Department of Agriculture Engineering.
Dr. A.Vivekanandhini, M.Sc. (Agri), Ph.D. working as a Associate Professor and Head, Department of Agriculture Engineering, Paavai Engineering College, Paachal, Namakkal, Tamilnadu. She completed B.Sc. Agriculture in the year 2012 from Adhiparasakthi Agricultural College, Vellore (Tamil Nadu Agricultural University). She did her UG research work on “Impact of tannery effluent on the germination of selected plants”. She completed M.Sc. (Agri) in the field of Agronomy and conducted her research on “Studies on source-sink relationship in hybrid maize (Zeamays.L.)” during 2014 at Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. In the year 2018, she had been awarded the Doctoral degree with specialization in Rice and cropping system under faculty of Agronomy by Tamil Nadu Agricultural University, Coimbatore. Her Ph.D. research work on “Comparative performance of different crop establishment methods in Rice-Rice-Blackgram cropping system” at Tamil Nadu Rice Research Institute, Aduthurai, Thanjavur. This research work was conducted for the benefit of the delta farmers to select the Rice based cropping system based on the availability of water by Cauvery river in their area. She has published three research articles and presented papers in conference and symposium. She is acting as co-ordinator for “Paavai Velan Mandram” and also guided projects for B.E. Agri students in Indo-Taiwan project. Acted as project co-ordinator for final year students.