Mr. Siwa Kumaran Thannimalai


School of Engineering and Technology

Siwa Kumaran is a Lecturer at the School of Engineering and Technology (SET) at PSB Academy. He graduated with a Bachelor of Computing (Hons) from University of Greenwich (UK) and Masters of Computer Science from University Malaya.

Siwa Kumaran has 17 years of working experience in several industries including banking, manufacturing, marketing and Information Systems technical services. In addition, he has 15 years of experience as an educator including lecturing in several institutions and conducting  professional training programs.  

Siwa Kumaran has research interest in the areas of Agile System Development in which he is also teaching subjects related to Information System Development Methodologies such as AGILE, SCRUM, RAD, PRINCE2, RUP and Software Quality Management for both Post and Undergraduate levels. He had also supervised many students in their Final Year Projects.

Educational Qualifications

  • Masters in Computer Science, University of Malaya, Malaysia, 2013
  • Bachelor in Computing, University of Greenwich, UK, 2004

Professional Experiences

  • Lecturer, PSB Academy, 2017
  • Lecturer & Trainer at various institutions, 1999 -2016,
  • Senior Programmer, Southern Bank Berhad, Malaysia, 1996 - 1999


  • An improved Requirements Engineering framework for cloud based application development, 2015 IEEE Student Conference on Research and Development (SCOReD).