Dr. Alaguraja Palanichamy is currently working as a Post-Doctoral Fellow in the Department of Geography, School of Earth and Atmospheric Sciences in Madurai Kamaraj University, Madurai, Tamil Nadu, India. He has awarded Dr. S. Radhakrishan Post Doctorate Fellowship in October 2015 by UGC. He also awarded DST Inspire Fellow for Innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research (INSPIRE) in 2011-2013 by Department of Science and Technology (DST) Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, New Delhi. He was also Awarded Rajiv Gandhi National Fellowship (RGNF) in 2010 by University Grants Commission (UGC) New Delhi. He had done his Ph.D. Degree in 2013 under the guidance of Dr. M. Manivel in Bharathidasan University. He was secured 84.77% of marks in M.Tech Programme in Geo Hydro Informatics and GIS, in Bharathidasan University and got University first rank with distinction (D ). Hence he was awarded a “Professional Course National Scholarship” sponsored by University Grants Commission (UGC), New Delhi for tenure of two years (2008 – 2010). He completed his B.Sc., Geography, M.Sc., Applied Geography in the Department of Geography, Government Arts College (Autonomous) Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore in the year (2003 – 2006 and 2006 – 2008). He has presented research papers in 36 International and 56 National level seminars and conferences. Further, he was attended 6 training programmes in his core area of research. Owing to his untiring hard work he was published 42 research papers in both National and International levels. The Bharathidasan University syndicate order Dr. P. Alaguraja is Secretary Endowment for the Professor. M. Manivel, Commemoration Award, for M. Tech., First Rank Holder. He is recognized as a member of many geographical societies, International Global Navigation Satellite Systems Society Inc - (IGNSS) Australia. GIS Development”, CSDMS, Noida. International society for Photogrammetry and Remote Sensing, Netherlands. He is Life Member in International Association of Hydrological Sciences (IAHS)-UK, Association of Petroleum Geologists Southern Chapter American Association of Petroleum Geologists USA and Indian Geographical Society (IGS), India. He is Editor of International Journal of Advance Remote Sensing and GIS, Integrated Publishing Association. Member and Alumni of the Board of Studies in Geography, Government Arts College, (Autonomous), Bharathiyar University, Coimbatore (2018 - 2021).
Dr. Alaguraja Palanichamy's area of specialization is in the field of Climatology and Water Resources, using Geospatial Technology.