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Dr. Muthukumaran Pakkirisamy

AP Science Teacher, STEAM Program: Food Science and Technology

“Learning Gives Creativity, Creativity Leads to Thinking, Thinking Provides Knowledge, and Knowledge Makes You Great.”

Dr. Pakkirisamy is a highly accomplished and dedicated High school Science and STEAM teacher with a diverse background in Biochemistry and a passion for teaching and research. He completed his Ph.D. in Biochemistry at Tamil University, India, in 2014, establishing a strong foundation in the field.

With nearly 12 years of experience in the educational realm, Dr. Pakkirisamy has proven to be an invaluable asset to the academic community. Throughout his career, he has been involved in teaching and research in various biological science disciplines. He possesses a keen understanding of quality assurance in the chemical industry, ensuring that all scientific processes and methodologies adhere to the highest standards. His proficiency extends to the operation of sophisticated analytical instruments, including HPLC, GC-MS, ICP-OES, FTIR, NMR, and electrophoresis techniques, enabling precise and accurate analysis in his research endeavors.

Before joining the esteemed faculty at AUPP, Dr. Pakkirisamy served as an Assistant professor at DMI-St Eugene University in Zambia, Africa. During his tenure, he left an indelible mark on both the institution and his students, inspiring a love for learning and inquiry.

A prolific researcher and scholar, Dr. Pakkirisamy has authored more than 38 (H -Index 12) research articles in reputable journals, contributing substantially to the advancement of scientific knowledge. Furthermore, he has authored three books, further solidifying his standing as an expert in his field. His dedication to academic dissemination extends to his active participation as a presenter at national seminars and international conferences, sharing his insights with the global scientific community.

Dr. Pakkirisamy’s influence is not limited to research and publication; he also plays a vital role in academic publishing as an editor-in-chief, associate editor, reviewer, and editorial board member for various national and international journals. Moreover, Dr. Pakkirisamy has expanded his academic credentials by earning a Post Graduate Diploma in Education and Teaching (PGET). This diploma further enriches his teaching capabilities, equipping him with advanced pedagogical techniques to provide an engaging and effective learning experience for his students.