Dr. K. Rajappa Kaimal B E, M S, Ph.D
Graduated in Mechanical Engineering with distinction from REC, Surathkal and M S from IIT Chennai. Retired as DGM, TERLS after 33 years of service. Received prestigious National Award (NRDC, Govt of India) for the indigenization and invention of sophisticated slip rings for Radar and ‘Pride of India’ and ‘Glory of India’ award, 2010 through All India Achievers’ Forum. He has three patents to his credit. He is the spirit behind the college. He is the Secretary of SEWELS and Director of SIST.
Mr. Koshy Mammen B Tech, MBA
Mr. Koshy Mammen was the founder President of SEWELS and is presently the Vice President of SEWELS.He graduated in Mechanical Engineering from College of Engineering, Thiruvananthapuram and took MBA. He joined the SLV Project under former President of India Dr A P J Abdul Kalam and then he moved to GSLV project where he was the Launch Campaign Manager. He was Dy Project Director and the Recovery Team Leader in Space Capsule Recovery Experiment Project for which he received an award from the President of India. He worked as DGM/ROD-TERLS and has launched 5 Rockets in a day during ‘sooryagrahan’ in 2010 and got another award for this. He retired as Range Operation Director, Thumba Equatorial Rocket Launching Station.
Dr. V.V. Karunakaran B E, M S, MIIChE, Ph D
Graduated with First Rank in Chemical Engineering, REC, Surathkal. As Head Application Development Division, VSSC & Dy. Proj. Director, Cryo Upper Stage Project, ISRO successfully developed various light weight foam systems and cryogenic insulation being used for launch vehicles and satellites. Served as Principal, College of Engineering, Thrikaripur, Expert on Polyurethane Foam Polymer systems. Consultant – BMVSS, Jaipur for development of artificial limbs to handicapped, Technical Adviser and Consultant to Bhabha Atomic Research center . He is the President of SEWELS.