Kural அருவினை யென்ப உளவோ கருவியான் காலம் அற஧ந்து செயின்.       In English: What is hard for him who acts With proper means and time and tacts?

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Employee No:
Dr. N. Rajeshwara Rao , M.Sc., Ph.D.



Office: Department of Applied Geology School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences University of Madras Guindy Campus, Chennai - 600 025



Off: 22202725


Mobile: 9841661017



  • Life Member, Geological Society of India
  • Life Member, Paleontological Society of India


  • President, ISEMMM, Winnipeg, Canada

Projects (Total Projects : 5)

  • Title : Deciphering Paleoenvironmental Changes in Pulicat Lake, East Coast of India - Principal Investigator  
    Duration :
    Funding Agency : DST
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) : 10
  • Title : Management Strategies in Ocean Herbal Wealth Enrichment - Co-Investigator  
    Duration :
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) :
  • Title : Development of Informatics Databases on Coastal Zone Influence on Marine Plants - Co-Investigator  
    Duration :
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) :
  • Title : Beach Placer Mineral Exploration - Co-investigator  
    Duration :
    Funding Agency : DOD
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) :
  • Title : Microhabitats and Taphonomic Tiering of Foraminifera in the Salt Marshes near Muttukadu, South of Chennai, Tamil Nadu - Principal Investigator  
    Duration :
    Funding Agency : UGC
    Amount Sanctioned (in Lakhs.) :


Articles (Total Articles: 3)

  • Articles - Regional 3, 
  • Articles - National 10, 
  • Articles - International 18, 

Books (Total Books: 3)

  • Crystallography : Problems & Solutions,  )
  • Benthic Foraminiferal Research : A Global Perspective,  )
  • Climate Change : Chapter 8 in Manual on Disaster Risk Management, funded by WBI-ISDR, under the 3-party MoU among the University of Madras (India) - Kyoto University (Japan) - Middle East Technical University (Turkey).,  )

Seminar / Conference / Workshop


  • National >40


  • International 5
  • International 2 Presided, convened, organized and conducted the Fifth International Congress and Conference on Environmental Micropaleontology, Microbiology & Meiobenthology in the University of Madras, Chennai, from February 17 - 25, 2008. More than 20 scientists and researchers from Australia, USA, Canada, Ukraine, Russia, Iran, and Iraq participated.  

Research Guidance

  • Ph.D Awarded 6
    Ph.D Students 3
    M.Phil Awarded 5
    M.Phil Students 1

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Presentation Session by the Research Scholars those received University of Madras Overseas Travel Grant during 2015 and 2016 on 29th September 2016

M.L (Private Study) - II year (2015-2016) - PCP Classes for All Branches

Application and Prospectus for Ph.D Degree Programme - October 2016 Session

M.L Degree  (Private Study) Examination Application - December 2016

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Online hall- ticket for M.L. (Private study) candidates June 2016 - Examinations

Bibliometric analysissss of publication on breast cancer in India (Published in Current Science; vol 110, 2016) - UNOM in the third edition

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