Dr. Thavamani Jegajothivel Pandian

Born in Palamedu, India on 15 June 1939. Educated at Madras University, B.Sc. 1960; M.Sc. 1962; Ph.D., 1965; Dr. rer-nat. Kiel Univ., Germany, 1968.

Consultant, Central Marine Fisheries Research Institute, Kochi

Lecturer, Bangalore University, 1968-71; Reader, 1971-78; Professor, 1978-94, Senior Professor, 1994-96, ICAR National Professor, 1996-2002, CSIR Emeritus Scientist, 2002-05, INSA Senior Scientist, 2005-09, and DST-USERS Project, 2012-14, Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai.

Awards/Honours: IARI Hooker Award, 1978; CSIR S.S. Bhatnagar Prize, 1984; Naga Prize, International Centre for Living Aquatic Resources Management, Manila, 1991; State Council for S&T Tamil Nadu Scientist Award, 1992; Society of Bioscience's K.N. Bahl Memorial Gold Medal, 1994; D.Sc. (Honories Causa) by CIFE, Mumbai, 2011.

Fellow: National Academy of Sciences, India, 1984; Indian Academy of Sciences, 1985; Asian Fisheries Society, Philippines, 1986; Indian National Science Academy, 1987; Third World Academy of Sciences, 1999.

Research Areas: Sexuality, Sex Determination and Sex Differentiation in Fish

Address: 9, Old Natham Road, Madurai 625014, Tamil Nadu; [Tel: Res. (0452) 2640139, Cell: 9842164130; Email: tjpandian16@gmail.com]

Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 1998 to 31 Dec, 2000