Education Career


Prof. Dr. C. P. SUNIL KUMAR 
(B. Tech (Honours), M. Tech (IIT Madras), MBA, PhD, FIE, MISTE)

Principal, SNGIST Group of Institutions, N. Paravur, Ernakulam
National executive council member of ISTE, New Delhi.

Former Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering, Professor and Dean of Government Engineering College, Thrissur. He has altogether 33 years, 1 month & 24 days of experience in academics and industry. To put it precisely, he has 29 years & 1 month of administrative, teaching & research experience in Government Engineering Colleges under Department of Technical Education, Government of Kerala as Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor, HOD (Head of the Department of Mechanical Engineering), UG Dean & PG Dean in Government Engineering Colleges.

Also he has 4 years & 24 days of industrial experience. Prior to academics profession, he worked as Senior Engineer in a Government Company namely The Travancore- Cochin Chemicals Ltd. (TCC), Udyogamandal, Ernakulam. Regarding his qualifications, he is B. Tech from Government Engineering College Thrissur under University of Calicut in First Class with Honours, M Tech from IIT Madras, MBA from Annamalai University and PhD from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore under Bharathiar University. At present, he is Principal, SNGIST Group of Institutions, N. Paravur, Ernakulam and National executive council member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi.

He is honoured as Fellow of The Institution of Engineers (India) – FIE. He is the recipient of Kerala Govt. State Award as the Best Coordinator of Energy Conservation Clubs and the best paper award in Indian Environment Congress. Regarding professional body membership, he is Life Member of Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) and Solar Energy Society of India (SESI) & Energy Conservation Society (ECS). He has published 20 papers in International and National Conferences and Journals. He has organised 6 Short Term Training/Faculty Development Programmes for Engineering College & Polytechnic College teachers in India.

He has been Resource Person for 16 Faculty Development Programmes (FDP) / Short Term Training Programmes (STTP). He has participated in 24 STTP/FDP/Workshops and 14 International/National Conferences. He has given several Extension Lectures at various institutions on Engineering, Management, Energy and Environment Topics. He is former Secretary of ISTE Kerala Section and at present, SMC (Section Management Committee) member of ISTE Kerala Section. He is also an elected Executive committee member of IE (I) Thrissur Local Centre [The Institution of Engineers (India)].