Dr. C. T. Aravindakumar

Professor, School of Environmental Sciences
Hon.Director, Inter University Instrumentation Centre
Coordinator, Sophisticated Analytical Instrument Facility (SAIF), Kottayam
(A National Centre of DST, New Delhi)
(Pro Vice-Chancellor, Mahatma Gandhi University)

M.Sc. (University of Pune),
Ph.D. (University of Pune; under exchange programme with Max-Planck-
Institute, Germany)

(i) Max-Planck-Institute, Germany
(ii) Catholic University of Leuven, Belgium
(iii) Free University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands

Environmental Chemistry, Water purification technology, Air pollution, Radiation science, Photochemistry; polar research (Indian Polar Expedition), Environmental Education & Governance

Lecturer in Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, MGU (1993-2002)
Reader, School of Chemical Sciences, MGU (2002-2009)
Professor, School of Chemical Sciences, MGU (2009-2010)
Professor, School of Environmental Sciences, MGU (2010-till date)

Visiting Faculty/Scientist/Professor

Title YearUniversity
Collaborative Researcher September 1999 Environment Engineering, California Institute of Technology (Caltech), USA
Visiting FacultyMarch 2006, Dec.2009Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea
Visiting Scientist April-June, 2005, 2007 GSF-National Research Institute, Germany
Visiting FacultyMay 2011, Oct.2012 University of Paris (S)
Visiting Faculty Oct.2012 Norwegian University of
Science and Technology, Trondheim, Norway
Visiting Professor
(with Full Professor Status)
April 2013, & June 2015University of Paris-Est (Marne- la-vallee), France
Collaborative Researcher May 2014 Duke University, Brown
University and Plymouth State
University, USA
Academic visit July 2014 Russian Academy of Science
(TIPS-RAS), Moskow &
St.Petersburg University, Russia
Collaborative ResearcherJune 2015 &May 2017Technical University of Denmark, Copenhagen, Denmark
Collaborative Researcher April 2018 Hokkaido University, Japan
Academic Visit Nov.2018Melbourne University, Australia
Collaborative Researcher Nov.2018University of Malaya, Kaula Lumbur, Malaysia
ERASMUS Fellow May 2019Technical University of Kosice, Slovakia
Collaborative Researcher May 2019Technical University of Brno,
Czech Republic
Academic Visit May 2019 University of Pannonia, Hungary