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Rt. Rev. Timothy Ravinder Dev Pradeep is the 6th Bishop of Coimbatore Diocese of the church of south India. He is a highly learned scholored, who was selected for an autumn course in New Testament studies at the Copenhagen University in Denmark. In the year 2003 Timothy Ravinder was deputed by the Church of South India from the Coimbatore diocese to work with the Protestant Church in Baden, Germany from 2003 to 2008 where he further studied german Language , Arts and Culture at the Frankfurt University under the European Language Course Certificate in Rheinfelden, Baden. As an eminent religious leader and father of the Coimbatore diocese, he leads the community towards peace and harmony among all the beings of the society.
Dr.J.Joshua Gnana Sekaran, the Principal(i/c) of CSI College of Engineering, Ketti, The Nilgiris was awarded with Bachelor degree from the Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in the year 1991. He completed his Post Graduation(MS) from Brilla Institute of Technology, Pilani in the year 1996. He completed his PhD from Anna University, Chennai in the year 2019.
He started his career in the Solar Power Research Centre, a German funded project, in CSI Polytechnic College, Salem. During this period, he designed various types of Solar Cookers, Integrated Passive Solar Water Heater, Solar Street Lights etc. He participated in a Solar Cooker International Conference jointly organized by Solar Cooker International, USA and Avinashilingam Deemed University, Coimbatore in the year 1994 and submitted paper and his review on solar cooker. He was instrumental in producing more than 250 solar cookers and 10 water heaters which were then supplied to various KNH homes and hostels run by CSI Coimbatore Diocese Council to save the energy.
He served as a Senior Lecturer and the Head of the Departments of Plastic, Mechanical Engineering and Production Engineering of CSI Polytechnic College, Salem. During this period, he organized and conducted many conferences, workshops and seminars in CSI Polytechnic College, Salem and attended National and International conferences. He published 7 papers in various National and International journals.
He is a life member of Indian Society of Technical Education, New Delhi and fellow member of Institution of Engineers (India), Kolkatta and member in Computer Society of India, Mumbai. He served as a Joint Hon. Secretary and Hon.Secretary of the Institution of Engineers (India), Salem Local Centre, Presently he is the Committee Member of Salem Local Centre of the Institution of Engineers (India). He has been elected as the National Executive Council Member of ISTE, New Delhi for the second time.