M. Suriyavathana, M.Sc., M.Phil., Ph.D graduated at Bharathiar University in 1991. She received her Doctoral degree in 2007 at the Bharathiar University. She obtained the position of Associate Professor at Periyar University, Salem, Tamilnadu. To her credentials she has published more than 70 research articles and 3 books (national & international). To her research expertise she has guided 32 M.Phil and 19 Ph.D candidates. She has delivered plenary lectures in International conferences at USA and UAE. She has organized 7 national and international conferences and seminars and she has received her patent, to her credit she has been awarded as best Researcher /Women scientist in 2015.