Rajendran Srinivasan | Best Researcher Award Winner 2023ūüŹÜ

Dr. Rajendran Srinivasan : Agricultural and Biological Sciences

Dr. Rajendran Srinivasan is an Teaching Assistant in the Department of Fisheries Science at Alagappa University, Karaikudi.

Congratulations, Dr. Rajendran Srinivasan, on winning the esteemed Best Researcher Award from Research! Your dedication, innovative research, and scholarly contributions have truly made a significant impact in your field. Your commitment to advancing knowledge and pushing the boundaries of research is commendable. Here's to your continued success in shaping the future of academia and making invaluable contributions to your field. Well done!

He presently serves as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Fisheries Science at Alagappa University, Karaikudi. His role encompasses leveraging his expertise in Aquatic Microbiology to impart knowledge and contribute to the academic growth of students pursuing M.Sc. in Fisheries Sciences. With a background in Marine Biology, his responsibilities involve assisting in academic activities, conducting research, and providing valuable insights into various facets of microbiology within the scope of aquatic environments. His dedication to teaching and research enables him to continually contribute to the university's scientific pursuits while fostering a learning environment conducive to academic excellence in the field of fisheries and marine sciences.

Professional Profiles:

Early Academic Pursuits :

His academic journey reflects a dedicated pursuit of knowledge in Aquatic Microbiology. Commencing with a Bachelor's in Botany, he progressed through a series of qualifications, including an M.Sc. in Microbiology, M.Phil. in Microbiology, and a Ph.D. in Marine Biology from esteemed institutions like A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College and Alagappa University. His research at various academic levels emphasized diverse aspects such as bioluminescent bacteria, growth patterns influenced by AM Fungi, and biodiversity of plant parasitic nematodes associated with Banana in Tamil Nadu.

Professional Endeavors :

He has exhibited a blend of teaching and research roles, serving as a Teaching Assistant in the Department of Fisheries Science, Alagappa University. Additionally, his tenure as a Project Fellow under the Department of Science and Technology-Promotion of University Research and Scientific Excellence (DST-PURSE) sponsored research project highlights his commitment to scientific exploration.

Contributions and Research Focus in Agricultural and Biological Sciences :

His doctoral research, supervised by Dr. C. Govindasamy, concentrated on phylogenetic characterization of bioluminescent bacteria in the Palk Strait. Prior investigations delved into diverse subjects like the impact of AM Fungi on plant growth, mass multiplication of Azospirillum from paddy root, and the biodiversity of plant parasitic nematodes in Banana farming.

Accolades and Recognition :

His academic pursuits have earned him accolades, including a Ph.D. in Marine Biology and distinctions such as a Teaching Assistant role in the Fisheries Science department. His notable research contributions in diverse microbiological realms depict his dedication to advancing scientific understanding.

Impact and Influence :

His research in various microbiological domains potentially impacts ecological studies and agricultural practices. His discoveries on bioluminescent bacteria, plant growth influences, and nematode biodiversity stand as valuable contributions to the field of Microbiology.

Legacy and Future Contributions :

His legacy lies in his significant research contributions elucidating various aspects of microbiology. His future endeavors may involve furthering the understanding of aquatic microbiology and its applications in ecological sustainability and agriculture, building upon his existing impactful research contributions.

Notable Publications :


A total of  543 citations for his publications, demonstrating the impact and recognition of his research within the academic community.

  • Citations¬† ¬† 323¬† ¬† 220
  • h-index¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 9¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 7
  • i10-index¬† ¬† ¬†9¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† ¬† 7
Rajendran Srinivasan | Agricultural and Biological Sciences | Best Researcher Award

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