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 a Distinguished 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 Ph.D. degrees while others are working with him. He is the Advisor to the 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 (TIM) as well as IEEE TIM Open Journal, 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 the 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.Instn Electr Telecom Engrs, J.Instn Engrs -India, Ind J Pure & Appl Physics, J.of Instrm Soc Ind, J. Pure & Appl Ultrasonics, J. Life Science Engg, etc. He is the recipient of awards by INSA (Ind Natnl Sci Academy)1974, NPL 1973, Thapar Trust 1983, ICMR (Ind Council of Med Res) 1984; Japan Soc. Ultr 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, and Best AE Award-2020 of IEEE TIM. He has served as IEEE-EMBS-DL (Distinguished Lecturer)-2018-2020, IEEE NanoTechnology Council-DL (2019-2021), IEEE–Systems Council-DL (2020-2022). and INSA-YSA-DL 2019-todate). Dr. VR Singh has served as an Expert (2019-2020) on the IET (Engineering and Technology) A F HARVEY SEARCH AND SELECTION PANEL for Research Award in Medical Engineering and Technology, for the year 2020. This is the most prestigious academic honor. The IET has hosted this award at Michael Faraday House, Hertfordshire, UK. 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 the IETE Technical Review journal on Transducers (2002). Dr. Singh 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 the IEEE Standards Association. He was also a Council Member of WFUMB (Australia) Ultrasound Safety and Standards. He has been the Member of the BIS Committee on the Electro-Medical Committee and presently, he is the Chairman of the BIS-MHD-15 Committee. Dr. Singh has been the session chair, plenary/keynote/ invited speaker and on advisory boards of world congresses and national/international conferences, world over. He has been the Conf Organiser of WESPAC-2018, Nov 10 to 15, New Delhi, as well as other mega-events.
Prof. (Dr) V.R.Singh's main areas of interest are: nano-electronic devices, 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, IOT, AI, WSN, and u-health care engineering.