Dr. J. JAYA, the Principal, Akshaya College of Engineering and Technology, is a dynamic leader with innovative approach and has two decades of experience in teaching, research and administration. She has received her Ph.D. in Information and Communication Engineering from Anna University, Chennai. She holds her Masters in Advanced Communication Systems from SASTRA University, Thanjavur, and Bachelors in Electronics and Communication Engineering from Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore. She has about 60 technical and research papers published in various International and National Journals, presentation in Conferences and have published 10 patents. She is a fellow of Institute of Engineers IE (I) – No: F-121257-1, IEEE Senior Member – No: 93897689, holds fellowship in Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE) – No: LM 36367, Computer Society of India (CSI) – No: N1184071 and Energy Science Society (ESSI) – No: 2501201901L. She is the recipient of Outstanding Engineer Award 2019, from Institution of Engineers (India) IE (I), Coimbatore, Alumni Excellence Award 2019 for Outstanding Achievement and Research, from Sri Ramakrishna Engineering College, Coimbatore, Commitment Towards Excellence Award 2019, from GCC’19, Guvi Community Conference, Chennai, Dr. Abdul Kalam Young Women Scientist Award 2018 – a National Award, Iconic Women Award 2017, from Yuvathy, Tamil Nadu, Best Principal Award 2013, by Education Today, Tamil Nadu and Best Teacher Award 2013, by AIMS, Coimbatore. She is also a recognized Supervisor of Anna University to guide research scholars in the specialization of Electronics and Communication Engineering. As the principal of the college, she is a strong driving force coupled with intelligence and administrative dexterity.