Dr. Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal
FELLOW, ELECTED 1993
Born in Dhariwal Klan, Punjab, Gurdaspur, India on 1 March 1946. B. Sc. Agriculture, Khalsa College, Amritsar, 1962-67; M. Sc. Plant Breeding, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1967-69; Ph. D. Genetics, University of California, Riverside, USA, 1972-75.
Vice-Chancellor, 2013 to 2020 and Honorary Professor Biotechnology, Dr. Khem Singh Gill Akal College of Agriculture,Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Sirmour, H.P. 2011 to date.
D.F. Jones Post Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Riverside, 1975-76; Research Fellow, Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland, 1976-79; Director-cum-Wheat Breeder, Regional Research Station PAU, Gurdaspur, 1979-85; National Fellowship, ICAR, 1983; Director-Cum Senior Scientist, PAU, Gurdaspur, 1985-91; Professor Biotechnology, Director Biotechnology Centre, Head, Department of Biotechnology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1991-2003; Professor Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, 2003-11; Rockefeller Foundation Career Fellowship, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1996-98; Cochran Fellowship, USDA, 2001, 2003.
Awards/Honours: FICCI Award, 1985; Pesticide India Award, 1988
Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, wide hybridization, molecular cytogenetics and breeding, genomics
Address: Honorary Professor Biotechnology, Dr. Khem Singh Gill Akal College of Agriculture, Eternal University, Baru Sahib via Rajgarh, Sirmour 173101, H.P.; H.No. 1523, Sector 32-A, Chandigarh Road, Ludhiana 141010, Punjab; [Tel: Cell: 9805098702; +1(647) 464-1416; Email: email@example.com]