Profile of Dr. S. Vincent

Vincent, Savariar

Elected Fellow – 2014

Environmental Sciences-Environmental Biology

DB: 10-06-1961

Birth place

C. Pudupatti, Tamil Nadu, India.


Yadava College, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, B.Sc. (Zoology)1984; St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, Madurai Kamaraj University, M.Sc. (Zoology) 1987; St. Xavier’s College, Palayamkottai, Madurai Kamaraj University, M.Phil. (Zoology) 1988; Loyola College, University of Madras, Chennai, Ph.D. (Zoology) 1993.

Positions held 

Dean of Research, Loyola College (College of Excellence), Chennai, 2012 to date; Director, Loyola Institute of Frontiers Energy (LIFE), Loyola College, 2012 to date; Director, Centre for Environmental Research and Development (CERD), P.G. & Research Department of Advanced Zoology, Loyola College, 2012 to date; Member Secretary, Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology (TNSCST), Government of Tamil Nadu, 2007 to 2011; Task Force Member, Project Elephant Steering Committee, Elephant Task Force, Ministry of Environment, Forest and Climate Change, Govt of India, 2009 to 2012; Nodal Officer, Government of Tamil Nadu, National S&T Departments on Technology Utilization related issues, 2007 to 2011; Director, Centre for Environmental Studies, Loyola College, 2007 to date; Chief-Coordinator, Red Ribbon Clubs of Tamil Nadu State AIDS Control Society, 2003; Director, Ignatian Institute for Career development, Loyola College, 1999 to 2004.

Research Area

Environmental biology, ecology, aquatic toxicology, metal toxicity, geoinformation systems and disease epidemiology and disease informatics.

Awards and fellowships


Rev. Fr. Yeddanapalli Research Award by Research Committee, Loyola College, Chennai, 1994; Environmental Awareness and Education Award by Department of Environment, Government of Tamil Nadu, 2001; Rev. Fr. T.A. Mathias National Award for Innovative College Teachers by AIACHI, New Delhi, 2002; Mother Terasa Memorial Award for Education and Humanitarian Services by Education Today Magazine and Teacher Kuppuswamy Educational Trust, 2010; National Academy of Biological Sciences, 2014; “Samooga Sevagar” Award given by Mother Teresa Trust, 2015.


Young Scientist Fellowship Award by TNSCST-IICT (CSIR), 1998.


Dean of Research, Loyola College (College of Excellence), Chennai-600 034, Tamil Nadu, India.


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