Dr.I.Thirunavukkarasu born on 18th August 1981. He completed his diploma with honors in Electronics and Communication Engg. in 1999 and joined as a lateral entry candidate for B.E(Instrumentation and Control Engg) and completed the degree in 2002 from Madras University. Obtained his M.E (Process Control and Instrumentation) from Annamalai University in 2005 followed by the Ph.D degree in Robust Process Control from Manipal University in April 2012.
He is the recipient of Manipal University Cash award towards his research publications. He has 14 National/International journals and more than 40 National/International conferences to his credit. He has also organized two international conferences, workshops, FDP in the area of Control System and Process Control domain with the grants from various organizations like ISRO, DRDO, National Instruments, ONGC etc.
He is the recipient of DST Fast Track grant for young scientist from the Government of India for the period 2013-2016 and the Post-Doctoral grant from Manipal University.