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biology professor

Gopalsamy Poyya Moli, Indian biology professor. Achievements include design of curriculum for Master of Science Ecology, Envsciences & Master of Science Sustainable development. Recipient Indo-German cultural Exchange award, German Academic Exchange Service Germany, 1993; Canada Studies Faculty Research fellowship, Shastri Indo Canada Institute, 1996.

Background

Moli, Gopalsamy Poyya was born on April 9, 1953 in Dindigul, Tamil Nadu, India. Son of Veerasamy Gopalsamy and Gopalsamy Muthulakshmi.

Education

Master of Science in Marine Biology, Annamalai University Chidambram, 1977. Doctor of Philosophy, Madurai Kamarj University, Tamilnadu, 1986.

Career

Research associate Tata Energy Research Institute, Pondicherry, India, 1984—1986, School Energy, Environment & Natural Resources, Madurai Kamarj University, 1986—1987. Assistant professor Department Ecology & Environmental Sciences Pondicherry University, 1987—1996, associate professor, since 1996. Coordinator Pondichery University, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include design of curriculum for Master of Science Ecology, Envsciences & Master of Science Sustainable development.

Membership

Founder, trustee Oikos Trust Environmental Management, Podicherry, 2005. Fellow: Global Development Research Center (Japan). Member: State Environmental Policy Committee, State Heritage Conservation Advisory Committee, State Expert Appraisal Committee, National Ecosystem Services Research Partnership, Global Experts Directory Ecosystem Services (member, International Union for Conservation of Nature, WRI, WBCSD & Earth watch Inst), Commission Ecosystem Management International Union for Conservation of Nature, Anthropological Survey India, Bio-energy Society India, Solar Energy Society India.

Connections

Married Ellammal Poyyamoli, November 22, 1985. Children: Santhosh Poyyamoli, Gauwdami Poyyamoli.

father:
Veerasamy Gopalsamy

mother:
Gopalsamy Muthulakshmi

spouse:
Ellammal Poyyamoli

child:
Santhosh Poyyamoli Moli

child:
Gauwdami Poyyamoli Moli