Dr. Harendra Singh Chauhan

Born in Balrampur, UP, India on 17 November 1936. Educated at L.C.Higher Sec. School, Balrampur 1943-53; IIT Kharagpur, 1954-59; Ohio State University, USA [Rockefeller Fellowship] 1964-67; B.Tech (Hons.) Agri. Engg. 1958; M.Tech Soil and Water Cons. Engg. 1959; Ph.D. 1967

Professor, 1969-96 and Prof.-cum-Head Agri.Engg., 1971-80, College of Technology, G.B. Pant Univ. of Agri. & Tech.; Member, Land Reclamation and Drainage team to Iraq, 1974-75; Dean, College of Technology, 1980-84 including additional charge of Pro Vice-Chancellor, Professor & Head Irrigation and Drainage Engg., 1984-87 and Dean College of Post Graduate Studies, G.B.Pant Univ. Of Agri. & Tech., 1987-90; AICTE Fellow, 1997-2000.

Awards/Honours: Institution of Engineers Award, 1975-76; ICAR Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Award, 1976-77; ISAE Award for Education, 1986; G.B.Pant Memorial Gold Medal, 1993; ISAE Gold Medal, 1995; ISAE Lifetime Work Award, 1999; ISAE Mason Vaugh Agricultural Engineering Pioneer Award, 2018.

Fellow: Indian National Academy of Engineering; Indian Society of Agricultural Engineers; Institution of Engineers (India)

Research Areas: Irrigation and drainage, ground water, microirrigation, soil and water conservation

Address: C/o Col Y.S. Bhadoria, # DM 30/4, Dronanchal Top, Neori Hills, Airport Road, Bhopal 462038, M.P.; [Tel: Res. (0522) 2395718; Email: hchauhan368@gmail.com]