Faculty Profile

Ms. Merin Cherian
Assistant Professor(Special Grade)


Ms. Merin Cherian completed her B.Tech in Computer Science and Engineering from Saint Gits College of Engineering, Kottayam [2010] . She completed her MTech in Computational Engineering and Networking from Amrita Viswa Vidya Peetham ,Coimbatore in 2012 . She has been serving FISAT as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Computer Science and Engineering, since July 2012. She is currently pursuing part-time research at the Department of Computer Applications, Cochin University of Science & Technology. She is the faculty coordinator of Fisat Free Software Cell.

Area of interest

Machine Learning, Artificial Intelligence, Natural Language Processing.

Educational Qualification

Degree Specialization university Year
Btech Computer Science and Engineering MG University 2010
M. Tech Master of Technology in Computational Engineering and Networking, Amrita Viswa Vidyapeetham, Coimbatore 2012


Assistant Professor(Special Grade FISAT
Assistant Professor FISAT

Awards and honours

  • Ugc Net eligibility for lectureship in Computer Science And Applications
  • Recipient of GATE Scholarship
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online certification on  Fundamentals of Artificial Intelligence.
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online certification on Artificial Intelligence with Machine learning by Oracle  Academy
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online certification on  Deep Learning II
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online certification on  Deep Learning I
  • Successfully completed NPTEL online certification on Introduction to Operating System
  • Successfully completed Coursera course on Machine Learning.

Administrative & Institutional Support

FISAT Free Software Cell incharge

Worked in admission cell in 2021,2022

Member of PAC


Professional body memberships

Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) – Life Member


Research & Publications

  1. Evaluating the Grammatical Correctness of Malayalam Text using improved Text GCN , Cherian Merin, Balakrishnan Kannan , 2022 , SSRG-International Journal of Engineering Trends and Technology Volume 70 Issue 12,160-169,SSRG
  2. Evaluating Word Embedding Models for Malayalam, M Cherian, K Balakrishnan – REVISTA GEINTEC-GESTAO INOVACAO E TECNOLOGIAS 2021 
  3.  Literature Survey on Contactless Palm Vein Recognition, International Journal of Computer Science Trends and Technology (IJCST) Sep-Oct 2015, Volume Number 3 Issue 5, ISSN: 2347-8578 & ISO 3297:2007
  4. Facial Expression Recognition using PCA and texture based LDN descriptor, Springer Series – Scopus Advances in Intelligent System and Computing 2194-5357, International Conference Soft Computing System, ICSCS-2015
  5. A Literature survey on facial expression recognition using local texture based features , International Journal of Advanced Research Trends in Engineering and Technology 2394-3785, National Conference on Innovative Engineering, NCIE- 2015
  6. A Level-Set Based Binarization and Segmentation for Scanned Malayalam Document Image Analysis, IEEE International Conference on Computational Intelligence and Computing Research, 2011

FDPs/Trainings attended

Programming, Data Structures and Algorithms Using Python NPTEL July 2023- Sept 2023
Data Mining NPTEL Jan 2023- Mar 2023
Artificial Intelligence NPTEL July 2022- Oct 2022
Artificial Intelligence with Machine learning oracle academy Sept- nov 2021
Practical Data Science St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Palai 7/19/2021-7/23/2021
Deep Learning and Neural networks Mohandas College of Engineering. 7/5/2021-7/9/2021
Data Science and ML using Python SOE , CUSAT 3/8/2020- 7/8/2020
Machine Learning and Applications ATAL, CE Kidangoor 24/8/2020-28/8/2020
Mathematics for DataScience Muthoot Institute of Technology 10/8/2020-14/8/2020
FDP on Deep Learning DCA, CUSAT May 20-24 2019
NPTEL FDP on Deep Learning II NPTEL Feb-April 2019
Coursera Google Cloud Platform Specialization Google Cloud on Coursera Oct – Dec 2018
NPTEL FDP on Deep Learning NPTEL July – Oct 2018
NPTEL Introduction to Operating System NPTEL July – Dec 2016
Coursera Machine Learning Coursera – Stanford Mar-16
FDP ON DataMining and Text Mining TCS 3rd May 2016
FDP ON Internet of Things and Cloud Foundry TCS 16th February 2016
ACM India Annual Event 2016 ACM, Trivandrum Chapter 22nd January 2016
FDP on Artificia Intelligencel TCS 8th December 2015
Python Workshop FISAT 9th July 2015
5th National Conference on Indian Language Computing CUSAT 17th & 18th January 2015
ISTE workshop on Introduction to Design of Algorithms FISAT 25th May 2015 – 30th May 2015
ISTE workshop on Computer Networks FISAT 28th May 2014 – 5th July 2014
4th International Conference ICHPC 2014 FISAT 19th June 2014 – 21st June 2014
ISTE workshop on Computer Programming FISAT 20th May 2014 – 21st June 2014
FDP on Software Testing TCS 18th December 2013
NPTEL Workshop FISAT 12th December 2012
Big Data TCS 28th November 2012
A- view Workshop FISAT 16th November 2012
ISTE workshop on Akash for Education FISAT 10th & 11th November 2012

Projects Guided

Project Guided


  1. GAN based Multistyle photo cartoonization
  2. Weed identification and its elimination using CNN and image processing
  3. Fully convolutional networks for weed detection in precision farming


  1. Contactless Palm Vein Recognition
  2. Facial Expression Recognition
  3. Color Image Cryptography Scheme

Courses offered

EST 120 S2 CSD PROGRAMMING IN C https://classroom.google.com/c/NjU4NjMwOTY4NDYx , https://www.youtube.com/@cprogrammingktu7593


South Block Room no: SB 302

mail: merincherian@fisat.ac.in