Dr. D.Paul Dhayabaran is the Principal of Bishop Heber College, Trichy and he is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mathematics. He was born on September 15th, 1963. He successfully completed M.Sc. (Applied Mathematics), PGDCA and M.Phil. (Mathematics) at Bishop Heber College, Trichy. He finished his Ph.D. at the National Institute of Technology, Trichy. His educational qualifications include a Certificate Course on German language at Maxmuller Bhavan, Chennai. He has held various positions as Bursar and Programme Officer in the National Service Scheme.
Dr. Paul Dhayabaran’s areas of specialization are Differential Equations, Computational Mathematics, Operational Research and Graph Theory. He has been teaching for twenty five years in Bishop Heber College, Trichy. He has an overseas teaching experience of about three years and eight months, having worked in Birla Institute of Technology and Science (BITS), Dubai. He has visited different countries, namely, Singapore, UAE, United Kingdom, France and the United States of America.
Dr. Paul Dhayabaran has published fifteen papers in reputed International Journals. He has published three papers in the proceedings of International conferences. He has attended six International and nine National Conferences, Workshops and Symposiums. He has attended four Refresher, Orientation and Short term courses as well. He has published one book entitled Remedial Mathematics for the B.E. Biotech Students at BITS, Dubai. He has also carried out Collaborative Research along with his Research Guide, Dr. K. Murugesan (NITT) and Dr. D.J. Evans, Professor of Computing, Nottingham Trent University, UK, and has published seven papers. He has successfully guided one scholar towards his Ph.D. and has been guiding three students for their Ph.D. degrees. Five of his wards have completed their M.Phil under his guidance.
Dr. Paul Dhayabaran’s extra-curricular activities include Music and Elocution (at school). He represented his school in Hockey and also participated and won prizes in Staff Tennis and cricket Tournaments.
Dr. Paul Dhayabaran’s firm attitude towards the academic rigor promoted the institution to rank IV among Arts and Science colleges in India by the Ministry of Human Resource Development through NIRF (National Institutional Ranking Framework). His competence and ability enveloped with a mission lead the college to greater heights like being recognized by the UGC as “College of Excellence” the first among the affiliated Colleges in Bharathidasan University to hold the title. He is a humble leader. He has great passion for teaching. With immense vision he leads Bishop Heber College, Trichy.
Dr.S.Valarmathi, Associate Professor and Head, Department of Mathematics, has been serving this prestigious institution since 1985. She has been teaching Algebra, Real Analysis, Topology, Differential Equations, Perturbation Techniques and Fundamental courses for students of Under Graduate Programmes in Mathematics, Physics, Chemistry and Computer Science.
She has been in research collaboration with Prof. John J.H.Miller, Professor Emeritus, Trinity College, Dublin, Ireland since 2005. She has published research articles in various reputed international journals. She has presented articles in the prestigious BAIL (Boundary And Interior Layers) conferences and other international conferences held at various countries including Germany, Ireland, Spain, South Korea, Singapore and Czech Republic.
She is a council member in the Institute for Numerical and Computational Analysis, Dublin, Ireland (www.incaireland.org). She has been included in the volumes of International Encyclopedia of famous scientists, Marquis Who’s Who, from the year 2006. She has refereed papers for various international journals. She has also served as a resource person in the refresher courses sponsored by the UGC and various programmes held in different colleges in Tamil Nadu. She has guided 3 students for Ph.D. and currently 5 students are pursuing their doctoral studies under her guidance.
She has also been a member of various committees of the College and the College General Body. She is also member of Board of Post Graduate Studies in Mathematics of Bharathidasan University and also Boards of Studies in Mathematics of various colleges She was awarded merit scholarship during her Post Graduate and M.Phil. Programmes. She is a life time member in Indian Mathematical Society and a member of American Mathematical Society and Society for Industrial and Applied Mathematics.
Dr. F. Samuel Christopher has been working in this Institution since 1982. He has done his B. Sc, M. Sc and M. Phil at St. Joseph’s College, Trichy and obtained Ph.D. at the Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
His areas of interest are Plant Morphogenesis, Plant Cell and Molecular Biology. So far he has published 6 papers in reputed journals and authored chapters in 2 books. 12 students have done their project under him for their M. Phil degree. He is also a regular visitor to neighbouring colleges in Trichy to deliver lectures on topics of current interest in Botany.
Besides Botany he is also interested in music and games. He has been the staff in charge for the college Fine Arts team for 12 years. He is a tenor singer in “Singspirations” a leading choir in Trichy. He is a good tennis player.