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Computer Science, Natural language processing, artificial Intelligence, computer Networks, Image Processing etc Dr. K.Poulose Jacob, Professor of Computer Science at Cochin University of Science and Technology since 1994, is currently Pro Vice Chancellor of Cochin University of Science & Technology. A National Merit Scholar all through, Dr. K.Poulose Jacob joined the Cochin University as a Lecturer in the regular position in 1983. He has taught the B.Tech students of the University since 1980. His studies and research in Multi-microprocessor Applications earned him his PhD from Cochin University of Science and Technology. He was elevated as Reader in Computer Science in 1989 and subsequently Professor. He is the founder Director of the School of Computer Science Studies. A new M.Tech programme was started in the department of Computer Science, under his leadership. He has initiated the development of several new laboratories; the CUSAT intranet was conceived and commissioned under his leadership. He has been Director of the CUSAT Computer Centre and had initiated the Centre for Information Resource Management. He was Chairman of two Boards of Studies earlier. He has been the Dean of the Faculty of Engineering and is presently Chairman, Board of Studies in Computer Science. He is a member of Academic Council and has been in the University Senate for 10 years. He has held additional administrative responsibilities at CUSAT, like Head of the Department of Computer Applications, Director - Centre for MHO Co-operation, Director - Strategic Planning. He has presented research papers in several International Conferences in Europe, USA, UK, Australia and other countries. He has delivered invited talks at several national and international events. He has served as a Member of the Standing Committee of the UGC on Computer Education & Development. He is the Zonal Coordinator of the DOEACC Society under the Ministry of Information Technology, Government of India. He serves as a member of the AICTE expert panel for accreditation and approval. He has been a member of several academic bodies of different Universities and Institutes. He is on the editorial board of two international journals in Computer Science. He has hosted an International Conference at Cochin serving as its Organising Chair. Dr. K.Poulose Jacob is a Professional member of the ACM (Association for Computing Machinery) and a Life Member of the Computer Society of India. Till now twelve candidates have obtained PhD degrees under his supervision. He has more than 75 research publications to his credit. His research interests are in Information Systems Engineering, Intelligent Architectures and Networks Listed in the 2010 Edition of Who’s Who in the World® published by Marquis Who’s Who, as the biographical reference representing the world’s most accomplished individuals.

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