Dr. Braja Bhoosan Singh
Fellow, Elected 2000
Born in Sameda, Azamgarh, Uttar Pradesh on 1 May 1943. B.Sc., M.Sc., Ph.D. in Plant Physiology, Banaras Hindu University, Vanarasi.
Assistant Professor, 1972, Jawaharlal Nehru Krishi Vishwavidyalaya, Jabalpur, M.P.; Visiting Professor, Liebig and Stuttgart Universities in Germany, 1991; University of Bristol, U.K., 1991; IRRI, Manila, Philippines, 1995; Professor & Head, Department of Crop Physiology, 1985-2000; Librarian, 1986-2000; Director, UNDP Centre of Advanced Studies in Plant Physiology, 1995-2000; Dean, Students' Welfare, 1992-95, Dean, Post-Graduate Studies, 1999-2001, Dean, College of Agriculture, 2000-2002, and Vice-Chancellor, 2002-2005, NDUAT, Faizabad; Pro-Chancellor, Mahatma Jyoti Rao Phoole University, Jaipur, 2008-09; Director General, D.G. Education Trust, Greater Noida, NRC, 2009-10; Founder Chairman, DD Manav Uthan Sansthan, Lucknow.
Awards/Honours: Indian Society for Plant Physiology J.J.Chinoy Gold Medal; Rashtriya Shikhsha Ratna 2003; Deed Award, Italy 2004; Vidya Bhushan Award 2004; Press Council of India Award 2004; Rice Research Accomplishment Award 2004; ISPP Life Time Achievement Award, 2007; BHU Distinguished Alumnus Award, 2010; President, Society for Crop Improvement, Ludhiana, Hony. Secretary, Indian Society for Plant Physiology; President, India Society for Plant Physiology, 1994.
Fellow: Indian Society for Plant Physiology; Fellow DAAD, Germany
Research Areas: Stress physiology (drought and submergence), MAS
Address: Chairman, DD Manav Uthan Sansthan, 1/33, Bahar-A, Sahara Estate, Janakipuram, Lucknow 226021, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 09935166092]