Profile of Dr. G.A. Murugesan

Murugesan, Ganesan Arunachalam

Elected Fellow 2014

Basic Sciences (Environmental Sciences)

DB: 10-04-1960

Birth place

Ariyapuram, Tirunelveli, Tamilnadu , India

Education

Sri Paramakalyani College,    Alwarkurichi- B.Sc. Zoology, (1977); Thiagarajar College,   Madurai -M.Sc. Zoology (1982); Madurai Kamaraj University- Ph.D. Zoology  (1988).

Positions held 

Professor,  (Since 2007);  Reader, (2005-2007);, Senior Lecturer, (2000-2005); Lecturer,  MSU SPKCES, Alwarkurichi (1999-2000); Scientist Pool Officer (CSIR), Manonmaniam Sundaranar University (MSU) Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences (SPKCES), Alwarkurichi (1995-1998);  Assistant Professor of Biology, Sri Paramakalyani College, Alwarkurichi,  (1987-1988).

Research Area

Environmental Pollution and Mitigation, Bioremediation, Industrial Toxicology,  Biopolymer (PHB) and Ethanol Production from Industrial Wastes and Aquatic weeds, Hydrogen generation from Agrowastes, Solid Waste Management, Biocontrol of Water hyacinth, Water Resources Management, Environmental Impact Assessment.

Awards and fellowships

Awards

TANSA Award - 2004 for Environment by Higher Education Department, Government of Tamil Nadu; Environmental Protection Award - 2003 - 2004 by Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu; Academic Excellence Award 2008 by M. S. University;  Shri P. K. Das Best Faculty and Life Time Achievement  Award 2011 by Nehru Group of Institutions; Rotary Green Ambassador Award 2012.

Fellow

Academy of Environmental Biology; Society of Toxicology; Academy of Zoology; Society of Environmental Sciences; Academy of Sciences for Animal Welfare

Address

Professor, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University , Sri Paramakalyani Centre of Excellence in Environmental Sciences , Alwarkurichi - 627 412, Tamil Nadu.

Residence

6/54-5, Ariyapuram, Mettur Post, Tenkasi Tk. , Tirunelveli Dist., Tamil Nadu.
Pincode :  627 808.

[E-mail: agmspkce@ rediffmail.com]