Dr. Narpinder Singh

Born in Amritsar, India on 19 September 1962. Educated at Pandoh, H.P. 1967-76; Nangal, Punjab, 1976-77; Punjab Agric University, Ludhiana 1978-89, B.Sc. 1982; M.Sc. 1984; Ph.D. 1989.

Professor & Head of Department, 2018 to to date; Professor, Department of Food Science & Technology, 2000 to date, Guru Nanak Dev University (GNDU), Amritsar.

Asstt. Professor, Dept. Food Sci & Tech, PAU, 1988-93; Reader, 1993-2000, Dept. Food Sci & Tech, GNDU; Visiting Scientist, Institute of Food Research, UK, 1995-96; Reader & Head, 1997-2000, Prof & Head, 2001-04, Department of Food Science & Tech., GNDU, Amritsar; Visiting Professor, 2019, School of Food Sci. & Engg., South China University of Technology, WuShan, GuangZhou, China; Visiting Professor, 2004-2005, Dept. of Human & Health Sciences, Osaka City University, Japan and Grain Sci. & Industry, Kansas State Univ., USA 2006; Coordinator, Centre for Advance Research in Food Sciences, GNDU, 2006-2007; The Royal Society Visiting Fellow, Dept. Chemical Sci. & Pharmacy, University of East Anglia, UK, 2007-08; Dean (Faculty of Applied Sciences), 2008-09 & 2010-12, Coordinator (University-Industry Linkage Programme), 2008-12, GNDU, Amritsar; Director Research, 2017-20, GNDU.

Awards/Honours: India Research Excellence-Citation Award in Agricultural Sciences by Clarivate Analytics; Excellence in Carbohydrate Research by Association of Carbohydrate Chemists & Technologists (India), 2016; Editor-in-Chief Journal of Food Sci & Technology (Springer) 2016-2019; AFST (I) Best Paper Award, 2016; Certificate of Appreciation by PAU, 2012; S. Bishan Singh Samundri Memorial Lectureship by GNDU, 2012; DST J.C. Bose National Fellowship, 2011; Award of Honour by Alumni association, College of Agriculture, PAU; ICAR Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 2010; AFST (I) Best Paper Award, 2007; GNDU C.N.R. Rao Educational Foundation Award, 2007; DST Ramana Fellowship, 2007; AFST(I) Laljee Godhoo Smarak Nidhi Award, 2005; ISCA Pran Vohra Award, 1997; Punjab State Council for Science & Technology Appreciation Certificate, 1993; INSA Young Scientist Medal, 1993.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences, India; Association of Food Scientists and Technologists, India, Cereals and Grains Association (formerly American Association of Cereal Chemists, AACC).

Research Areas: Food Science & Technology

Address: Dr. Narpinder Singh, Vice Chancellor, Graphic Era Deemed to be University, Bell Road, Clement Town, Dehradun 248002, Uttarakhand; 101, Kabir Park, Amritsar , Punjab; [Cell: 9464777980; Email: narpinders@yahoo.com]

Recognition Award 2007-2008