Faculty Profile

Mr.Tom Anto
Assistant Professor (Special Grade)


Mr. Tom Anto completed his B. Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam and his M. Tech in CAD/CAM from Vellore Institute of Technology (VIT). He joined the Federal Institute of Science and Technology as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering in 2014. His areas of interest include Material Science, Tribology, Entrepreneurship, and Product Development. Currently, he is in-charge of Technology Business Incubator (TBI) of FISAT.

Educational Qualification

Degree Specialization Institute/University Graduation Year
M.Tech. CAD/CAM VIT University 2013
B.Tech. Mechanical Engineering MG University 2010


Assistant Professor (Special Grade) FISAT 01/10/2023 to till date
Assistant Professor FISAT 29/01/2014 to 30/09/2023

Awards and honours

  • Indian Patent published for “Light Weight Pavement Tiles Made from Waste EPS for Pedestrian Tracks.” Application No: 202141048855.

Administrative & Institutional Support

  • Federal Labz,Technology Business Incubator (TBI) – Faculty Incharge.
  • FABLAB -Faculty Coordinator

Research & Publications

  •  Tom Anto, CR Rejeesh, KM Praveen, E Jayamani (2023)” Effect of Borax-Boric acid treatment on Fire resistance, Thermal stability, Acoustic, and Mechanical Properties of Mycelium Biocomposites”.Applied Science and Engineering Progress 17 (4), 7271 (1-11). DOI:10.14416/j.asep.2023.11.007
  • Tom. Anto and C.R. Rejeesh (2022) “Synthesis and characterization of recycled HDPE polymer composite reinforced with Nano-Alumina particles” Materials Today: Proceedings https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.11.190.
  • C.R. Rejeesh and Tom. Anto (2022) “Packaging of milk and dairy products: Approaches to sustainable packaging”. Materials Today: Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2022.07.467.
  • Tom. Anto and C.R. Rejeesh, (2021) “Investigations into the tribological properties of Titanium-dioxide alumina coated mild steel“, Materials Today: Proceedings, https://doi.org/10.1016/j.matpr.2021.06.099.
  • Edgar Jose, Tom Anto(2015) “Analysis of tensile test of mild steel using finite element method”, International journal of innovation in engineering and technology, Volume 5, Issue 4, Pages 247-251
  • Tom Anto, P.M. Anil, (2013) “An analysis on the influence of temperature on the sliding wear of components finished by grinding and milling processes.” IEEE Explore: Proceedings. https://doi.org/10.1109/ICEETS.2013.6533509.

FDPs/Trainings attended

  • Attended One Day FDP organized by Kerala Startup Mission for IEDC Nodal Officers as part of IEDC summit 2023 on 3rd March 2023.
  • FDP on “Emerging Trends in Additive Manufacturing Technologies” organized by Mechanical Dept, Federal Institute of Science and Technology, Angamaly from 30th Jan to 03rd Feb 2023.
  • Attended IP Awareness/Training program under National Intellectual Property Awareness Mission(NIPAM) on April 28,2022.

Projects Guided

  • Graphene Induced Thermal Conductivity enhancement in activated carbon adsorbents for cryo-adsorption vacuum pump publication (2023-24).
  • An Investigation into the Microstructure and Hardness Correlation of Ti6Al4V Alloy Laser Powder Bed Fusion (LPBF) after Heat Treatment. (2022-23)
  • Investigation of mechanical properties of 3d printed biodegradable polylactic acid reinforced with paper micro crystalline cellulose(MCC) .(2022-23)
  • Design and Fabrication Of Pin On Disk Tribometer (2021-22).

Courses offered

  • Computer Aided Design and Analysis
  • Design & Engineering
  • Material Science
  • Industrial Safety
  • NDT
  • Management for Engineers