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 38 research papers to his credit out of which 14 research papers in referred International Journals published from Great Britain, Germany and Hungary; 24 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 five 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.
He has contributed as Subject Expert for video lectures on Chemistry and Industrial Chemistry based on the UGC Model syllabus, for noble initiative of MHRD, Government of India under the plan project of National Mission on Education through ICT(NME-ICT) through Consortium of Education Communication (CEC), New Delhi. Prof. Singh has completed e-content courseware in 13 educational programs in Chemistry and 11 in Industrial Chemistry for B.Sc. program to bridge knowledge and information gap through e-learning.
Through his experience of 20 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 a job and success are great, but knowledge and education are so much more important.