Dr. Sivashanthini KuganathanProfessor
Department of Fisheries, Faculty of Science, University of Jaffna, Jaffna, Sri Lanka
Ph.D. in Marine Biology from Annamalai Unversity, India
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Dr Sivashanthini Kuganathan is currently working as Associate Professor in Fisheries University of Jaffna, Jaffna Sri Lanka. She received her PhD degree in the field of Marine Biology from Annamalai University, India in 2004, MSc in the field of Shellfish Biology, Fisheries and Culture from University College of North Wales, Bangor, United Kingdom, in 1994. Her field of specialization is Marine biology, Fisheries and Aquaculture. Her working experience includes, Temporary Assistant Lecturer in Zoology, Head Department of Zoology, Head Department of Fisheries at University of Jaffna, and Co-coordinator at Centre for Development of Fisheries. Dr Sivashanthini Kuganathan is life member of Jaffna Science Association Fisheries and Aquatic Resources, Association for the Advancement of Sciences Wild Life Nature and Protection Society, Institute of Biology Sri Lanka, Network of Tropical Aquaculture and Fisheries Professionals, Marine Biological Association and Zoological Society of India and full member of Asian Fisheries Science. Dr Sivashanthini Kuganathan received number of honors and awards including Susre award 2014, MoES, CSIR New Delhi and TNSCST Chennai fellowship, KORDI-UNU International Fellowship, Book and Workshop Grant and UNU - UNESCO International Fellowship. She also presented in national forums. She attended number of national and international workshops and conferences. She published (58) articles in journals, (7) books, (3) book chapters, (8) articles in Newsletter, (12) proceedings as author/co-author. She supervised 8 postgraduate students, 5 under graduate students, 1 PhD student, and, 4 MSc students and 4 M.Phil students are currently in her supervision.