Dr Rio D'Souza earned his Bachelor degree in Electrical and Electronics Engineering in 1986 from Karnatak University, Dharwad. He earned his MTech in Computer Engineering in 2000 from Visveswaraya Technological University, Belgaum. He also holds an Advanced Diploma in Applied Bioinformatics from Bioinformatics Institute of India at Noida. In 2011, he completed his PhD from the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at NITK Surathkal, under the supervision of Dr K Chandra Sekaran and Dr A Kandasamy. In this connection he has worked in the field of Evolutionary Computing and Bioinformatics.
Most of his work experience is in academics, except for about 7 years of industrial experience, out of which for 5 years he served as Project Manager for Jal International Corporation which is a large company engaged in Electrical and Instrumentation Contracting works in Saudi Arabia.
He has served as Lecturer for 5 years in the Electrical Engineering Department of Kalpataru Institute of Technology, Tiptur. He has also served as Assistant Professor in the MCA Department of St. Aloysius College, Mangalore, for 4 years and as a Teaching Fellow at NITK for a year and half. Since June 2006, he is with the Department of Computer Science and Engineering at SJEC, which he was heading till July 2009. Since July 2010, he has headed the Department of Computer Applications at SJEC and from February 2011, he has taken over as Dean-Academics of SJEC.
His research interests include Soft-Computing Technologies and Bioinformatics. He has been a resource person at several seminars and conferences. As of February 2011, he has 15 international journal and conference papers to his credit. He is also a keen enthusiast in E-learning and the application of Information Technology to Engineering Education.
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The 41st series of student project programme 2017-18 of Karnataka State Council for Science and Technology (KSCST) Midterm Evaluation was held at St Joseph Engineering College - MangaluruRead more >>
A Common farewell programme Alvida 2018 for final year PG/UG students was organized in Kalam Auditorium, V floor, Academic Block II at 11 am on May 11, 2018.Read more >>
EELS – the Students Association of Electrical and Electronics Department conducted a Beyond Syllabus activity for the subject Op-Amp and Linear ICs (LIC) engineering for 4th Semester Students.Read more >>
The Department of Electronics And Communication Engineering conducted a Mini Project Exhibition for 2nd and 3rd year students on 30th April 2018 under the banner of ISTE Students Chapter - SJERead more >>
Prodigi – The Students’ Association of the Department of Electronics and Communication Engineering organised a talk on 28 April 2018 from 10:00 am to 1:00 pm in Fr Fred Memorial Hall.Read more >>
The Department of Business Administration at SJEC organised a session on Career opportunities for MBA students in Banking on 28th April 2018 at 3:00 pm at Spoorthi Hall.Read more >>