Dr. A. Sundaramanickam has been an Associate professor at Centre of Advanced Study in Marine Biology, Faculty of Marine Sciences. He obtained his Ph.D., in Marine Biology & Oceanography. He His research interests include Marine pollution monitoring, impact assessment studies, bioremediation of pollutants and Biosynthesis & application of functionalized nanoparticles. He has published more than fifty research articles in the Peer reviewed journals. He is an Academic editor and reviewer most off the international journals. His current project is 'Seawater Quality monitoring Programme.'