Dr. Kanthadai Raghu

Born in Chittoor, A.P, India on 23 September 1936. Educated at Sri Ramakrishna Mission High School, Chennai, 1947-52; Vivekananda College, Chennai, 1952-56; Annamalai University, Annamalainagar, 1956-58; University of Madras, Chennai, 1958-64; B.Sc. 1956; M.A. 1958; M.Sc.1959; Ph.D. 1964.

Former Head, Nuclear Agriculture Division, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre

Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, IRRI, Philippines, 1964-66; Pool Officer, IARI, 1966-67; Post-Doctoral Research Fellow, University of Houston, Houston, U.S.A 1967-69; Research Associate, University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign, U.S.A. 1969-71; Scientific Officer, 1972-73, Head, Plant Pathology and Pesticide Residues Section, 1977-90, and Head, Nuclear Agriculture Division, 1990-96 Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai; Science Consultant, Jai Research Foundation (JRF), Vapi 1997-2004.

Awards/Honours: Lifetime achievement award in Pesticide Research, 2016 by Society of Pesticide Science, ICAR.

Fellow: Maharashtra Academy of Sciences.

Research Areas: Fate, persistence and metabolism of pesticides in soils and plants

Address: E-7, Dattaguru Housing Society, Deonar Village Road, Deonar, Mumbai 400088, Maharashtra; [Tel: Res. (022) 25565512, Cell: 9820322244; Email: drraghu10@gmail.com]