Name: Prof. (Dr.) K A SIMON
Photo:  Prof. (Dr.) K A SIMON
Department: K.M. School of Marine Engineering
Designation: Director
Address for communication: K.M. School of Marine Engineering,
Cochin University of Science & Technology,
Kochi-682022
Academic Background
Qualifications: B.Sc(Engg), MBA, MS(WMU-Sweden), Ph.D, C.Eng, F.I.E, F.I.Mar.E, FICA, M.E.O Class I(Motor) Steam Endorsement, Extra First Class Marine Engineer
Post Graduate Degree: M.S.(Maritime Safety Administration) from world Maritime University, Sweden
Under Graduate Degree: B.Sc Engineering (Mechanical)
Experience
# Institution Post held No. of years
1 The Shipping Corporation of India Ltd. From 5th Engineer to Chief Engineer 11
2 Mercantile Marine Department / Directorate General of Shipping Engineer & Ship Surveyor/ Shipping Master/ Deputy Chief Engineer Surveyor 16
3 Eurotech Maritime Academy, Kochi Principal 7
4 K.M. School of Marine Engineering, CUSAT Director 2007 September – present
Papers Presented
# Title Journal Year & Volume
1 Published a paper “Glimpses of maritime heritage of India” CenGOA Souvenir (Central Govt. Officers’ Association Publication) 2013 February
2 Presented a paper on “Future propulsion system” at Mohammed Sadak Marine Engineering College, Kilakarai, Tamil Nadu on 28th Feb.2013. 2013 February
3 Presented a Technical paper on “MLC- 2006” at K.M. School of Marine Engineering on 07.05.2013. 2013
4 Presented a Technical paper on “Illegal Immigrants / Stoways Procedure and Security concerns” at the One Day National Seminar conducted by M/s Eurotech Maritime Academy at Hotel Renal, Cochin on 30.05.2013. 2013
5 Presented a Technical paper on “Maritime Training and Sustainable Developments-Training Institutes Perspective” in connection with the World Maritime Day, at KMSME on 27.09.2013. 2013
Seminars
# Title and year Role
1 Acted as the Chief Organiser of a National Seminar on “Maritime Piracy at Sea – an introspection” conducted by K.M. School of Marine Engineering, CUSAT on 25th November 2011. Chief Organiser
2 Acted as the Chief Organiser for the one day National Seminar on STCW-2010:impacts & implications conducted by K.M. School of Marine Engineering, CUSAT on 17th January 2013. Chief Organiser
3 Acted as the Chief Organiser of the National Seminar “Maritime Labour Convention-2006” (MLC- 2006) conducted by K.M. School of Marine Engineering, CUSAT on 07th May 2013. Chief Organiser
4 Acted as the Chief Organiser for the one day on “Maritime Training & Sustainable Developments Training Institutes perspective on 27th September 2013 organised by K.M. School of Marine Engineering. Chief Organiser
5 Acted as the Chief Organiser for the one day National Seminar on the most relevant and current topic “Carbon footprint- Its Impact and Control on Merchant Ships” on 21st November, 2014 organized by K.M. School of Marine Engineering of Cochin University of Science and Technology. Chief Organiser
Awards
# Award Particulars
1 The Institute of Marine Engineers(India) Award in recognition of services as National President of Institute of Marine Engineers (India) for the period from 2003-2005.