Prof. Gurmeet Singh

(Professor)
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Prof. Gurmeet Singh

Professor Gurmeet Singh has been in the University for last 39 years. His research interests are in the field of Corrosion Chemistry, Inhibitor Formulations, Surface Characterization and Nano Film Deposition. He has got 48 Ph. D and 14 M. Phil students to his credit. He has published over 140 research papers and has contributed articles in many books. He was given the best research paper award by the Electrochemical Society of India (Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore) in 1991 and again the best research paper award of 1992 by SAEST at Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi (India). He is a life member of SAEST, Electrochemical Society of India and member of Royal Society of Chemistry. He visited many countries like Germany, Hungary, Italy, Kenya, Australia, Singapore, Korea and Japan in connection with various academic assignments. He worked as visiting scientist at Central Research Institute of Chemistry, Budapest (Hungary) and at Mechanical Engineering Laboratory, Tsukuba (Japan). In addition, he held many administrative positions including that of the Proctorship of the University of Delhi, post of OSD to carry out the duties of the Principal of Deshbandhu College, University of Delhi for about three years, Chief Election Officer and member of higher bodies like Executive Council etc. His work on surface characterization using X-ray photoelectron spectroscopy to supplement the corrosion study results was one of the first in the field, which gave him the top best paper awards. He has been the governing Council member of the Society for the Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology, CECRI, Karaikudi and he is on the editorial board of (i) Trans. of the SAEST and (ii) Journal of Surface Science and Technology. He has been invited to many national and international conferences and has lectured extensively in many Universities here and abroad. He is also currently a member of many key committees in many organizations. He has been recently honored with Meritorious Contribution award for the Year 2007–08 by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE) USA which is the highest in this field and prestigious “IAAM Medal” of the year 2016 by International Association of Advanced Materials, Sweden on 2nd March 16. Recently he was invited to be a Chair Professor at Lunghwa University of Science & Technology in Taiwan, visiting Professor at JAIST, Japan and was also the Special Election observer for state assembly elections in West Bengal appointed by The Election Commission of India.

Selected Publications:

  1. Kumar R.; Chopra R. and Singh G. J. Mol. Liq. 2017, 241, 9-19.
  2. Kumar R.; Yadav O. S. and Singh G. J. Mol. Liq. 2017, 237, 413-427.
  3. Trivedi, M.; Bhaskaran S.; Gurmeet S.; Kumar A.  and Rath N. P. Inorganica Chim. Acta 2017, 449, 1-8.
  4.  Bagga, M. K.; Gadi R.; Yadav O. S.; Kumar, R.; Chopra R. and Singh G. J. Environ. Chem. Eng. 2016, 4, 4699–4707.