FIELD OF SPECIALIZATION: Entomology- interdisciplinary field involving insects, plants and chemistry; Enzymology; Bioinformatics, Induced Resistance, Insect resistance Management, Phytochemistry, molecular taxonomy.
Biodiversity and conservation; insect ecology and integrated pest management; Environment Impact Assessment; Phytochemicals and formulations of biopesticides; Biological control; Bioinformatics and drug design; Insilco approaches to mechanism of drug action; Immunological responses to plant derived bio-molecules; digestive and detoxifying Enzymology.
RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS : OVER 125 Publications in National and International journals.
GUIDED STUDENTS FOR Ph.D DEGREE- 20 Nos.
Affiliated to several Professional bodies such as
Member of the Editorial Board of several National Science Journals including serving as a reviewer for some journals.
Major Research Project Grants obtained from DBT, ICAR, CSIR, DST, MoEF, UGC
Subject Expert for TNPSC and TRB, Govt of Tamil Nadu.
Delivered lead and invited lectures in National and International Conferences
Question Paper setter and evaluator for several Autonomous Colleges in Chennai and Madurai.
The following fellowships were conferred based on the significant contributions made to science
Included in the Marquis “Who is Who in the World” Edition 1999 for outstanding achievement and significant contribution to the betterment of contemporary Society.
Listed in the “Database of Environmental Experts in India 2007” MOEF, Govt. of India