Periyar University,Salem
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chancellor

Prof. Dr. P. Kolandaivel

Vice Chancellor

Dr. P. Kolandaivel was born in an agricultural family at Akkaraipatti, Vennendur Block, Namakkal Dt. He had his primary and secondary education at Government Schools and got his B.Sc. and M.Sc. degrees from the University of Madras. Dr. P. Kolandaivel started his research career in the field of Molecular Spectroscopy and was awarded Ph.D. by the University of Madras in the year 1987. Passionate about teaching, he started his career as early as 1984 and worked as an Assistant Professor of Physics till 1988 at Government Arts Colleges under the Tamil Nadu Collegiate Educational service. Thereafter, he joined as faculty in the Department of Physics, Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and was elevated as Professor in the year 2002. He has significantly contributed to the field of Molecular Quantum Mechanics, in particular, molecular structure, interactions and molecular dynamics of biomolecules.

He served as Head, Department of Physics/Medical Physics and Director, School of Physical Sciences, Bharathiar University from 2007 to 2016. He acted as a coordinator for the DST-FIST and UGC-SAP CPEPA programs of the Department. Further, he was instru- mental in streamlining research at Bharathiar University from September 2011 to August 2014 as Dean, Research. He has also held administrative positions like Special Officer i/c, Planning and Development from June 2013 to June 2016 and Registrar i/c in 2016. He is the UGC Nominee on the SAP Advisory Committees for Alagappa and Manonmaniam Sundaranar Universities. He has participated in international training programs and con- ferences at the International Center for Theoretical Physics Trieste, Italy (2000); Institute for Protein Research, Osaka University, Osaka, Japan (1999); Department of Chemistry, University of Cambridge, Cambridge, UK (1996).

He was awarded the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award (TANSA) in the field of Physical Sciences for the year 2010 and elected as Fellow of The Academy of Sciences, Chennai, 2015. He received international fellowships/awards to work as Visiting Scientist/Professor at various universities abroad viz. Department of Organic Chemistry, Academy of Sciences, Prague, Czech Republic (2015); Fulbright-Nehru Education Administrative Award, USA (2012); Department of Biotechnology, The University of Tokyo, Japan (under JSPS In- vitation fellowship 2012); Institut Fur Physikaliche and Theoretische Chemie Technische Universitat Munchen, Germany (2009), Centre for Computational Chemistry, University

of Bristol, Bristol, UK (2007); Department of Chemistry, Emory University, Atlanta, USA (Emerson Fellowship, 2006); Department of Chemistry, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan (2004); Department of Molecular Biophysics, German Cancer Research Institute, Heidel- berg, Germany (2001); Department of Chemistry, Universidade, de Santiago de Compostela, Santiago, Spain (1998); Department of Chemistry, Sophia University, Tokyo, Japan (1997). His research has been of such quality that it has led to publication of around 175 re- search articles in internationally recognized journals.

He has contributed chapters in books published by Taylor and Francis Publications, Florida, USA. Under his research mentorship around 60 M.Phil. and 18 Ph.D. scholars have been awarded degrees. Four are currently pursuing doctoral research. He has been collaborating with eminent researchers within India and abroad. He has carried out research projects sponsored by premier national agen- cies such as UGC, DST, DST-CSI, CSIR & DRDO besides an Indo-German International Collaborative project.

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Ten Days Workshop on Research Methodology for Social Science Young Research Scholars
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Posted on 15 Oct 2018
Supplying and Fixing of Aluminium partition
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Posted on 10 Oct 2018
Providing Power Plugs, Power Mains, Distribution Boards - Department Of English
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Posted on 04 Oct 2018
Purchase of Kitchen Equipments for the use of New Women’s Hostel
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Posted on 04 Oct 2018
Purchase of Kitchen Vessels for the use of New Women’s Hostel
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Posted on 27 Sep 2018
Purchase of Refrigerated Centrifuge for DST Project - Department of Environmental Science
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Purchase of Microwave Furnace for SERB Project - Department of Physics
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Posted on 27 Sep 2018
National Level Technical Symposium 2018 - Department of Computer Science
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Posted on 25 Sep 2018
Science Academies Lecture Workshop on "Emerging Trends in Chemical Sciences"
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Posted on 25 Sep 2018
National Level Management Meet - 2018
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Posted on 20 Sep 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAMINATION - RESULT
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Posted on 07 Sep 2018
Notification : Inviting Researcher of the University/ Research laboratories in India/ Abroad.
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Posted on 31 Aug 2018
Two Day National Seminar on “Quality and Excellence in Teacher Education: Challenges, Opportunities and Strategies” during 25 - 26, October 2018
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Posted on 26 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP - EXAM CENTRE LIST - REVISED
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Posted on 18 Jun 2018
April 2018 UG / PG Examination Result
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Posted on 18 Jun 2018
April 2018 UG / PG Examination Result (University Department)
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Posted on 15 Jun 2018
JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAM CENTRE LIST
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JUNE 2018 - UICP EXAMINATION - TIME TABLE
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Posted on 20 Nov 2017
Inviting Express of Interest to Establish “Learning Support Centre” and Service to Co-ordinate Periyar University Distance Education Programmes.
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Posted on 11 May 2018
Department of Microbiology – International Conference on Extremophilic Microbes for Sustainable development in agriculture environment and Health – from 19th Dec to 21st Dec 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Sociology – Two Day National Seminar on Women and Justice: A Challenge to Secured World – 19th & 20th July 2018
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Posted on 25 April 2018
Department of Computer Science – Faculty Development Programme on Data Science and Optimization – 28th May to 11th June 2018
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Posted on 05 April 2018
Centre for Geoinformatics and Planetary Studies – International conference on Impact of Climate change on Water resources during 12-13th July 2018
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Posted on 14 March 2018
Department of Geology – National Seminar on Effects of Paleo and Anthropogenic Events on Earth System and Annual General Meeting (AGM) of Geological Society of India – 19th-21th September 2018
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