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NameAnil Kumar Vijayan
DesignationScientist E

Education Details

  • Ph.D in Aquatic Biosciences from University of Tokyo (2008)
  • MSc in Marine Biology from Cochin University of Science & Technology (1998)

Area Of Specialization

Phytoplankton Ecology

Research interests

Phytoplankton ecology, Ocean Acidification, Harmful Algal Blooms, Marine Bio-optics, Ocean Colour Remote Sensing

Career details/position

  • Scientist-E, CMLRE, Cochin (January 2021 - till date)
  • Scientist-D, CMLRE, Cochin (January 2016 – December 2020)
  • Scientist-C, CMLRE, Cochin (July 2011 – December 2015)
  • Project Scientist-B, INCOIS, Hyderabad (November 2008 – July 2011)
  • Ph.D scholar, University of Tokyo, Japan (April 2004 – March 2008)

Research Projects

  • Ocean acidification and its potential impacts on biological dynamics in Indian EEZ
  • Marine Ecosystem Dynamics of eastern Arabian Sea (MEDAS)
  • Monitoring and Modelling of Marine Ecosystems (MMME)
  • Satellite Coastal and Oceanography (SATCORE)

Awards Recognization

  • Certificate of Merit for outstanding contribution from Ministry of Earth Science, Govt. of India, 2019.
  • Japanese Government (MEXT) Fellowship, 2004

Other Information

  • Life member, Marine Biological Association of India.
  • Life member, Remote Sensing Society of India
  • Life member, Ocean Society of India
  • Member, Oceanographic Society of Japan