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VinodKumar MahendraPrasad Singh

VinodKumar MahendraPrasad Singh
Wednesday, September 9, 1959
sanod_2000@gmail.com
9431144687
Baramati
Vinod K. Singh is an Indian politician and Member of Communist Party of India (Marxist) from Bagodar, Giridh district of Jharkhand.. His constituency is located in Giridih district.

1. In 2019 He was elected as MLA from Bagodar[ cpi ].

Vinod K. Singh is born on 9 September 1959, in Anantpur, a village in district Azamgarh in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.

He is the founding director of IISER Bhopal,on lien from IIT Kanpur. He set up the whole campus of 200 acres land from scratch during his period. He was a member of Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (SAC-PM). He is fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Singh's major research contributions are in the areas of enantioselective reactions and total synthesis. His group has designed and developed several new chiral ligands and has achieved total synthesis of natural products using chiron approach.


Vinod K. Singh is born on 9 September 1959, in Anantpur, a village in district Azamgarh in eastern Uttar Pradesh, India.

He is the founding director of IISER Bhopal,on lien from IIT Kanpur. He set up the whole campus of 200 acres land from scratch during his period. He was a member of Scientific Advisory Council to the Prime Minister of India (SAC-PM). He is fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences and the National Academy of Sciences. Singh's major research contributions are in the areas of enantioselective reactions and total synthesis. His group has designed and developed several new chiral ligands and has achieved total synthesis of natural products using chiron approach.


Education

  • Singh had his early education from a primary school in his village area. 
  • He passed high school and intermediate from Wesley Inter College and B.Sc. from D. A. V College, both in Azamgarh. 
  • He did M.Sc. (Chemistry) from B.H.U in 1980, he joined Malt-Chem Research Center Nandesari, Baroda, where he earned a Ph.D. degree in 1986 under the supervision of Dr. Sukh Dev. 
  • He spent two years (1985–1986) in Canada where he worked with Professor M.H. Benn (University of Calgary) and Professor J.P. Kutney (University of British Columbia). 
  • He moved to Professor E.J. Corey’s group at Harvard University, US, in early 1987 and worked there for 3 years as a post-doctoral fellow.

Professional

  • Singh started his career as a senior scientist in Neurogen Corporation, Connecticut, US, in March 1990. 
  • In the mean time, he accepted an offer for a faculty position from IIT Kanpur and joined the Institute in December 1990 as an assistant professor in Chemistry. 
  • He was promoted to associate professor in 1997 and professor in 2001. 
  • He came from IIT Kanpur to start IISERB (Indian Institute of Science Education and Research Bhopal) in the year 2008 and currently he is working as the Director of IISER Bhopal.
  • He served as a Director/Mentor Director, in Institutes such as School of Planning and Architecture SPA Bhopal, IISER Berhampur, MANIT Bhopal, and IIIT Bhopal. 
  • He also served as a chairperson BoG in NITTR (National Institute of Technical Teachers Training & Research).

Awards and Honors

  • Padma Shri (2014)
  • Umang Gupta Chair Professorship (1 June 2007-to-date)
  • Vigyan Ratna Award of U.P. (2006–2007)
  • Ramanna Fellowship (2006)
  • Bhagyatara Award (2006)
  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (2005)
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (2004)
  • Professor R.D. Desai 80th Birthday Commemoration Award (2004)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India (2004)
  • CRSI Bronze Medal (2003)
  • Rajib Goyal Prize (2002)
  • Professor N. S. Narsimhan Endowment Award (2002)
  • Swarnajayanti Fellowship Award (1998)


VinodKumar Singh's Election History

Sr.No.

Year

Party

Constituency

Election

Result

Description

1

2019

cpi

Bagodar

MLA

Won

Won by 14545