Dr. Arun Surendran
Principal, Trinity College of Engineering
Dr. Arun Surendran is the Strategic Director and Principal of Trinity College of Engineering Trivandrum.
He holds his Masters and PhD in Aerospace Engineering from the Texas A&M University after his BTech from IIT Bombay. He was awarded the prestigious Eppright Outstanding International Student award, the highest honor given by the Texas A&M University to any international student. He is currently Vice President of the India A&M Club.
Dr. Arun is the Honorary Fellow for Robotics for the Kerala Startup Mission (KSUM) and Senior Fellow of the Defence Research and Studies (DRaS) thinktank. He is a mentor for the Kerala Development & Innovation Strategic Council’s (K-DISC) Young Innovator program and core group member of the Kerala Knowledge Economy Mission. He is a founder director of Adcy.io Cybersecurity Solutions and a director of Agasthyam Kalari.
He has authored two books The Startup Habit and The 7Cs of Entrepreneurship. His first collection of poems has been published under the title Stirrups. Dr. Arun has also produced the award winning documentary, Fragments of Illusion on the Chavittunatakam dance form.