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Bio-Technology Engineering - Faculty

Dr. M. BALASUNDARAN , MSc. Ph.D

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Professor & Head of Department

Dr. M. Balasundaran, formerly Scientist F and Head, Dept. of Genetics and Biotechnology, Kerala Forest Research Institute, Peechi, Thrissur has guided nine Ph.D. students and 35 M.Sc./M.Tech. students. His specialization is Microbiology and Molecular Biology. He has about 85 research publications and has co-edited five books. He has completed about 20 Research Projects funded by Department of Biotechnology, Department of Science and Technology, Ministry of Environment and Forests, FAO, UNESCO, KSCSTE, etc. He was member of Board of Studies in Biotechnology and Expert Member, Science Faculty, Cochin University of Science and Technology and Member, Board of Studies in Environmental Sciences, Kerala University (two terms).

DR P C MADHU , M.Sc (Biotechnology).,Ph.D

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Associate Professor

Completed Masters in Biotechnology from Mahatma Gandhi University Kottayam and PhD from University of Genova, Italy, Worked as Visiting Scientist at the Center for Plant Pathology and Nebraska Center for Virology (Prof. Van Etten’s Lab). Presented Papers in International and National Conference and Symposium. Visited Countries, Italy, USA, France, Switzerland

Interesting area of Research: Molecular Virology, Viral Enzyme and Fermentative Production of Value added products by using Bacteria. Subject Taught: Cell Biology, Molecular Biology, Animal Biotechnology and Plant Science. 

Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Professorship/Lectureship

Publications: International Publications. Total 4: Journal of Virology (impact factor 5.4), Journal of Biological Chemistry (Impact Factor 5.38), International Journal of Recent Scientific Research (Impact Factor 5.1). Conference Papers: International 6, National 8.

Mr. Deepak Varghese , M.Sc,MBA,M Tech(Industrial Bio Technology)., MBA

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Assistant Professor

Working in Bio-Technology department since 2-9-2010. Specialized in Bio-process Engineering and Down Stream Processing. Guided nine projects; holds 2 conference publications and 4 International Journal Publications. Holds MBA in Human Resources from Bharathiyar University.

MISS.NIMMY P PALLAN , M.SC (Bio Technology)

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Assistant Professor

She has Completed Graduation with First Rank under Calicut University and Post graduation from VIT University Vellore. Carried out research in the field of Plant Biotechnology in Kerala Agriulural University, Mannuthi and worked in DAE-BRNS funded project entitled  “Development of Processes for the Preservation and Value Addition of Jackfruit ’’ at MET’S School of Engineering, Mala, Thrissur. Expertise in Plant Tissue Culture techniques, Biochemical  methods, Molecular biology techniques and Analytical techniques. 

Research Fellow in DAE-BRNS Funded Project  entitled  “Development of Processes for the Preservation and Value Addition of Jackfruit ’’ at MET’S School of Engineering, Mala, Thrissur, Kerala (3 years)

Research Assistant in Kerala Agricultural University (1 year)

JYOTHY T , M Sc (BIOINFORMATICS)

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Assistant Professor

Bioinformatics person, working since May 2011 at MET’S. Project worked on computer aided drug design. Interested areas Bioinformatics, Environmental Science, Environmental Engineering. 

Dr.NISHAD V M , M.Sc(Microbiology),Ph.D

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Assistant Professor

Ph.D. from Forest Research Institute University, Dehra Dun. 10 years of experience in the field of Biotechnology which include teaching, research and industrial experiences. Consultant and expert for Biofertilizer Industry, waste management projects and a resource person for Industries Centre (Govt. of Kerala). Guided 15 students’ projects and handling Government-funded research project in collaboration with Kerala Forest Research Institute. Published a report on environmental impact assessment, a paper in national journal and presented 10 papers in National/International Seminars.

Dr.Harikrishnan Hariharan , MTech,PhD

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Assistant Professor

Joined the Institution on 29/06/2015. He did his PhD in Microbiology from Madurai Kamaraj University, M.Tech in Biotechnology from Sathyabama University and B.Tech in Industrial Biotechnology from Anna University. He specialized in Microbiology, Plant pathology, Nanotechnology and Biopharmaceuticals. He qualified GATE in 2011 and a Life member of Indian Society for Technical Education. He is one of the Board member in the Board of Studies of Department of Biotechnology, P.S.R. Autonomous Engineering College affiliated to Anna University from 2012- till date. He was awarded with Junior Research Fellowship and Senior Research Fellowship through UGC- Research Fellowship for Meritorious Students Scheme. He was awarded University Rank 3 in M.Tech. He had a two year teaching experience in the Department of Biotechnology, P.S.R. engineering College from 2009 to 2011. He was awarded with Biotech Consortium India Limited Research Traineeship supported by Department of Biotechnology, Ministry of Human Resource Development. He received two times Teaching Achievement award from P.S.R. Engineering College in 2010 and 2011. He received Best Paper and Poster awards thrice from various International and National Conferences. He had a total Publications of 18 in peer reviewed National and International Journals (Int J- 14, National-4 ) till March 2016. Currently he had a KSCSTE sponsored Student Project and he organized a two day Popular Science Seminar sponsored by KSCSTE and supported by DST.

 

Soly Francis , MTech

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Assistant Professor

She is Working in Biotechnology Department since 03-08-2015. Specialized in Computer Aided Process Design (Chemical Engineering).Holds one International Conference publication. Interested in Process Dynamics and control, Chemical Engineering Design, Chemical Reaction Engineering.

Undergone implant training in

  1. FACT , Aluva
  2. BINANI ZINC Aluva

Done Projects in

  1. FEDO (FACT Engineering Design Organisation), FACT Aluva

NIIST (National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology), CSIR Trivandrum

AATHIRA S , MTECH

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Assistant Professor

She joined MET’s School of Engineering on 8th July 2015. She completed her Master’s Degree in Bioprocess Engineering from MET’s School of Engineering, Mala with First Class. She underwent a 3 month training in Microbiology from Central Institute of Fisheries Technology, Kochi. She has also attended various national seminars and conferences.

NEETHU RAJAN , BTECH.,MTECH

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Assistant Professor

She joined the institution on 18/07/2016. Completed B.Tech in Biotechnology and M.Tech in Bioprocess Engineering. She specialized in bioprocess engineering, microbiology, and tissue culture techniques. Undergone industrial trainings at Milma, Edappally and AVT biotech, Kakkanad.  Attended various national and international seminars.

KATRIN JOSEPH , BTECH.,MTECH

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Assistant Professor

She joined MET’s School of Engineering on 13th June 2016. She completed her Master’s Degree in Biotechnology from Birla Institute of Technology, Mesra and passed with First Class. She also has a publication in the “International Journal of Pharmaceutical, Chemical and Biological Sciences” for the topic “Screening of Commercially Important Halophilic Microbial Community for Bioactive Compounds”. She qualified GATE 2014 with All India Rank of 1460. She has also attended various national seminars and conferences and also presented papers and posters in the same.

Chinchu Elezebeth , BTECH.,MTECH

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Assistant Professor

She has Completed B. Tech in biotechnology and biochemical engineering from sreebuddha college of engineering affiliated to kerala University with first class and Completed M. Tech in bioprocess engineering with first class with distinction . Done academic projects in kochin refinery (bpcl) and NIT calicut. 
Qualified GATE 2013 with all India rank 2157. Attended various national and international seminars.

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