Official contact :
Vice - Chancellor
CCS Haryana Agricultural University
Hisar - 125 004, India
Office : +91-1662-231640, 284301
Residence : +91-1662-231238
Fax : +91-1662-234952
Professor K.P. Singh has been appointed as the Vice-Chancellor of CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Hisar. He took over the charge on July 15, 2016. Prof. K.P. Singh also took over the additional charge of the Vice-Chancellor of Haryana State University of Horticultural Sciences, Karnal on 06-01-2017. An eminent scientist in the field of Biophysics, Prof. K.P. Singh is a person of positive outlook and firm determination.
Prof. K.P. Singh, born on June 1, 1968, completed his M.Sc., M.Phil. and Ph.D. in Biophysical Chemistry with flying colours from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh. Further, he has done research on the structure elucidation of biomolecules, nanosignaling, targeted drug delivery and nanobiosensors at Technical University, Bratislava (Slovakia), Ruder Boskovic Institute, Croatia (Europe) and Cranfield University, U.K. He has about 17 years of rich experience in administration, institution building, teaching and training, research and development, and international cooperation.
Before joining CCS Haryana Agricultural University, Prof. K.P. Singh was working as Professor and Head of College of Basic Sciences and Humanities at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar. Prof. Singh has also served on various key positions like Director, Uttarakhand Council for Bio-Technology, Department of Science, Technology and Biotechnology, Government of Uttarakhand and Director of G.B. Pant - Cranfield Research Centre at G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar.
As the Director of Uttarakhand Council for Bio-Technology (UCB), Prof. Singh contributed immensely to its overall development. Under his dynamic leadership, UCB established Centre of Excellence for Mountain Biology with state of the art laboratories in the areas of nano-biotechnology, bioinformatics, molecular diagnostics, tissue culture etc. At UCB, Prof. Singh was instrumental in establishing international academic collaboration with USA, Australia and U.K. At G.B. Pant University of Agriculture and Technology, Pantnagar, Prof. Singh's arduous efforts bore fruits when Biophysics Unit, of which he was the Head, established state of the art laboratories of international levels in the fields of nano-biotechnology, nano-biosensors, nano-medicine, nano-fertilisers etc.
Professor Singh has wide exposure to international programmes and also in handling international projects. He is widely travelled and has visited United Kingdom, USA, Slovakia and Croatia. He has been a visiting faculty to National Cancer Institute, USA; Stanford University, USA; Howard University, USA; Cranfield University, UK; Ruder Boskovich, Croatia; and Technical University, Bratislava. He has also participated in several international programmes/seminars/conferences as chairperson of technical sessions, group leader, invited speaker and delegate. He is also recipient of many awards including Young Scientist Award by Uttarakhand Council for Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, in 2007