Dr. M. Palaniswamy ,obtained his Ph.D. Biotechnology from Bharathiar University, Coimbatore in 1998. After completion of Ph.D. degree he started his career as a Lecturer and Head, Department of Microbiology, RVS College of Arts and Science, Coimbatore. Then he moved to Karpagam Arts and Science College as Senior Lecturer and Head, Department of Microbiology, Coimbatore in 2002. He availed lean from Karpagam Arts and Science College to serve in Eritrea as Associate Professor and Head, Department of Biology, Eritrea Institute of Technology, Eritrea for one year.
He has been promoted as Professor and Head, Department of Microbiology, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE) from 2008. He has 20 years of teaching and 25 years of Research experience in the field of Microbial Biotechnology. To his credit, he has published 134 research papers in reputed journals and seven patents filed so far. He has completed five major research projects funded by UGC, DST, DBT, and SERB. He has guided 15 scholars towards PhD and guiding 4 scholars.
His name is included in Biotechnology in the Marques who is who. He is a Fellow of Applied Biotechnology, India. His research interest includes microbial enzyme technology, food biotechnology and health care science. He has visited Singapore, Thailand, Eritrea, Malaysia and Qatar for academic assignments. Presently he is Dean, Arts, Science and Humanities, Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE) and have been vested with the critical task of preparing documents for NIRF / NAAC / AISHE by the KAHE.
Karpagam Academy of Higher Education (KAHE), Coimbatore, TamilNadu, India