Associate Director Dr.S.Nagarajan Profile   Linkedin

Prof. Dr. S. Nagarajan is the Associate director of Solamalai college of Engineering Madurai (Since Dec’2022). Before joining this position, He was working as a Principal of Surendra Institute of Engineering and Technology, Siliguri (2 years 9 Months), Darjeeling, He was also working as a Professor and Head in the Department of Electrical and Electronics Engineering at Jerusalem College of Engineering, Chennai(19 years). He has 25 years of experience in teaching in various institutions. He completed his Ph.D. from Anna University in the year 2014. He is serving as the Deputy Director, Charles Walter Society for Research and Innovation. Dr. S. Nagarajan is a leading academic researcher and He was the Professor and Head of the Department for 10 years, he is a role model for other staff members in the pursuit of academic excellence, leadership, and managerial skills. He has very good ambassadorial and diplomatic skills.Dr. S. Nagarajan took on the responsibilities for setting and advancing the academic strategy of the Department in line with Faculty and University strategic plans.He developed and sustained an appropriate structure for management, consultation, decision-making, and communication with staff and students.

He makes effective use of all staffing resources and seeks opportunities for collaboration and joint working with others beyond the department and beyond the Faculty. Under his leadership, guidance, and active involvement the team of faculty members has worked for NBA(2003,2009&2019), NAAC (2005,2015)Accreditation and Autonomous(2019) status and earned a praiseworthy comment from the committee. He introduced activity-based learning in Jerusalem College of Engineering through various student clubs to enrich students' knowledge. As a leader, he was a Professor of Placement and Training, Disciplinary Committee Chairman, and Social Media Champion of the college. He also acted as a Chief Superintendent for University examinations and Chairman for Board of Studies, Central valuation & QP scrutiny of Department of EEE, JCE,2019 He is a recognized supervisor for M.S/PhD of Anna University.

His research area includes Electrical Machines & Drives, Power Electronics, Renewable Energy, and Power Systems. Presently he is guiding 2 research scholars. Under his guidance, 30 UG batches and 15 PG students had completed their projects successfully. Among the plethora of awards that Dr. Nagarajan has received, are the Best Teacher Award from Jerusalem College of Engineering for two consecutive years in 2002 and 2018;

  • Best Outstanding Teacher Award from Pearl foundation, 2016;
  • Best performer award from JCE;
  • Best Teacher Award from Rotaract Club Five Star, Chennai during teachers day celebration, Septemper'18;
  • Best HOD of year-2019 by IARE, June '19, Noida;
  • Best Distinguished Teacher Award of year-2019 by MTC Global, September'19, Bangalore;
  • Best Outstanding Teacher Award from Pearl foundation, 2016; Best researcher Award by VD good technology, November'19, Vishakhapatnam and Committed faculty award from JCE.
  • He is a Fellow member of IEI, a Life Member of IET, IEAE & ISTE. Further, he has also received funds from IEI-KANCHIPURAM local chapter to conduct a national seminar on Design Challenges in E-Vehicle, Jan-2020.
  • He is a member of the Editorial Board of IEAE and IJCERT journals. He has organized many FDTP programs sponsored by Anna University and ISTE.
  • He has published more than 62 papers in International Journals and conferences. He has authored 3 textbooks for Engineering students(Circuit Theory, Design of Electrical Machines & Digital Logic Circuits). He has been selected as the Most Promising Educator in higher Education across India for the year 2019" by uLektz Wall of Fame, an initiative to identify, recognise and appreciate the contributors of higher education.