Faculty

Prema.S.Thomas

MCA

Rajagiri School of Computer Science

premasthomas@rajagiri.edu

Joined Rajagiri in 2009 and has more than 19 years of experience in teaching . Worked with Christ University ,Bangalore as head of the Department of Computer Science-UG prior to joining Rajagiri College Of Social Sciences. Areas of interest include agile programming, Software Project Management ,networking, shell scripting , operating systems and computer graphics. Written several books for M.C.A and B.C.A , Bangalore University .Member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology. Has been awarded gold medal for being the best student in B.Sc(Physics),Assumption College , Changanacherry.

Educational Qualification

  • MCA
  • M.C.A, First Rank , Cauvery College , Bharathidasan University.
  • B.Sc(Physics), First Rank , Assumption College, M G University.
  • Gold medalist (B.Sc, best student in Physics), Assumption College , Changancherry.

Online Certifications

  • Understanding Research Methods (Authorized by University of London and SOAS University of London and offered through Coursera)

Work Experience (Teaching / Industry / Research)

  • HOD(Computer Science-UG)/Sr.Lecturer, Christ University, Bangalore from 2006 to 2009.
  • Lecturer,Computer Science Department Christ University, Bangalore from 2004 to 2006.
  • Lecturer, Computer Science Department, Garden City College , Bangalore from 2000 to 2004.
  • Guest Lecturer, Assumption College/S.B College,Changanacherry from 1998 to 1999.

Research Projects / Consultancy / Training / MDP conducted

  • Trained the faculty members at Christ University on “Scientific Temper” as part of the “Holistic Education” training given to faculty members

Publication ( Book / Article / Case ) / Paper Presentations

  • Published a paper titled, "How To Select The Right SDLC?,in the International Journal of Research in Engineering & Technology (IMPACT: IJRET) ISSN(E): 2321-8843; ISSN(P): 2347-4599 ,Vol. 2, Issue 3, Mar 2015, 1-10
  • Published a paper titled “Ten Golden Rules For Cost Saving In Software” in the  International Journal For Research In Engineering And Technology, Impact Factor(JCC) 1.326,ICV 3.0, Vol 2 Issue 2 ,Page Nos 25-30,February 2014.
  • Published a paper titled “Project Management – A Business Fulfillment Process” in the  International Journal of Applied Information Systems, ISBN: 978-93-65823-17-6, June 2012
  • Prema.S.Thomas and Satheeesh Thomas. Agile Programming-Scrum XL. IJCA Special Issue on Computational Science - New Dimensions & Perspectives (4):150–154, 2011. Published by Foundation of Computer Science which is an open access journal indexed in DBLP, Google Scholar, Proquest & So on.
  • Presented a paper titled “Agile Programming-Scrum XL”  for the Second National Conference held on 4th and 5th February 2011 by the Department of M.C.A at Rajagiri College of Social Sciences.
  • Prema.S.Thomas, "Agile Programming –A New Approach", International journal of Computer Engineering & Technology (IJCET), Volume 1, Issue 2 (2010),Pgs 47-56,ISSN Print :   ISSN 0976 – 6367    ISSN Online:    ISSN 0976 – 6375.
  • COBOL Programming for M.C.A, Pooja Publications, Bangalore .
  • Computer Graphics for M.C.A, Pooja Publications,  Bangalore.

Seminar / Workshop / Refresher /  Training Attended

  • Attended a one day seminar on "Modeling And Simulation Of Systems Using MATLAB and Simulink " at Mariott Hotel by Mathworks on 3rd August 2016.
  • Fourth International Conference on "Advances in Computing and Communications" held at Rajagiri School of Engineering and Technology, Kochi ,Kerala during August 27-29,2014.
  •  Attended a "UGC Sponsored one day National Seminar on Mobile Technology: Android & Its Future" organized by S.H. College Thevara on 22nd January,2014.
  • Attended a one day Faculty Development Program on Mobility conducted by TCS, Infopark, Kochi on 25 October,  2012.
  • Attended a two day   workshop in “Information Delivery Systems For Academic and Research Institutions (IDSARI 1.0) “ at Rajagiri College Of  Social Sciences from 24-25 September,  2012.
  • Attended a three day national workshop in “Cryptography And Network Security “ at Rajagiri College Of  Social Sciences from 5-7 July, 2012.
  • A technical talk on “CLOUD COMPUTING” by Mr.Satish Babu,President,InApp Information Technologies at Inforpark , Kochi, organized by CSI,IEEE & PMI.
  • Two day National Conference on Computer Science and IT - INSIGHT 2009, organized by Naipunnya  Institute Of Management & Information Technology,Thrissur from 25th November to 26 November, 2009.
  • A Conference on Teleeducation conducted by R.V College in association with CSI Bangalore in November, 2008.
  • Faculty development program me conducted by Christ University in June 2008.
  • Two day National Conference on Rational Software conducted by IBM in August  2007.
  • One week conference conducted  by Christ College in association with IEEE on the Emerging Trends in IT, September ,2006.

Professional  Membership / Certification

  • Member of the International Association For Engineering And Management Education, IAEME
  • Member of International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology(IACSIT).

Presentation made in the Rajagiri Faculty Council

  • Presented a paper on "Serverless Architecture " based on a research paper by Sateesh Narahari in February 2016 .
  • Presented a paper on "Automated Web Testing Tool-Selenium " on 26th October 2015
  • Presented a paper on "Flood Modeling For Cities Using Cloud Computing" on 14t h October 2014
  • Presented a paper titled“ Fuzzy Round Robin Scheduling” in the faculty council on 17th December 2013 and was attended by all the faculty members of M.C.A
  • A presentation on “Agile Programming-SCRUM” on 22nd January 2013 as part of the lecture series and was attended by all the faculty members.
  • A presentation on “CLOUD COMPUTING” on 3rd August 2010 as part of the lecture series and was attended by all the faculty members.

Area of Interest (Teaching / Research)

  • Agile Programming
  • Software Project Management
  • Networking
  • Shell Scripting
  • Operating Systems
  • Computer Graphics