Dr. Gurusamy AnnaduraiProfessor and Head
Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, India
Ph.D. in Environmental Biotechnology from Ankara University, Turkey
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Dr. G. Annadurai has been working with dedication since 1992 for the development of India by harnessing both Traditional and Frontier Technologies. Dr. G. Annadurai earned his M.Sc., (Applied Chemistry) and Ph.D. from the Department of Chemical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, and then he did his Research Associate (CSIR) (1997-1999) at Department of Chemical Engineering, Anna University, Chennai, Post-Doctoral research at National Taiwan University, Taiwan (1999-2002), National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology, Japan (2002-2005) and National Central University, Taiwan (2005-2008). Presently, Dr. G. Annadurai is a faculty member of the Environmental Nanobiotechnology, and Coordinator M.Sc Nanoscience (UGC Innovative programme) Sri Paramakalyani Centre for Environmental Sciences, Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Alwarkurichi, Tirunelveli. Dr. G. Annadurais scientific contribution has been recognized through numerous awards such as Best Scientist in Environmental Sciences (2009) - TANSA by TNSCST, JSPS- Researcher Fellowship, Who’s Who in the world (2007), James Melcher Prize Paper Award. Dr. G. Annadurai is one of the worlds foremost experts in the field of Nonthermal Plasma, Environmental Nanotechnology, Removal of NOx from Exhaust Gas and Pollutant Air by ZrO2/Activated Carbon Fiber with Non-thermal Plasma, Applied Environmental Microbiology, Thermal Activated Sludge Treatment Techniques, Graft- Copolymer by using Enzyme Activity, Immobilized on Composite Beads like Nanoparticles and Agricultural by products by using Enzyme activity, Biodegradation and Adsorption of Aromatic Compounds, extraction of Essential Oils from Palmarosa Grass (Palmarosa oil), color removal from Aqueous Environ by Waste-derived Biopolymer, Biosynthesis of Nanoparticles by using Microbes and Plant Materials, Pollution Waste Management for Energy Recovery and Molecular Evolution. He has attended several International Conferences and Symposia in Taiwan and Japan. He has published more than 100 research papers in refereed International and National Journals and presented many papers in National and International Symposia/Conferences. He has organized 4 Scientific Meetings, Workshops, Seminars and Conferences. He has completed 16 PhD and currently guiding 7 PhD Scholars. He is in many academic bodies in nationally and internationally.