Prof. (Dr.) K Poulose Jacob


Rajagiri School of Engineering & Technology, Kochi

Dr. K. Poulose Jacob graduated in Electrical Engineering from Kerala University with Merit Scholarship post matriculate. He completed M.Tech in Electronics and secured PhD in Computer Engineering, both from Cochin University of Science and Technology (CUSAT). Joining CUSAT as a faculty in 1983, he was promoted as Professor of Computer Science in 1994 and was nominated as Head of the Department of Computer Science which position he occupied until 2013 when he was appointed as Pro Vice Chancellor of CUSAT on a four-year tenure. He was officiating Vice Chancellor of CUSAT during January - October 2014. During the period he was on the rolls of CUSAT, he held several academic positions like Chairman of four different Boards of Studies and Dean of the Faculty of Engineering as well as Dean of the Faculty of Technology. He continues as a Member of CUSAT Academic Council in his 25th year.
His fields of interest include Parallel Processing, Networks and Information Systems Engineering. A recognised thesis supervisor of CUSAT, he has authored around one hundred and fifty refereed Journal and International Conference Papers. Twenty four scholars have secured PhD under his supervision. He is a Professional member of the ACM and life member of the CSI.
He occupied the NeST Chair Professor at RSET for a two-year tenure since July 2017. Presently, he continues at RSET as Professor and Dean (R & D).
Memberships: ACM Professional Member CSI Life Member