Faculty Profile

Mr. Mahesh C
Assistant Professor (Special Grade) cum Chief Technical Officer


Mahesh C is a seasoned professional engineer and passionate educator with extensive experience in computer science and engineering. As an Assistant Professor at the Department of Science And Technology, FISAT, he has 13 years of teaching expertise, covering topics such as Distributed Computing, High-Performance Computing, and Multi-core Programming. Mahesh has also served as the Chief Technology Officer at Uroleaf Pvt. Ltd., overseeing engineering divisions and installations. His project consulting work includes developing Visual Odometry for Jaguar Land Rover (JLR) during his tenure at Tata Elxsi. Mahesh holds a Master of Technology (Computer Science) from the University of Kerala (ranked 3rd), a Bachelor of Technology (Electronics and Instrumentation) with distinction, and a Diploma in Electronics and Instrumentation (ranked 3rd) from Govt Polytechnic Cherthala. His accolades include the Best Teaching Faculty award from FISAT in 2020, recognition as the Best Developer by Cognizant D&B in 2008, and the Leadership Award from IEEE in 2006. Mahesh has also participated in data science competitions, achieving notable rankings, including the RNA Folding competition hosted by Stanford University.


Educational Qualification

Degree Specialization University Year
B.Tech Electronics and Instrumentation Engineering MG University 2007
M.Tech Computer Science and Engineering (Digital Image computing Specialization) University of Kerala 2015


Assistant Professor FISAT February  2009 – till date
Chief Technology Officer Uroleaf Pvt.Ltd. June 2013- March 2015
Programmer Analyst Cognizant  Technology Solutions November 2007 – January 2009

Awards and honours

  • Best Teaching Faculty – FISAT 2020
  • Best Developer –  Cognizant D&B 2008
  • Leadership Award – IEEE Asia Pacific 2006
  • M.Tech – 3rd Rank
  • Diploma -3rd Rank

Administrative & Institutional Support

  • Founding member and staff coordinator (2010-2012) of FISAT Free Software Cell
  • Managed campus server infrastructure and virtualization
  • Oversaw FISAT AWS infrastructure
  • Directed digital learning facilities including FISATX and WebX
  • Supervised operations at FABLAB
  •  Led activities at the Center for High-Performance Computing


Research & Publications

Mahesh, C., A. L. Aswathy, and James Joy. “Stereo odometry based on local intensity order pattern.” 2015 IEEE International Transportation Electrification Conference (ITEC). IEEE, 2015.

Resource Person

  • Resource person for the FDP on ‘Multi-GPU programming using PyTorch’ at Dept. of Computer Science , CUSAT in 2023 
  • Resource person for the FDP on ‘Multi-GPU programming using PyTorch’ at School. of Computer Science , MG University  in 2023