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Vice Chancellor

Dr. G.Sugumar

Vice - Chancellor

Tamil Nadu Dr.J.Jayalalitha Fisheries University


Dr. G. Sugumar, with a total service of 33 years, possesses a rich teaching, research, extension and administrative experience. He has published 24 research papers in UGC listed journals, presented 10 research papers in international conferences, 20 research papers in national level conferences, organised 3 international, 11 national conferences and authored 8 books. He has successfully guided 5 research scholars in their Ph.D., courses.

He is experienced in University administration, having functioned in various capacities Dean, Fisheries College and Research Institute, Thoothukudi, Dean, Faculty of Fisheries, TNJFU, Nagapattinam and Head of Departments. He has also served as a Member, Board of Studies at TANUVAS and Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Member of Academic Council at TNJFU and Member of Executive Council at Central Institute of Fisheries Technology and Central Institute of Brackishwater Aquaculture. He has also experienced as the Member of various International Societies viz. Japanese Society of Fisheries Science, Korean Society of Fisheries and Aquatic Science and WAS-ASIA PACIFIC.

He has received several awards such as Best Research Publication in Fisheries Technology Journal (2018), Best Book Award – Co-Author (2018), Best Scientist Awarded (2015), Best Teacher Award (2008), ICAR Senior and Junior Fellowship (2000). During his tenure, he has visited USA, Japan, Malaysia, China, South Korea and Australia for academic interaction.