Dr. Elwin Chandra Monie had graduated from Madras University in Electronics and Communication Engineering and he did his Masters in Applied Electronics from Bharathiar University and Ph.D. from Indian Institute of Technology Madras. He started his teaching career at Alagappa College of Engineering and Technology, Karaikudi and served in Government Engineering Colleges in various capacities. He was appointed as Principal of Thanthai Periyar Government Institute of Technology, Vellore and served there for six years. Being elevated to the post of Additional Director of Technical Education, he had been looking after the examination process of all the Polytechnic Colleges in Tamil Nadu for two years. He joined R.M.K. Engineering College in March 2010.
He was awarded the ‘Bharatiya Vidya Bhavan National Award for the Best Engineering College Principal’ by Indian Society for Technical Education in the year 2012.
His areas of research are Image Processing and VLSI Design. Three Ph.D. candidates have completed their work under him. He published over 35 technical papers in Journals/ Conferences. He served as a member of various committees constituted by Anna University, AICTE and UGC.