Kural கற்றில னாயினுங் கேட்க அஃதொருவற்கு ஒற்கத்தின் ஊற்றாந் துணை.       In English: Though not learned, hear and heed That serves a staff and stay in need.

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Faculty Profiles

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

News & Announcements

Instant - Examination July-2014 Online Hall Ticket

UG Degree Revaluation Examination Results - April 2014

PG and Professional Degree Revaluation Examination Results - April  2014

Guidelines For Admission To M.Phil. Degree Courses In Affiliated Colleges For The Year 2014-2015

Admission notification  to M.Sc Geoinformatics (Private Study) in the Department of Geography

UG Degree Examination Revaluation Online Application - April 2014

UG Degree Instant Examination Online Application - July 2014

UG Degree Examination Results - April 2014

PG and Professional Degree Examination Results - April 2014

Admission to Online Degree Course on M.Sc (International Environmental Management) by the Department of Geography

Applications are invited for a post of Assistant Professor at Sangappalagai

Academic Staff College  all Courses admission offer

Admission Notification for M.A (Bharathanatyam & Rhythmology) degree course for the academic year 2014-2015

Applications are invited for the post of Venterinary Surgeon in the rank of Assistant Surgeon for the Animal Houses at the Taramani/Guindy Campuses

Format to be submitted by research institutions for Ph.D Program Continuation

Consolidation of Project details sanctioned to department faculties for the year from 2013-14

Common wealth Scholarship in Low and Middle income Countries 2014

M.L.Degree (Private Study) Examinations, June 2014 -Timetable

Post Graduate Programme offered by Department of Geography- Click here for more details

Submission of Major Research Project Proposal

Application and Prospectus for PG / M.Phil/ PG Diploma / Diploma / Certificate Courses for the Academic Year 2014-2015 (Last date extended upto 16.6.2014).

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