General Body Meeting held on 1st September 2017
The Annual General Body meeting of the Academy of Sciences, Chennai held on 01th September 2017 at 3.30 pm. at the Seminar Hall of the Dept. of Nuclear Physics, University of Madras, Guindy Campus, Chennai-25.
Prof. V. Devanathan, President of the Academy presided over the meeting. Prof. J. Kumar, Executive Council member, welcomed the Fellows of the academy. Prof. R. Asokamani, Secretary read the minutes of the last GB (25-11-2016) and the annual reports. The Executive council meeting reports were presented by Dr. G. Anbalagan, Joint-Secretary. The Audited Statement of Accounts for the financial year 2016-2017 was presented by
Dr. A. Stephen, Treasurer of the Academy.
The General Body confirmed and elected the following scientists for the Fellowship of the Academy m as Fellows of the Academy.
- Dr. K. Ravichandran, Asso. Professor, Dept. of Analytical Chemistry, University of Madras
- Dr. Ramaswamy Murugan, Professor & Head, Dept. of Physics, Pondicherry University
- Dr. Sudakar Chandran, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, IIT Madras, Chennai
- Dr. A.M. Ballamurugan, Asst. Professor, Nanoscience & Technology, Bharathiyar University,
- Dr. P.N. Sudha, Principal , D.K.M. College for Women, Sainathapuram, Vellore
- Dr. V. Natarajan, Director, Research & Innovation Centre (DRDO), IIT Madras, Chennai
- Dr. Karutha Pandian, Professor, Department of Biotechnology, Alagappa University, Karaikudi
- Dr. M. Prakash, Professor, Dept. of Genetics and Plant Breeding, Annamalai University
- Dr. M.Balasubraminiam, Associate Professor, Dept. of Physics, Bharathiar University
- Dr. S. Arumugam, Professor, Centre for High Pressure, Bharathidasan University
- Dr. K. Ravichandran, Asso. Professor, Dept. of Physics, A.V.V.M. Sri Pushpam College, Poondi
- Dr. B. Muthuraman, Assistant Professor, Dept. of Energy, University of Madras
- Dr. L. Isaiarasu, Associate Professor, Dept. of Zoology, ANJA College, Sivakasi
- Dr. S.G.D. Sridhar, Associate Professor, Dept. of Applied Geology, University of Madras
- Dr. S. Abraham John, Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, Gandhigram Rural Institute, Gandhigram
- Dr. R. Sathyamoorthy, Asso. Professor and Head of Physics, Kongunadu Arts & Science College
- Dr. D. Nedumaran, Asso. Professor, Central Instrumentation & Service Lab, University of Madras
- Dr. T. Maiyalagan, Asso. Professor, Dept. of Chemistry, SRM University, Kattankulathur
- Dr. A. G. Murugesan, Prof & Head, Sri Paramakalyani Centre in Envin. Sciences, Alwarkurichi
- Dr. Manickam Mahendran, Asso. Professor of Physics, Thiagarajar College of Engineering, Madurai
- Dr. L. Jones Tarcius Doss, Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, Anna University, Chennai
New Executive council members was proposed for the vacancies:
Dr. R. Jayavel, Anna University,
Dr. V. Narayanan , University of Madras
Dr. C. Venkateswaran, University of Madras
Dr. N. Mathivanan, University of Madras
Dr. T. Ramasami, Former DST, Secretary
Dr. R. Ramanibai, Univeristy of Madras
Dr. S. Sriman Narayanan, Univ. of Madras
Dr. J. Kumar, Anna University,
Dr. N. Vasudevan, Anna University
Dr. S. Austin Suthanthiraraj, Univ. of Madras
Dr. S. Jayachandran, Tamil. Govt. Dental College.
The Meeting concluded with the vote of thanks by the Secretary.