Dr.N.O.Gopal, Ph.D.,(Agricultural Microbiology)
He has completed Ph.D., in agricultural microbiology from TNAU, Coimbatore. He has 30 years of experience in Teaching, Research and Extension activities in six campuses of TNUA viz., HC & RI, Periyakulam, AC & RI, Killikualm, AC & RI, TNAU, Coimbatore, AEC & RI, TNAU, Coimbatore and AC & RI, Madurai besides Research Station farm experience in HRS, Periyakulam and SRS, Cuddalore. His field of specialization in Bio fertilizers, Food Safety and Biomethanation of Agro residues including biomass conversion into value added products.
He is the recipient of Best Research award, Dr.G.Rangaswami Gold Medal and Dr.M.P.Damodaran Agriculture prize. He got various schemes worth of Rs.503 lakhs. He has published 43 scientific articles and 23 popular articles guided 11 PG and 2 Ph.D. students. He underwent USAID-ALO-HED training program in food safety and quality in university of California, Davis, USA and training in University of Hannover, Germany, on Biomass conversion.