Prof. Dr. V.H.Abdul Salam, graduated in Civil Engineering with first rank from the University of Kerala in 1972. He obtained his M.Tech. and Ph.D. from Cochin University of Science and Technology.
In his illustrious and long career of 40 years, he has held many responsible positions in Central and State Governments as Chief Engineer in G.C.D.A., University Engineer and Head of Engineering Department in CUSAT etc., before assuming the position of Principal of MES College of Engineering on 2nd April, 2007. He is a Senate Member of the Cochin University of Science & Technology.
Dr. Abdul Salam is a Fellow of Institution of Engineers (India) and a Fellow of Indian Institution of Bridge Engineers. He is a life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education and Fellow of Indian Geotechnical Society.. He is a Governing Body Member of the Vigyan Valley Education Trust.