Prof. H. Devaraj, Vice-Chairman, University Grants Commission, New Delhi

From the Vice-Chairman’s Desk

Prof. H. Devaraj, Professor in Bio-chemistry, Department of Zoology, University of Madras has held many academic and administrative posts besides being awarded many awards and honours, before taking charge as Vice-Chairman, University Grants Commission (UGC). The prominent among them was the prestigious UGC-BSR Distinguished Scientist Award in the year 2011, the Exchange Visitors Fellowship – Clemson University, USA (1998-1999) : Indian National Science Academy Award, University of Bonn, Germany (1998), besides other awards.

He is Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.) from the University of Madras and has served as a Syndicate Member for 2 years and as Incharge Vice-Chancellor, University of Madras. He also served as the Guindy Campus Director and Director of Dr. A.L. Mudaliar Centre for Basic Science Development.

Besides this, he has many research publications to his credit.
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