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Staff Id : 03526
Designation : PROFESSOR
Qualification : M.Sc(Phy),M.Phil(Phy),Ph.D(Phy),
Specialization : Spectroscopy, Geomagnetism, Physical Oceanography, Archaeomagnetism
Date of Birth : 20-10-1961
Date of Joining : 11-12-1995
Present Address Contact Number E-Mail Address
Research Guidance
Discipline Awarded Guidance
M.Phil./M.E./M.Sc. 18-
Ph.D. 114

Conference /Seminar / Symposia / Workshop
Conference Seminar Symposia Workshop
National International
Attended 1561554
Conducted -----

Research Projects
Major Projects Minor Projects Total Amount (Rs.)
Completed 3-2.96 Crores
Ongoing 2-32.26 Lakhs, 24 Lakhs.
Teaching and Research Experience Industry Experience
22 Years -
Journals Conference Books Published Popular Article
National International National International
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List of Publications - International
S. Veerasingam, R. Venkatachalapathy, N. Basavaiah, T. Ramkumar, S. Venkatramanan, K. Deenadayalan, " Identification and characterization of tsunami deposits off southeast coast of India from the 2004 Indian Ocean tsunami: Rock magnetic and geochemical approach.", Journal of Earth System Science, Volume 123, Number 4, Jun 2014, pp. 905-921. 2014.
S. Veerasingam, R. Venkatachalapathy, T. Ramkumar, " Historical environmental pollution trend and ecological risk assessment of trace metals in marine sediments off Adyar estuary, Bay of Bengal, India.", Environmental earth sciences , Volume 71, Number 9, May 2014, pp. 3963-3975. 2014.
S. Veerasingam, R. Venkatachalapathy, T. Ramkumar, " Distribution of clay minerals in marine sediments off Chennai, Bay of Bengal, India: indicators of sediment sources and transport processes.", International Journal of Sediment Research, Volume 29, Number 1, Mar 2014, pp. 11-23. 2014.
R. Venkatachalapathy, R. Mohamed Asanulla, C. Manoharan, T. Radhakrishna, " Rock magnetic and geomagnetic field intensity studies on Megalithic archaeological pottery samples from Tamilnadu, India.", Quaternary International, Volume 298, Number 1, Jun 2013, pp. 57-67. 2013.
R.S. Kankara, R. Mohan, R. Venkatachalapathy, "Hydrodynamic Modelling of Chennai Coast from a Coastal Zone Management Perspective.", Journal of Coastal Research, Volume 29, Number 1, Mar 2013, pp. 347-357. 2013.
C. Manoharan, P. Sutharsan, S. Dhanapandian, R. Venkatachalapathy, " Spectroscopic and thermal analysis of red clay for industrial applications from Tamilnadu, India.", Journal of Molecular Structure, Volume 1027, Number 1, Nov 2012, pp. 99-103. 2012.
C. Manoharan, P. Sutharsan, S. Dhanapandian, R. Venkatachalapathy, " Characteristics of some clay materials from Tamilnadu, India, and their possible ceramic uses.", Cerāmica, Volume 58, Number 347, Sep 2012, pp. 412-418. 2012.
G Suresh, P Sutharsan, V Ramasamy, R Venkatachalapathy, " Assessment of spatial distribution and potential ecological risk of the heavy metals in relation to granulometric contents of Veeranam lake sediments, India..", Ecotoxicology and Environmental Safety, Volume 84, Number 1, Jul 2012, pp. 17-24. 2012.
R. Venkatachalapathy, S. Veerasingam, V. Rajeswari, "Distribution and origin of petroleum hydrocarbons in Pichavaram mangrove swamp along Tamilnadu coast, Bay of Bengal, India..", Geochemistry International, Volume 50, Number 5, May 2012, pp. 476-480. 2012.
Veerasingam S, Venkatachalapathy R, Sudhakar S, Raja P, Rajeswari V, " Veerasingam et al., 2011. Petroleum hydrocarbon concentrations in eight mollusc species along Tamilnadu coast, Bay of Bengal, India.", ournal of Environmental Sciences, Volume 23, Number 7, Jul 2011, pp. 1129-1134. 2011.
G Suresh, V Ramasamy, V Meenakshisundaram, R Venkatachalapathy, V Ponnusamy, " A relationship between the natural radioactivity and mineralogical composition of the Ponnaiyar river sediments, India..", Journal of Environmental Radioactivity, Volume 102, Number 4, Mar 2011, pp. 370-377. 2011.
S Veerasingam, R Venkatachalapathy, P Raja, S Sudhakar, V Rajeswari, R Mohamed Asanulla, R Mohan, P Sutharsan, "Petroleum hydrocarbon concentrations in ten commercial fish species along Tamilnadu coast, Bay of Bengal, India..", Environmental Science and Pollution Research, Volume 18, Number 4, Feb 2011, pp. 687-693. 2011.
R Venkatachalapathy, S Veerasingam, N Basavaiah, T Ramkumar, K Deenadayalan, " Environmental magnetic and petroleum hydrocarbons records in sediment cores from the north east coast of Tamilnadu, Bay of Bengal, India..", Marine pollution bulletin, Volume 62, Number 4, Feb 2011, pp. 681-690. 2011.