Date of Birth: June 01, 1946
Education: MSc ,University of Madras in 1968 (First Rank holder), Ph.D (IIT Madras) 1973.Now Director Grade Scientist ,Head, Polymer Division Central Leather Research Institute, Adyar, Chennai 600 020, & Expertise Center for Eco-testing Laboratory .Honorary Professor ? Anna University .
Fields of Specialization:She has 37 years of experience in tailored polymers-synthesis and applications. Structural variations in polymers is a strategic approach to produce materials of different properties for a variety of end uses. No .of Publications - 192 , Patents - 5 .
Awarded Chandaben VASVIK award for Women Scientists, 2001for contribution to leather industry by establishing Expertise Centre for Eco Testing Laboratory (EXCEL).She is the Member, Advisory board-Polymer International, UK Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK and also recipient of Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Mainz, Germany in 1986-87.