Dr. (Ms.) Mulpuri Sujatha

Born in Krishna District, Andhra Pradesh, India on 19 September, 1961. Educated at Osmania University, Hyderabad, 1979-81; University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad, 1981-84; Osmania University, Hyderabad 1990-96. B.Sc. 1981; M.Sc. 1983; M. Phil, 1984; Ph.D. 1996.

Former Principal Scientist and Director (A), ICAR-Indian Institute of Oilseeds Research, Hyderabad

Scientist 1985-1998, Sr. Scientist 1998-2006, Principal Scientist 2006-2023, Director (A) 2020-2022, IIOR, Hyderabad.

Awards/Honours: Panjabrao Deshmukh Best Women Scientist of ICAR, 2004; Board member of International Sunflower Association, France 2015 onwards, FAO-GIPB Award for the study on Harnessing the Potential of bioenergy Crops- Jatropha curcas, 2009; General Secretary, ISOR 2018-20; recipient of Fellowships from UNESCO-BAC, 1997; 3 times from Netherlands Fellowship Programme 2002-2004; DBT-Overseas Associateship 2006-07; TWAS-CAS Fellowship 2012.

Fellow: The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), 2013; Indian Society of Oilseeds Research 2009; Telangana Academy of Sciences, 2010.

Research Areas: Plant Genetics, Reproductive Biology, Plant Biotechnology

Address: Flat No 401, Park View Garden Apartments, Masab Tank, Hyderabad 500028, Telangana; [Tel: 9440880335; Email: mulpurisujata@yahoo.com; sujatador@gmail.com]