Bio data and professional activities OF Dr. N. Gopalakrishnan
Qualification with specialization:
M. Sc. (Pharmaceutical Chemistry) – 1978
M. Sc. (Appl. Chemistry)-1979 ;
M. A. (Industrial Sociology) -1984
Ph. D. ( Biochemistry) -1984 ;
D.Litt. ( Doctor of Literature ) -2002
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Professional experience. Senior Scientist : From 1982 for 25 years CSIR Government of India) ; * Visiting scientist in University of Alberta, Canada (1993 -94) ; * Visiting Scientist In National Sanskrit University, Tirupati. ; * Director, Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage ( IISH-Regd. Charitable Trust) ; * Visiting faculty member in Indian and foreign universities and Institutes.
Other Professional contributions: * Fifty Research Papers in National and International Scientific journals ; * Six Patents in Science & Technology ; * Nine National and International Level Awards from the S & T Scientific Societies.; * Thirteen awards for Science & Culture Popularization ; * Authored 125 books in English and Malayalam both scientific and cultural; 400 CDs, DVDs of lectures; 200 hrs of Tv programs in India and abroad.
National and International Fellowship: * First NCSTC Fellowship of DST, Government of India for popularizing science ; * NSERC/ Canadian Development Agency (CIDA) Fellowship of the Government.
*Invited Lectures in National and International Universities, MNCs, Banks and Training centers in India and Abroad ; *University of Manitoba, Canada *Technical University of Nova Scotia Canada, ; *University of Cleveland, USA , *University of Alberta, Canada *Iowa State ; University USA., University of Newcastle (UK). *York University Toronto ,; Canada, *University of British Columbia (Canada), *Lamar University Houston ; *Lectures in National Institutes in India like IIT of Bombay, IIT Madras, IIT Gouwhati, University of Hyderabad, ; (IMG) Trivandrum), Amrutha Institute of Medical Science (AIMS), IIM Bangalore and a number of prestigious medical and engineering colleges around the world ; Countries visited for delivering lectures ; USA, Canada, U K, U A E, Bahrain, Kuwait & Oman for lectures series and ; as visiting faculty.
Building National Heritage Centre (NHC) for developing a deemed university status institute in Mazhuvanchery, Kechery, Trissur integrating cultural heritage studies and modern subjects. NHC comes under Indian Institute of Scientific Heritage, the charitable trust started by self.
Proficiency in Hindu dharma : Written 110 books in Hindu dharma, Vedas, achaaras, spirituality, dharma saastra, yoga, Geetha and so on in Malayalam and English. Delivered thousands of lectures in academic and spiritual institutions world over including 40 foreign countries. More than 6 years television and AIR / fm radio speeches were delivered on daily basis, Directly involved in performing poojas through thanthra studies in temples.