Anna University
Approved Research
Centre

08

Research
Supervisors

09

PhDs awarded under guidance

13

Research Scholoars pursuing Research

255

Research Publications

16

Research Grants received

32

Books and Book Chapters Published

928136

Total funding from Research Grants

The Department of Biotechnology is one of the pioneers to establish a research culture among the academic fraternity at KCT. An Anna University approved Research Centre, presently 8 faculty members have been recognised as supervisors to guide research scholars. Some of the major research domains in the field of Biotechnology include Computational Biology, Molecular Dynamics, Machine Learning,Food Biotechnology, Food Processing, Biofuel, Antioxidants and Medicinal Plants, Medical Textiles, Mushroom Biology, Enzyme Technology, Waste water treatment, Biodiesel, Phytochemicals, Probiotics &Nutraceuticals, Microbial peptides, Nanotechnology, Environmental Engineering, Bioprocessing and Bio-Product recovery.

Research Supervisors

Dr. Baskar R, M.Sc., Ph.D

Professor and Head (i/c)

Specialization

Antioxidants and Medicinal Plants / Medical Textiles/ Mushroom Biology

Recognized
Research
Guide

Ram K

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Biological Data Analysis, Molecular Dynamics, Machine Learning, Computational Biology

Dr. N. Sivarajasekar

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Micropollutant; Biofuel; Food Processing; Liquid Membrane; Process Modelling

Ramalingam Ponnusamy

Professor

Specialization

Enzyme Technology, Waste water treatment, Biodiesel

Dr. N. Saraswathy

Professor

Specialization

Biomaterials, Nanoparticles, Enzymes, Phytochemicals, Medical textiles

Kumaresan K

Associate Professor

Specialization

Antimicrobials; Probiotics & Nutraceuticals; Natural products; Microbial peptides

Thirumurugan A

Assistant Professor

Specialization

Bioprocess, Bioseparation, Food Biotechnology, Nanotechnology