Rev. Fr. Francis Thamburaj SJ, is the Dean of Loyola ICAM College of Engineering and Technology, Chennai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has held many college administrative posts such as Deputy Principal, Vice Principal, Director and H.O.D of CS and IT Departments. He has started the Computer Science department at Loyola College Chennai in 1992, and Information Technology Department, at St. Joseph’s College, Trichy in 2006. He has over 30 years of teaching experience in different colleges. He is also a researcher in Software Engineering, Artificial Neural Networks and Bioinformatics and has published many research articles in refereed international and national journals and chaired conferences in USA and Japan. He has authored many books.