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Expert in Environment, Animal Science, Water

Expert ID: 737821 India

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Expert, Former Principal, Annai Fathima College of Arts and Science, Tirumangalam, Madurai and former Dean (Academic Affairs) and Associate Professor in Yadava College, Madurai has obtained his Bachelors and Master’s degree in Zoology at Madurai Kamaraj University and Madras University respectively. Expert is a Master degree holder in Education from Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar and a doctorate in Zoology from Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai. For more than 30 years, Expert is actively involved in teaching, research supervision, extension activity and volunteerism.

Expert has put in 40 years’ service in Teaching and Research. He has proved his innate talent in teaching zoology for undergraduate, post graduate and research students and showed his talent in effective teaching. Students admired his way of teaching through audio visual displays. Expert knows the pulse of students psyche and hence he develops many tools to take the content in a proper way.

Expert has carved a niche in the field of Research in Water and has published 40 papers in the national and international peer reviewed journals. He is an active researcher in Environment Toxicology and has come out with solutions for waste water management. Water quality analysis, Water toxicological studies, Fish toxicological studies, Immunological assay in Fish and Waste water remediation through Nanomaterials and the toxicological evaluation of Endocrine disruptive chemicals in water are the subject areas where he has successfully conducted research studies. Expert's contribution to the World Water Forums since 2003 is noteworthy.

As an Outstanding Water Messenger awardee in World Water Forum, Japan, Expert has drawn the attention of global water researchers, NGOs, administrators and other stake holders and he actively participated in the global water events regularly.

Expert has visited US, Japan, Germany, South Africa, Philippines, Netherland, Hungary, France Korea, Belgium, Malaysia and Singapore to present papers in the international platforms. He has Professional membership with leading Water institutes/organizations like India Water Forum, National Innovation Foundation, Gender Water Alliance and Global Water Partnership.

Expert has organized many Science Motivation Programmes, Awareness Programs on Science Topics under the Sponsorship of Ministry of Science and Technology.

He is the recipient of many awards including the Best Scholar Award for teaching and research by the State Government of Tamilnadu. He has authored books and serving as the reviewer and editor of the reputed national and international Research Journals. He is in the panel of project evaluation of European commission, IDRC, Canada, Australian Research Council, Japan grants committee, NIHR, UK, CIHR Canada, Govt.of Oman, Govt.of Serbia and Govt.of India. Expert is recently selected as the European Union Climate Pact Ambassador.


Year Degree Subject Institution
Year: 2006 Degree: Ph.D Subject: Zoology Institution: Madurai Kamaraj University
Year: 1988 Degree: M.Phil Subject: Zoology Institution: M.K. University, Madurai
Year: 1983 Degree: M.Ed Subject: Education Institution: Annamalai University
Year: 1982 Degree: B.Ed Subject: Education Institution: Annamalai University
Year: 1978 Degree: M.Sc Subject: Zoology Institution: Pachaiopa College, Chennai
Year: 1975 Degree: B.Sc Subject: Zoology Institution: St. Xaviers College, Madurai

Work History

Years Employer Title Department
Years: 2014 to 2017 Employer: Secretary, Annai Fathima College Title: Principal Department: Higher Education /College
Academic, Research, Evaluation, Review, Publication, Presentation, Communication. Organization, Participation in the international events, Science Popularization, Book authoring.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1984 to 2014 Employer: Secretary, Yadava College, Madurai Title: Dean and Associate Professor Department: Zoology
Academic, Research, Evaluation, Review, Publication, Presentation, Communication. Organization, Participation in the international events, Science Popularization, Book authoring.
Years Employer Title Department
Years: 1979 to 1984 Employer: Secretary, Margoschis Hr. Sec. School, Nazareth Title: Post Graduate Teacher Department: Biology
Academic, Research, Evaluation, Review, Publication, Presentation, Communication. Organization, Participation in the international events, Science Popularization, Book authoring.

Government Experience

Years Agency Role Description
Years: 1995 to Present Agency: Govt.of INDIA - Competitive Exam Agency Role: Subject Expert Description: Assisting the Government agency to take up evaluation work for the competitive exams. Also helping the Government agencies to host science popularisation programmes. Acted as the Judge for the National Science Fairs.

International Experience

Years Country / Region Summary
Years: 2000 to Present Country / Region: Europe Summary: Expert in European Union for the Project Review
Years: 2015 to Present Country / Region: Serbia Summary: Reviewer for the Science Fund
Years: 2018 to Present Country / Region: UK Summary: Reviewer for NIHR
Years: 2018 to Present Country / Region: Japan Summary: Reviewer for Japan Fund
Years: 2020 to Present Country / Region: Australia Summary: Reviewer for Australian Research Council.

Career Accomplishments

Associations / Societies
Member of World Water Council
Member in IUCN
Member in IPBES
Member in AGGS
Member in Leading Professional Committees of India and Abroad
Licenses / Certifications
Diploma in Science Communication - DST sponsored programme
Diploma in Computer Application - Yadava College
Certificate in Nanoethics, University of Twenty, Netherlands
Certificate in Bioethics, University of Hungary, Hungary
Professional Appointments
Ambassador for European Climate Pact, nominated by European Commission.
Judge for International Science Fairs by leading host organisations in India and Abroad.
Ambassador to host Intenational Math Olympiad.
Reviewer for ICARE project of Washington University
Member in Global Burden Disease publications.
Awards / Recognition
Best Scholar for teaching and research by Government of Tamilnadu.
Outstanding Water Voice Messenger awardee by Japan world water forum.
Recipient of Many awards from the local organisers.
Publications and Patents Summary
30 publications in the peer-reviewed journals.

Additional Experience

Training / Seminars
Organised many Science Popularisation Programmes with the funding of NCSTC, DST, Govt.of India.
Hosted two international conferences with the support of NABARD, DST, UGC, MOEF one in ground water and another in climate change.

Language Skills

Language Proficiency
English Fluent
Tamil Native

Fields of Expertise

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