Dr Jijimon K Thomas, Associate Professor, Department of Physics, Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous) Thiruvananthapuram wins the Berchmans Award 2018.
The Berchmans Award is instituted by the Kuwait chapter of the Alumni Association of St.Berchmans College and serves to honour exceptional academicians from govt. and/or aided Arts and Sciences colleges in Kerala.
The 3 member – Judging committee consisting of Mar Jacob MurIcken, Auxiliary Bishop, Diocese of Pala (Chairman), Sri K Jayakumar IAS, Former Chief Secretary and former Vice Chancellor, Malayalam University (member) and Prof Dr Dennis Thomas, Dean, School of Biological Sciences, Central University of Kerala, Kasaragod (member) decided the winner.
Dr. Thomas is a recipient of multiple science and research awards, and has published 118 research papers.
He has 3 US, 2 Indian and 1 European patents and is a reviewer for various international journals as well. He has been an invited speaker at various national and international venues. He is also an active collaborator associated with various, substantial extension and outreach activities outside his institution. He has chaired numerous academic bodies in India and is also a member of various international others.
Rev Fr John Joseph Mullanparackal
(Principal and President, Berchmans Award Committee)
Dr Antony Mathews
(Secretary, Berchmans Award Committee)