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(If Any) ACM Professional Member CSI Life Member
Dr. Vinod Kumar P B joined RSET on 3rd September 2001. Currently, he is a Professor in Mathematics and Dean of Post Graduate Studies. He completed his M. Sc, M. Phil and PhD in Mathematics from Cochin University of Science & Technology. He was awarded PhD in 2001 for his thesis work entitled On Chaos and Fractals in General Topological Spaces under the supervision of Prof. T. Thrivikraman. He has 47 research publications in various international journals. He has visited many institutions in India and abroad for invited talks in conferences, workshops and faculty development programmes. Some of the foreign institutions he visited are Massachusetts Institute of Technology, USA; Michigan State University, USA; Western Michigan University, USA; Kyoto University, Japan; Beijing Normal University, China; Australian National University, Australia and Osaka University, Japan. He is a regular invited speaker for AICTE/UGC refresher courses. He is an approved research guide of A P J Abdul Kalam Technological University, Kerala and Christ University, Bangalore. One research scholar has completed PhD under his guidance and 8 research scholars are pursuing PhD under his guidance. He has competed 3 research projects with funding from UGC, NBHM and DST. There are three ongoing research projects as well, funded by NBHM, DST and NRB (DRDO). In 2018, Centre for Topology and Applications was established at RSET under his initiative. The centre is funded by NBHM and DST. He is a member of Indian Mathematical Society, Kerala Mathematical Association, Ramanujan Mathematical Society, American Mathematical Society, London Mathematical Society, Institute of Mathematics and Applications, Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics, Mathematical Association of America and International Association of Engineers. His research interests include Topological Dynamics, Topological Data Analysis, Fractal Geometry, Chaos Theory, Signal Processing and Information Theory.
Memberships(If Any) AMS,LMS, MAA, IEEE, SIAM, IMS, KMA, AUSTMS, IAENG Council Member of Indian Mathematical Society
Fr. Dr. Joel George Pullolil completed his B.Tech in Mechanical Engineering from Govt. Engineering College, Trivandrum. His Masters Degree is in Energy Systems and Engineering (IIT Bombay) and Ph.D is in Mechanical Engineering (NIT Calicut). His areas of academic interest are Energy Management, Sustainable Energy Resources and Biomass Gasification. He is actively involved in the promotion of green campus. He is a certified Energy Manager and Energy Auditor by the Bureau of Energy Efficiency (BEE) and is a Life Member of the Society of Energy Engineers and Managers (SEEM) and Energy conservation society. He is an approved Research Guide for Doctoral Studies in APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University and also Assistant Director of Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology. He has been working as a faculty member in Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kakkanad, Ernakulam since 2001.