Vice Chancellor


Prof. Dr.S.Ravichandran
Vice Chancellor
St. Peter’s Institute of Higher Education and Research
St. Peter’s University
Chennai 600054

      Dr. Santhanam Ravichandran is currently Vice Chancellor of St. Peters University, Avadi, Chennai . He was also founder member of Knowledge Partner Technologies and Trimentus Technologies. Dr.S.Ravi is academically well qualified, an internationally well known TQM and Quality Consultant as well as renowned trainer and a veteran in QA field with over 3 + decades of experience as a Trainer and Assessor for Engineering Quality. Developed many Problem Solving Models for Engineering and actively involved in enhancing employability skills of public over 1,00,000+ people through skill development programs and their assessments.

Dr.S.Ravichandran was born at Thevanallur Village near Sirkazi, Thanjavur District, Tamil Nadu, and have now risen to the current heights in personal, social and professional life owing to his industrious work, diligent effort, and continuous accumulation of knowledge and by serving the Community. Dr.S. Ravichandran is ME, MBA, & PhD (Engineering) holder of Six Sigma Master Black Belt and ISO Lead Auditor for ISO Standards as well as Assessor for IT and Software organizations for their Process Quality and Skills Development in Technology and Management areas. He was the reviewer for many technical international conference papers. Developed several Non Destructive Testing Methods for In Service Inspection of process power plants including signal analysis and patternrecognition of defects of ultrasonic, eddy current testing methods.

Dr.S.Ravichandran is an eminent IT professional, a well qualified and also visiting professor and member of academic / curriculum development including Anna University, and was an Emeritus Professor for many Universities besides guiding many PG and Ph.D. students which includes BITS Pilani and Anna University. He was a keynote speaker in NASCOM, CII, IITs and many reputed Colleges/ Universities in India and other countries. Recipient of awards viz., Eminent Engineer in the field of Computer Engineering from the Institution of Engineers-India, Distinguished Scientist. Fellowships from Professional institutes viz., The Institution of Engineers (India). Dr.S.Ravichandran was Chief Guest for many Science and Engineering events. Published more than 100+ Technical/ Management papers in Journals/ Conferences and authored 10 Quality and Technology related books.

Dr.S.Ravichandran has served in Department of Atomic Energy /Nuclear Power Corporation 15+ years and later in eminent Software MNC’s and has played an immense role of taking companies through process improvement leading to Engineering, HR, Training Process certification and Skill Development. He has extensively consulted in many countries to offer appraisals, consultancy and training services in India and other countries such as USA, China, Brazil, Singapore, Malaysia, Philippines, UK, Vietnam, Taiwan, Greece and Europe and in 25 different countries with over 500+ clients and have worked with Companies such as IBM, Accenture, Sony, Verizon, HP etc. This has resulted in several million dollars of revenue influx to India and has resulted in a huge fillip to India’s reputation as the epitome of process maturity. Has developed unique software for defect prediction model and it was used widely. Presently serving as Vice Chancellor of St.Peters University where several innovative job oriented courses were introduced under his guidance.