Dr K. A Navas is an eminent academician who started his career as a teacher in the year 1987. He has worked in various Engineering Colleges including Anjuman Engineering College, Bhatkal; T K M Engineering college, Kollam; Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur; Govt. College of Engineering, Kannur; L B S College of Engineering, Kasaragod and College of Engineering Trivandrum. He has also a small stint at Keltron Controls, Aroor. He has officiated in various capacities including Lecturer, Asst. Professor, Associate Professor, Head of Departments, Dean and Principal. As an administrator he had been a Head of Departments of Electronics and Communication Engineering at LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod and Govt. Engineering College, Thrissur for 6 years and as a Principal at LBS College of Engineering, Kasaragod for five years.
He is an author of 15 academic books which are published by the well known publishers namely Prentice Hall of India, New Delhi and Rajath Publishers, Kochi. Many of his books are available through most of the prominent online publishers. Some of his books are mandatory text books in some of the foreign universities. He is also a frequent writer of popular articles in dailies, magazines and periodicals He has attended and coordinated many conferences and workshops. Dr Navas has contributed as a patron of many technical conferences also.
He is the Academic Director of Kauser English School, Pulluppykadavu, Kannur and ICT English School, Padanna, Kasaragod. He has visited many countries in Europe and Asia to participate in the conferences as well as personal visits. He is a member of ASK EXPERT, an educational initiative of Mathrubhumi Daily to provide guidance to the students aspiring for higher education. He is the founder of PACELAB, Kochi.
He has officiated as the Member of Board or Studies and Faculty of Engineering of different universities. He had been a member of Expert Visit Committees and Standing Appellete Committees of All India Council For Technical Education, New Delhi. He was also a member of committees appointed by the Govt. and DTE for the inspection of various academic institutions. He is a member of many doctoral committees. He has been a chairman for many PhD open defense examinations. Dr. Navas has done umpteen numbers of motivational speeches for students and teachers. His field of research is signal and image processing.