Time: 10:10 am, 12 March 2000
Location: Perumon, Kerala, India
Dr. Z A Zoya, completed her B.Tech Degree in Mechanical Engineering, from TKM College of Engineering , Kollam in 1982 and was the first woman appointed as Professor and Head of Mechanical Engg. in an Engineering College among the colleges under Technical Education Department Kerala.. She took her M.Tech degree in Mechanical Engineering from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT) Chennai in 1990. She was the first women awarded Doctorate in Mechanical Engineering among the faculties of Engineering Colleges of the state from Indian Institute of Technology (IIT)Chennai in 1999.She has a total of 32 Years of Teaching Experience. _
She started her career as Lecturer in Mechanical Engineering at TKM College of Engineering, Kollam followed by a great Academic and Administrative professional life as Professor and Head of The Department of Mechanical Engineering at Govt Engineering College Thrissur, Govt Engineering College Kozhikode, College of Engineering Trivandrum etc and has a 7 years of career Experience as Princial at Govt Engineering College Kozhikode and Govt Engineering College Palakkad and College of Engineering Perumon. Dr Z A Zoya, also functioned as Dean , Academic Council Member ,Chair Person of Board of Studies, Approved research guide, university of Calicut for guiding Ph.D students , Senate Member, Cochin University of Science and Technology. etc.
She Joined College of Engineering Perumon on 21/05/2012 ,and her major achievements in this tenure are
• Project Facilitator of TEQIP-II
• Initiated NBA Accreditation Process.
• Initiated ISO Certification Process.
• Patron of 3 National Conferences and One International Conference.
• Resolved the Land Owners Agitation.