• Thoothoor-629 176
  • Kanyakumari District
  • Phone:04651-240715
  • Fax:04651-241305

Principal

Dr. C. Hentry

Associate Professor

M.Sc.( Physics), M.Phil., PGDCA, M.Sc.(Geo- Info),Ph.D.

Thoothoor – 629176

Principal Message’s

    “Education is the most powerful weapon which you can use to change the world” – Nelson Mandela.

    St. Jude’s College, begotten by the vision and efforts of ten zealous Founder Fathers 40 years ago has become not only a landmark of Thoothoor, but also it has become a the light house of the lives of those who have spent a substantial amount of time in the campus. Ever since the inception of this venerable Institution, multifaceted development of many an individual has been facilitated. Be it academics, co – curricular or extra – curricular, students are provided with ample opportunities to showcase their skills and abilities. Bearing the Vision and Mission of the Institution as the guiding light, the management and the faculty always act as paving stones for equipping the students and prepare them for the future to encounter the diverse challenges life throws to them.

Seminars/workshop/Conferences/Refresher Courses attended

  • 1. Orientation for College / University teachers from 12th September 1990 to 9th October at the Academic Staff College, Pondicherry University,Pondicherry.
  • 2. Orientation Course on Counselling conducted from 27.06.1991 to 30.06.1991 by SEERI, Kottayam.
  • 3. Workshop on Environmental Education at Kristu Jyothi College, Bangalore from 18.05.1992 to 25.05.1992 conducted by AIACHE.
  • 4. Orientation program on Science and Society from 25.04.1994 to 27.04.1994 conducted by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
  • 5. Faculty Development Program in Entreprenuership from 29.01.1996 to 18.02.1996 at C.E.D. conducted by Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.
  • 6. Workshop on History of Science on 9th December 1996 at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University , Tirunelveli.
  • 7. Refresher Course in Physics from 11.03.1998 to 31.03.1998 at School of Physics , Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai .
  • 8. Refresher Course in Microprocessor and Computers in Physics from 11.03.1998 to 31.03.1998 at N.M.C. College, Marthandam.
  • 9. Resource Persons Training Camp in Total Literacy Project on 19th & 20th October 1999 at S.T.Hindu College, Nagercoil.
  • 10. Refresher Course in Physics from 04.10.2001 to 24.10.2001 at Academic Staff College, Calicut University, Calicut.
  • 11. Seminar on Globalization and Christian vision of Higher Education from 16.05.2002 to 21.05.2002 at Indian Social Institute, Bangalore.
  • 12. Workshop cum training on Web Resource for Research & web page design from 06.12.2007 to 07.12.2007 at St.Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai.
  • 13. Provider course on Basic Life Support on 2nd February, 2008 at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University , Tirunelveli.
  • 14. Participated in the UGC sponsored state level seminar on New perspectives on choice based credit system (CBCS) in Tamil Nadu held at V.O.Chidambaram College, Thoothukudi on 18th Feb 2012.

Seminars/workshop/Conferences/Refresher Courses on Remote Sensing and GIS attended

  • 1. Refresher course on Spatial Information Technology and Applications from 06.12.2004 to 31.12.2004 at Jawaharlal Technological University, Hyderabad.
  • 2. Training Programme on Geological Remote Sensing and GIS from 05.12.2005 to 23.12.2005 at Anna University, Chennai sponsored by ISRO –NNRMS.
  • 3. Participated in the National Workshop on Coastal Non-Living Resources from 13.03.2008 to 15.03.2008 at National College, Tiruchirapalli Sponsored by DST.
  • 4. Participated in the Seminar on Baseline Studies on Kudankulam Environment held at 11th December 2008 at Scott Christian College, Nagercoil Sponsored by Department Of Atomic Energy.
  • 5. Participated in the International Conference on Land Use change, Biodiversity and Climate Change on 6th & 7th October 2008 at Nesamony Memorial Christian College, Marthandam sponsored by UGC & CSIR.
  • 6. Participated in the two day National seminar on “Sustainability and conservation of coastal resources and ecology” held at Si.Pa. Adithanar Auditorium, M.S. University, Organised by Centre for Geo-Technology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli between 17 & 18th July, 2009.
  • 7. Participated in the National Land Resource Conservation Week on 20th November, 2007. Environmental Awareness Campaign among the school children, college students and farmers under national land resource conservation week 14th to 20th November 2007 sponsored by Tamil Nadu State Land Use Board.
  • 8. Participated and presented 3 papers in Eighteenth Convention of IGI and National Seminar on Quaternary Climatic Changes and Landforms, held at Si.Pa. Adithanar Auditorium, M.S. University, Organised by Centre for GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.
  • 9. Participated in National Seminar on Development Planning of Coastal Placer Minerals – PLACER 2005 from 26 October to 27 October, 2005, held e at Si.Pa. Adithanar Auditorium, M. S. University, Organised by Centre for Geotechnology, M. S. University, Tirunelveli and Central Mining Research Institute, Dhanbad.
  • 10. Participated and Presented two papers in National/International seminar on EIA studies, held at Library Seminar Hall, Osmania University, Hyderabad, Organised by Special Assistance Programme, Department of Geography, Osmania University, Hyderabad from 21st & 22nd March, 2005.
  • 11. Participated in the three day International workshop on “Geomorphological Hazards held at Hotel Sparsa, Kanyakumari, Organised by Centre for GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli and International Association of Geomorphologist between 21& 23rd July, 2010.
  • 12. International workshop on Web GIS and Ecoinformatics by Indian Institute of Information Technology and management (IITM) - Kerala,Thiruvanathapuram - Kerala.

Publications

I. In Journal
2016

1. C. Hentry, S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar & S. L. Rayar, Post - Tsunami Damages Assessment, Relief and Rehabilitation Measures in the Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, South India, Energy and Environment Research; Vol. 6, No. 2; 2016, pp 48 -63.

2014

2. S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, M. Rajamanickam, C. Hentry and V. Joevivek, Management of coastal erosion using remote sensing and GIS techniques (SE India), International Journal of Climate and ocean systems, Volume 5 · Number 4 · 2014, Pp 211 -221.

2013

3. M. Brightson, S.L. Rayar, C.Hentry, C.Vijayakumar, Studies of electrical properties of Cu doped ZnS nanoparticles synthesised by Solvothermal route, International Journal of Engineering Associates (2320 – 0804) / 6 / Volume 2 Issue 6.

2012

4. N. Chandrasekar, S. Saravanan, M. Rajamanickam, C. Hentry and G. V. Rajamanickam Correlation Between Coastal Geomorphology and Tsunami Inundation Along the Coast of Kanyakumari, India J. Ocean Univ. China (Oceanic and Coastal Sea Research) 2012 11 (1): 1-6.

5. C.Hentry, N.Chandrasekar, and S. Saravanan, “Beach dynamics of Colachel open coast, Kanyakumari District (SW India), Annals of Geomorphology, Vol.57,1,75-95, May 2012.

2011

6. S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, P. Sheik Mujabar and C.Hentry (2010). An Overview of Beach Morphodynamic Classification along the Beaches between Ovari and Kanyakumari, Southern Tamilnadu Coast, India, Physical Oceanography, UDC 551.468.1, March 2011 issue.

7. C. Hentry, S. L. Rayar, S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar and A. Ponniah Raju and K. Kulathuran , “Application of GPS in Fisheries and Marine Studies”, International Journal of Advanced Research in Computer Science, 2 (6), Nov –Dec, 2011, 259-263.

2010

8. C. Hentry, N. Chandrasekar, S. Saravanan and J. Dajkumar Sahayam (2010) Influence of geomorphology and bathymetry on the effects of the 2004 tsunami at Colachel, South India, Bulletin of Engineering Geology and the Environment, Vol:69, pp.431–442.

2009

S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, C.Hentry, M.Rajamanickam, J.Loveson Immanuel and P.Sivasubramanian (2009). Post-Tsunami Assessment along the beaches between Ovari and Kanyakumari, Southern TamilNadu Coast, India, Earth science Frontiers, Vol.16, pp.129-135.

II Paper Communicated/ Under Review
2018

1. Conchalish Hentry, Nainar Chandrasekar, Arumugam Asari Muthukrishnan, Krishnan Nair Harikumar, Sakthivel Saravanan and Chellaiyan Vijayakumar, Specification of Vulnerable areas of Kanyakumari District coast, South West India using Geospatial technologies and C++ program, communicated to Environmental earth sciences journal.

2. Conchalish Hentry, Nainar Chandrasekar, Arumugam Asari Muthukrishnan, Krishnan Nair Harikumar, Sakthivel Saravanan and Soosai Ladis Rayar, Coastal erosion hazard mapping using GIS and hazard assessment using C++ language along Kanyakumari District coast, south west India communicated to Geomatics, Natural hazards and Risk journal.

3. Conchalish Hentry*, Nainar Chandrasekar#, Arumugam Asari Muthukrishnan+, Krishnan Nair Harikumar*, Sakthivel Saravanan# and Soosai Ladis Rayar, Coastal geological and geomorphological investigation of the coastal stretch between Kanyakumari and Thengapattanam coast, southern tip of Indian sub continent communicated to Earth processes and landforms journal.

Paper Proceedings
2010

4. S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, K. Kulathuran and C. Hentry (2010) . GPS application in disaster Management. Organised by Department of Computer Science, Palani Andavar college for culture and science, Palani on 5th February 2010 at National Conference on Advanced Trends in Information Technology.

5. C. Hentry ,S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, K. Kulathuran and (2010) GPS application in Fisheries and Marine studies Organised by Department of Computer Science, Palani Andavar college for culture and science, Palani on 5th February 2010 at National Conference on Advanced Trends in Information Technology.

2005

6. N. Chandrasekar, S. Saravanan, M. Rajamanickam, J. Loveson Immanuel, C. Hentry and P. Sheik Mujabar (2005) Observations of the 2004 Sumatra Tsunami in the Beaches between Ovari and Kanyakumari, South Eastern Tamilnadu Coast, IGI, Organised by Centre for GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, held at Tirunelveli on December 26th to 28, 2005 pp.71.

7. N.Chandrasekar, M. Rajamanickam, C. Hentry, D, Sateesh Herbert Singh, G. Alaguraja, S. Saravanan, J. Loveson Immanuel. J. Dajkumar Sahayam, and Chandralekha, (2005) Application of Remote sensing and GIS in assessment of Tsunami hazards along Kanyakumari district, India, IGI, Organised by Centre for GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, held at Tirunelveli on December 26th to 28, 2005, pp.103.

8. J.Dajkumar Sahayam, N.Chandrasekar, M. Rajamanickam, G. Alaguraja, C. Hentry, D. Sateesh Herbert Singh, J. Loveson Immanuel, S. Saravanan and Li., Chandralekha, (2005) Tsunami imprints on Coastal geomorphology between Kovalam and Colachel, South West India, IGI, Organised by Centre for GeoTechnology, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University held at Tirunelveli on December 26th to 28, 2005, pp.75

9. J. Dajkumar Sahayam, N. Chandrasekar, J. Loveson Immanuel, M. Rajamanickam, S. Saravanan, G. Alaguraja, C. Hentry, D. Sateesh Herbert Singh, and L.I. Chandralekha (2005). Beach Profile modification due to tsunami wave on the South West India, IGI Proceeding on Quaternary climatic changes and land, pp.285-298.

10. C. Hentry, N. Chandrasekar, S. Saravanan, M. Rajamanickam and J. Dajkumar Sahayam (2005) A case study on Post-Tsunami assessment in the coast between Kanyakumari and Thengapatanam, Tamil Nadu. National/ International seminar on EIA studies organised by Special Assistance Programme, Department of Geography, Osmania University, Hyderabad. 21st & 22nd March, 2005, p.31.

11. S. Saravanan, N. Chandrasekar, C. Hentry, M. Rajamanickam J. Loveson Immanuel and P. Siva Subramanian (2005) A case study on Post-Tsunami assessment in the coast between Kanyakumari and Thengapatanam, Tamil Nadu. National/International seminar on EIA studies organized by Special Assistance Programme, Department of Geography, Osmania University Hyderabad on 21st & 22nd March, 2005. p. 31.

2004

N. Chandrasekar, C. Hentry, M. Rajamanickam and S. Saravanan (2004) Spatial distribution of Beach placer mineral study using Digital Elevation Modelling: A case study at Kallar – Vember coast, Tamilnadu, ISRS Annual Convention and National Symposium, held at Birla Auditorium, BM Birla Science & Technology Centre, Jaipur, Organised by ISRS, Dehradun, November, 2004. pp 3-5.

Professional Body membership

International Society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing

Indian Society of Remote Sensing

Organizing Seminar

Organizing committee member of National Seminar on “ Recent Trends in Geosciences ( RTG - 2018) “ organized by Centre for Geo - Technology, M.S. University was held on February 15 and 16, 2018.

Organizing committee member of National Seminar on “ Sustainable Development and Management of Groundwater Resources ( SDMGR – 2019) “ organized by Centre for Geo - Technology, M.S. University was held on February 1-2, 2019.

Grants Attracted

1.Principal investigator of an UGC minor project on “Spatial Characterization and Coastal change assessment between Kanyakumari and Midalam Coast, KK Dist TN through Remote Sensing and GIS “- Rs.75,000/ – Completed.

Participation in Corporate Life

1.M.S.University Senate Member

2.M.S. University Member - BOS (University)

3.Physics Major University question setter

4.MUTA Zone President

Contribution to Institutional Growth

 College Magazine Editor - 2 years

 NSS Programme Officer - 2006 – 2008 ( 2 years), 2010 – 2015 (5 years)

 NCC (Army ) Caretaker - 2 years

 Director – Diploma Courses

 Asst. Co-ordinator - NAAC ( 2 times )

 Member – Planning Committee

 Member – UGC Steering Committee

 Member – Staff Council

 Member – Secretary - Staff Council

 Member – Discipline Committee

 Member – Examination Committee

 Member – Time-table Committee

 Member – Library Council

Co-curricular Activities

 Director – SHARP

 Member – JUNOS

 Member – JACS

 Member – Examination Committee

Enrichment of Campus Life (Hostels, sports, games, cultural activities)

 Member – Sports Council

 Convenor – Fine-Arts Committee

Students Welfare and Discipline

Member – Discipline Committee

Member - Career Guidance cell

Convenor – Placement cell