Dr. Harindra Singh Balyan
Fellow, Elected 2011
Born in Khagoi, India on 11 August 1951. Educated at RSK Inter College, Simbhaoli, 1961-68; Meerut College, Meerut, 1968-70; JV College Baraut, 1970-72; Meerut University, Meerut, 1972-1979; B.Sc. 1970; M.Sc. 1972; M. Phil. 1974; Ph.D. 1979.
Hon. Emeritus Professor & INSA Senior Scientist, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut, 2014 to date.
Lecturer 1980-86, Reader 1986-99, Professor, 1999-2014, and Head, 2008-10, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding (formerly Agricultural Botany), Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut (formerly Meerut University, Meerut); Dean Faculty of Agriculture (two terms).
Awards/Honours: CIDA/NSERC Research Associateship, Canada 1986, 1987, 1990; INSA/DFG Exchange of Scientists Award 1995, 2001, 2006; NSF-USA Visiting Scientist, North Dakota State University, Fargo, USA 2006; Visiting Professor, Tottori University, Japan 2008; Visiting Scientist, Washington State University, Pullman, USA 2012, 2017, Best Teacher Award 2010, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut
Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India; Indian Society of Genetics & Plant Breeding.
Research Areas: Genetics, plant breeding and crop biotechnology
Address: Hon. Emeritus Professor & INSA Sr. Scientist, Department of Genetics & Plant Breeding, Ch. Charan Singh University, Meerut 250004, U.P.; 1/239, Rakshapuram, Mawana Road, Meerut 250001, U.P.; [Tel: Off. (0121) 2768195; Res. (0121) 2623564, Cell: 9412515497; Fax: (0121) 2768195; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; email@example.com]