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Academic Profile

Doctor of Philosophy :

Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, India

Visiting Assignments in Abroad:

  • Advance training for ICP-MS applications for ultra-trace elemental studies, Thermo Electron Corporation, Winsford, U.K. (2005)
  • Advanced training for Reagent Free Ion Chromatograph, Dionex Asia Pacific Application Centre, Bangkok, Thailand (2005)

Participation in Scientific Expeditions:

  • Pilot Expedition to Southern Ocean (ORV Sagar Kanya) - Studied the chemical parameters of water column (2004).
  • XXV Indian Scientific Expedition to Antarctic – Involved in the studies on chemical proxies in ice core and snow samples ( 2005-06)


  • Associate Editor of Environmental Chemistry Letters, Springer (2011 – 2013)
  • Associate Editor of International Journal of Analytical Chemistry Research, Bioinfo Publications (2011)
  • Life Fellow of Indian Council of Chemists, Agra


  • Young Scientist Award - Indian Council of Chemists, India (2001)
  • Young Generation Award - Rotary Club (International), India (2001)

Other details:

  • J.R.F. : U.G.C. Major Research Project (1998-2001)
  • Ph.D. Thesis: “Kinetics of Adsorption of Heavy Metals on Activated Carbons” -Madurai Kamaraj University, August 2002 (Prof. N. Kannan).
  • R&D Analytical Chemist: T-Stanes & Fertilizers Company (P) Ltd., Coimbatore (2003).
  • Scientist, National Ice Core Laboratory, National Centre for Antarctic & Ocean Research, Goa (2003 - 2007).
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