Faculty Profile

Dr. Santhosh Kottam


Dr. Santhosh Kottam is a professor in the Department of Computer Applications, holds a Ph.D. in Computer Science from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, earned in 2022. Additionally, he completed his Master of Computer Applications (MCA) from Madras University and holds a B.Sc. in Mathematics from M G University, Kerala. With over 23 years of teaching experience encompassing both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, Dr. Santhosh has been an integral part of FISAT, serving as Assistant Professor (Senior Grade) in the Department of Computer Applications since May 2008. Notably, he assumed the role of Head of the Department of Computer Applications from 2012 to 2021.

Dr. Santhosh’s academic journey extends beyond FISAT, having previously served as faculty at Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha, and Santhigiri College, Thodupuzha. Since 2009, he has been diligently managing the role of MCA Admission Coordinator at FISAT, efficiently handling all communications and operations related to MCA admissions, including those with LBS, ASC, University, AICTE, and DTE. Moreover, Dr. Santhosh currently serves as the MCA Placement Coordinator, contributing significantly to the enhanced placement records of MCA students since 2012.

Actively engaged in various committees, Dr. Santhosh oversees the Software Cell department at FISAT and has been the Discipline Committee convenor since 2021. His exceptional contributions were acknowledged in 2017 when he was honored with the Best Teacher Award of FISAT. In his extensive teaching career, he has covered a spectrum of subjects, including Programming Languages such as C, C++, Java, and Python, Management Information Systems, System Analysis and Design, Operating Systems, Object-Oriented Modeling and Design, and Data Mining.

Dr. Santhosh’s research interests lie in the areas of Data Mining and Soft Computing techniques, reflected in his numerous publications in international journals and presentations at national and international conferences. He has also played the role of a resource person in various training programs and actively participated in Faculty Development Programs (FDPs), conferences, and workshops.

Educational Qualification

Ph.D in Computer Science  

Awarded by Bharathiar University, coimbatore


      MCA                                    Adhiyamman College of Engineering, Hosur Madras University


Experience (Academic):

Sl.No. Position Institution Period
1 Lecturer Nirmala College Muvattupuzha 1st April 2000 to 15th May 2007
2 Lecturer & HOD Santhigiri College Thodupuzha 16th May 2007 to 25th May 2008
3 Senior Lecturer Federal  Institute of Science And Technology, Angamaly 26th May 2008 to 30th  June 2010
4 Asst.Professor(Spl.Grade) Federal  Institute of Science And Technology, Angamaly 1st July 2010 to

30th June 2014

5 Asst.Professor(Senior Grade) Federal  Institute of Science And Technology, Angamaly 1st July 2014 to  2023
6 HoD, Dept of Computer Applications Federal  Institute of Science And Technology, Angamaly 01st November 2012 to 31st May 2021
7 Professor,Dept of Computer Applications Federal  Institute of Science And Technology, Angamaly July 2023-Present

Experience (Industry) :

Sl.No. Position Institution Period
1 Freelance Programmer 2000-2006

Awards and honours


  1. Won FISAT best teacher award in 2017.


  1. Reviewer of the international Conference-ICACA2021, FISAT, Angamaly.
  2. Chair, 6thInternational Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications (IC-ACCTHPA-2023), FISAT, Angamaly.
  3. Programme Chair, International Conference on Advancements in Computer Applications -ICACA2021, FISAT, July 2021
  4. General Convenor, International Faculty Development Programme on Recent Trends and Advancements in Information Technology in August 2020.

Professional body memberships


  1. Advisory Board Member, Department of Computer Applications, St. Kuriakose College of Management and Science, Kurumppampady, Ernakulam.


Research & Publications


Research Area:

  • Data Mining
  • Soft Computing
  • Soft set Theory and its applications in Data Mining

Research Publications

  1. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “Soft Set Based Approach for Mining Frequent Itemsets”, International Journal on Technical and Physical Problems of Engineering (IJTPE), ISSN 2077-3528, SCOPUS INDEXED, Issue 45, Vol. 12, No. 4, December 2020, PP. 50-56.
  2. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “Soft Set Theory-A Novel Soft Computing Tool for Data Mining” International Journal of Applied Engineering Research (IJAER), ISSN 0973-4562, Vol. 15, Number 11, 2020, November 2020, pp. 1052-1058.
  3. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “Multi- Soft Set Based Approach for Rule based Classification Using Sequential Covering Algorithm”, In 2020 Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications (ACCTHPA), ISBN 978-1-7281-6453-3, SCOPUS INDEXED, IEEE, July 2020, pp. 34-42.
  4. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “Rule-Based Classification Using Multi- Soft Set Theory”, International Journal of Engineering and Advanced Technology (IJEAT), ISSN: 2249 –8958, Vol. 9, Issue-3, February 2020, pp. 2269-2276.
  5. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “Uncertain Data Handling in Data Mining Using Soft Set Theory”, International Journal of Applied Engineering Research(IJAER), ISSN 0973-4562, Vol. 10, No.73, July 2015, pp. 65-70.
  6. Santhosh Kottam and Varghese Paul, “A Study on Applications of Fuzzy Set Theory in Data Mining”, International Journal of Scientific & Engineering Research (IJSER), ISSN: 2229-5518, Vol. 5, Issue 2, February 2014, pp.16-22.

FDPs/Trainings attended

Training undergone:

  1. Seven Day National Level Online Faculty Development Program on Outcome Based Education (OBE) organised by S.E.S College, Sreekandapuram in association with The Kerala State Higher Education Council (KSHEC)from 18th January to 25th January 2023
  2. Short term training course on “Advanced Tools in Software Engineering”,M A College of Engineering,Kothamangalam,18th -20th January 2022.
  3. AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on “Data Sciences”,Central University of Kerala,9th -13th August 2021.
  4. AICTE Training and Learning (ATAL) Academy Online Elementary FDP on “Data Analytics and Machine Learning Using Python”, School of InformationTechnology, Rajiv Gandhi Proudyogiki Vishwavidyalaya,12th -16th July 2021
  5. 5.Faculty development programme on “Artificial Intelligence and Machine Learning: Theory and Applications”, Rajagiri School Engineering and Technology, Cochin, 1st – 5th February 2021
  6. 6.FDP on “Data Analytics and Machine Learning Tools- Phase II”,Amal Jothi College of Engineering,17th -22nd August 2020
  7. 7.Faculty development programme on “Recent Trends and Advancements in Information Technology”,FISAT,Angamaly, 27th July 2020 to 1st August 2020
  8. Faculty development programme on “Cyber Security”,St.Thomas College of engineering and Technology, Chengannur 9th -11th July 2020
  9. Faculty development programme on “Industrial revolution 4.0: Emerging Trends in Information Technology”,Sree Buddha College of Engineering, Alapuzha, 13th -17th July 2020
  10. Faculty development programme on “Introduction to Cloud Computing ArchitectureM A College of Engineering, Kothamangalam, 24th- 26th October 2019
  11. ISTE Workshop on “Introduction to Research Methodologies”,FISAT,Angamaly,25th June 2012 to 04th July 2012

NPTEL / Other Courses done:

Four Weeks Coursera Course on Programming for Everybody (Getting Started with Python) by University of Michigan


  1. One day workshop on “NAAC revised Accreditation Framework”, FISAT, Angamaly, 10th July 2021
  2. Professional Development program on “Outcome Based Education”,FISAT, Angamaly, 5th July 2021
  3. Seminar on user awareness program on “NDLI and NDLI club”, NDLI club FISAT, 26th June 2021
  4. Two-day workshop on “Mobile Computing”, FISAT,Angamaly, 11th and 12th January 2017
  5. Three-day workshop on “R programming”,M A College of Engineering21st, 22nd and 23rd July 2016
  6. Two-day workshop on “R-Programming”,FISAT,Angamaly, 13th and 14th July 2016
  7. UGC sponsored Workshop on “Machine Learning Techniques for Data Mining”,MES College, Marampilly,12th and 13th January 2015
  8. National Workshop on “A-VIEW”,FISAT,Angamaly, 16th November 2012
  9. ISTE Workshop on “Aakash for Education”,FISAT,Angamaly 10th , 11th November 2012
  10. National Conference on “Advancements in Computer Applications”,FISAT,Angamaly, 15th, and 16th December 2011
  11. National Conference on “Computing and Communication G University, Kottayam, 26th, and 27th May 2011
  12. Workshop on “Data Mining using PASW Modeler”, Adi Shankara Institute of Engineering and Technology, Kalady, 21st August 2009
  13. International Conference on “Advanced Computing & Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications”,FISAT, Angamaly, 24th – 26th September2008
  14. Seminar on “DSL technologies”,Santhigiri College,Thodupuzha, 18th December 2007
  15. Seminar on “Advances in Data Mining”,Santhigiri College,Thodupuzha,19th December 2007
  16. Workshop on “Effective Teaching Methodologies And strategic planning”,Nirmala College, Muvattupuzha,24th – 26th July 2002


Resource Person

Resource Person

  1. Webinar on “Current Trends in IT Industry” organized by Department of Computer Science, Carmel College, Mala on 18/08/2021.


Projects Guided

MCA Projects Guided:

1.Automated Agents with Enhanced Capabilities -QA Chatbot using RNN and LSTM

2.MyMusicShuffer – Personalized Music Recommendation System Using Collaborative Filtering

3.Feature Upgrades for Conversational Agents – Text Polarity Classification

4.Analyzing Blood based gene expression signatures to detect autism spectrum disorder

5.An Application of Soft sets in Association rule

6.A Novel Soft Computing System for House Selection

7.An Interactive and Adaptive AI system for perception through hand-written words

8.Wood Defect Detection Using Image Processing

9.Drug Consumption Risk Analysis Using Machine Learning

10.A Novel Soft Computing Method For Rule-Based Classification

11.Image processing with microsoft azure.


Consultancy Services

  1. SFAC, Kerala Project Report for Jeeva FPO Karakunnam, Kothamangalam (2020)
  2. Mobile Application assisting for Climate Change Study in Koduvally Block Panchyath (2021)
  3. Automation of Inventory Management System-FISAT (2021

Courses offered

  • Advanced  Software Engineering
  • Object Oriented programming
  • ‘Python programming
  • Data mining
  • System Software
  • Java Programming
  • Operating system



Staff Room 1

North Block (NB 202)

Ph : +91-484-2725-274

Contact Email: santhoshkottam@fisat.ac.in