Dr. Akhil has done his Ph.D in Marine Chemistry from Cochin University of Science and Technology in the year 2015. He has more than ten publications in leading international and national journals besides a couple of popular articles, books and a technical report. He carried out his Post Doctoral Research at Cochin University of Science and Technology, Cochin and Sri Sathya Sai Institute of Higher Learning, Andhra Pradesh. Dr.Akhil also worked as an Associate Professor in the Department of Basic Sciences, KVM College of Engineering and IT, Cherthala.
As a hydrochemist Dr. Akhil is actively involved in field research and gained considerable on-board research experience on collection and analysis of samples from the marine environment. He has also participated in the Southern Ocean cruise on Research Vessel Sagar Nidhi and visited the “Antarctic region”.
Research Interest of Dr.Akhil are in the areas of Biogeochemistry of Ocean and Estuarine processes, Groundwater Hydro Chemistry, Residual concept of Trace Pollutants, Aerosol / Trace gas Chemistry and Disease Biology.
Teaching Interest: Physical Chemistry, Inorganic Chemistry and Environmental Chemistry.