Lifetime achievement award given to Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University

Prof. Gurmeet Singh honoured for his contributions in the field of corrosion science, smart materials

The Vice-Chancellor of Pondicherry University Gurmeet Singh has been conferred the Lifetime Achievement Award of the NACE (National Association of Corrosion Engineers) International Gateway India Section.

The “NIGIS Lifetime Achievement Award – 2019” was in recognition of his “exemplary contribution in the field of corrosion science and smart materials in India.”

He was presented the award at the recent CORCON 2019 International Conference and Expo, CIDCO Exhibition Centre, Navi Mumbai.

According to a press note, Prof. Gurmeet Singh, academic administrator and an expert in the field of corrosion science and smart materials, has contributed to the administration of higher learning institutions, including the University of Delhi and as Chair Professor at Luangwa University, Taipei.

He was a visiting scientist to Hungary and Japan and has been on academic assignments to Germany, Italy, Australia, Singapore, Korea, Thailand and Kenya. He is currently a visiting professor at the Japan Advanced Institute of Science & Technology (JAIST), Ishikawa, Japan.

Research publications

With about 150 research papers in high-impact international journals to his credit, Prof. Singh was the recipient of honours including membership of the Royal Society of Chemistry, London, and Fellowship of Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science & Technology.

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