Fr Dr S. Ignacimuthu, S.J., is a reputed Jesuit Scientist, teaching and guiding research at Entomology Research Institute, Loyola College, Chennai. He has written 70 books and 700 research articles. Many of his books are used as textbooks in Universities and colleges. He has received many awards and recognitions for his contributions to science and education. He was the Vice-Chancellor of Bharathiar University, Coimbatore and University of Madras, Chennai. He was also the Principal of Loyola College, Chennai.