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Dr Viswanathan Mahalingam
Dr Viswanathan Mahalingam

Dr Viswanathan Mahalingam

Proofreader, reviewer and editor


The Decisions That Matter
1.Quitting Assistant Professor job from a reputed Engineering College to become a Freelance reviewer/proofreader/editor.
2. To admit my son in a rural Government School in Tamil medium amidst peer criticism.
Career Profile:
My responsibilities are to find out opportunities where editing/proofreading/reviewing is required like book publishers.

It is different from my previous monotonous teaching profession and is more challenging.
Done Differently:
I wish to give a multiple hit in all ventures starting from freelancing to become an entrepreneur.
Involvement in the Industry
Published 10 papers in high impact International Journals with 134+ citations.
Designed two papers (Applied Bio-inorganic Chemistry; The Art of Scientific Writing) for University( Chemistry) and College (M.Sc Chemistry) students.
Reviewed two books published by Wiley India.
Working Life Management:
I am completely alright now with my new work style. I spend a lot of time with my family and friends as I do freelancing.
Prized Accomplishment(s):
I am proud of being what I am and the freedom I give myself to choose whatever I like in life.
Degrees That Matter:
Certificate course in Scientific Proofreading and Copyediting
Required Reading:
MLA style book
Elsevier publications (Polyhedron, Spectrochimica Acta)
Job Profile:
I have to go through all the books I am given to find out errors and writing a review on them. Additionally I have taken a new job of translating English books into Tamil.
Professional Strengths:
Scientific Writing
Proofreading and Editing
Family Background
Father Mr. K. M. Viswanathan is a retired school teacher and mother Mrs. Ruckmani Viswanathan, a home maker. Married to Anusuya (B.Sc Microbiology). I love very much my only son Shyamkrishna ( I standard )
Growth Strategy:
Sincere in work
Having high Energy
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