Dr. V. Syam Prakash, our Principal, is an eminent academician, a Structural Engineering consultant and a Dynamic Administrator with 32 years of teaching experience of which 25 years is truly devoted to research. He has graduated in Civil Engineering from Kerala University studying at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam, post graduated in Building Technology and Construction Management from IIT Roorkee securing Gold Medal and Doctoral degree from IIT Chennai.
He had worked in various capacities, including the Head of Civil Engineering Department at College of Engineering Trivandrum, for about 28 years, was the Professor and Head of Extension Centre of National Institute of Technical Teachers Training and Research (NITTTR) at Kalamassery for two years, was the Principal of Government College of Engineering Kannur for two years and was the Joint Director of Technical Education Kerala for eight months.
He was instrumental in bringing lot of developmental activities at College of Engineering Trivandrum during his period of service and has been awarded the best teacher award and best researcher award in the year 2008-09. As an administrator, wonderful contributions has been given to NITTTR and Government College of Engineering Kannur.
Based on his research work, he has published more than sixty papers, produced 5 Ph.Ds and attended International conferences in India and abroad. Many more things need to be added here and is left to the visitor of this site to see the link for further details. His Contented long service in teaching, research, consultancy and administration will definitely help us in leading our Institution to further heights with flying colours.
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