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About Us

Advanced Centre of Environmental studies and Sustainable Development (ACESSD)–  an Inter University Centre

Year of Establishment – 2009 

The Centre is meant for interdisciplinary research linking areas of Science and Social Science 


Research activities

  1. No. of Research Divisions                     : 7
  2. No. of Ph.D students                              : 22
  3. No. of Ph.Ds awarded                            : 11
  4. No. of student projects carried out     : 33

(M.Sc, M.Phil, B.Tech, & M.Tech  students from colleges and other Universities) 

Obama –Singh 21st Century knowledge initiative : an Indo – US Institutional Partnership Programme

Research Collaborations :

  1. Duke University, USA
  2. Plymouth state University, USA
  3. Technical University of Denmark
  4. Ben-Gurion University, Israel
  5. IIT Jodhpur
  6. Shoolini University, Himachal Pradesh

Research Linkages :

  • No. of Institutions within Kerala  : 11
  • No. of Institutions within India     : 08
  •  No. of Institutions outside India   : 10

Publications :

  • Books :  4
  • Journal papers :  82
  • Papers in Seminar / Conference proceedings :
  • International : 142
  • National         : 84

Extension activities carried out

  1. Environmental awareness and training programmes
  2. Rain water harvesting activities
  3. Short term training programmes in Analytical instrumentations (for students, research scholars and faculty members from colleges and other Universities) 

Seminars / Workshops organized

  • Total number : 15        (National – 7      International – 8) 

Other achievements :

The Centre received 7 awards which include young scientist award and best paper awards

Our Team

The Advanced Centre of Environmental Studies and Sustainable Development (ACESSD) is an Inter University Centre primarily meant for interdisciplinary research in Environmental studies and Sustainable Development. The areas identified for the overall activities of the Centre include sustainable resource management, green chemistry and technology, waste management, pollution studies, climate change, public health and sanitation, forest studies, indigenous communities and traditional knowledge, sustainable agriculture, sustainable consumption, biodiversity conservation and management, environmental awareness and education.

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