Faculty Profile

Ms. Divya John
Assistant Professor (Senior Grade)


Mrs. Divya John received her Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Viswesvaraiah Technological University, Karnataka in 2002 and Master’s degree in Computer Science and Engineering from Karunya Institute of Technology, Anna University in 2004. She has been serving FISAT as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, since November 2004. She is a member of CSI. She is currently pursuing part-time research at the School of Engineering, Cochin University of Science & Technology. Her areas of interest include Data Structures, Database Management Systems, and Cryptography.

Educational Qualification

Degree Specialization University Year
B.E Computer Science and Engineering Visveswaraiah Technological University 2002
M.E Computer Science and Engineering Anna University 2004


Assistant Professor(Senior Grade) FISAT August  2008 – till date
Senior Lecturer FISAT August  2006 – July 2008
Lecturer FISAT Nov 2004 – July 2006

Awards and honours

Computer Society of India (CSI) Student Branch, FISAT received Best Student Branch Award in 2009, 2010, 2011 . Served as Student Branch Coordinator.

Administrative & Institutional Support

Major Responsibilities Undertaken

  • Staff –in-charge of  CSI Student Branch from 2008- till date
  •  NBA  criteria 4  Department Coordinator  
  • NAAC criteria 5 Metric Coordinator 
  • Member of FISAT Alumni Association from 2022 – till date
  • Staff –in-charge of FISAT Alumni Association (FISTAA) from 2012 – 2021
  • Member of Department Advisory Committee 
  • Member of FISAT Staff Welfare Forum in 2020
  • Joint Convenor of Anti-ragging Squad in 2017
  • Convenor of Examination Committee in 2009
  • Convenor of Timetable Committee in 2008
  • Coordinator – Workshop on Open Source Technologies on Dec 21st and 22nd 2016
  • Coordinator – FDP on Concepts Coaching from May 13th-15th, 2015
  • Convenor – Fourth International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications from 19th -21st June 2014.
  • Convenor – Third International Conference on Advanced Computing and Communication Technologies for High Performance Applications from 21st – 23rd June 2012
  • Staff Coordinator of ICE-FOSS’11 (National Conference for Enthusiasts of Free and Open Source Software) in 2011
  • Staff Coordinator of ICE-FOSS’10 (National Conference for Enthusiasts of Free and Open Source Software) in 2010

Professional body memberships

Computer Society of India – Nominee Member


Research & Publications

Akhil, P. V., and Divya John. “A Survey of different Data Hiding Techniques in Digital Images.” International Journal for Scientific Research & Development (IJSRD) 1 (2013).

Akhil, P. V., E. Jyotsna, and John Divya. “An Improved Image Steganography Technique using Pixel Pair Matching driven by Spatial Frequency and Luminance Masking.” International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer and Communication Engineering 2.11 (2013): 4181-4187.


FDPs/Trainings attended

  • Three-day FDP on “Virtual Reality” conducted by Department of Computer Science, FISAT from 27th to 29th July, 2023
  • FDP on Data Science using Python organized by Mangalam College of Engineering, Kottayam from January 24th – 26th  2023
  • Online FDP on Distributed Computing organized by Sree Narayana Gurukulam College of Engineering from January 30th – February  1st, 2023
  • Five days FDP on “Web Application Development and Application Deployment in Cloud” conducted by  Dept. of CSE, FISAT from August 29th – Sep 2nd, 2022
  • 5-day online FDP on ‘Infrastructure and Security Challenges in Cloud Computing’ organized by SSET, Karukutty from July 19th – 24th 2021
  • Online Faculty Development Programme on “Universal Human Value” organized by AICTE from October 19th-23rd 2020 
  • Five-day STTP on Data Science & Machine Learning using Python organized by Division of  IT,  CUSAT from August 3rd – 7th 2020
  • 5-day Online STTP on “Machine Learning” organized by Dept. of IT, St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology from July 27th – 31st  2020
  • Five days Online Faculty Development Programme on “Emerging Trends in Computer Science -An Industrial Approach” organized by Department of CSE, SRM Institute of Science and Technology, Chennai from June 24th – 28th 2020 
  • Six day FDP on “Latest Trends and Challenges in IT Industry” organized by R.M.D Engineering College from June 15th – 20th 2020 
  • 5 day Online STTP on “Recent Trends and Applications of Machine Learning and Deep Learning in IT”  organized by Dept. of IT, RAIT, DYPatil University, Navi Mumbai from May 25th  – 29th 2020
  • FDP on Automation in the world of AI, ML and Data Science organized by TCS, Kochi on  Nov 8th, 2019
  • FDP on Machine Learning organized by FISAT from July 23rd, -27th 2018
  • National Conference on Transactional Analysis organized by CTA from May 25th, -29th 2016
  • Two weeks ISTE Workshop on Computer Programming (IIT Bombay) organized by FISAT from June 16th –21st, 2014 
  • SDP on “Research Methodology & Advances in Computing”  organized by Union Christian College, Aluva from May 14th  – 25th, 2012
  • Workshop on Data Structures & Algorithms organized by Adi Shankara Institute of Engg. & Technology from January 2nd-3rd 2009
  • SDP on “Hands–on Training in Engineering Tools using Free Software” organized by N.S.S College of Engineering, Palakkad from November 17th-29th, 2008
  • Two days UGC sponsored National Seminar on Coding Theory and Cryptography organized by Sacred Heart College, Thevara from October 17th -18th, 2008

Projects Guided

  • E-commerce website builder
  • Imageability and Length- Controllable Image Captioning
  • Evolutionary deep belief network for cyberattack detection in industrial automation and control system
  • Trustworthy Electronic Voting Using Adjusted Blockchain

Courses offered

  • Database Management Systems
  • Web Programming
  • Data Analytics
  • Object Oriented Programming using Java
  • Cryptography and Network Security 
  • Object Oriented Design & Programming
  • Data Structures
  • Internet Computing
  • Advanced Database Systems
  • Data Structures and Programming Methodologies
  • File Structures and Algorithms
  • Object Oriented Modeling and Design
  • Neural Networks
  • Principles of Real Time Systems
  • Network Computing