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Dr. R. C. Singh

Professor, Physics

rcsingh@sharda.ac.in

About

Dr. R. C. Singh is Professor of Physics in School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University. Dr. Singh obtained his doctorate from Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi in theoretical Condensed Matter Physics. He obtained his B.Sc. (Hons.) and M.Sc. degrees also in Physics from Banaras Hindu University. Dr. Singh has published more than 20 research papers in peer-reviewed international journals and conference proceedings. He has authored one book and co-edited three conference proceedings. His area of research interest includes study of phase transitions in molecular liquids using density-functional theory; Time-series analysis using wavelets and Biometrics. Dr. Singh is a reviewer of several international journals and has attended many national and international Conferences, Seminars, Workshops and Short-Term courses. He has also organized International Conferences in New Delhi (2010), Bangkok (2016) and Kuala Lumpur (2017). Dr. Singh has successfully completed three Research Projects sponsored by the Department of Science and Technology (Govt. of India), New Delhi.

Dr. Singh has extensively travelled to many countries for delivering talks, research and promoting Indian education abroad. Some notable visits include a short tenure at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), (Italy); Technical University of Munich (Germany); Fraunhofer Institute (Germany); University of Kaiserslautern (Germany); University of Osnabruck (Germany); Doppler Institute of Mathematical Physics, Prague (Czech Republic); Istanbul Aydin University (Turkey); University of British Columbia, Vancouver (Canada); Homerton College, Cambridge (UK) and Cambridge University (UK). While on his tours for research and academic discussions, Dr. Singh has also used these opportunities to build collaborative arrangements with Institutions abroad and his University in India. His focus on multi-lateral exchange of ideas and collaboration in research has paid rich dividends in terms of reputed Scientists visiting India and Indian students joining international teams in pioneering areas of basic research.

Dr. Singh has been awarded Research Associateship by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), New Delhi and Short Term Visitor status in The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (Italy). He was conferred the “Bharat Vidya Shiromani Award” by the International Institute of Education and Management, New Delhi, and the “Pride of International Education Excellence Award” which was presented during Indo-Nepal Friendship Summit in Kathmandu by the Intellectual People and Economic Growth Association, New Delhi. He is also recipient of the “Star of Asia Award” by International Business Council, New Delhi and the Global Achievers Foundation, New Delhi conferred on him "Bharat Vibhushan Samman Puraskar" which was presented by Honb'le Chief Minister of Uttarakhand Shri Harish Rawat at Dehradun. Recently, National & International Compendium, New Delhi presented "Lifetime Achievement Award" to Dr. Singh for his contribution in the field of education and Indian Journalist Compendium, New Delhi conferred on him “Intellectual Quality Excellence Award”. The Marquis Whos Who (USA) has selected Dr. Singh for “2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award”.

Administrative experience of Dr. Singh has been diverse. He was the Head of the Department of Applied Sciences, Chief Hostel Warden, Chief Proctor, Dean Students Welfare, Dean Academics, Founder Controller of Examinations of Sharda University, Director Academics, Director of Engineering Institutions, Director of Internal Quality Assurance Cell, Chief Vigilance Officer and Dean of School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University during 1997-2018. Dr. Singh has also been the member of Executive Council, Academic Council, Finance Committee and Court of the University, Sharda University during 2009-2011.

Dr. Singh has established himself as a mentor, teacher, leader and an innovator. His responsibilities include providing leadership in research as well as planning for academics at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. He is known for his exemplary contribution through his dedication, commitment, innovative approach and high integrity. He is a blend of Indian values and international exposure and has dedicated himself to the cause of technical education, meaningful science and research and an astute administrator with interest of students as the foremost priority. Dr. Singh is a strategist, a methodical planner and a composed implementer and has the uncanny ability to create a team of leaders.

Experience

TEACHING AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE More than 25 Years

ACADEMIC EXPERIENCE

  •  Professor, Sharda Group of Institutions (SGI)  and  Sharda University,  (October 2008 - Continuing)
  • Associate Professor, Sharda Group of Institutions (SGI), (January 2008 - September 2008)
  • Lecturer and Assistant Professor, Sharda Group of Institutions  and  Meerut Institute of Engineering & Technology (October 1997 – December 2007)

ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE

  • Dean, School of Basic Sciences and Research, Sharda University (November 2017 – till date).
  • Controller of Examinations, Sharda University (August 2016 – till date).
  • Director, Internal Quality Assurance Cell (IQAC), Sharda University (May 2016 – Continuing)
  • Chief Vigilance Officer, Sharda University (March 2016 – Continuing)
  • Director & Director Academics, Vidya College of Engineering, Meerut (July 2011 – January 2016)
  • Founder Controller of Examinations, Sharda University (2009 – 2011)
  • Dean Academics, Hindustan Institute of Technology (SGI), Greater Noida (2008 – 2009)
  • Director, Hindustan Institute of Technology (SGI), Greater Noida ((2007 –2008)
  • Head, Applied Sciences & Humanities, Hindustan Institute of Technology (SGI), Greater Noida (2006 - 2007)
  • Head, Applied Sciences & Humanities, Meerut Institute of Engineering & Technology, Meerut (1997 - 2004)
Qualification
  • Ph. D.  in Theoretical Condensed Matter Physics, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi (1997)
  • M. Sc. in Physics, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi (1988)
  • B. Sc. (Hons.) in Physics, Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Varanasi (1986)
Award & Recognition

  • CSIR Research Associate (No.- 9/13(822)/97-EMR-I) by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi.
  • Short Term Visitor The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy.
  • Bharat Vidya Shiromani Award Conferred by International Institute of Education & Management, New Delhi.
  • Pride of International Education Excellence Award Conferred by Intellectual People and Economic Growth Association, New Delhi at Kathmandu (Nepal).
  • Star of Asia Conferred by International Business Council, New Delhi.
  • Bharat Vibhushan Samman Puraskar Conferred by Global Achievers Foundation, New Delhi.
  • Life Time Achievement Award Conferred by National & International Compendium, New Delhi.
  • Intellectual Quality Excellence Award Conferred by Indian Journalist Compendium, New Delhi.
  • Selected by the prestigious Marquis Whos Who (USA) for 2017 Albert Nelson Marquis Lifetime Achievement Award

Research

RESEARCH PROJECTS UNDERTAKEN

  • Research Project (No. SR/S2/CMP-0077/2012) titled “Study of Equilibrium Properties and Phase Behaviour in Complex Fluids” funded by the Department of Science & Technology (Govt. of India), New Delhi. (Completed)
  • Research Project (No. SR/S2/CMP-26/2005) titled "Understanding the Phase Diagrams of Quadrupolar Molecules" funded by the Department of Science & Technology (Govt. of India), New Delhi. (Completed)
  • Research Project (No. SP/S2/M-33/99 (PRU)) titled "Theory for Structure and Freezing of Molecular Liquids” funded by the Department of Science & Technology, (Govt. of India), New Delhi. (Completed)

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS

IN INTERNATIONAL REFEREED JOURNALS

  • Solution of the Percus-Yevick equation for pair correlation functions of molecular liquids; Jokhan Ram, Ram Chandra Singh, Yashwant Singh; Phys. Rev. E 49, 5117 (1994).
  • Thermodynamically self-consistent integral equation theory for pair correlations of a molecular fluids-I; Ram Chandra Singh, Jokhan Ram, Yashwant Singh; Phys. Rev. E 54, 977 (1996).
  • Integral equation theory for molecular fluids effect of quadrupolar interactions; Sushma Gupta, Jokhan Ram, Ram Chandra Singh; Physica A 278, 447 (2000).
  • The structure and freezing of fluids interacting via the Gay-Berne (n-6) potentials; Ram C. Singh, Jokhan Ram, Yashwant Singh; Phys. Rev. E 65, 031711 (2002).
  • Effects of molecular elongation on liquid crystalline phase behaviour isotropic-nematic transition; Ram Chandra Singh and Jokhan Ram; Physica A 326, 13 (2003).
  • Structure of hard ellipsoids the Gaussian overlap model; Ram Chandra Singh; J. Mol. Liq. 122, 1 (2005).
  • Orientational phase transition of long elongated Gay-Berne molecules; Ram Chandra Singh; Mol. Cryst. Liq. Cryst., 457, 67 (2006).
  • Thermodynamically self-consistent integral equation theory for pair-correlations of molecular fluids-II; Ram Chandra Singh and Jokhan Ram; Physica A 369, 493 (2006).
  • Temperature-dependent study of isotropic-nematic transition for a Gay-Berne fluid using the density-functional theory; Ram Chandra Singh; J. Phys. Condens. Matter, 19, 376101 (2007).
  • The Percus-Yevick approximation for quadrupolar molecular fluids; Ram Chandra Singh, Braj Mohan Singh and Jokhan Ram; J. Phys. Condens. Matter 21, 115101 (2009).
  • A study of isotropic-nematic transition of quadrupolar Gay-Berne fluid using density-functional theory approach; Ram Chandra Singh and Jokhan Ram; Phase Trans., 84, 1084 (2011).
  • Structure and orientational ordering in a fluid of elongated quadrupolar molecules; Ram Chandra Singh; Physica A, 392, 48 (2013).
  • Footprint recognition with principal component analysis and independent component analysis; Rohit Khokher, Ram Chandra Singh and Rahul Kumar; Macromol. Symp., 347, 16 (2015).
  • Tunable attractive interaction and the phase diagram of a system of Gay-Berne ellipsoids A density-functional approach; Shikha Dwivedi, Pankaj Mishra, Ram Chandra Singh, and Jokhan Ram; J. Mol. Liq., 222, 1139 (2016).
  • Footprint-based personal recognition using scanning technique; Rohit Khokher and Ram Chandra Singh; Ind. J. Sc. Tech., 9(44), 1 (2016).
  • Orientational ordering in a modified Gay-Berne fluid a density-functional approach; Ram Chandra Singh; Phys. and Chem. of Liq. 55 (6), 702 (2017).

BOOK CHAPTER

  • Footprint-based personal recognition using dactyloscopy technique; Rohit Khokher and Ram Chandra Singh; Book Chapter in “Industrial Mathematics and Complex Systems” published by Springer, 207-219 (2017).

IN INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE PROCEEDINGS

  • An integral equation approach to orientational phase transitions in quadrupolar Gay-Berne fluid using density-functional theory; Ram Chandra Singh; AIP Conf. Proc. 1146, 345-356 (2009).
  • Wavelets in Meteorology; Ram Chandra Singh and Rajeev Bhatla; AIP Conf. Proc. 1463, 176-193 (2012).
  • Palmprint recognition using geometrical and texture properties; Rohit Khokher, Ram Chandra Singh and Rahul Kumar; "2nd International Conference on Research in Science, Engineering and Technology”, 54-58 (2014).
  • Generation of security key using ECG signal; Rohit Khokher and Ram Chandra Singh; "International Conference on Computing, Communication and Automation (ICCCA)", IEEE Xplore, 895-900 (2015)

BOOKS/MONOGRAPHS AUTHORED/EDITED

  • “Mathematics in Science & Technology” edited by A. H. Siddiqi, R. C. Singh & P. Manchanda published by World Scientific, Singapore (2011), ISBN-13 978-981-4338-81-3; 10 981-4338-81-8.
  •  “Thermodynamically Self-consistent Integral Equation Theory” authored by R. C. Singh and published by LAP LAMBERT Academic Publishing, Germany (2012), ISBN 978-3-659-27725-2.
  • The Proceedings of the “International Conference on Science, Technology, Humanities and Business Management” edited by Rajendra Kumar, Rohit Khokher and R. C. Singh and published by McGraw Hill Education (India) Private Limited, New Delhi (2016), ISBN-13 978-93-5260-275-9.
  • Proceedings of the International Conference on “Recent Developments in Science, Technology, Humanities and Management” edited by Rajendra Kumar, Rohit Khokher & R. C Singh and published by Society for Research Development (2017); ISBN 978-93-5268-775-6.

NATIONAL/ INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCE(S)/ WORKSHOP(S)/ SYMPOSIUM(S) ORGANISED/ ATTENDED

ORGANISED

  • Satellite Conference of International Congress of Mathematicians 2010 (ICM 2010) on “Mathematics in Science and Technology”, held at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi & India Islamic Cultural Centre, New Delhi from 15th - 17th August 2010.
  • One day Conference on “Challenges of 21st Century Education in India” held at Vidya College of Engineering on 18th February 2012.
  • International Conference on “Recent Technologies in Advanced Electronics” held at Vidya College of Engineering, Meerut from 11th - 12th April 2013.
  • International Conference on “Science, Technology, Humanities and Business Management (ICSTHBM-2016)” held at Chateau de Bangkok, Thailand during 29th – 30th July 2016.
  • International Conference on “Recent Developments in Science, Technology, Humanities and Management (ICRDSTHM-17)” at Hotel Royal, Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia during 28th – 29th April 2017.
  • International Symposium on “Computational Science and its Applications” held at Sharda University, Greater Noida during 5th – 6th February 2018.

ATTENDED

INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • International Conference on “Disorder, Complexity and Biology” held at Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 12th - 15th July 2004.
  • International Conference on “Modelling and Engineering and Technological Problems” held at Agra from 14th - 16th January 2009.
  • “The Fifth International Symposium on Wavelet Applications to Real World Problems” held at Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey on 7th  - 8th June 2010.
  • “7th International Congress on Industrial & Applied Mathematics (ICIAM 2011)” held on at Vancouver Convention Centre, Vancouver, BC, Canada from 18th - 22nd July 2011.
  • “Joint ICTP-KFAS Conference on Nanotechnology for Biological and Biomedical Applications (Nano-Bio-Med)” held at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy from 10th - 14th October 2011.
  • “ICTP-SISSA Workshop on New Materials for Renewable Energy” held at The Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy from 17th - 21st October 2011.
  • International Conference "The Physics of Soft and Biological Matter" held from 14th - 16th  April 2014 at Homerton College, Cambridge, UK.

NATIONAL WORKSHOPS

  • Winter Workshop on “Liquid Crystals” held at Department of Physics, University of North Bengal, Silliguri from 28th December 1992 - 6th January 1993.
  • International Research Training Workshop on “Solid State Ionics” held at Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 22nd - 28th November 1998.
  • Workshop on “Virtual Instrumentation” held at Anand Engineering College, Agra on 8th - 9th of April 2005.
  • Workshop on “Engineering Challenges for Future Accelerators” jointly organized by Inter University Accelerator Centre and Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi at IIT Delhi on 13th March 2006.
  • National Workshop on “Spectroscopic Techniques” held at Hindustan College of Science & Technology, Mathura on 2nd - 4th August 2007.
  • National Workshop on “Wavelets and its Applications in Signal Processing” held at Jaypee Institute of Information Technology, Noida on 20th April 2011.

NATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • 1st National Conference on "Advancement in IT and Management" held at Dehradun Institute of Technology, Dehradun from 8th - 9th February 2002.
  • International Conference on "Disorder, Complexity and Biology" held at Department of Physics, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 12th - 15th July 2004.
  • 11th Annual Conference of Vijnana Parishad of India (VPI) Symposium on “Mathematical Modelling of Real Life Problems and Computer Applications” held at Anand Engineering College, Agra from 12th - 15th May 2005.

SHORT TERM COURSES

  • Short term course on “Computer Concepts & FORTRAN 77” held at Computer Centre, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi from 23rd September - 12th October 1991
  • “SERC School on Liquid Crystals” held at Raman Research Institute, Bangalore from 2nd - 20th May 1994.
  • Short term course under quality improvement programme on “Effective Teacher” held in the Department of Q.I.P. Centre, University of Roorkee, Roorkee from 11th - 25th June 1998.

SESSION CHAIRED IN NATIONAL/INTERNATIONAL CONFERENCES

  • Chaired a session in The Fifth International Symposium on “Wavelet Applications to Real World Problems” held at Istanbul Aydin University, Turkey on 7th - 8th June 2010.
  • Chaired a session in National Conference on “Recent Trends in Exotic Materials” held at Sharda University, Greater Noida on 26th – 28th August 2010.
  • Chaired a session in International Conference on “Science and Engineering of Materials” held at Sharda University, Greater Noida on 6th - 8th January 2014.
  • Chaired two sessions in “International Conference on the occasion of Silver Jubilee of Indian Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (ISIAM)” held at Sharda University, Greater Noida during 29th – 31st January 2016.
  • Chaired a session in Conference on “Functional Materials State of Art” held at Sharda University, Greater Noida on 31st March – 01st April 2017.

Area of Interest

  • Phase transition studies in molecular liquids and liquid crystals; solving integral equation theories; density functional theory
  • Time series analysis using wavelets
  • Biometrics
  • Photonics
  • Medical Imaging