23, ACR 23 USA
  • Reviewer of Manuscripts,  MMBD 22
  • Session Chair, National Seminar on Emerging Technological Trends in the Era of AI organized by ISTE Kerala Section, 2024
  • Session Chair, Int. Conf. on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications (ACCTHPA – 2023), ICACA 22, ICACA 23
  • Technical Support to generate Unique Identification Card of disabled persons of Mookkannoor Grama Panchayat

Projects Guided


  • Securing e commerce transactions using blockchain for Lotus Kudumbashree, Alangad (Reg.No: KDS/ALD/I04/2003), 2023
  • Easy Reports app for the Public Health Centre of Mookkannoor Grama Panchayath, Angamaly, 2023
  • Stable Diffusion for Unity Game Engine, 2023
  • IoT based Greenhouse Automation,2023
  • Hope Cart- Donation App, 2023
  • Sevafarm- an application for farmers, 2023
  • IoT based Smart Dustbin with waste segregation, 2023
  • Security Enhancement of Forensic Evidences using Blockchain, 2023
  • Metro connect, 2023
  • Smart Mirror, 2023
  • RTOS based implementation of SteganoPIN for Safe PIN Entry, 2023
  • Person Identification by keystroke dynamics,2023
  • Blockchain based framework to detect insider attacks in DBMS, 2023
  • Inventory Management System (FISAT Software Cell),2023
  • Blockchain based logistic platform for international trade, 2023
  • Secured Insurance Framework Using Blockchain, 2022
  • Decision Making Suggestions in Business Applications Using Machine Learning, 2022
  • Blockchain Based Land Registration System , 2022
  • Blockchain Based Detection of Android Malware Using Ranked Permissions, 2022
  • Grill N Juicy Cafeteria Automation Using Flutter, 2021
  • Iot Based Smart Attendance System, 2021
  • Smart Waste Collection Monitoring and Alert System Via Iot, 2021
  • NGO Data Protection Using Blockchain Technology, 2021
  • Secure Deduplication of Encrypted Data In Cloud, 2020
  • Automatic Subtitle Generation for Videos, 2020
  • Facial Expression and Movement based Mouse Control System, 2020
  • Hand Gesture Recognition and Voice Conversion, 2020
  • Smart Road Surveillance, 2020

Courses offered


  • Digital Fundamentals & Computer Architecture
  • Advanced Database Management Systems
  • Big Data Technologies
  • Web Data Mining
  • Problem Solving and Programming
  • Microprocessors and Embedded Systems
  • Internet Technology and Distributed Applications
  • Linux And Shell Programming
  • Data Mining And Warehousing
  • Digital Fundamentals
  • Computer Organization and Architecture
  • Database Management Systems
  • Data Structures


Head, Department of Computer Applications,
Federal Institute of Science and Technology [FISAT],
Kochi, Kerala, India
Phone: 0484 – 2725281 (Office)
Mail ID: deepamarymathews@fisat.ac.in