Dr.M.PREMKUMAR has been connected with PAAVAI ENGINEERING COLLEGE,since June2001. He joined as a teacher and served as Head of the department of Mechanical Engineering, he led the team as Vice Principal and now successfully as Principal.While he has been a passionate and caring teacher, as an administrator he has been firmly result-oriented with a steady vision.A perfect blend of energy, enthusiasm and knowledge he guides the students and leads the faculty team with vigor to achieve the educational goals.
He was instrumental in bringing out the institution to obtain ‘A’ grade in NAAC and 5 of the departments to get NBA accreditation.
He always believes doing is learning and encourages the students to involve in innovative projects as the outcome of learning. He has promoted many students’ projects into sponsored projects from various funding agencies.
Dr.Premkumar has been an ambitious contributor in the field of Science and Technology by being a life member in Indian Society for Technical Education and in Institute of Engineers. The major project he is now undertaking is the Indo-UK Higher Education Partnership Programme (UK-HEP) for conducting FDP/Workshops/Conferences in the field of Engineering Analysis (Finite Element Methods) which is funded with 50 lakhs and the second feather to his cap being the Principal Investigator for a project titled “Analysis and Development of PICO Satellite Structure” with a R & D grant sanctioned by The Institution of Engineers(India),Kolkata.
He has published many International and National journals and he has also presented umpteen numbers of papers on varied topics.He is interested in developing personality skills among the students by encouraging a number of co-curricular and extra-curricular activities like NSS, NCC, NSO, YRC and Rotaract Club and motivates all the students in organizing innovative programmes.
A good human in nature, a helping hand in any situation Dr.Premkumar finds happiness in the growth of the students and the institution.