Principal

Dr. K.P. Dhanabalakrishnan

Experience         : 21 years
Research            : Faculty of Mechanical Engineering-Metallurgy:
                              Metal Matrix Composites
Specialization   : M.E - Production Engineering
                              M.B.A - Marketing & HR
Email ID             : principal@pietech.edu.in

Our Principal, Dr. K.P. Dhanabalakrishnan, has obtained his B.E. (Mechanical Engineering) from Kumaraguru College of Technology, M.B.A. (Marketing and HR), M.E. (Production Engineering) from PSG College of Technology and Ph.D. from Faculty of Mechanical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai. To his credit, he has more than two decades of Industrial and Academic experience.

Throughout his career he has rendered service in various positions as Process Engineer, Lecturer, Assistant Professor, Placement Officer, Professor and Head of the Department. He has established mutual relationship with various corporate houses which has helped in signing MOUs with companies like AutoDesk, Infosys etc., He has been instrumental in creating impressive track record of student placements during his tenure. He was also a Single Point of Contact (SPOC) for Infosys's Campus Connect Program for more than 7 years.

He has published numerous research papers in leading National and International Journals and Conferences. As a recipient of Doctoral award he has molded and trained students to exhibit their inborn talents in various Engineering Project Competitions. Being a vibrant personality he has organized various Workshops, Seminars, Conferences and Faculty Development and Training Programmes.

His interest in contributing for the betterment of the society made him a Rotarian in the year 2001. He has been President of Rotary Club of Pollachi and also of Rotary Club of Pollachi ROYALZ. He was a member of the Patients Welfare Committee of Government Hospital, Pollachi during 2006-08.

He also rendered his service as a member in the CII (Southern Region) panels for HRD & IR and Industry Institute Interaction for the year 2003-04. He is a life member of ISTE, Founder member of SFA, and member of SAE India.