Dr. (Prof.) Saji C. B., Principal

Dr. Saji holds Ph.D in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (IIT-M). He has more than 25 years of professional experience as engineer, consultant, and academecian. During his tenure with multi-national engineering industries (M/Gallium Equipments Ltd, Ballabgarh & M/s Avery India Ltd, New Delhi), he has been instrumental in developing and launching many special purpose machines.

As senior member of the "Research and Development" wing in Industries, he has exposure and hands on experience in product development from concept to commercial. His team developed various "Special Purpose Machines (SPMs)" for Indian Oil Corporation, MILMA, ATLAS, TATA etc. - many of these products were import substitutes.

He has successfully coordinated the training for implementation of ISO in the Industry, NBA and NAAC accreditations in academic institutes He has been the coordinator for training programmes by INFOSYS, WIPRO etc. in campus and has been resource person to various faculty and professional development programmes He has many publications in international and national journals.

He is the member of many professional bodies like, Indian Society for Heat and Mass Transfer (ISHMT), Institution of Engineers (India), Combustion Institute (India), Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), Member of many expert panels including that of the "Technopark-TBI", promoted by the government of India.