Mr. Augustine Sumesh C J joined Department of Physics, St. Albert’s College (Autonomous), Ernakulam as Assistant Professor in 2013. Prior to that, he worked as an Assistant Professor at St. Michael’s College Cherthala. He completed his M.Sc. at the Department of Physics, St. Albert’s College, Ernakulam and cleared the CSIR UGC NET with all India rank 33.He also has a B.Ed. Degree to his credit and cleared Kerala State Eligibility Test (SET) in his first attempt.
He is currently pursuing his Ph.D. focusing mainly on the fabrication of low cost, eco-friendly thin film solar cells using earth abundant materials and easily adaptable/scalable deposition technique. He was in charge of the Physical Education Department and the Care Taker of NCC Army Wing of the College. He is the Secretary of the Department of Physics, Department level coordinator of SSP (Student Support Programme-an initiative of Govt. of Kerala), College Level Programme Committee member and a member of the Office of the Dean, Students Affairs. He has a passion for Environment related activities in and around the campus. He is the founder and coordinator of the Department level Eco Club which is known by the name “Eco Warriors”. He has been recognized by the UNEP for his active work in the area of World Environment Programmes during 2019-2020. He was also awarded the Albertian Energy Conservation Award 2020 constituted by the Albertian Centre for Human Resource Development and Bharat Petroleum for exceptional achievement in energy efficiency.