Dr. Abraham T. Mathew has completed Bachelors Degree in Electrical Engineering from TKM College of Engineering in 1982,  Masters Degree from College of Engineering Trivandrum in 1985 and earned his Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Delhi in 1996 with specialization in Control Systems. He joined NIT Calicut (formerly Calicut REC) in July 1985 as Lecturer and was serving as Professor there till September 2020. He joined as Principal at MBCET on 01.10.2020.

During his stay with NIT Calicut Abraham T. Mathew had officiated various administrative positions such as Registrar, Dean(R&C) and  Head of the Department of Electrical Engineering. He had attended several conferences/training programmes/workshops in India and abroad.

Dr Abraham T Mathew was the Coordinator of Technical Education Quality Improvement Programme(TEQIP) Phase I(2002-2007), Phase II(2013-2017) and of Phase III(2017-2021) till 14.09.2020.

He is Life time Fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE, Senior Member of IEEE, Life Member of ACDOS, Life Member of System Society of India and Life Member of Indian Society of Systems for Science & Engineering and had held key positions in the local Chapters/subsection of these professional bodies. He served as member in the administrative/governance/academic bodies of several institutions and was expert member in various committees. He served as reviewer of several journals and conferences. Dr Abraham has authored/ co-authored more than 90 publications in journals and conferences and also guided/co guided 13 Ph.D Scholars and supervised several Master’s and B.Tech Projects during his stay with NIT Calicut. His areas of interests are Control Systems, Power System Dynamics & Control, System Identification & Parameter Estimations, Image Processing and Unconventional Robotics

Prof. S. Viswanatha Rao

Prof. S. Viswanatha Rao completed his Bachelors and Masters in Engineering from IISc, Bangalore in 1985 and 1987 respectively, and Bachelor of Science from Kerala University in 1983. He worked for the R&D Division of the Indian Telephone Industries. Bangalore for 8 years from 1987 followed by 10 years in Institute for Infocomm Research (I2R), under the Agency for science Technology and Research (ASTAR), Singapore at various levels from Senior Research Engineer to Programme Director. He has represented Singapore in the standardisation process of the International Standards Organisation(ISO) and EPC Global . In addition, he has involved in a number of international collaborative research projects with MNCs including those with European Union. Rao has co-authored many publications in International Conferences and has served on many Conference Committees.