Elected Fellow -2005
Basic Sciences – BiotechnologyDB: 15-09-1946
Tiruvannamalai, North Arcot district, Tamilnadu, India
Annamalai University, Chidambaram, Tamil Nadu, B.Sc., 1966; M.Sc., 1968; Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, Ph.D., 1973.
Vice Chancellor (i/c) Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, Tamil Nadu, India, 2003-2004; Member of the Syndicate (Chancellor’s Nominee), Bharathidasan University, 2002 – 2004; Director, School of Engg & Technology, Tiruchirappali, 2005; Professor Bharathidasan University, 1993 – 2007; Coordinator, Bioinformatics, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli, 2002-2005; Coordinator, UGC SAP School of Life Sciences, BARD, Tiruchirappalli, 2003-2005; Director of Bio-Sciences and Research, Vivekananda Institutions, Thiruchegode, Tamil Nadu, 2007-2009; Member of the NAAC Committee Bangalore, Karnataka, India, 2005; Post Doctoral Fellow, Washington State University, Pullman, USA, 1985; Visiting Scientist, Washington State University, Pullman, USA, 1986; Post Doctoral Fellow, Osnabruck University, Germany, 1995.
Biotechnology – Microbial Biotechnology: Environmental Biotechnology, Bioremediation, Sericulture, Molecular Biology, Biochemistry, Biodiesel Technology, Photosynthesis, Nano Technology and Enzyme Technology.
Awards and fellowships
Fulbright Fellowship, 1985-1986; Visiting Scientist, Washington State University, Pullman, USA, 1985-1986; Dr. Todla Ekambaram Endowment Award, 1985-1986; Tamil Nadu Scientists Award (TANSA) , 1993 – 1994; Reference Asia, 1989; International Directory of Photosynthesis, (International Congress on Photosynthesis, Sweden 1989; Vummidi Bangaru Jewellers Oration” Award by Madras Institute of Magneto biology, Chennai, 2000.
Professor (Emeritus), Department of Biotechnology, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirapalli-620 024, Tamil Nadu, India.
D4 Rohini Mayflower Apartments, 18 & 20, Officers Colony, Puthur, Tiruchirapalli 620 017, TamilNadu, India.