T. N. Muthuswami Memorial Lecture

This Memorial Lecture was instituted at the instance of Prof.T.M.Mahadevan in memory of Late. T.N. Muthuswami, a well-known and popular Professor of Geology, Presidency College, Chennai. Selection of person to deliver the lecture will be among those who have made outstanding contribution in the fields of Mineralogy and Petrology. The lecture shall be once in two years at a place fixed by the Council. Following lectures have been delivered so far under this endowment:

YearSpeakerTitle of the talkPlace
2000 M.Ramakrishnan, Chennai Metamorphic Evolution of the Dharwar Craton and the Southern Granulite Terrain Presidency College, Chennai, on 8th March, 2000
2002 A.S.Janardhan, Mysore Granulite Blocks of Southern Inda Geological Society of India, Bangalore on 23rd May, 2002
2005 G.R.Ravindra Kumar, Trivandrum Lithology and Metamorphic Evolution of Granulite Facies Rocks of Kerala, Southern India Geological Society of India, Bangalore on 18th May, 2005
2008 M.Jayananda Archaean Crustal Accretion Process and Tectonothermal Events in Southern India Geological Society of India, Bangalore on 16th June 2008
2011 N.C.Ghose, Bangalore Petrography of the Naga Hills Ophiolite (NE India) with special Reference to High-Pressure Assemblages of Glaucophane Schists and Barroisite Eclogite Geological Society of India, Bangalore on 15th June 2011
2013 N.V.Chalapathi Rao, Varanasi Kimberlites, Lamproites, Lamprophyres and their entrained Xenoliths: Keys for Unravelling Geodynamic Evolution of the Cratons and Mobile belts Geological Society of India, Bangalore on 20th December, 2013