Dr A.M Surendra Kumar

Pro-Vice Chancellor
Qualification : Ph.D.

Dr. A. M. Surendra Kumar had his Bachelor of Technology (B.Tech) in Mechanical Engineering from Calicut University & M.Tech in Thermal Science from Government College of Engineering, Trivandrum. He completed his Ph. D. Program form IIT Bombay. He has over 38 years of teaching, research and administrative experience. He started his career as a Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering in an affiliated Engg. College in Mangalore University, Karnataka. He served as the Head of the Dept. till 1994 and then joined in an affiliated Engg. College in Mumbai University.

He joined BITS Pilani, Dubai Campus where he was heading the Grading and Transcript Dept. He joined Presidency University as a Professor and Head in Mechanical Engg. He was soon promoted as Assistant Dean and later as Controller Examinations. It is his sheer determination and meticulous nature that has driven him to the present post in Presidency University as Pro-Vice Chancellor’s position for this prestigious institution. Dr. Surendra has been listed as a noteworthy engineering educator; researcher by Marquis Who’s Who. In addition, he guided several M.Tech and Ph.D. thesis and more than 20 journal Papers in his credit.

His work includes-

  • The member of University Affiliation Committee to scrutinise the affiliation of different colleges in Mumbai University during 2004-05,
  • Staff Advisor & Chairman ISTE chapter of Mumbai University during 2003-05, served as member of selection committee for national level paper presentation competition held in March’2004 at Sardar Patel College of Engg, Mumbai,
  • Moderation committee member in the Mumbai University during 2003-06,
  • Chief Editorial Officer in the editorial board for the Journal of Mechanical Engineering (JME) & International Journal of Mechanical and Production Engg. Research and development from 2011,
  • Peer reviewer for the International Journal of Renewable energy & Technology, Advisory Committee Member of ICTE 2015, London & ICFE 2015 Dubai.