About Chief Coordinator


Dr. T Jayaprakash is a Professor in Physics at Nehru Institute of Technology, Coimbatore. Currently serving as the Chief Coordinator for Nehru Group of Institutions: New Generation Innovation and Entrepreneurship Development Centre (NGI—New Gen IEDC), funded by NSTEDB, DST, Govt. of India, New Delhi, he plays a crucial role in fostering innovation and entrepreneurship. His educational journey includes completing M.Sc. and M.Phil. in Physics at Periyar University, Salem, followed by a Ph.D. in Physics at Anna University, Chennai. With a remarkable 17 years of teaching experience in prestigious engineering colleges, Dr. Jayaprakash has made significant contributions to academia.

Dr. Jayaprakash has a robust research profile, boasting 26 published articles in esteemed National and International Journals. Additionally, he has presented 25 research articles at both National and International conferences. His dedication to knowledge dissemination is further evidenced by the Publication of Engineering Physics and Materials Science textbooks and lab manuals. Recognized as a Ph.D. supervisor (Supervisor No.: 3070012) by Anna University, Chennai, Dr. Jayaprakash actively engages in scholarly activities. He serves as a reviewer for various reputable journals and has expanded his academic influence internationally, having presented research articles and served as a conference chair in Malaysia. His commitment to nurturing talent is evident through his role as a Mentor for three student Start-ups funded by NGI – New Gen IEDC, supported by NSTEDB, Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India. Dr. Jayaprakash’s contributions extend beyond academia, having received grants from CSIR – HRDG twice for organizing conferences and seminars. Notably, he holds 12 patents in the Indian Patent Journal, showcasing his innovative endeavors. Furthermore, Dr. Jayaprakash has organized a myriad of educational and professional development programs, including EAC, EDP, WEDP, TEDP, & FDP sponsored by DST – NIMAT, Boot camps, Hackathons, Workshops, Seminars, Conferences, Bridge Courses, and Best Teacher Award functions at Nehru Group of Institutions.

His multifaceted involvement demonstrates Dr. Jayaprakash’s dedication to advancing education, research, and innovation within the academic community and beyond.