Department of Marine Science

Consultancy and Collaboration


  • National Institute of Oceanography (NIO), Goa
  • Central Electrochemical Research Institute (CECRI), Karaikudi.
  • Duke University, North Carolina, U.S.A.
  • Netherlands Institute for Sea Research.
  • University of Hamburg, Germany.
  • University of Tokyo, Japan.
  • Centre for Tropical Marine Ecology, Bremen, Germany.
  • State public works department and hydrogeological wing.
  • Geological Survey of India.
  • Tuticorin harbour authority.
  • UNESCO national programme in Turkey.
  • Indian Leather Industries Foundation (ILIFO).
  • German Technical Cooperation (GTZ).
  • Bremen Overseas Research and Development Association (BORDA).
  • Institute for Tropical Water Studies, Suderburg, Germany.
  • Ministry of Environment and Forests (MoEn &F), Govt. of India.
  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research (ICAR), Govt. of India.
  • Dredging Corporation of India (DCI), Govt. of India.
  • Ministry of Education, State of Eritrea, North East Africa.
  • Ministry of Land, Water and Environment, State of Eritrea, North East Africa.
  • Ministry of Environment and Forest, Government of India.
  • Ministry of Higher Education, Rep. of Maldives.
  • Ministry of Fisheries, Rep. of Maldives.
  • Directorate of College Education, Govt. of Tamilnadu.
  • Tamilnadu State Council for Science and Technology – Chennai.


Dr. R. Arthur James, a water management expert having experience on desalination, natural water treatment methods and EIA analysis. His association in DEWATS programme on South East Asia could easily provide consultancy services to the above mentioned field.

Dr. P. Santhanam is an expert in Marine Biology and Aquaculture. He has been providing consultancy on live feed culture and its utilization in fish larval production to aqua farmers and hygienic handling of marine organisms and fish value added products to fisher folks. He also actively associates with NGOs namely MSSRF, Chennai and Reliance Foundation, Mumbai in creating awareness about the Marine Biodiversity and Conservation and Fisheries among the peoples of Tamil Nadu and Puducherry coastal districts. He is also providing career guidance to 10th and 12th students through phone in programme conducted by National Virtual Academy of M. S. Swaminathan Research Foundation and Reliance Foundation.

Dr. R. Rajaram is a ichthyotaxonomist in reef associated fishes of major marine biosphere reserves in India. He is also expert in bioremediation technology for Coastal Zone Management.

Dr. N. Manoharan is having expertise in marine pharmacology – algal metabolites, biochemical studies of marine organism and non living resources.

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