Prof. Anwar Alam
Fellow, Elected 2000
Born in Katra Devidayal, Allahabad, U.P., India on 5 July 1945. Educated at SCM Inter College Karma, Allabahad 1953-58; Allahabad Agricultural Institute, 1958-63; IIT Kharagpur, 1963-65; University of Illinois, USA, 1968-72; B.Sc.(Ag. Engg.) 1963; M. Tech. 1965; Ph.D. 1972.
Assistant Engineer (Testing & Evaluation), Design & Development Centre, AAI, Naini, Allahabad, 1965-66; Associate Professor (Agric. Engg.), 1966-72, Associate Professor/Chairman (FMP), 1972-74 and Research Engineer (PHT), AICRP HPHT, CAE, JNKVV, Jabalpur, 1975-78; Senior Agricultural Engineer (Machinery)/Prof. Indo-UK Dry Farming Project, JNKVV, Indore, MP, 1978; Project Coordinator, AICRP PHTS, CIAE (ICAR) Bhopal, 1978-81; ADG (Agric. Engg), 1981-88, ADG (Engg.-PHET) and Head of Agric. Engg. Division, ICAR, New Delhi, 1988-92; Chief Technical Advisor, Food & Agriculture Organization, Dhaka, Bangladesh, 1992-94; ADG (PI&M) & (TC) ICAR, New Delhi 1995; Vice-Chancellor, Indira Gandhi Agricultural University, Raipur, MP, 1995-98; Deputy Director General (Agril. Engg.) ICAR, New Delhi, 1998-2003; Vice-Chancellor, Sher-e-Kashmir University of Agricultural Sciences & Technology of Kashmir, Srinagar, J&K, 2003-10.
Awards/Honours: ISAE Commendation Medal 1981; ISAE (Delhi Chapter) Distinguished Service Medal 1988; Outstanding Scientist in Agricultural Engineering by Institute of Engineers 1998; "Patratna", NIRJAFT 1999; D.Sc. (h.c) CS Azad University of Agriculture & Technology, Kanpur, 1999; ISAE Gold Medal 2003. Member, Standing Committee AIU, 2008; Vice-President, and President, (2 terms), ISAE; President, IAUA, 2009.
Fellow: ISAE; Institution of Engineers (India); ALPHA Epsilon; Gama Sigma Delta; Sigma-Xi, USA.
Research Areas: Agricultural engineering, agricultural processing, structure & environmental control, farm machinery & power and energy in agriculture
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Secretary 1 Jan, 2011 to 31 Dec, 2013; Member Executive Council 1 Jan, 2005 to 31 Dec, 2007