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 conferences 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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WEB TRAINING PROGRAMME ON URKUND:ANTI PLAGIARISM SOFTWARE

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Rules to be followed for Plagiarism Checking

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Walk-In Interview : The Post of JRF to work under the research project sponsored DST, Govt. Of India

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AUGUST 2018- PRIDE EXAMINATIONS - REVALUATION RESULT

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Tender Notice - Equipments for the Department of Physics

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Tender Notice - Lab Table and Island tables for the Department of Botany

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PRIDE – EXAMINATION REVISED FEES STRUCTURE

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Ph.D. Programme Online Registration Application for Common Entrance December 2018 Session

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Notification : Inviting Researcher of the University/ Research laboratories in India/ Abroad.

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Tender Notice - Purchase of Island Table in the Department of Environmental Science

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Tender Notice - Island tables for the Department of Microbiology

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Tender Notice - Purchase of Island Table in the Department of Environmental Science

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Tender Notice - Purchase of Capillary Suction Timer and Accessories

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Tender Notice - Work of Lab Cupboard Door ( Balance one part 93.55Sqft).

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Tender Notice – Printing of Periyar University Calender-2019 ( R14 Section) from reputed firms.

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Alumini Meet - 2018

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PRIDE : Extension of Date for Fees Payment

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DECEMBER 2018 - UICP Examinations - Last Date for Submission of Appplication

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Pennagaram Constituent College - College Committee List

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AUGUST 2018- PRIDE EXAMINATIONS - RESULT

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PRIDE - NO DUES FOR CONVOCATION - 2018

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Inviting Express of Interest to Establish “Learning Support Centre” and Service to Co-ordinate Periyar University Distance Education Programmes.

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International seminar on “Research Intelligence and Databases” on 14th December, 2018.

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A Two Day National Seminar on FOOD is not just a CURRY : Raison d’etre of Food in Literature (FDLT-2019)

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International Conference on current approaches in Nutraceuticals and food technology for Diabetes Management (ICNDM-2019)

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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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