Dr. V. K. Singh, obtained his Ph.D. degree in Chemistry from Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi in 1997 and did Post Graduate Diploma in Computer Application in 1991. He got BHU Research Scholarship; JRF and SRF of MOE&F, Govt of India, New Delhi. Later, he got SRF and Research Associateship of CSIR, New Delhi for carrying out research project based on Radiotracer Technique.
He had worked extensively for removal of heavy metals and radiotoxic ions from aqueous solution/water/wastewater using Radiotracer Technique. He has 33 research papers to his credit out of which 14 research papers in referred International Journals published from Great Britain, Germany and Hungary; 19 papers published in proceedings of International and National conferences. Prof. Singh had attended 5 workshops in his area of interest in BHU and IITs. He had delivered three invited talks. Prof. Singh has been associated as Mentor in Chemistry for the initiative of Dept of Science and Technology, New Delhi towards innovation in Science Pursuit for Inspired Research : INSPIRE Internship program. He is Life Member of National Environmental Science Academy (NESA), New Delhi.
Through his experience of 16 years of teaching engineering undergraduates; Prof. Singh authored chapters in 3 books based on Quality Concern in Teaching-Learning process in technical/professional courses used as reference books for research in education. He had been honored by Best Faculty of the Year Award twice and recipient of Recognition Award 5 times.
He believes that teacher has to install all the desired qualities by means of education which makes the student a good citizen: a civilized engineer. Teaching a specialty in engineering alone can make student a useful machine but not a harmoniously developed personality. It is essential that the student acquires an understanding and a lively feeling for moral and ethical values.