P. Ramasamy

Dr. P. Ramasamy completed his Ph.D. in Physics in 1967 from the University of Madras and won the Governor- Chancellor’s Gold medal for best thesis of the year. He is a former Vice-Chancellor of Alagappa University and Founder & Director of Crystal Growth Centre, Anna University. Dr. Ramasamy is a recipient of UNESCO instituted Neil Bohr’s Gold Medal in the year 1998 and has received the Kharazmi International Festival Award 1998 by the President of Islamic Republic of Iran. A study undertaken by National Institute of Science and Technology & Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), India, named Dr. Ramasamy among the most productive scientists in India (Period 1996-2006). Dr. Ramasamy has been awarded more than 40 international fellowships and has written 7 books and edited 15. He has got 76 projects from various funding agencies with the total budget of `28.90 crore. 86 research scholars have completed Ph.D. under his guidance and 8 research scholars are currently working. More than 500 research scholars have so far taken Ph.D. research through Prof. Dr. Ramasamy and his earlier students. He has published 911 papers in International Peer Reviewed Journals and presented more than 1500 papers in International/National Conferences/ Workshops/Seminars.