Prof. B. VISWANATHAN
Faculty of Education and Prof. and Head,
Department of Psychology,
Prof. B. Viswanathan is an erudite scholar of repute in psychology. He has obtained post graduation and Ph.D., in psychology. A popularly known professor of psychology, Prof. B. Viswanathan has had a distinguished career for more than three decades occupying Dean, Faculty of Education and Prof. & Head., Dept of psychology, Annamatai University.
He obtained psychology training from Prof. G.D. Boaz, who is the father of psychology in Madras University. After studied psychology, he provoked and wished that the fundamental science of psychology should be introduced in all waks of life and it should be studied one and all.
Prof. B. Viswanathan is the role model for the students of psychology in Annamalai University. He opened avenues to learn psychology at Master's level through correspondance course. Every year more than 500 students are benefited by him. He is the guide and philosopher for the student community. He as a teacher, served a lot to the society through a number of commissions and committees. He is a man of honour and service minded.
Prof. B. Viswanathan has contributed to the development of psychology through various research activities. He extends his psychological activities to the society and thereby contributes the welfare of the society. He is a rare fruit in the tree of education.
The Governing council of the Pondicherry Psychology Association is pleased to honour Professor B. Viswanathan with Best Psychologist Award 1999 for his contribution in the field of Psychology.