Dr. Chander Parkash Malik

Born in Jhang Maghiana, India (now in Pakistan) on 26 July 1935. Educated at Govt. School, Hoshiarpur, 1947-50; University College, Hoshiarpur, 1950-54; Panjab University, Amritsar, 1954-58; University of Wales, 1962-64, Aberystwyth; Punjab University Chandigarh. B.Sc. (Hons. School) 1956; M.Sc. (Hons. School) 1958; Ph.D. (Genetics; Plant Breeding) 1964; Ph.D. (Biochemistry), 1998.

Professor and Advisor Deptt of Environmental Sci GJ univ of Sci and Technology 1996-2001; Advisor (Academics) and Professor, Life Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, 2007-2014; Reader, University of Udaipur, Udaipur, 1966-71; Prof. and Head Department of Botany, Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1971-88; Coordinator of Research 1987-90, Dean College of Basic Sciences and Humanities 1990-94, Professor and Head, Department of Food Processing and Technology, 1996-2000, and Professor and Advisor, Environmental Science and Engineering, 1995-98, GJ University, Hisar; Chairperson & Director, Department Of Biotechnology; 1997-2002; Visiting Professor, Kurukshetra University, 1978; Visiting Professor, National Sci. Foundation, USA-UGC, 1980; Karnataka University, Dharwad, 1984.

Awards/Honours: Cash prize and Plaque by Int Palynological Congress 1977; ICAR Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Prize, 1985; IBS Birbal Sahni Gold Medal, 1990; ISPP JJ Chinoy Gold Medal, 1992; Gold Medal of Academy for Advancement of Agriculture Sci., 1993; IPS Gunar Erdtman Gold Medal, 1995; President Society for Advancement of Botany,1980; President Plant Growth Regulators Society of India, 1988; President, Indian Science Congress (Plant Sciences), 1994; President, International Society of Plant Morphologists, 2001, 2014; Bharat Gaurav Award, 2015; Indra Gandhi Gold Medal; Life time Achievement Award, IBS 2019; AC Joshi Memorial Lecture, Panjabi University, Patiala, 1978; Special Lecture, Palynological Society, Lucknow 1984; Ecabold Memorial Lecture, Madras University, 1995; MS Randhawa Best Book Prize: 1979, 1980; Letters of Appreciation by PSCT, Chandigarh 1991,1992,1993,1994; Appreciation letters by Board of Management PAU, Ludhiana 1991,1992,1993; Certificate of Appreciation awarded by United States Department of Agriculture, 1994; Member ICAR Panel on Plant Physiology and Biochemistry 1988-1993; Convenor Plant Growth Regulators Sectional Committee BIS, FADC 1989-93; Member QRT (ICAR) NRCG, 1992; Member Plant Sciences Committee INSA 1998-2001.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences India; Botanical Society, India; Indian Palynological Society; Mendelian Academy; International Society of Plant Morphologists.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology; Crop genetics; Molecular plant physiology; Nanotechnology

Address: E-46, Sector 41, Noida 201301, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0120) 4324265; Cell: 9999041434; Email: cpm_malik@yahoo.com; cpmalik26@gmail.com]