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Jembulingam Subramaniam Pillai

educator , entomologist , consultant , microbiologist , researcher

Jembulingam Subramaniam Pillai, Fijian microbiologist, entomologist, educator, researcher, consultant. Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine; member Institute Biology, International Organization Biological Control, Society Invertebrate Pathology, Pacific Science Association.

Background

Pillai, Jembulingam Subramaniam was born on August 16, 1927 in Nadi, Fiji. Son of Appau Jembulingam and Dhana Lakshmi Pillai.

Education

Bachelor of Science, Victoria University, 1954, Master of Science, 1956. Doctor of Philosophy., University Melbourne, 1962.

Career

Registered medical entomologist. Entomologist, Department Agriculture, Fiji, 1956-1957, senior entomologist, 1958. Senior science research officer University Otago, Dunedin, New Zealand, 1963-1972, senior lecturer, since 1973, associate professor, since 1986.

Colonial Development scholar British Government, University Wellington, 1951-1955. Henry James Williams scholar University Melbourne, 1961-1962. United States Public Health Service postdoctoral fellow University California-Riverside, 1971-1972.

Membership

Fellow Royal Society Tropical Medicine. Member Institute Biology, International Organization Biological Control, Society Invertebrate Pathology, Pacific Science Association.

Connections

Married Deirdre Montgomery, October 9, 1959. Children– Deirdre Dhana Lakshmi, Anita-Marie, Sarita Rosheen, Krishna Charles.

father:
Appau Jembulingam

mother:
Dhana Lakshmi Pillai

spouse:
Deirdre Montgomery

children:
Deirdre Dhana Lakshmi Pillai

Anita-Marie Pillai

Sarita Rosheen Pillai

Krishna Charles Pillai