Dr. Ajay Singh
Foreign Fellow, Elected 2008

Born in Jaunpur, India on 6 October 1963. Educated at Government Inter College, Faizabad, 1977-1981; U.P. College, Gorakhpur University, 1981-1983; N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad, 1983-1988; B.Sc. 1983; M.Sc. 1985; Ph.D. 1988; DAAD Germany Fellowship, 1989; STA Japan Fellowship, 1994; NSERC Canada Fellowship, 1995.

Technical Director, Lystek International Inc., Cambridge, Ontario Canada, 2006 to date; Consulting / Scientific Advisor, Conestoga Rovers & Associates, Biorem Technologies, Proxima, Diproinduca, Orgaworld, Ecoval Horticultural Products, Canada, Environmental Technology Company, Saudi Arabia, 2002 to date; Scientific Advisor, Amity Institute of Herbal and Microbial Studies, New Delhi, 2005 to date; Adjunct Professor, Department of Biology, University of Waterloo, Canada, 1998 to date; Advisory Committee Member, Water Environment Association of Ontario, Residual & Biosolids Committee, Ontario, Canada; New England Biosolids and Residual Committee, NH, USA; FedDev ARC Review Committee Member, University of Guelph, Ontario, Canada; Program Advisory Council, School of Continuing Education, Ryerson University, Ontario, Canada.

Research Associate, N.D. University of Agriculture & Technology, Faizabad, 1988-1989; Visiting Scientist, University of Hannover, Germany, 1989-1991; Senior Scientific Officer, Department of Biochemical Engineering & Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, New Delhi, 1991-1994; Visiting Scientist, National Food Research Institute, Tsukuba, Japan, 1994-1995; Associate Research Scientist, Microbial Biotechnology, University of Waterloo, Ontario, Canada 1995-1996; R & D Manager, Petrozyme Technologies, Inc., Guelph, Canada, 1996-1999; Director Research & Development, Petrozyme Technologies Inc., Guelph, Ontario Canada, 1999-2007.

Awards/Honours: NDUAT, Faizabad Gold Medal, 1988; AMI-Alembic Young Scientist Award, 1996.

Fellow: National Academy of Biological Sciences.

Research Areas: Microbial biotechnology, environmental and fermentation microbiology, bioremediation, wastewater technology

Address: Technical Director, Lystek International Inc., 16-1425 Bishop Street North, Cambridge, Ontario, N1R 6J9, Canada; 19 Currie Drive, Morrsiton, Ontario, N0B 2C0, Canada; [Tel: Off. +1-226-444-0186; Res: 905-876-5155; Email: asingh@lystek.com]