Research

Bring Wetlands Back To Life

The Research Wing

Dr K Inbasekar IAS , Sub Collector Thiruvanathapuram

  • B.Sc. Agriculture at the Tamil Nadu Agriculture University 
  •  M.Sc. Agricultural Economics at Hyderabad
  • Scientist in the Indian Agricultural Research Institute
  • Currently Sub Collector Trivandrum

1.Senior Research Fellow at Indian Institute of Millets Research,
Hyderabad in 2011-12.  
2. Junior Scientist (Trainee) at National Academy of Agricultural Research
and Management, Hyderabad from January 2013 to March 2013.
3. Junior Scientist (Trainee) at International Food Policy Research
Institute, New Delhi in 2013
4. Junior Scientist and Assistant Professor of Agricultural Economics at
Division of Agricultural Economics, Indian Agricultural Research Institute,
New Delhi from April, 2013 to August, 2015.
5. IAS Officer Trainee at Lal Bahadur Shastri Academy of Administration,
Mussoorie from September, 2015 to June, 2016.
7.. Assistant Collector of Calicut District of Kerala from July 2016 to June
2017.
8. Assistant Secretary to Government of India, Ministry of Information
and Broadcasting from July 2017 to September 2017.
9. Sub Collector and Sub Divisional Magistrate of Fort Cochin,
Ernakulam District of Kerala from October 2017 to March, 2018.
10. Sub Collector and Sub Divisional Magistrate of Thiruvananthapuram,
Kerala from April, 2018 and continuing.

Dr. Sheela, K. R. Professor and Head, Department of Agronomy Department of Agronomy

Profile: 

  • Served the University for 34 years  in different capacities as teacher, researcher and extension personnel(KVK).
  • Undertaken external aided research projects(TSI-IFA,SHM,NWDPRA projects) and State Plan projects
  • Guided   M. Sc(Ag)  & Ph. D students  
  • Published more than fifty research papers and 75 popular articles
  • Associated with all development activities of the department/station/ farm .
  • Serves as Project  coordinator of  Sugar and Tuber crops. 
  • Field of specialisation- Cropping System and Water Management   

Dr. Sansamma George, Professor , Department of Agronomy

Profile: 

  • Involved in the development of rice variety Deepthi , released from RARS Ambalavayal
  • As member of KVK Team for Tribals at RARS, Ambalavayal  involved in all round development of tribal people in Wynad district in Kerala
  • Involved in  implementation of agricultural programmes such as in –  situ rubber budding,  mulberry cultivation and popularization  of HYV of rice and  tapioca   in the tribal settlements of  Amboori 
  • Conducted doctoral programme – standardisation of bio-farming techniques for forage production in coconut gardens
  • Have undertaken individual projects (RKVY,   ICAR and plan)   and also guided   M. Sc(Ag)  & Ph. D students as major advisor on various aspects of weed management
  • Published more than thirty five research papers, 15 popular articles and authored chapters in  two books

 Dr. Thomas Biju Mathew,

Professor & Head (AINP on Pesticide Residue) / Associate Director of Research (Plant Protection), Pesticide Residue Research and Analytical Laboratory, College of Agriculture, Vellayani

Department of Agricultural Entomology

Profile: 

  • Specialisation: Management of Pests, pesticides  and pesticide residues in food crops; Completed 30 years in KAU.  Implemented pesticide residue analysis in the market samples of vegetables for the State Government and published periodic reports in public domain to enable the consumers to choose pesticide free vegetables.
  • Standardized and popularized simple cost effective methods (dipping in 2% vinegar or 2% tamarind paste) to decontaminate (upto 60%) risky vegetables which could be easily adopted by homemakers of Kerala.
  • Developed the formula for “KAU Veggie Wash-1” a household product to eliminate pesticide residues from vegetables which was sold by KAU to private agencies for marketing “Safe to Eat” Vegetables.

Dr Jaya Gopinath

Fmr. Joint Chemical Examiner to the Government of Kerala

Dr SUJA R

Associate professor & Co-ordinator, TPLC Government Engineering College

Barton Hill , Trivandrum Mobile : 9495058367

Profile

  • Water Resources Engineering
  • Water Body Rejuvenation
  • Water Supply systems

Dr Suja R is presently working as Associate Professor and Co-ordinator of an inter-disciplinary Centre , TPLC at Government engineering College, Barton Hill . She did her graduation in civil engineering from TKM Engineering college and post-graduation in water resources engineering and PhD from CET under the guidance of Dr J Letha, former VC of CUSAT . Her PhD was in the area of water supply systems.

Dr. SUJU C. JOSEPH

Assistant Professor & Research Guide

PG & Research Department of Chemistry

Mar Ivanios College (Autonomous)

Nalanchira P.O

Thiruvananthapuram-695 015

Tel: 0471 2550025

Mobile: 9633078868

E-mail: sujucjoseph@rediffmail.com

Educational Qualifications:

Ph. D., in Chemistry from the Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (CSIR-IICT), Hyderabad, India in July 2003

M. Sc., in Chemistry from Mar Ivanios College, University of Kerala, Trivandrum in 1996.

B. Sc., in Chemistry (main) and Physics & Mathematics (subsidiaries) from Mar Ivanios College, University of Kerala, Trivandrum in 1994.

DR. LINI NIRMALA.

Assistant professor Department of Biotechnology MarIvanios College,Trivandrum Mob2                          8129172238

Email               :lininirmala@gmail.com

EXPERIENCE

2012 ‐ Till Date: Assistant Professor Mar Ivanios College Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India. (4.6.2015 to 4.6.2018 LWA)

2010 ‐ 2012: Scientist

Aravind Medical Research Foundation Madurai, Tamilnadu, India.

2009 ‐ 2010: Research Associate(ICMR) Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

2008‐2009: Senior Research Fellow Rajiv Gandhi Center for Biotechnology Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, India.

2002‐2008: Research Fellow Madurai Kamaraj University Tamilnadu, India.

QUALIFICATION

2009: Doctorate in Biotechnology,SBT Madurai Kamaraj University, Tamilnadu, India

2002: M.Sc Biotechnology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India

1999: B.Sc Zoology, University of Kerala, Kerala, India