SSC 2018 Organizing Committee

Patrons

Dr. G. Madhavan Nair, Former Chairman, ISRO, Bangalore
Dr. K. Jayakumar, IAS, Former Vice Chancellor, Malayalam University, Tirur
Dr. S. Somnath, Director, ISRO-VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram

Advisory Committee
Dr. G.M. Nair, Chairman, Kerala State Biotechnology Board, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. K. Prakash Kumar, Director, JNTBGRI, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. V.P.N. Nampoori, Emeritus Professor, CUSAT, Kochi
Shri P.N. Subramanian, Former Deputy Director, ISRO-VSSC, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. N.G.K. Pillai, Former Director, ICAR-CMFRI, Kochi
Dr. K.K.C. Nair, Former SIC,  CSIR-NIO Regional Centre, Kochi
Dr. K. Girish Kumar, Head, Dept. of Applied Chemistry, CUSAT, Kochi
Dr. C.A. Jayaprakash, Principal Scientist, ICAR-CTCRI, Thiruvananthapuram


Chairman

Dr. A. Ajayaghosh, Director, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram,

Vice Chairman
Dr. K. Harikrishna Bhat, Chief Scientist & Head, Materials Science & Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram

Secretary General
Dr. P.R.S. Pillai, Former Head, Department of Electronics, CUSAT, Kochi

General Convenors
Dr. C.H. Suresh, Principal Scientist, Chemical Sciences & Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. C.M. Joy, Former Professor, SH College, Thevara, Kochi and Former Registrar, KFRI, Peechi


Members

Dr. C. Chandrasekhara Bhat, Head, Research Planning & Business Development Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. R. Luxmi Varma, Head, Chemical Sciences & Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. Elizabeth Jacob, Head, Environment Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. K. Madhavan Nampoothiri, Head, Microbial Process & Technology Division, CSIR-NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. K.G. Raghu, Head, Agroprocessing & Technology Division, CSIR- NIIST, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri P.A. Vivekananda Pai, South Zone Organizing Secretary, Vijnana Bharati, New Delhi
Dr. Thomas Mathew, Former Head, Chemistry Dept., Marthoma College, Thiruvalla 
Dr. A.R.R. Menon, Former Senior Scientist, KFRI, Peechi, Thrissur
Dr. Nidhi S. Nair, Asst. Professor, Basaelious College, Thruvananthapuram
Dr. Parvathi Menon, Former Professor, MG College, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. S. Ashaletha, Principal Scientist, ICAR-CIFT, Kochi
Shri Muralee Mohan, Former Bank Manager, Thiruvananthapuram
Dr. A. Jayaprakash, Assoc. Professor, Marthoma College, Chungathara
Shri N. Jayaraj, Scientist, C-DIT, Thiruvananthapuram
Shri Ajikumar, CDS, Thiruvananthapuram

Swadeshi Science Movement
President :- Dr. V.N. Sanjeevan, Former Director, CMLRE, Kochi
Secretary:- Dr. A.R.S. Menon, Chief Technical Officer, ICAR-CIFT, Cochin
Treasurer:- Dr. Rajalakshmi Subramanian, Former Technical Officer, CUSAT, Cochin

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scientific discovery could have been made."
Albert Einstein