Research Interests

​Ecotoxicology, adaptation of phytoplankton to environmental change and pollution, persistent organic pollutants

Education Profile

  • ​M.F.Sc (Aquatic Environment Management), ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India

Professional Profile

  • ​Senior Research Fellow, National Surveillance Program on Aquatic Animal Diseases, ICAR-Central Institute of Fisheries Education, India
  • Project Assistant II, DST Project on ‘Setting up of fingerprinting laboratory for oil spills’, Physical Oceanography Division, National Institute of Oceanography, India

Scientific and Professional Memberships

  • ​Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum of India


  • Indian Council of Agricultural Research – Junior Research Fellowship in Aquatic Environmental Management, 2013
  • Best Fisheries Graduate of India and H.P.C Shetty Award by Professional Fisheries Graduates Forum, 2013
  • Gold medalist in Bachelor of Fisheries Sciences, 2013 
  • Puratchi Thalaivi Dr. J Jayalalithaa Award for Best Outgoing Girl Student, 2013
  • British Council’ International Climate Champion, 2011

KAUST Affiliations

  • ​​​​Red Sea Research Center (RSRC)
  •  Biological and Environmental Sciences and Engineering Division (BESE) ​