Dr. Z. A. Samitha

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Dr Samitha Z.A, joined University College of Engineering, Kariavattom as Principal after her 33 years of service in Government Engineering College, Trivandrum. She was the professor and Head of the Department of Mechanical Engg., CET for more than 10 years and during her tenure the entire process of accreditation by the National Board Of Accreditation was done and got accredited for 5 years. University of Kerala awarded Ph.D in propulsion Engineering for her research work done at LPSC, Valiyamala.

She, orally Presented research papers in various international conferences held at Canberra (Australia), Brussels (Belgium) and Reno, Newada (USA) and got recognition for the best paper presentation. She was the organising secretary for the two National Conferences held at College Of Engineering , Trivandrum in which eminent personalities from various countries came and presented their Research Papers. She is the Chairman, Doctoral committee on QIP, CET and reviewer of many International Conferences including ICRI, IMMM, ICTT etc. She is also a member of professional bodies like ISTE, AIAA, AeSI, Combustion Institute etc.

She was the chairperson, Board of studies UG and PG in the universities of Kerala and Calicut. She was a member in the centralised allotment process of Common Entrance Examination 2005 of Kerala. She is an advisor to Union Public Service Commission, New Delhi for the final personality test of Indian Engineering Service. She is one of the technical experts of the Department of Science and Technology for awarding patents to inventions, Technical member of Kerala Handicapped persons Welfare Corporation, committee member of BRAMOS, KPSC, VSSC, UPSC and also a Technical member in the committee constituted for the security of "Sree Padmanabha temple, Thiruvananthapuram. She is also a member of the foreign PG Degree Equivalency certificate issuing committee of the University of Kerala. She was the chairman of Syllabus revision committee in Kerala and Calicut universities in 2008 & 2013 schemes. She is also associated with the various schemes of university of Kerala for giving affiliation of various engineering colleges. At present she is one of the academic auditors of Kerala Technological University (KTU).