Dr. Rajesh Babu

Dr. Rajesh Babu

Associate Professor, NFSU Gujarat

Head, ICHF

Dr Rajesh Babu holds his PhD in Anthropology from Central University, Pondicherry (2008) and he has completed his MSc Forensic Sciences from Madras University (1994). He held the position of Lecturer of Forensic Medicine and Toxicology, Sri Siddhartha Medical College, Tumkur, Karnataka from 1996 to 2009. He joined NFSU as Assistant Professor from 2009 to 2019 and currently, he is working as Associate Professor in the School of Forensic Science and Head of the International Centre for Humanitarian Forensics at NFSU. He has been in the profession of teaching since September 1996 (almost 25years) in various capacities in the field of forensic medicine and forensic sciences with ardent professionalism. As a forensic scientist, he has been involved in professional academics by developing novel academic curricula such as Forensic Nursing, Forensic Odontology, Forensic Accounting and Forensic Anthropology in his parent institution. He has developed a curriculum of Humanitarian Forensics in association with the ICRC experts.  He has been involved in professional training in the field of contemporary forensic sciences with the advanced techniques in criminal identification to the police officers of India and other nations such as Nepal, Myanmar, Bangladesh, Iraq, Sri Lanka, Ghana, Uganda, Ethiopia, Belarus and many other nations in South East Asia and Africa He has been involved in cutting edge research in the Forensic anthropology, crime scene analysis, Terminal ballistics, Molecular and Microscopic fingerprints, Forensic mineralogy/material sciences etc. He has published more than fifty research articles in various journals of national and international repute.