Principal Profile

Dr.S.Selvakumar M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D is the recipient of highly commented Ph.D Scholar that was given in recognition of his outstanding research work in the discipline of Microbiology, Periyar University, Salem. He obtained his Master’s of Philosophy in Life Science from Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli. He obtained his Master’s degree in Microbiology from Periyar University, Salem. He undergraduated in Microbiology from University of Madras.

As an active academician, he has earned more than 15 years of expertise in teaching and he led 10 years as Head in the Department of Microbiology & Biotechnology. In his academic excellence, with a decade he produced gold medalists, many rank holders and centum results through his virtuous training & coaching.

During his tenure Prof.S.Selvakumar has occupied several academic and administrative positions, such as elected member of senate at Periyar University, Salem from 2012 to 2015, functioned as additional chief superindent and chief examiner for Periyar University theory examinations, and he received the award fellow member from “Indian Association of Applied Microbiologists”.

Currently he is guiding three research scholars for their Doctorateship, as a recognized guide of Periyar University, Salem. His key achievement in his carrier, deposited bacterial 16s rRNA gene sequences to the National Center for Biotechnology Information, National Library of Medicine, USA. He has a credit of participating, and presenting papers in many highly reputed journals, seminars and conferences. By his enthusiastic interest on research, he created linkages with several eminent research scientists of various countries.

He has completed several funded projects sponsored by Tamilnadu state council for science and technology, Chennai. He addressed as a Guest of Honour in many invited conferences, seminars and workshops. Other activities in his path of life as, organizing many social awareness programs among young people, rural farmers, self-help group members & science school teachers. Also he acted as coordinator for ISO & TNPSC awareness programs. He expressed his precious scientific cogitation in reputed magazines and newspapers.

He is triggered in his duty as young motivated optimistic speaker, dynamic administrator, & quite sociable in this environment. He is empowered with the necessary team work effort, leadership quality and dedication towards the completion of work in time.