Bursar, Bishop Heber College and Associate Professor, PG and Research Dept. of Chemistry, has been working in this Institution since 2000.Prior to joining Bishop Heber, Dr.Isaiah was a QA Manager in a multinational Food Industry in the Arabian Gulf from 1993-2000. He did his B. Sc., Chemistry in Sacred Heart College, Tirupattur, M.Sc. and M.Phil. at Madras Christian College, Chennai and obtained Ph.D. at the Bharathidasan University, Trichy.
During the last 15 years, in addition to teaching, he shouldered different responsibilities in the College such as Adviser CE society, Convener -Student Help Line, Staff Adviser to Chemistry Association, Member, Anti-ragging Committee, Governing Board Member, Heber Ausable Institute of Environment Science and Associate Dean for International Relations.
As Research Adviser in PG and Research Department of Chemistry, Dr. Isaiah is presently guiding three scholars towards their Ph.D. in Cosmetic, Chemical Sensors and phytochemistry. He has guided successfully 30 M.Sc. Projects, 8 M. Phil. Scholars. Published 10 papers in peer reviewed journals and presented more than 50 research findings in National and International Conferences.Dr. Isaiah has also recently registered two patents.
Professionally, Dr. Isaiah is a member of doctoral committee for 20 research scholars in Bharathidasan University to review their research progress. He is a Member of Board of Studies of PG& Research Department of Chemistry , Bishop Heber College , was Member Board of Studies-Rajah’s College, Pudukottai 2010-2012, Nehru Memorial College, Puthanmpatti(2014-16), & Selvam Arts and Science College, Namakal, Periyar university(2013-15).
Dr. Isaiah towards fulfilling his social responsibility to society ,he was the founder secretary of Vasan Nagar Welfare Association from 2005-2012.He was instrumental in bringing various welfare schemes to Vasan Nagar,including roads, over headwatertank, Electricity - transformers, and Bus service. He has organized more than 10 free medical camps for the people of Nachikurichi and Vasan Nagar, 2 Sterilization camps for stray dogs using International animal rescue organization, he was also responsible for planting 200 trees in Vasan Nagar.
Dr.S.Isaiah is a committed Christian and he has a passion to serve the Lord through the Church. He is presently a member of CSI St. Luke’s church pastorate, Trichy Tanjore Diocese. During this period, he served two terms as the PC Treasurer from Feb 2010 to April 2014. He is currently the Secretary of CSI St. Luke’s Church. During his period as the Treasurer and Secretary, he was responsible for completing Rs.35 lakhs worth parsonage, Rs.51 lakhs Church Cemetery and 42 lakhs worth wooden benches for the church.
Dr. Isaiah is the Invited Resource person for Staff Workshops / Staff Seminars / Orientation Courses. He is a soft skill trainer, resource person for career guidance and motivational talks to UG and PG students. God is using him as his servant to preach the Gospel in churches and other congregations. He conducts retreat for families and youth in Colleges and Schools.