VR Singh


Electrical Engineering

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PROF (DR.) V.R.SINGH, Life Fellow-IEEE, Associate Editor, IEEE-TIM and Regional Editor of Int Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology. Prof. (Dr) V.R.Singh, Ph.D. (Electrical Engg), IIT-Delhi and Life Fellow- IEEE and LF-IETE, LF-IEI, LF-ASI/USI and LF-IFUMB/WFUMB, has over 38 years of research-cum-teaching experience in India and abroad (Univ of Toronto-Canada, KU Leuven- Belgium, Korea Univ, South Korea, TU-Delft, Netherlands, Univ of Surrey/Southampton, UK, PTB-Germany and others). He has been at National Physical Laboratory (NPL), New Delhi, as a Director-grade-Scientist/ Head of Instrumentation, Sensors & Biomedical Measurements and Standards, as well as  Distinguished (V) Professor (AICTE/INAE) jointly with Thapar University. He has over 350 papers, 250 talks, 260 conf papers, 4 books, 14 patents and 30 consultancies to his credit. Under his guidance, 35 Ph.D. scholars have earned a Ph.D. degree while others are working with him. He is the Mentor/Advisor of PDM University. Dr. Singh has been the Associate Editor of IEEE Int Sensor Journal (2010-2016) and is Associate Editor of IEEE Transactions on Instrumentation and  Measurements, Editorial Board Member, Biomedical Engineering Letters (BMEL) and Regional Editor of Int Journal of Biomedical Engineering and Technology (IJBET). Apart from this, he is on Editorial/Reviewer Boards of other journals like Sensors & Actuators (Switzerland), IEEE Trans on Engg in Med and Biology, J Computers in Electrical Engg (USA), J.InstnElectr Telecom Engrs,  J.InstnEngrs -India, Ind J Pure &Appl Physics,  J.ofInstrmSocInd, J. Pure &ApplUltrasonics, J. Life Science Engg, etc. He is the recipient of awards by INSA (IndNatnlSci Academy)1974, NPL 1973,  Thapar Trust 1983,  ICMR (Ind Council of Med Res) 1984; Japan Soc. Ultra in Medicine 1985, Asian Federation of Societies of Ultrasound in Medicine  & Biology 1987, IE-I(Institution of Engineers- India) 1988/ 1991, IEEEEMBS 1999 and IEEE-2010/2011/2014, Sir CV Raman Award by Acoustical Society of India / 2018, for his outstanding contributions. Presently, he is IEEE-EMBS-DL (Distinguished Lecturer), IEEENanoTechnology Council-DL  and INSA-YSA-DL. He has served as Guest Editor of Special Issues of JASI on Physical Acoustics and Ultrasonics (2016-17) and Medical Acoustics (2017-18) as well as on IETE Technical Review journal on Transducers(2002). He is the Chair of IEEE-EMBS/IMS-Delhi Chapter, Immediate past President of Acoustical Society of India and current Vice President of Ultrasonic Society of India and has been the vice President of Instrumentation Soc of India, Vice-President of IFSUMB, Secretary of IEEE India Council and the Chairman of IEEE-Delhi Section. Dr. Singh is a Member of IEEE Standards Association. He was also Council Member of WFUMB (Australia) Ultrasound Safety and Standards. He has served as the Chair or a Member of BIS Committee on Electro-Medical Committee in the past and present, he is the Chairman of the BIS-MHD-15 Committee. He has been the session chair,plenary/keynote/ invited speaker and on advisory boards of world congresses and national/international conferences, the world over. He has been the Conf Organiser of WESPAC-2018, Nov 10 to 15, New Delhi.

Area of Interests

His main areas of interest are: sensors and transducers, biomedical instrumentation, biomedical standards, computer modeling and simulation, biomedical ultrasonics/medical acoustics, POCT devices, neuro-sensors/implants, nano-cancer-technology, cancer hyperthermia, tissue characterization, lithotripsy, WSN and u-health care engineering.