Profile of K. Ramamoorthy

Ramamoorthy,  Krishnasamy

Elected Fellow - 2007

Agricultural Science & Forestry:  Seed Science & Technology

DB: 15-03-1956

Birth place

Cumbum, Theni District, Tamil Nadu, India

Education

Educated at Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore and Calcutta University, Calcutta, Madurai Kamaraj University 1991;   B.Sc.(Ag.) 1975; M.Sc.(Ag.) 1977; Ph.D. in Seed Science and Technology; Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Applications

Positions held 

Special Officer (Seeds), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore( 2009 onwards); Dean, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai (2006-09), Professor,  Agricultural College and Research Institute, Madurai (1998-06); Associate Professor, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam (1992-98);  Assistant Professor, Agricultural College and Research Institute, Killikulam, Office of the Dean (SPGS), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore, Agricultural Research Station, Bhavanisagar, Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore and Agricultural Research Station, Kovilpatti (1990-92,1988-90, 1979-83, 1979, 1977-79 respectively).

Research Area

Agriculture Seed Science and Technology

Awards and fellowships

Khaira Fellow Award and Medal, Calcutta  University, 1983; Best Researcher Award (TNAU), 2005; UWA Citizen Extordinaire Leadership Award by United Writers Association, Chennai, 2007; Rashtriya Vidhya Saraswathi Puraskar Award  by International Institute of Education Management, New Delhi, 2007.

Address

Special Officer (Seeds), Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore 641 003
 [M: 094430 13090 / k_ramamoorthy53@yahoo.com]