Dr. M Abdul Rahiman, an eminent academician and an able administrator, is the Director of LBS Centre for Science & Technology. Dr. Rahman was the First Batch student of LBS College of Engg and later worked as a faculty there. He served as the first Pro-Vice-Chancellor of APJ Abdul Kalam Technological University (KTU), Kerala. He was the Managing Director of Kerala State Centre for Advanced Printing and Training (C-APT).
He is also the former Director, All India Council for Technical Education (AICTE), the apex body of technical education under the Ministry of Human Resource Development, Government of India which regulates Engineering, Management, Architecture, Hotel Management, Pharmacy institutions of the country. Dr. Rahman also served as Director, VHSE, Govt. of Kerala.
Having joined in University as the founder PVC, he has been at the forefront of bringing in some radical changes in the Academics, Examination, and Administration of the KTU. He brought transparency and accountability in its administration through the implantation of e-Governance in the University. The Online system at KTU was developed under his leadership. He is also instrumental in bringing out many positive changes in the AICTE through e-Governance during his tenure as its Director. He also associated with the implementation of Prime Minister’s Scholarship Scheme for the State of Jammu & Kashmir with the aim to encourage the youth of J&K to pursue higher studies throughout the country. Dr. Rahman also contributed to the implementing the National Vocational Education Qualification framework which would help in promoting skill-based competency.
Dr. Abdul Rahman is a Ph.D. graduate in Computer Science & Engg, having PGDHRM and MBA degrees. He has authored and edited a few books published by reputed international publishers and published over 100 papers in academic journals and international and national proceedings.