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Dr. SUDHIKUMAR A. V. 

Assistant Professor
Department of Zoology
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avsudhi@rediffmail.com

 
 

ACADEMIC PROFILE

2010 - till date             : Assistant Professor, Dept. of Zoology, Christ College, Irinjalakuda.

2007 - 2010                 : Research Fellow, Ghent University, Belgium.

2000 - 2007                 : Ph. D. in Zoology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

2000                            : Qualified CSIR-JRF exam.

1998-2000                   : M. Sc. in Zoology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

1995 -1998                  : B. Sc. in Zoology, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kerala, India.

 

ADMINISTRATIVE POSITIONS

Principal Investigator, DST Young Scientist Project.

Principal Investigator, Encyclopedia of Life (EOL) Project.

Principal Investigator, Idea Wild Research Project.

Principal Investigator, KSCSTE Major Research Project.

Principal Investigator, UGC Minor Research Project.

Member, Board of Studies - Physiology, Calicut University.

Co-Investigator, UGC Major Research Project.

Co-Investigator, KSCSTE Major Research Project.

Treasurer, Zoology Alumni Association Christ College (ZAACC).

Faculty-in-Charge, Bhoomithra Club, Christ College.

 

ACADEMIC ACHIEVEMENTS

2016:   Kenneth King Foundation Scholarship from International Society of Arachnology.

2016:   Biodiversity Researcher Award from Kerala State Biodiversity Board.

2015:   Student Research Grant from KSCSTE.

2014:   Student Research Grant from KSCSTE.

2013:   Young Scientist Project Award - Department of Science and Technology, India.

2013:   Major Research Project from Department of Science and Technology, India.

2013:   Major Research Project from KSCSTE.

2013:   Major Research Project Grant from University Grants Commission, India.

2013:   Student Research Grant from KSCSTE.

2013:   Equipment grant from Idea Wild organization, USA.

2012:   Student Research Grant from KSCSTE.

2011:   Minor Research Project Grant from UGC.

2011:   Student Research Grant from KSCSTE.

2011:   Travel grant from UGC for attending the 26th European Congress of Arachnology.

2010:   Encyclopedia of Life Rubenstein Fellowship.

2010:   Equipment grant from Smithsonian Institution, USA.

2010:   Minor grant from International Society of Arachnology for attending the 18th International Congress of Arachnology (ICA).

2009:   Minor grant from European Society of Arachnology for attending the 25th European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2009:   Special Research Fund (BOF) from Ghent University, Belgium.

2008:   Equipment grant from Idea Wild organization, USA.

2008:   Minor grant from European Society of Arachnology for attending the 24th European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2007:   Special Research Fund (BOF) from Ghent University, Belgium.

2006:  Travel grant from Barwale Foundation, India for attending the 2nd International Rice Congress.

2006:   Minor grant from National Academy of Agricultural Sciences (NAAS), New Delhi for attending the 2nd International Rice Congress.

2006:   Minor grant from European Society of Arachnology for attending the 23rd European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2006:   Selected for the Individual Capacity Building Training Course in Taxonomy and Collection Management organized by Belgian Focal point to the Global Taxonomy Initiative (held at Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences, Belgium in January, 2006.

2005:  Minor grant from European Society of Arachnology (ESA) for attending the 22nd European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2005:   Travel grant from Dept. of Science & Technology, New Delhi, India for attending the 22nd European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2005:  Travel grant from Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi, India for attending the 22nd European Colloquium of Arachnology.

2004:   Travel grant from CSIR, New Delhi for attending the 16th International Congress of Arachnology.

2004:   Travel grant from International Society of Arachnology for attending the 16th International Congress of Arachnology.

2003:   SRF from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research.

2001:   JRF from Council of Scientific & Industrial Research.

 Memberships : International Society of Arachnology (ISA),   American Arachnological Society (AAS), European Society of Arachnology (ESA), Canadian Arachnological Society (CAS)

Museums / Institutes visited - Abroad:

 

National Museum of Natural History, Smithsonian Institution, Washington, USA.

Royal Belgian Institute of Natural Sciences (RBINS), Brussels, Belgium.

Royal Museum for Central Africa (RMCA), Tervuren, Belgium.

Bulgarian Academy of Sciences, Sofia, Bulgaria.

Zoological Survey of India (ZSI), Kolkata, India.