Prof.Dr.N.Kathiravan,completed his Bachelors in Mechanical Engineering in 1986 from Government College of Technology, Coimbatore and Masters in Industrial Engineering from PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore in 1991. He completed his Ph.D. from PSG College of Technology under Bharathiar University in 2007.

He has over 30 years of professional experience out of which 11 years in core engineering manufacturing company and remaining in leading academic institutions including PSG College of Technology, Coimbatore. He has also worked as the Principal for 9 years.

During his academic career of more than 19 years, Dr.Kathiravan has taught various subjects at UG/PG levels and guided many UG/PG projects. He has to his credit 6 international journal publications and 8 international conference publications. He is a recognized and approved Ph.D. supervisor under Anna University, Chennai and presently being co-guide for Ph.D. Scholars.

Along with being a good teacher, Dr.Kathiravan has handled number of administrative assignments successfully and made excellent contributions through his dedicated and innovative approach. He was instrumental in implementing successfully the ‘Learning Management System’, a web enabled learning platform under MOODLE when he was working as the Principal. He is a life member in ISTE and IE and also a certified Ch.E. with Institution of Engineers.