Aufau International Award 2016 | Young Scientist Award | Earth and Environmental Science

Dr. S. Selvam M.Sc., Ph.D.,

Department of Geology

V.O. Chidambaram College

Tuticorin, Tamil Nadu


            Dr.S. Selvam is currently working as a Assistant Professor in the Faculty of Geology, V.O.Chidambaram College, Tuticorin. He has completed his Doctor of Philosophy in Geology. Though teaching Geology and Conservation of Marine Environment is his passion, he passed a NET (CSIR) in 2011 and SET in 2008 under subject of Geology. He has published 40 full papers, 13 conference proceedings. He has authored 2 books and 1 chapter in books. Dr.S. Selvam is an editorial board member of many international journals like Arabian Journal of Geosciences (SCI Journal), Applied Water Science (SCI Journal), Journal of Agricultural Science and Technology (SCI Journal), Desalinization and Water Treatment (SCI Journal), Herald Journal of Agriculture and Food Science Research, Environmental earth sciences (SCI Journal), African Journal of Environmental Science and Technology (SCI Journal), Elite Research Journal of Environmental Science and Toxicology, Earth Science Research Journal, Advanced Journal of Agricultural Research, Journal of Agricultural Science, Water Resources Management (SCI Journal), Environmental Modeling and Assessment (SCI Journal), Agricultural Science Research Journal, Journal of Geology and Geosciences, Advancement in Scientific and Engineering Research, Water Quality Expose Health (SCI Journal), Environmental Toxicology and Pharmacology (SCI Journal), Geological Society of India (SCI Journal) and has reviewed more than 30 articles. He has presented 16 papers both oral and posters, 15 invited speaker presentations in national conferences in Tamil nadu, Andhra Pradesh and Kerala. He expertise in the field of Hydrogeology, Environmental Geophysics, R.S & GIS applications. Presently handling Project entitled “Evaluation of vulnerability to seawater intrusion and Recharge potential Remedial measures for coastal aquifers in Ottapidaram, Southern TamilNadu. India using RS and GIS” under UGC, New Delhi project (2015-2017). He also completed 10 consultancy projects and benefited by agriculture farmers. Dr.S. Selvam was has been awarded the “DST Inspire Fellowship” program sponsored by DST, New Delhi during completed his Ph.D (2010-2014); “Dr.Abdul Kalam Young Scientist Award” at Marina Lab, Chennai; Indian Academy of Science “Teacher Fellow” in April – June 2010; Awarded by Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli “Gold Medal in Geology” for securing I rank in M.Sc Geology (2009); “NSS State Best Student” in 2008 at NSS Cell, Govt. of Tamil Nadu; NSS “University Best Student” in 2006 at Manonmaniam Sundaranar University, Tirunelveli.