Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad T.  is the Principal  in charge of Government Engineering College Thrissur, with effect from 1st June 2021.She was working as Professor, School of Architecture, Government Engineering College Thrissur.Before joining Kerala Government service, she worked as Asst. Architect at Jayachandran Muralee & Associates, Trivandrum and as Lecturer in Architecture, Manipal Institute of Technology, Manipal.She joined as Lecturer in Architecture, College Of Engg. Trivandrum in 1994. 

She was also faculty at Govt. Engg. College, Wayanad, Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur and Professor & Head at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Technology, Kottayam before joining as Professor & Head at Govt. Engg. College, Thrissur.Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad T received her  B. Arch from Maulana Azad College of Technology ( REC), Bhopal and M. Arch from School of Architecture & Planning Madras.She obtained Ph.D from School of Planning & Architecture, Hyderabad.

Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad.T received National Award for Best Teacher in Architecture by A3 Foundation in 2019.She is the author of the chapter titled Islamic Architecture of Koyas of Malabar-A vanishing Heritage(2011), Islamic Architecture at Crossroads edited by Aktar S M., Wellworth Books International,New Delhi.

Dr. Ranjini Bhattathiripad.T is a registered architect with the Council of Architecture, India and member of Associate of the Indian Institute of Architects and Life Member of the Indian Society for Technical Education.