Dr. Vijay Chandra Kapoor
Fellow, Elected 1993

Born in Agra, India on 26 March 1942, Educated at Saint John's School, Agra, 1952-57; Saint John's College, Agra, 1957-63; B.Sc., M.Sc.; Agra College, 1964-67; Ph.D.; Agra University, 1989; D.Sc.

Assistant Systematic Entomologist, Indian Agricultural Research Institute, 1967-71; Associate Professor of Zoology, Punjab Agricultural University (PAU), Ludhiana, 1971-77 & 1979-82; Reader in Zoology, Zoology Department, Tribhuvan University, Kathmandu, Nepal, 1977-79 (under Colombo plan); Professor of Zoology, 1982-95, Head, Zoology Department, 1995-97, and Coordinator of Research, College of Basic Sciences and Humanities, 1998-2002, PAU, Ludhiana.

Awards/Honours: M.S. Randhawa best book prizes for 1981, 1983, 1993.

Research Areas: Animal taxonomy, especially Diptera, earwigs, mites

Address: Flat No. 904, PremierTower B, Wembley Estate, Rosewood City, Sector 50, Sohna Road, Gurgaon 122018, Haryana; [Tel: Res. (0124) 4113043, Cell: 09811867945, 09910285084; Email: vckapoor@gmail.com; vc_kapoor@yahoo.com]