INTERNATIONAL OUTSTANDING RESEARCHER AWARD in the filed of Nanosensor for agricultural, food science, medical and environmental application.

Dr. S. Thirumalairajan, presently working in one of the most prestigious awards in India, the DBT-Ramalingaswami Re-entry Faculty scheme in Centre for Agricultural Nanotechnology, TNAU, Coimbatore, India, since December 2018. He received a doctoral degree in Nanoscience and Technology – Physics (Interdisciplinary) in July 2013 from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore, India. He is an expert in the fields of shape-dependent functional nanostructures thin film and powders for chemicals, biosensors, Food Safety, and Agricultural Science applications. He has received two externally funded projects with a total cost of ~ Rs. 2 Crores to address issues for food safety applications. He has visited and worked as a senior postdoctoral fellow, post-doctoral fellow, and guest scientist in various countries like Brazil, USA, France, South Korea, Indonesia, and Taiwan, with different research groups for the past nine (9) years and the outcome of novel research resulted in the form of published in India patent (4), articles in high impact international journals 34, national journals (2), Research book (3 with ISBN Number), book chapters (4), conferences oral/poster presentation (25), and received 10 research awards and distinctions for his credentials. He is a member of scientific bodies in the national and international various communities.