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

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

  • Founder and 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.

  • 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.