Qualified M.Phil, Ph.D (India, 1994), Ph.D (Japan, 2002), Post Doc Fellow (Andhra University, AP, 2003-2005), DST Women Scientist (Andhra University, AP, 2005-2007). Working as Asst. Professor III, Pondicherry Universit since 2007. Awaiting CAS Promotion for Associate Professor due on 30/11/205 and for Professor due on 30/11/2018. 26 years of research experience in the field of Marine Biology. Acquired 2 major research projects.