Staff Profile - Jishnu.S.Chandran



Jishnu S Chandran


Research Assistant - Pattanam Archaeological Research (On Contract)

Contact Info:


Mob: +91-9400 202 444

Working in KCHR Since

February 2014

Education Summary

• Diploma in Archaeology from Kerala Council for Historical Research, 2016

• Diploma in Photography & Editing from Kerala Press Academy, 2012 (First Rank) 

Professional Experience

• 2 years experience as an Archaeological Photographer

• Experience on Museum and Exhibition Designing

• 8 years experience in Digital Photography & Lighting

• 4 years experience on Videography & Editing

• 5 years experience on Graphic Designing

• Experience on Graphic Printing

• Training in IT @ SCHOOL ViCTERS Channel

Professional Milestones / Achievements

• Worked as Archaeological Photographer in ‘Pattanam Archaeological Excavations’ conducted by Kerala Council for Historical Research (KCHR) in 2014 & 2015 under Muziris Heritage Project.

• Done Designing & editing of 2014 & 2015 ‘Pattanam Excavations Interim Report’ and also redesigned the interim reports from 2007 to 2012 for KCHR.

• Done Catalogue Photography & Photo editing for the Exhibition ‘Unearthing Pattanam’ at National Museum, Delhi in 2014 for KCHR.

• Done Videography & editing of the Documentary ‘Traditional boat making practices at Pattanam' for KCHR to be presented at an international workshop on ‘Architectural features of Ancient Port cities’ conducted on November 2015.

Academic Activities

• Visited Southern China (Quanzhou) on December 2015 to study and document the Chinese Museums and archaeological sites in Hepu County.

• Participated Ethno Archaeological field study on Traditional Boat building and carpentry at Pattanam in November 2015

• Attended workshop on Architectural Features of ancient port cities conducted by KCHR and British Museum in Kerala (2015)

•Participated in exploration of Kodanadu region in Ernakulam, Kerala as Archaeological photographer(2014) .

•Participated in the exploration of megalithic Urn burial site at Vengola, Ernakulam and also in the Kollam Port


• 2014, Jishnu S Chandran, Report on Photography and Videography, Pattanam Excavations Interim report 2014