Prof. Robinsondhas Jeyashakila

Born in Nagercoil town of Kanyakumari District, Tamil Nadu, India on 01 April 1968. Educated at FC&RI, TNAU, Thoothukudi, 1986-89 for B.F.Sc; FC&RI, TANUVAS, Thoothukudi, 1989-91 for M.F.Sc; DFRL, Mysore University for Ph.D.

Dean, Dr. MGR Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheries University, Ponneri – 601204, Tamil Nadu, India

Assistant Director of Fisheries, State Fisheries Department, 1995-98; Assistant Professor, Dept of Fish Processing Technology (DFPT), FC&RI, Thoothukudi, 1998-2007; Associate Professor, 2007-13, DFPT, FC&RI, Thoothukudi; Professor, 2013-16, Dept of Fish Quality Assurance and Management (DFQAM), FC&RI, Thoothukudi; Chair, School of Harvest and Post Harvest Technology, TNJFU, 2016-17; Professor & Head, DFQAM, FC&RI, Thoothukudi, 2017-22.

Awards/Honours: University Gold Medal – Prof. T. Rangaswami Award & Mrs Gopalan Nair Award 1989; ICAR Junior Fellowship 1989-91; CSIR Senior Research Fellowship, 1992-95; Best Research Paper Award, SBC, CFTRI, Mysore, 1993; Best Research Paper Award MICON’4, DFRL, Mysore, 1994; Best Research Paper Award, ICoFST’95, CFTRI, Mysore, 1995; Young Women Scientist Award, Govt of Tamil Nadu, 2002; Young Scientist Award, Dr. Hiralal Chaudhury Fisheries Foundation, Mumbai, 2003; Best Research Paper in JFST Journal, 2014; FAO International Consultant in Fish Biochemistry, 2015; Best Researcher Award, TN Agricultural Forum, Coimbatore, 2015; Best Research Paper Presentation Award, EIQASFISH -16, Anna University, Chennai, 2016; TNJFU Best Researcher Award, 2017; TNJFU Best Teacher Award, 2018; FAO International Consultant in Fish Quality Testing, 2020; Best Research Paper Award, National Tamil Society, 2022; Dr. B.C. Jha Gold Medal, IFSoI, CIFRI, Barrackpore, 2022.

Research Areas: Fish Biochemistry, Fish Quality Testing – Chemical Residues, Bacterial Pathogens; Marine Nutraceuticals and Functional Foods

Address: Dean, Dr. M.G.R Fisheries College and Research Institute, Tamil Nadu Dr. J. Jayalalithaa Fisheres University, Ponneri 601204, Tamil Nadu; 49, Parameswaran Street, Veturnimadam Post, Nagercoil 629003, Tamil Nadu; [Tel: (044) 27971557; Cell: 9443453184, 8610099491; Email:]