Prof. Natarajan Gajendran leads the Indian Society for Education and Environment as the President. He is also the Editor in Chief for the Indian Journal of Science and Technology ( and Chief Executive Officer of Scholarly Needs (  

He has held and managed a number of roles with flying colours in various research organisations and educational institutes in India as well as abroad. Some of his notable positions were:

  • Adjunct Faculty in University of Madras

  • Founder Director of Pearl Academic Leadership Institute (PALI)

  • Director of Curriculum Development & Review and the Head of Department (Botany) at Eritrea Institute of Technology, East Africa

  • Visiting Scientist, Japan

  • Scientific Officer at Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, and Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai. India.

  • PhD research supervisor at Madras University

His impeccable service has been recognised by awards from several granting institutions including

  • Best Teacher Award - Tamizhaga Institute of Educational Research and Advanced Development

  • Hiroshima International Care for the Radiation Exposed (HICARE) - International organisation, Japan

  • Technical Excellence Award - Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC)

Prof.Natarajan Gajendran was an exceptionally proficient scholar and bagged scholarships and distinctions throughout his educational journey. He holds a PhD and MPhil degrees from the Centre for Advanced Study (CAS) - the University of Madras,  Masters degree from RKM Vivekanandha College - University of Madras, and Bachelors degree from Government Arts College, Thiruvannamalai.

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