Research: 28 years; Lead 16 Research Projects at CFTRI, Mysore India.

Guided : Post Doctoral 14; Ph.D 16; M.Tech/M.Pharm 6.

Publication : Technical Books 4; Research Papers 190; Reviews 28; General Articles 28; Chapters to Book 14; Patents 2; Presented in Symposium 215


Two Scientific Journals.

Member of Scientific Honour Society:
1. Elected Fellow of national Science Academy, India.
2. Fellow of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India.
3. Member of ten other Scientific Societies (International and Indian)

Visits Abroad

1. To 28 countries including recent visits to Cuba, China, Japan.
2. Member of several committees in Department of Biotechnology, Dept. of Science and Technology, Dept. of Non Conventional Energy Sources, Govt. of India.


1. Prof. J.V. Bhat Eureka Forbes Award 1991.
3. Prof. Vyas Memorial Award of Association of Microbiologists, India (AMI) 1992.
4. President and Fellow of Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India 1992.
5. Laljee Godhoo Award for Industrial research of AFST (I) 1995.
6. National Industrial achievement award 2002 for Spirulina Technology.
7. Elected Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India.

Prof L V Venkataraman, "SUDARSHANA" 236, 8th Cross, Gokulam III Stage, Mysore-570002, India

Present assignments

1. Director :Elvess Biotech Consultancy Pvt. Ltd., Mysore
2. Director: South East Agro Industries, Mysore
3. Advisor : South China Biotech Exploitation Centre, P.R.China
4. Visiting Professor : a) University of Hong Kong
b) JSS College of Pharmacy, Mysore, India
5. Chairman : Lalgudi Software Solutions, Mysore
6. Member Executive Committee : National Facility on marine cyanobacteria, India
7. Consultant to TDB of DST
8. Mem exec. committee NFMC 1990 to 1997


Transferred alga Spirulina Technology for commercialization in India and Consultant abroad on this.
Algal Eco Physiology and Integrated Systems. Plant Tissue/Cell Culture for food flavours, colours and bio pesticides. Unconventional Energy Sources (biogas and H2 through bioroutes).
Legume proteins/carbohydrtates.

Contact details:

“SUDARSHANA” 236, 8th Cross, Gokulam III Stage, Mysore 570 002 INDIA
Ph: 0091-821-2510006/ 5288666 FAX : 00 91 8215288666 E Mail : [email protected]

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