Dr E Balagurusamy
Dr Achuthsankar S Nair
Dr. Eileen Thatcher
Dr. G. S. Gireesh Kumar
Radhakrishnan B Menon
Dr. T. P. Sethumadhavan

Dr Achuthsankar S Nair heads the Centre for Bioinformatics, University of Kerala ,India.


He is an electrical engineer who had his education from University of Kerala, IIT-Bombay and University of Cambridge, UK. He has taught in various engineering colleges and universities, both in India and abroad since 1987. He had served as Director of C-DIT, Govt of Kerala and also as Visiting Professor in University of Korea. His activities include teaching, research and popular science writing in IT, Computational Biology and also some interdisciplinary areas. Carnatic classical music tops his hobby list, followed by local history of Trivandrum in early 19th century.. 

He is recipient of Young Scientist Award of Govt. of Kerala (1991), Cambridge Barclay Scholarship (1991), ISTE National Award for Young Engineering Teachers (1994). He is a member of Computer Society of India, IEEE, Indian Society for Technical Education, and International Society for Computational Biology.