VC's Profile

Prof.Anisa Basheer Khan, Vice-Chancellor (Officiating)


Prof. (Mrs.) Anisa Basheer Khan has taken over charge as Officiating Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University with effect from 18th August 2015, being the senior-most Dean of the University, in the absence of the regular Vice-Chancellor.  

Prior to this she was the Dean of School of Life Science, Pondicherry University and Professor of Ecology & Environmental Sciences w.e.f. 1998.  She is having a total experience of 34 years teaching, administration, examiner and consultancy, research & guidance, with specialization in Environmental Epidemiology & Marine Ecology , Vermi Technology, Resources Re-cycling Management.

She has publications of more than 100 in National and International Journals. She is a member of the Standing Academic Council of JIPMER. She has served as academic administrator in the International College of Business, Arts, Law and Technology, Ajman, UAE.

She has visited U.K., France, USA, Germany, Amsterdam, South Korea, and Belgium for presenting papers in Conferences.

She was awarded and recognized with:-

  1. Award of National Environmental Science Academy 2000 with a citation and Gold medal and Award of National Environmentalist Association 2008, for her contribution in the field of Environment.

  2. Dr. C.R. Krishnamurthy Memorial Award 2015 with citation and Gold medal, for her scientific contribution in the field of Environmental Toxicology over 28 years of professional standing in academia and research.

She is the Fellow of National Environmentalist Association (FNEA) and Fellow of National Environmental Science Academy (FNESA).

She is a member of various associations and professional bodies and also a life member of various professional bodies including Professional Women’s Advisory Board of American Biographical Institute, U.S.A.