PROFESSOR KAMAN SINGH
Prof. Kaman Singh received his Ph.D in Physical Chemistry from National Sugar Institute, Kanpur (India) in 1994. He is at present Dean, School of Physical & Decision Sciences (SPDS) and Head Department of Chemistry, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar Central University, Lucknow. As a Distinguished Speaker, he has delivered many invited lectures in national and international conferences and visited Aguas de Sao Pedro (Brazil), Florida (U.S.A.), Berlin (Germany), Amsterdam (The Netherland), Shanghai (China), and Cambridge (UK). The illustrious award- UTTRAKHAND GAURAV SAMMAN-2018 has been conferred upon Prof. Singh to commemorate the centenary celebration of the birth anniversary of – the former, Honourable Chief Minister of Uttar Pradesh- Sri Hemavati Nandan Bhaguna a legendary leader who himself etched history with his endeavours in empowering the Nation. Prof. Singh has been conferred with this prestigious Award for his commendable research work to his credit in the field of ‘Sugar Technology’ as a result whereof, a method based on pH 6.4 developed by him for sugar quality evaluation for International sugar purchase contracts, has been recommended for Global Study by ICUMSA in 2008 as per IUPAC-1998, AOAC-2002 and ISO Protocols. Prof. Singh also has the credit of production of Fullerene from common sugars; the New Avatar of Carbon after diamond and graphite (https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2017.81). Prof. Singh delivered an invited talk during Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) held at LPU, Jalandhar from January 3-7, 2019 as Special Invitee. He is also invited by CSIR-NPL in its 72nd Foundation Day Ceremony Brain Storming session on 4th January, 2019. He is Indian National Science Academy (INSA) visiting scientists under International Collaborative/Bilateral Exchange Programme-2016. For enhancement of the innovations/development in the field of Sugar Technology he has been also conferred with STAI Silver Medal Award-2004. As principal investigator, he has completed more than 5 majour research Projects funded by UGC, New Delhi, Ministry of Consumer Affairs, Food & Public Distribution, Government of India, R &D Initiative of the Sugar Technologists’ Association of India, New Delhi and many more. He has published more than 120 research papers in peer reviewed Journals of International repute. He is currently serving as reviewer panel of major research Journals such as Springer, Elsevier, etc.. He has continuously engrossed himself in frontline research in chosen areas particularly pertaining to the problems of synthesis and characterization of materials for their anticipated critical role in upgrading technology, advance surface chemistry & catalysis, sugar technology and solid state chemistry. Prof. Singh has been nominated as Member-INC on ICUMSA since 2003. Prof. Singh is a Member of the editorial Board of Int. Jour. Water Conservancy and Env. Engg. (Australia).He is an Associate referee of ICUMSA-Subject S3 (Colour, turbidity and reflectance measurement) since 2003. Recently, The Uttar Pradesh Government has nominated him as a Member of U.P. State Higher Education Parishad. Prof. Singh has been an Expert of DST-INSPIRE Awards-2010 and Jury Member of India International Science Festival 2018 for Students Engineering Model Competition (SEMC).