Dr. Brij Bhuwan Singh

Born in Jaunpur, Uttar Pradesh on 25 January 1955. B.Sc. 1978 and M.Sc. 1981, C.S. Azad University of Agriculture and Technology, Kanpur; Ph.D. 1985, Banaras Hindu Univeristy, Varanasi

Principal Scientist (Plant Breeding), 2002, In-charge Head Crop Improvement Division, 2002-06; Project coordinator (M), 2005-11, Indian Institute of Pulses Research, Kanpur; ADG (Oilseeds & Pulses), ICAR, New Delhi 2011-17; ADG (Seed) Additional charge, ICAR, New Delhi, 2013; Project Coordinator (Sesame & Niger) additional charge, 2014-17.

Awards/Honours: NDUA&T Best Teacher/ Scientist award, 1996; IIPR Best Scientist Award, 2007. ISPRD Recognition Award, 2009; Fellow, Indian Society of Pulses Research & Development, 1995 and Fellow, Indian Society of Genetics and Plant Breeding, 1998.

Research Areas: Genetics and Plant Breeding

Address: A1-4/63, KDA Residency, O Block Kidwai Nagar, Kanpur 208011, U.P.; [Tel: Cell: 9999734852; Email: singhbrijbhuwan@gmail.com]