CAS - Marine Biology

Profile

 

The Department of Earth Sciences is offering two PG courses related to Earth Science and two Diploma courses; One on Petroleum Exploration and another on Remote Sensing. The Department has attained DST-FIST (60.00 lakhs) status. 14 students were awarded Ph.D. degree and 43 students were awarded M.Phil. degree. Nearly 117 research articles were published in world class journals. The Alumni of this Department is working in ONGC, NLC, ISRO, Indian Remote Sensing Organization and in various mines. The Department has mobilized research grant of Rs. 6 crores from various funding agencies.

 

Former DEAN
  Name Period
 
  1. Prof.R.V.Seshaiya              - 01.07.1963  to 30.06.1970
  2. Prof. R. Natarajan               - 01.07.1970 to 30.06.1985
  3. Prof. K. Krishnamoorthy      - 01.07.1985 to 30.06.1987
  4. Prof.V.K.Venugopalan        - 01.07.1987 to 19.07.1989
  5. Prof.K.Ayyakkannu              - 20.07.1989 to 03.12.1989
  6. Prof. A. Subramanian          - 04.12.1989 to 03.12.1991
  7. Prof. AL.Paulpandian          - 04.12.1991 to 03.12.1993
  8. Prof. V. Ramaiyan               - 04.12.1993 to 03.12.1995
  9. Prof. (Mrs.) M. Kalyani         - 04.12.1995 to 30.06.1996
  10. Prof. T. Kannupandi            - 01.07.1996 to 30.06.1998
  11. Prof. L. Kannan                   - 01.07.1998 to 30.06.2000
  12. Prof. T. Balasubramanian    - 01.07.2000 to 30.06.2010