The Office of the Principal of Builders Engineering College (Formerly Erode Builder Educational Trust’s Group of Institutions) is presided over by Dr.P.Govindasamy. He was qualified in B.E. Mechanical Engineering with First Class from Kongu Engineering College in the year 1989. Then he pursued M.E. Internal Combustion Engineering in College of Engineering, Guindy, Anna University, Chennai and completed the degree with First Class in the year 1992. He has been awarded PhD in the year 2009 at Anna University, Chennai. His fields of interests are Emission Control Measures and Techniques, Alternative Fuels and Engine Simulation.

In his twenty six years of teaching experience, he has published three papers in International Journals, eight in National Journals and 35 in National and International Conference proceedings. He has participated and presented papers in the Asia Pacific Conference on Combustion, held at National Taiwan University, Taipei, Taiwan during May 2009; Asia Pacific Conference on I.C.Engines held at Nagoya University, Nagoya, Japan during March 2007 and also visited National Hong Kong Polytechnic College Hong Kong during May 2009; Asian Institute of Technology, Bangkok, Thailand during March 2007.

He has established I.C. Engine testing centre for his department with financial support of AICTE, New Delhi and has organized three AICTE and one CSIR sponsored national level programmes in his field of interest for the college teachers during his previous service at Kongu Engineering College, Perundurai. He is the recipient of National Level Best B.Tech. Project Award 2005. He is a life member of Indian Society for Technical Education, Institution of Automobile Engineers (India) and Combustion Institute (Indian Section).