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Sriman Narayanan

Dr. S. Sriman Narayanan


Vice Chancellor
VELS Institute of Science Technology & Advanced Studies

Dr. S. Sriman Narayanan, currently serves as the Vice-Chancellor at Vels Institute of Science, Technology, and Advanced Studies (VISTAS). With a Ph.D. in Chemistry from IIT-Madras and an illustrious career, he boasts 31 years of teaching, 36 years of research, and 24 years of administrative leadership experience. Previously, he held key roles at the University of Madras, including Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of Analytical Chemistry. His academic journey includes noteworthy positions such as Director of Guindy Campus and Chairperson of the School of Chemical Sciences and School of Photonics and Nanosciences. A distinguished scholar, he has earned numerous honors, including the Tamil Nadu Scientist Award and fellowship from the Chennai Academy of Sciences. Dr. Narayanan has facilitated grants amounting to Rs. 141.62 Crores, contributed significantly to research with 28 Ph.D. completions, and boasts an impressive publication record with 121 papers. His impactful leadership and academic contributions have left an enduring mark on the institutions he has served, reflecting his dedication to the advancement of education and research in India.