HOD

 

Prof. C Venugopal

Professor & Head

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PROFILE

 

After graduation in Electronics & Communication Engineering from College of Engineering Trivandrum with scholarship(National Merit Scholarship) he worked with M/S BPL India for 3 years as Assistant Engineer in Test & Measurement  Division and contributed in developing new T&M equipments. Subsequently he joined   Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre. There he got involved in setting up of standards & calibration Lab and headed the Lab for 5 Years. Further he took additional responsibility of control system testing of launch vehicles. He took additional qualification of M.Tech in computer & Communication Engineering from College of engineering Trivandrum and Post Graduate diploma in Project Management. In 1993 he took the position of Project Manager of Navigation, Guidance & control of prestigious PSLV Project. He rose to the position of Associate Project Director of PSLV &  was Vehicle director for 4 important launch vehicle missions including PSLV.C11/ Chandrayan-1 mission in 2008. Subsequently he headed the Quality Assurance group, Avionics Production Group & Radio Frequency Systems as Group Director.

In 2013 he joined Jawaharlal college of Engineering & Technology, Lakkidi as HOD of ECE Department. He has guided many projects of UG & PG students. Under the recommendation of  Prof.C Venugopal many of  our students took up their projects in prestigious institutions of national importance like ISRO,DRDO,NAL, C-DIT/C-DAC  etc.

He is Life member of Professional Bodies & Presented papers in national & International conferences.

  • System Society of India
  • Aeronautical Society of India
  • National institute of Quality & Reliability
  • IEEE ( Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers)
  • Astronautical Society of India

 

Field

Organization

Years of Experience

Industry

M/S BPL India

3 Years

Research

VSSC -ISRO

36+ Years

Academic

Jawaharlal College of Engineering & Technology Lakkidi

From 2013 till Date