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Research Programme

Research Programme – Leading to Ph.D. & M.Phil. Degrees

Department
Name of the Supervisor
Ph.D. Programme
Completed
    Ongoing
M.Phil. Programme
Completed
       Ongoing
Commerce Dr.Marlene Morais
5
8
12
-
Dr. P. A. Sathyanarayana
18
8
25
-
Dr. M. V. Arulalan
4
7
1
3
 Dr.S. Jayakumar                                5
       -         -
 Dr.T.K.Avaai Kothai
1
3
-
-
Corp. Secy. Dr. I. Baburathinam
-
5
15
-
Dr. Y. Hariprasad Reddy
4
8
-
-
Zoology Dr. K. P. Sanjayan
11
8
3
2
Dr. M. G. Ragunathan
10
8
-
1
Dr. J. Jayanthi
-
8
-
1
Botany Dr. S. Natarajan
-
6
-
-
Dr. Umarani
-
1
-
-
Mr. A. Sethuraman
-
-
2
-
Economics Dr. S .Anand
1
7
3
2
Dr. C. Murthy
9
6
6
-
Dr. G. Rajendran
2
8
18
2
Mr. M. Shivaraj
-
-
2
-
Defence Dr. S. V. Raghavan
-
2
-
-
Dr. Sadanand Patra
-
3
-
-
Dr. K. Manikandan
-
3
-
-
Dr. V. P. Nedunchezhian
-
7
-
-
Total
62
111
89
11

Research Programme – Related to Minor and Major Projects

Department Name of the Principal Investigator No. of Projects completed No. of Projects ongoing
Commerce Dr.Marlene Morais
-
1
Zoology Dr. K.P. Sanjayan
8
1
Dr.M.G.Ragunathan
2
1
Dr.J.Jayanthi
2
1
Botany Dr.S.Natarajan
-
1
Chemistry Dr. M. Selvaraj
-
1
Dr.S.E. Noorjahan
-
1
Dr.K.Bagavathy Sundhari
1
-
Dr.R.M.Ezhilarasi
1
-
Mrs. R.Chitra
1
-
Tamil Dr.S.Jayaseelan
-
1
Defence Dr. Sadanad patra
2
-
Dr.V.P. Nedunchezhiyan
1
-

Research Programme – Particulars of the Projects

Name of the Faculty and Department Title of the Project Funding Agency,
Type, Duration
Status
Dr.Marlene Morais UGC-Major Ongoing
Dr.K.P.Sanjayan
Zoology
Assessment of the damage potential of acridids in terms of crop utilization by adults and nymphs at different stages of growth and development.
UGC –Minor Project, 1990-93
Completed
Zoology Nutritional modulated changes in the growth and reproduction of some acridids.
CSIR, 1990-93,
Completed
Studies on insect plant inter-relations in natural scrub jungle forest ecosystem around Madras.
DoEN, 1993-96
Completed
Cyto-physiological studies on the impact of natural hosts on the enzyme activity of some lygaeids
DST, 1993-96
Completed
Host induced influence on the enzyme activity and haemolymph profile of some acridids
CSIR, 1996-98
Completed
Gregarine as biocontrol agent s – a technological control j
DBT, 1997-99
Completed
Dynamics of the orthopteran community of TamilNadu, a study in biodiversity.
MoEF, 2000-03
1Completed
Insect weed crop interactions in managed agroecosystems of cotton, groundnut, tomato and brinjal crops.
ICAR, 2002-05
Completed
Dr.M.G.Ragunathan
Zoology
Dr.R.M.EzhilarasiCo- Investigator – “Effects of methyl farnesoate on the gonadal development of a freshwater crab, Paratelphusa hydrodromous
UGC – Minor Project, 2005-2006
Completed
Effects of polychlorinated biphenyls(Aroclor 1254) on the reproduction of a female crab, S.tranquebarica and the ameliorative effects of vitamins C and E.
UGC – Minor Project, 2009-2011
Completed
Mosquitocidal activity of soapnut Sapindus mukorossi : impact on various developmental stages of three mosquito vectors species Anopheles culicifacies, Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti
ICMR, 2012
Completed
Dr.J.Jayanthi
Zoology
Effects of Methyl Farnesoate on the gonadal development of a freshwater crab, Paratelphusa hydrodromous
UGC – Minor Project, 2007
Completed
Bioaccumulation of Heavy metals in certain crustaceans of Pulicat Lake in Tamil Nadu
UGC – Minor Project, 2009
Completed
Co- Investigator – Mosquitocidal activity of soapnut Sapindus mukorossi : impact on …… Anopheles culicifacies, Anopheles stephensi and Aedes aegypti ICMR, 2012 Ongoing
Dr. S.Natarajan, Botany Pharmacological investigation of Tabebuia (Betrol.)DC. TNSCST, 2012 Ongoing
Dr. M. Selvaraj
Chemistry
Oxidation studies using solid supported reagents UGC – Major Project, 2011-14 Ongoing
Dr.S.E.Noorjahan

Chemistry

Synthesis, characterization and application of novel, amorphous, heterocyclic graft and cross linked copolymers of chitosan DST- Fast Track Project, 2012-15 Ongoing
Dr.K.Bagavathy Sundahari, Chemistry A convenient method for the estimation of periodates in the presence of iodates UGC-Minor Project, Completed
Mrs. R. M. Ezhiarasi Synthesis and bio-activity studies of novel heterocyclic compounds with cytosine UGC-Minor Project Completed
Mrs. R.Chitra Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial studies of novel acryclic co polymers UGC-Minor Project Completed
Dr.S.Jayaseelan, Tamil UGC-Major Ongoing
Dr. V.P. Nedunchezhiyan, Defence Synthesis, characterization and antimicrobial studies of novel acryclic co polymers UGC – Major Project, 2010-11 Completed
Dr.Sadanand Patra Status of Defence studies in India UGC- Minor Project, 1981-84 Completed
Encyclopedia of battles in India UGC-Major Project, 1998-2001 Completed