Acharya Nagarjuna University

Zoology & Aquaculture

Dr. G. Simhachalam
Associate Professor
M. Sc., M. Phil., Ph.D.

Date of Birth 1/1/1962
Date of Joining 10/17/2006
Contact 0863-2346272, 0866-2430046, 9491546289,
PhD Thesis
Title of Thesis University from which Ph.D. awarded Awarded Year
Studies on the Taxonomy and a few biochemical aspects of clam shrimp species (Branchiopoda: Crustacea) of Coastal Andhra Pradesh, India Acharya Nagarjuna University 2005
Areas of Research Interest
Limnology, Biodiversity and Molecular Biology
Academic Achievements
NEW SPECIES DISCOVERED: AND PRESEVED IN NATIONAL HOSTORY MUSEUM LONDOND (NHM) Eulimnadia radhakrishnai Holotype female, NHM 2005.271 Eulimnadia radhakrishnai Paratype female, NHM 2005.272 Eulimnadia krishnaensis Holotype female, NHM 2005.273 Eulimnadia krishnaensis Paratype female, NHM 2005.274 Eulimnadia indocylindrova Holotype female, NHM 2005.275 Eulimnadia indocylindrova Paratype male, NHM 2005.276 Eocyzicus palpalis Holotype male, NHM 2005.277 Eocyzicus palpalis Paratypes 3 females & 4 males, NHM 2005.278 281 Leptestheriella simhadrii Holotype male, NHM 2005.282 Leptestheriella simhadrii Paratype 3 males & 2 females, NHM 2005.283 285. ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE ? Warden, ANU Boys Hostels, during 2005 to 2008. ? ACTA for Degree examinations, ANU during 2005 to 2007. ? Additional Camp Officer, Online Counseling Center, from 2008 to 2012. ? Coordinator, Online Counseling Centre, since 2013 to till date. ? Assistant Coordinator, Techno Prenure Promotion programme (TePP) DSIR Promoted Center, ANU from 2007-08 to till date. EXPERIENCE IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATION ? Acting as Joint secretary of NUTA, from 2008-2009 ? Acting as Treasurer of NUTA, from 2009-2013 ? Acting as Secretary of NUTA, since 2014 to till date
No. of Books Published and Edited 1 For Editor & 1 For Author
No. of research articles published/presented since the inception: 18

Research Students Information

Guided Successfully Submitted Presently Guiding
Ph.D 1 8
M.Phill 7 1

Journals For Details of PublicationsClick here

National Journals 1
International Journals 17


Conference National 45
Conference International 9
Research Collaboration
Research collaboration with Department of Biology, The University of Akron, Akron, Ohio, USA.

Major/Minor Research Projects Conducted

Title Date Funding Amount(in Lakhs) Project Summery
Biodiversity of Lake Kolleru, after restoration (2005-2006) with reference to Plankton, Nekton and Birds 2009 Minor, UGC 2,00,000 Click here