Dr. Vinod Kumar Jain
Professor of Physics
School of Environmental Sciences,
Jawaharlal Nehru University,
New Delhi -110 067, INDIA


Telephone : Res. +91-11-26171053, Mobile: 98 68 585 788
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E-mail : vkj0400@mail.jnu.ac.in , vkj0400@hotmail.com


ACADEMIC RECORD:

Degree

University / Board 

Year

Subjects

Marks / Division

Rank in Board/ Univ.

High School  UP Board 1966 Science, Maths., Hindi, English and Geometrical arts 80.0%,Ist 19th rank (in Board)

Intermediate UP Board 1968 Physics, Chemistry, Maths., English and Hindi 83.8%,Ist 4 th rank (in Board)

B.Sc. Agra University 1970 Physics, Maths. and Chem. 83.7%,Ist 2 nd rank (in Univ.)
M.Sc. Aligarh Muslim University 1972 Physics 78.3%,Ist 3 rd rank (in Univ.)
D. Phil. Sussex University, Brighton UK

1982 Plasma Physics
Title of Thesis:  Electrostatic Wave Instabilities In   Beam Plasma Systems.

PROFESSIONAL CAREER:

Junior Research Fellow (1972-1975) : Department of Physics, Aligarh Muslim Univ., Aligarh, India

Post doctoral Research Assistant (1982-1983) : School of Mathematical and physical Sciences, University of Sussex, Brighton, U.K.

Scientist, Class I (1983-1985) : Department of Physics, Indian Institute (Pool Officer) of Technology, New Delhi
(Pool Officer)

Visiting Research Engineer (May 88-Sep. 88) : Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, Calif., U.S.A.

Associate Professor (1985-1998) : School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

Professor (1998-Contd.) : School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi


AWARDS / SCHOLARSHIPS:

National Scholarship holder during the college and university education in India (1966-1972).

Junior Research Fellowship of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India (1972-1975)

National Scholarship to study abroad from Ministry of Education, Govt. of India (1975-1979).

RESEARCH INTERESTS:

Instabilities in magnetized Plasmas, Beam-Plasma interactions - Linear and Nonlinear effects, Environmental Issues (Energy, Noise and Air Pollution).

ACADEMIC RESPONSIBILITIES:

Teaching Postgraduate classes and supervising the research of M. Phil. / Ph.D. students.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE:

(i) Have taught M.Sc. and M. Phil. Classes for about 25 years at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi

(ii) Undertook under-graduate Laboratory teaching at Sussex University (UK) (1977 – 1981).

CURRICULUM DEVELOPMENT:

  1. Developed new courses on - Noise Pollution, Aerosol Science, and Energy & Environment for School of Environmental Sciences at Masters and Pre - Ph.D. levels.

  2. Developed Computer Based Teaching and Learning package on Environmental Physics for UNESCO, New Delhi, India (2005 – 2006).

  3. Developed Computer Based Teaching and Learning package on Renewable Energy for UNESCO, New Delhi, India (2003 – 2004).

  4. Chapter on ‘Global Change’, in book on ‘Environmental Pollutants’, Block 3, Unit 4, ISBN-81-266-0120-5, CHET-001, May 2001, published by School of Health Sciences, Indira Gandhi National Open University, New Delhi

MEMBERSHIP OF ACADEMIC BODIES:

  1. Member on panel of experts of University Grants Commission (UGC), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR), Union Public Service Commission (UPSC), Public Service Commission of Himachal Pradesh and Public Service Commission of Uttar Pradesh.

  2. Member of UGC team to M. S. University, Baroda and Gujrat University, Ahmedabad for XIth plan proposal evaluation(2008).

  3. Member of UGC team to Pondicherry University, Pondicherry for Xth plan proposal evaluation(2002).

  4. Member, Editorial Board, Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association (IASTA) Bulletin, Bhabha Atomic Research Center (BARC), Mumbai.

  5. Member, Editorial Board, World Applied Sciences Journal.

  6. Member, Syllabus formulation Committee for UGC- NET in Environmental Sciences (1998).

  7. Member, Fog Steering Committee set up by National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi.

  8. Member, Academic Council, JNU, 1995-97; 2001—2003 and 2005-contd.

  9. Member University Court JNU, 1995 – 97; 2001-2003 and 2005-contd.

  10. Member of the Committee to formulate course structure for the new Department of Environmental Science at Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra (1993-94).

  11. Member, National Institute of Science Communication and Information Resources (NISCAIR), New Delhi, Panel of Experts 2004-2006.

  12. Member, Academic committee, College of Military Engineering, Pune (2003- 2005).

  13. Member, Academic Committee, National Defence Academy, Khadakvasala, Pune (2005-2007).

  14. Member, Academic Committee, Military College of Electronics and Mechanical Engineering, Secunderabad(2007-contd).

  15. Member, Central Management Council of Rajiv Gandhi Vikas Biotechnology Center, Nagpur University, Nagpur (2004-2006).

  16. Member, Executive Council, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi (2007- 2011).

  17. Member, Academic Advisory Board of Ansal Institute of Technology, Gurgaon (2008-2011).

  18. Member, Board of Studies, Department of Environmental Sciences, Babasaheb Bhimrao Ambedkar University, Lucknow(2007-2010).

  19. Member, Academic Committee of Inter-University Accelerator Centre, New Delhi (2008-contd.)

  20. Member, Expert Committee for Project Evaluation, Archaelogical Survey of India, Govt. of India(2010-contd.).

  21. Member on Finance Committee of UGC-DAE CSR, Indore (2010-2013)
  22. Member, Board of Studies, Department of Natural Resources, TERI University, New Delhi (2010-contd.).

  23. Member, Academic Council, TERI University, New Delhi (2011-contd.).

  24. Member, Doctoral Research Degree Committee in Environmental Sciences, Jiwaji University, Gwalior (2011-contd).

RESEARCH ACTIVITIES AND PUBLICATIONS:

Actively involved in research activities for past 36 years.

(i) 84 research publications in reputed international and national journals in the fields of Plasma Physics and Environmental Sciences.

(ii) Supervised 25 Ph.D. Theses and 22 M. Phil. Theses.

(iii) Presented papers in national and international seminars/ Conferences

DETAILS OF THE THESIS SUPERVISED:

Ph. D

1. S. Konar (1990): Parametric Processes in Plasmas

2. A. Hussain (1992): Modeling and Monitoring of Noise Pollution in Delhi

3. R.P. Singh (1993): An Experimental Investigation of coagulation of aerosols as a function of concentration and temperature using photon correlation technique

4. B.B. Das (1994): Modeling Greenhouse gas induced climate change (Co-supervisor Dr. M. Lal., Centre for Atmospheric Physics, I.I.T. Delhi).

5. B.B. Singh (1998): Kinetics of Sulphur Dioxide Oxidation in aqueous phase catalyzed by free fall Aerosols (Co-supervisor Dr. Arun Attri).

6. A. Gupta (1998): Time Series Modeling of Fossil Fuel consumption and Related Emissions in Union Territory of Delhi (Co-supervisor Dr. Arun Attri).

7. K. Kumar (1998): A Stochastic Model for Traffic noise in Delhi

8. N. C. Gupta (1998): A study of Energy utilization pattern in India using Energy and Exergy analysis.

9. J. K. Upadhyaya (2001): Modeling of Dispersion of pollutants from various sources using Advanced Gaussian Plume Model in Convective Boundary Layer

10. Arun K. Srivastava (2002): Characterization of Indoor Air in Delhi: Indoor/ Outdoor Relationships.

11. B. Bishoi (2005): A Study on Air Quality Index and its Relationship with Meteorological Parameters in Delhi.

12. Ujjwal Kumar (2006): A modeling Study of Ozone Concentration in Ambient Urban Environment.

13. D. Singh (2007): A Study of Impact of CNG in Transport Sector on Ambient Noise Levels in Delhi.

14. S. Anand (2007): Uptake of Some Elements by Humans from Aerosols: A Case Study of Delhi and Bangalore Regions.

15. A. Prakash (2008): Performance Evaluation of Various Modeling Approaches for Predicting Concentration of Air Pollutants in Delhi.

16. S. Gupta(2008): A comparative study of PAHs and Heavy Metal in Indoor and Outdoor Environments of Delhi.

17. Alok K. Srivastav (2009): A Study of Statistical Fluctuations of Noise Levels in Urban Environment.

18. Kundan Kumar (2010): A Modeling study of Air Pollution in an Ambient Urban Environment Using ANN with PCA/RBF Approach.

19. Sanyogita (2010): A Study of Ozone, Peroxy-acetyl Nitrate(PAN) and NOx Relationships in an Urban Environment.

20. Rakesh K. Ranjan(2010): Effect of Crop Residue Burning on the Ambient Aerosol Characteristics in Rural Areas- A Case Study Shahabad Region in Bihar.

21. Pradeep Bauri (2011): Fine Wire Mesh and Spider Webs as Indicators of Airborne Particulates.

Co-supervised Ph. D thesis

1. I. Talukdar (1990): Linear and Parametric Instabilities of Whistler Waves in Plasma with Prof. V.K. Tripathi, Physics Department, IIT, Delhi.

2. Ganeshwar Mishra (1990): Studies on Cerenkov Free Electron Laser with Prof. V.K. Tripathi, Physics Department, IIT, Delhi.

3. B. K. Singh (1997): U.V. Levels and Estimation of Aerosols in ambient Environment of Delhi with Dr. Arun Attri .

4. H.D. Sharma (2005): Applications of Spectroscopy for Monitoring Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons and their Derivatives in the Urban Atmospheric Environment with Z. H. Khan, Department of Physics, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi.

M. Phil.

1. Dilip Kumar (1986): Electron Beam driven Instabilities in Slow Wave Structures

2. Swapan Konar (1987): Low Frequency Beam driven Instabilities in Plasmas

3. R. S. Ratna (1987): Some Studies on Particle Sizing by Laser Light Scattering.

4. Manoj Pandey (1987): Whistler Instabilities in Space Plasmas.

5. Chandra S. Mahapatra (1988): Scattering of Light by Mono-disperse Aerosols - A Theoretical Study.

6. Krishan Kumar (1991): Spectral Distribution and A-weighted Levels of Noise in various Modes of Transport in Delhi.

7. Brij B. Singh (1992): A comparative Study of Noise Levels in Residential, Industrial and Commercial Areas of Delhi.

8. Naresh C. Gupta (1992): Quantitative Evaluation of the Potential of Non-conventional Energy Sources in reducing CO2 Emission in India.

9. Ashok P. Dimri (1996): Radiative Effects of Desert Aerosols.

10. Manish Ranjan (1995): Modeling the Effect of Meteorological Parameters on the Electricity Consumption in Delhi.

11. N. Banita Devi (1996): A Study of Vibrations in Various Modes of Transport in Delhi.

12. Jitendra K. Upadhayay (1996): A Study of Aircraft Induced Noise and Vibrations in some Residential Areas of Delhi.

15. Arun K. Srivastava (1997): General Climatology over Indian Antarctic Station, Maitri.

14. Ajai Verma (1998): Development of Data Acquisition System for Laser based Particle Sizing Setup.

15. Alok Srivastava (1998): An Area based Predictive Model of Noise for Delhi.

16. Ujjwal Kumar (2001): A Study of Correlation between Ozone and NOx Levels in Delhi.

17. Sandeep Gupta (2003): Characterization of Indoor Aerosols due to Combustion of cooking Fuels.

18. Amit Prakash (2004): A Study of Chemical Characterization of Fog in Delhi.

19. Kaprosang Joute (2005): Noise Emission Spectra of various Modes of Transport in Delhi.

20. Sanyogita (2006): Evaluation of Community Annoyance from Nocturnal Aircraft Noise in Delhi.

21. Naseer S. Bhat (2008): A Comparative Study of the Mixing Height in the Urban Atmosphere of Delhi and Mumbai Regions.

22. Bhupendra Singh (2010): Ozone Levels in Indoor Environment- A Case Study of JNU Campus.

RESEARCH PUBLICATIONS:

PLASMA PHYSICS

  1. Velocity of Sound in Plasma. Jain, V.K., Varshney, S. K., and Sakuntala, M, Indian J. Phys.  vol. 49, p. 623 (1975). [IF=0.226; C=0]

  2. Acoustic Wave Interaction with Plasma. Sakuntala, M. and Jain, V.K., J. Phys. D (GB), vol. 11, p. 1925 (1978). [IF=2.083; C=1]

  3. Excitation of Multiple Cyclotron Harmonic Wave Instabilities in a thin Beam‑Plasma System. Jain, V. K. and Christiansen, P. J., Phys. Lett., vol. 28A, p. 127 (1981). [IF=2.009; C=8]

  4. Filamentary Collapse in Electron Beam Plasma. Christiansen, P. J., Jain, V. K. and Stenflo, L., Phys. Rev. Lett., vol. 46, p. 1333 (1981). [IF=7.328; C=32]

  5. Laboratory Beam‑Plasma Interactions‑ Linear and Non‑Linear. Christiansen, P.J., Jain, V.K. and Bond, J.W., in Artificial Particle Beams in Space Plasma Studies, Proceedings of a NATO Advanced Research Institute Conference held April 21‑26 (1981) in Geilo, Norway, Series B, Phys, vol. 79 (1982), Plenum Press. [IF= n.a; C=4]

  6. Recurrence of Electron Cyclotron Harmonic Wave Instability in a Beam‑ Plasma System. Jain, V. K. and Christiansen, P. J., Plasma Phys. and Controlled Fusion. vol. 25,  No. 10, p. 1169 (1983). [IF=2.409; C=0]

  7. Electron Whistler mode Instability in an In-homogeneous thermal Plasma in the presence of an inhomogeneous Beam of Supra-thermal Electrons. Shah, H. A. and Jain, V. K., J. of Plasma Phys. 29, pt. 3, p.439 (1983). [IF=0.775; C=0]

  8. Oblique Whistler Instability in an Inhomogeneous Plasma penetrated by a Helical Electron Beam. Jain, V.K. and Shah, H.A., Phys. of Fluids, vol. 26, No. 11, p. 3350 (1983). [IF=1.638; C=1]

  9. Excitation of Electron Cyclotron Harmonic Instabilities in a thin Beam‑ Plasma System. Jain, V. K. and Christiansen, P.J., Plasma Phys. and Controlled Fusion, vol. 26, No. 4, p. 613 (1984). [IF=2.409; C=0]

  10. Excitation of Whistler mode Instability due to slow Cyclotron Interaction in an Inhomogeneous Beam‑Plasma System. Shah, H. A. and Jain, V. K., J. Plasma Phys. vol. 31, p. 225 (1984). [IF=0.775; C=0]

  11. Excitation of Electromagnetic Instability in a Sheath Helix by a rotating E‑Layer. Jain V.K. and Tripathi V.K., IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques (USA), vol MTT 34 , No. 6, p. 667 (1986). [IF=0.914; C=0]

  12. Electromagnetic Instability of an Electron Beam in partially loaded Cylindrical Waveguide. Patnaik, R. K., Jain, V. K. and Tripathi, V.K., IEEE Plasma Science, vol. PS NO.1, p.31 (1986). [IF=1.085; C=1]

  13. Non‑local Theory of Beam driven Electron Bernstein Waves. Jain, V. K. and Tripathi, V. K., Phys. of Fluids, vol. 30, No.3, p. 909 (1987). [IF=1.638; C=4]

  14. Resonant Decay Instability of a Langmuir Wave in a Plasma Slab. Jain, V.K., Sharma, A.K. and Tripathi, V.K., J. Appl. Phys. (USA) vol. 64, No. 2,  p. 586 (1988). [IF=2.072; C=0]

  15. Excitation of Whistlers and quasi‑static Modes by an annular Electron Beam in a Plasma cylinder. Talukdar, I. and Jain, V. K., J. of Plasma Phys. vol. 39, pt. 3, p. 407 (1988). [IF=0.775; C=0]

  16. Lower hybrid suppression of Drift Waves in Plasma cylinder.  Praburam, G., Jain, V. K. and Tripathi, V. K. Phys. of Fluids,  vol. 31, No. 10, p. 3145 (1988). [IF=1.638; C=6]

  17. Excitation of Whistlers in a Magnetospheric duct. Talukdar, I. and Jain, V. K., J. of Plasma Phys. vol. 41, p. 231 (1989). [IF=0.775; C=0]

  18. Enhancement of collisional Drift Waves in a Plasma cylinder. Praburam, G. and Jain, V. K., J. of Plasma Phys. vol. 40, pt. 3, p. 465 (1988). [IF=0.775; C=0]

  19. R.F. Suppression of E ´ B drift driven ion Cyclotron mode in a Plasma Cylinder. Praburam, G. and Jain, V. K., J. of Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 64 (3), p. 1097 (1988). [IF=2.072; C=0]

  20. Modulational Instability of a Lower Hybrid Wave in a Plasma Slab. Konar, S., Jain, V. K.  and  Tripathi, V.K., J. of Appl. Phys.(USA),   vol. 65,   no. 10,  p. 3798 (1989). [IF=2.072; C=0]

  21. Decay Instability of an Upper Hybrid Wave in a Plasma Cylinder. Konar, S., Jain, V. K. and Tripathi, V. K., J. of Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 65, no.12, p. 4612 (1989). [IF=2.072; C=0]

  22. Resonant and Non‑resonant Decay of Langmuir Wave in a Plasma Cylinder. Konar, S. and Jain, V. K., J. of Appl. Phys. (USA), vol. 66, no. 2,  p. 501 (1989). [IF=2.072; C=0]

  23. Electron Acoustic and Magneto‑acoustic Modes in a magnetized Beam‑ Plasma System. Jain, V. K. and Tsinsadze, N.L., Phys. Lett. A, vol. 148, no. 5, p. 269 (1990). [IF=2.009; C=0]

  24. Radiative Thermal Condensation Instability in the presence of an Electromagnetic Wave. Shukla, P. K., Pant, H. C. and Jain, V. K., Plasma Phys. and Controlled Fusion vol. 32, no. 14, p. 1349 (1990). [IF=2.409; C=4]

  25. Effect of Plasma and Dielectric loading on the Slow Wave properties of a TWT. Mishra, G., Tripathi, V. K. and Jain, V. K., IEEE Electron Devices (USA),  vol. 37, no. 6, p. 1561 (1990) [IF=2.445; C=2]

  26. Temperature Anisotropy driven Whistler Instability in a Density Crest. Konar, S. and Jain, V. K., Physica Scripta, vol.42, p. 235 (1990). [IF=1.008; C=0]

  27. Nonlinear evolution of the modified Simon-Hoh Instability via a Cascade of Sideband Instabilities in a weak Beam Plasma System. Sakawa, Y., Joshi, C., Kaw, P.K., Jain, V. K., Johnston, T.W., Chen, F.F. and Dawson J.M., Physical Review letters vol. 69, no.1, p. 85 (1992). [IF=7.328; C=4]

  28. Parametric Excitation of Alfven Wave by a Lower Hybrid Wave. Konar, S., Jain, V.  K. and Tripathi, V.K., Physica  Scripta, vol. 47, p. 86 (1993). [IF=1.008; C=0]

  29. Excitation of the modified Simon-Hoh Instability in an Electron Beam produced Plasma. Sakawa, Y., Joshi, C., Kaw, P. K., Chen, F. F. and Jain V. K., Phys. Fluids B 5(6), p.1681 (1993). [IF=1.638; C=12]

  30. Effect of a Transverse D.C. Electric Fields on Electrostatic Ion Cyclotron wave instability. Sharma, S. C., Sugawa, M. and Jain, V. K., J. Plasma and Fusion Research, vol. 2, p. 161-164 (1999). [IF=n.a.; C=0]

  31. Excitation of Current driven Electrostatic Ion Cyclotron Waves in presence of a Transverse Direct Current Electric Fields in magnetized Plasma, Sharma, S. C., Sugawa, M. and Jain, V. K., Physics of Plasmas, vol. 7, no. 2, p. 457-460 (2000). [IF=2.475; C=6]

  32. Reflection of Solitons at Critical Density of Negative Ions: Contribution of Thermal and Gyratory Motions of Ions.  Malik, H. K., Singh, K.P., Kawata, S., Stroth, U., Singh, D. K., Jain, V. K., Nishida, Y. and  Nejoh, Y. IEEE Transanctions on Plasma Sciences,vol. 36, no. 3, p. 738-747( 2008). [IF=1.043; C=0]

  33. Excitation of Electrostatic ion cyclotron waves by an ion beam in plasma environment with heavy negative ions.  Sharma, J., Sharma, S.C., and Jain, V.K. Communicated in Physics of Plasmas, 2011

ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCES
  1. CO2 Reduction Potential through Non-conventional Energy Sources in India. Gupta, N.C., Jain, V. K. and Bansal, N. K. Energy, Vol.20, no. 6, p. 549-553 (1995). [IF=2.952; C=1]

  2. Modeling of Electric Energy Consumption in Delhi. Ranjan, M and Jain, V. K., Journal of Energy, vol. 24, p. 351-361 (1999). [IF=2.952; C=28]

  3. A Predictive Model of Noise for Delhi.  Kumar, K., Jain, V. K. ,and Rao, D. N., Journal of Acoust. Soc. of America, Vol. 103, No. 3, p. 1677-79 (1998). [IF=1.644; C=5]

  4. Aircraft induced Noise Levels during the Night in some Residential Areas of Delhi. Upadhyaya, J. K., and Jain, V. K.  Environmental Monit. and Assessment, vol. 56, p. 195-207 (1999). [IF=1.356; C=0]

  5. Ozone Distribution in Urban Environment of Delhi during Winter Months. Singh, A., Sarin, S. M., Shanmugam, P., Sharma, N., Attri, A. K., and Jain, V. K. Atmospheric Environment, vol.31, no.20, p. 3421-27 (1997). [IF=3.139; C=33]

  6. A comparative Study of Noise Levels in some Residential Industrial and Commercial Areas of Delhi. Singh, B. B. and Jain, V. K, Environmental Monit. and  Assessment  vol. 35,  p. 1-11 (1995). [IF=1.356; C=1]

  7. A Study of Noise in various Modes of Transport in Delhi. Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Applied Acoustics (U.K.), vol.43, p. 57-65 (1994). [IF=0.784; C=14]

  8. A-weighted Noise Levels and Spectral Distribution inside Buses and Auto-rickshaws in Delhi. Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K.,  Journal of Acoust. Soc. of  India  vol. XIX, no.3, p. 1-5 (1991). [IF=n.a; C=0]

  9. Noise and its Spectral characteristics at some Traffic Sites in Delhi. Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Journal of  Acoust. Soc. of India,  vol. XIX, no.3, p. 6-13 (1991). [IF=n.a; C=0]

  10. Spatial Distribution of Noise around Residential Areas in the vicinity of high Traffic Zones in Delhi. Singh, B.K., Jain, V. K. and Attri, A. K., Journal of  Acoust. Soc. of India,  vol. XX, no.4, p. 25-28 (1992).[IF=n.a.; C=0]

  11. Background and Peak Levels of Noise in Delhi. Jain, V.K. and Singh B. B., Journal of Acoust. Soc. of India, vol. XXIII, no. 4, p. 32-40 (1995). [IF=n.a.; C=0]

  12. A Study of Aircraft induced Noise in some Residential Areas in Delhi. Mapan - Journal of Metrology Soc. of India, vol. 12, no.2-4, p. 237-241 (1997). [IF=0.288.; C=0]

  13. ARIMA Modeling of a Traffic Noise Time Series.  Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Applied Acoustics, vol.58, p. 283-294 (1999). [IF=0.784; C=0]

  14. Radiative Effects of Desert Aerosols. Dimri, A.P., and Jain, V. K., Current Science, vol.77, no. 1, p. 163-166 (1999). [IF=0.782; C=2]

  15. Evidence of low dimensional Dynamics in a Traffic Noise Time Series.  Jain, V. K., Das, A., Srivastava, A.K., and Rai, V., Chaos, Solitons and Fractals, vol. 12, p. 859-864 (2001). [IF=3.315; C=0]

  16. Ozone Formation by Fireworks. Attri, A. K., Kumar, U., Jain, V. K., Nature, vol. 411,          p. 1015 (2001). [IF=34.480; C=16]

  17. Effects of Dust Aerosol Layer on vertical Temperature Profile. Dimri, A. P. and Jain, V. K. Mausam, vol.53, no. 4, p.539-542 (2002). [IF=0.203; C=0]

  18. Relationship between Indoor and Outdoor Air Quality in Delhi. Srivastava, A. K. and Jain, V. K., Indoor Built Environment, vol. 12 (3), p. 159 – 165 (2003). [IF=0.698; C=1]

  19. A Study of Noise in CNG Driven Modes of Transport in Delhi. Sanyogita, Prakash, Amit and Jain, V. K., Applied Acoustics, 65, p. 195-201 (2004). [IF=0.784; C=1]

  20. Surface Wind Characterization at an Antarctic Coastal Station, Maitri. Srivastava, A. K., Dutta, H. N. and Jain, V. K., Mausam, vol. 55, no. 1, p. 95-102 (2004). [IF=0.203; C=0]

  21. A Fuzzy Approach for Modeling the Effects of Noise Pollution on Human Performance. Zaheeruddin and Jain, V. K, Journal of Advanced Computational Intelligence and Intelligent Informatics, vol. 8, no. 4, p. 442-450 (2004). [IF=3.624; C=0]

  22. Forecasting daily maximum Surface Ozone Concentration in Brunei Darussalam- An ARIMA Modeling Approach.  Kumar, K., Yadav, A. K., Singh, M. P., Hassan, H. and Jain, V. K., Air and Waste Management Association, vol. 54, p. 809-814 (2004). [IF=1.52; C=4]

  23. A Study to characterize the Influence of Outdoor SPM and Metals on Indoor Environments in Delhi. Srivastava, A. K. and Jain, V. K., Journal of Environmental Science and Engineering, vol.47, no. 3, p. 222-231 (2005). [IF=1.107; C=6]

  24. A Fuzzy Expert System for Noise induced Sleep Disturbance. Zaheeruddin and Jain, V. K., Expert Systems with Applications, vol 30, no. 4, p.761-771 (2006). [IF=2.908; C=11]

  25. A Fuzzy Model for Noise-induced Annoyance. Zaheeruddin, Jain, V. K., and Singh, G. V., IEEE Transactions on Systems, Man, and Cybernetics – Part A: Systems and Humans, vol. 36, no. 4, p. 697-705 (2006). [IF=2.03; C=8]

  26. Spectral Characteristics of Traffic Noise Attenuation by Vegetation Belts in Delhi. Tyagi, V., Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Applied Acoustics, 67, p. 926-935 (2006). [IF=0.784; C=0]

  27. PCS Study of Smoke Aerosols under controlled Environment using Dynamic Light Scattering. Singh, R. P., Jaiswal, V. K. and Jain, V. K., Applied Optics, 45, p. 2217-2221(2006). [IF=1.410; C=2]

  28. An Estimation of Annoyance due to Various Modes of Transport in Delhi. Prakash, A., Joute K. and Jain, V. K., Noise and Health, vol. 8, 101-107 (2006). [IF=0.739; C=0]

  29. A Study to characterize the Suspended Particulate Matters in an Indoor Environment in Delhi. India. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Building and Environment, 42, p. 2046-2052(2007). [IF=1.797; C=11]

  30. Characterization and source identification of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Urban Environment of Delhi. Sharma, H., Jain, V. K. and Khan, Z. H., Chemosphere, vol. 66, p. 302-310(2007). [IF=3.253; C=38]

  31. Community Annoyance from Aircraft Induced Noise in Delhi. Verma, S., Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Archives of Acoustics, vol. 32, 2, 279-287(2007). [IF=0.313; C=0]

  32. Seasonal Trends in Coarse and Fine Particle Sources in Delhi by the Chemical Mass balance Receptor Model. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Journal of Hazardous Materials, vol. 144, 1-2, 283-291 (2007). [IF=4.144; C=8]

  33. Identification of Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in Suspended Particulate Matter by Synchronous Flourescence Spectroscopic Technique.  Sharma, H., Jain, V. K. and Khan, Z. H., Spectrochimica Acta Part A: Molecular and Biomolecular Spectroscopy, vol. 68, 43-49 (2007). [IF=1.566; C=8]

  34. Size Distribution and Source Identification of Total Suspended Particulate Matter and Associated Heavy Metals in the Urban Atmosphere of Delhi. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V.K., Chemosphere, 68, 579-589 (2007). [IF=3.253; C=12]

  35. Particle Size Distribution of Aerosols and Associated Heavy Metals in Kitchen Environments. Gupta, S., Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol. 142, no. 1-3, 141-148(2008). [IF=1.356; C=0]

  36. Source Apportionment of Suspended Particulate Matters in a Clean Area of Delhi: A Note. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Transportation Research Part D: Transport and Environment, vol. 13, no. 1, 59-63(2008). [IF=1.214; C=0]

  37. Characterization of chaos in air pollutants: A Volterra-Wiener-Korenberg series and numerical titration approach, Kumar, U., Prakash A. and Jain, V. K., Atmospheric Environment, vol. 42, 1537-1551(2008). [IF=3.319; C=4]

  38. Atmospheric Polycyclic Aromatic Hydrocarbons (PAHs) in the Urban Air of Delhi during 2003. Sharma, H., Jain, V. K. and Khan, Z. H., Environmental Monitoring and Assessment vol. 147(1-3), 43-45(2008). [IF=1.356; C=1]

  39. An expert system for predicting the effects of speech interference due to noise pollution on humans using fuzzy approach. Zaheeruddin and Jain, V. K., Expert Systems with Applications, vol. 35, no. 4, 1978-1988(2008). [IF=2.908; C=5]

  40. An Investigation of O3 sensitivity to NOx and VOCs in the urban Atmosphere of Delhi. Kumar, U., Prakash A. and Jain, V.K., Journal of Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 8(2), 147-159(2008). [IF=1.792; C=0]

  41. A new scheme to predict chaotic time series of air pollutant concentrations using artificial neural network and nearest neighbor searching. Gautam, A. K., Chelani, A. B., Jain, V.K. and Devotta, S., Atmospheric Environment, vol. 42, no. 18, 4409-4417(2008). [IF=3.139; C=0]

  42. Source Apportionment of Total Suspended Particulate Matter in Coarse and Fine Size Ranges over Delhi. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Journal of Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 8(2), 188-200 (2008). [IF=1.792.; C=9]

  43. A Comparative Study of Air Quality Index based on Factor Analysis and US-EPA methods for an urban Environment. Bishoi, B., Prakash, A. and Jain, V. K., Journal of Aerosol and Air Quality Research, vol. 9, no. 1, 1-17(2009). [IF=1.792.; C=4]

  44. Winter-time Size Distribution and Source Apportionment of Total Suspended Particulate Matter and Associated Metals in Delhi. Srivastava, A., Gupta, S. and Jain, V. K., Atmospheric Research, vol. 92, no.1, 88-99(2009). [IF=1.811; C=2]

  45. SEM-EDX Analysis of Various Size Aerosols in Delhi India. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Environmental Monitoring and Assessment, vol. 150, 405-416 (2009). [IF=1.056; C=2]

  46. A Multivariate Time series approach to study the Interdependence among O3, NOx and VOCs in Ambient Urban Atmosphere. Kumar, U., Prakash A. and Jain, V. K., Environmental Modeling & Assessment, 14:631-643(2009). [IF=1.056; C=2]

  47. A Study of Summer-Time Urban Heat Island over Delhi. Pandey, P., Kumar, D., Prakash, A., Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., International Journal of Sustainability Science and Studies, vol. 1 (1), 27-34 (2009). [IF=n.a; C=0]

  48. Assessment of Intra-Urban Variability in Indoor Air Quality and its Impact on Children’s Health. Padhi, B. K., Padhy, P. K., Sahu, L., Jain, V. K. and Ghosh, R., Air Quality, Atmosphere and Health, vol 3, 149-158 (2010). [IF=n.a.; C=0]

  49. ARIMA forecasting of ambient air pollutants (O3, NO, NO2 and CO). Kumar U. and Jain V.K., Stochastic Environmental Research and Risk Assessment, vol. 24(5), 751-760 (2010). [IF=1.419; C=4]

  50. Time Series Models (Grey-Markov, Grey Model with rolling mechanism and Singular Spectrum Analysis) to forecast Energy Consumption in India. Kumar U. and Jain V.K., Energy,vol. 35, 1709-1716 (2010). [IF=2.952; C=3]

  51. A Wavelet Based Neural Network Model to Predict Ambient Air Pollutants’ Concentration. Prakash A., Kumar, U., Kumar, K., and Jain, V. K., Environmental Modeling & Assessment (Accepted for Publication, 2011).[IF=1.056]

  52. Identification and Characterization of size segregated bio-aerosol over Delhi. Singh, M., Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Natural Hazards (Accepted for Publication, 2011).[IF=0.989]

  53. Size distribution and source apportionment of PAHs in aerosol particle samples from the atmospheric environment of Delhi, India. Gupta, Sandeep., Kumar, K., Srivastava, Arun., Srivastava, Alok., Jain, V.K. Communicated to Science of the Total Environment.[IF=2.579]

    Note: Total Impact Factor [IF] = 174.729          Citations [C] = 331      

PAPERS PRESENTED IN CONFERENCES:

  1. Cavitational Effects in Beam‑Plasma System. Jain, V. K. and Christiansen, P. J., paper presented at the institute of Physics Conference on Plasma at the Cavendish Laboratory, University of Cambridge (1980).

  2. Low-frequency Instabilities in a Beam Plasma System. Jain, V. K. Paper presented at Spring College in Plasma Physics at International Center for Theoretical Physics, Trieste, Italy (1987).

  3. Period doubling and eventual Chaos in an Electron Beam ‑ Plasma System, Jain V. K., Sakawa, Y. and Joshi, C., Bull. Amer. Phys. Soc., vol. 33, No. 9, p. 1877 (1988).

  4. Scattering of Light by Mono-disperse Aerosols.  Mahapatra, C. S. and Jain, V. K. Paper presented at the first annual conference on Aerosol Science- a perspective on R&D in India, held at Indian Institute of Tropical Meteorology, Pune (1989), March 23-24.

  5. Measurement of U.V. Levels and Estimation of Aerosols Optical Depth in         Delhi. Singh, B. K., Attri, A. K., and Jain, V. K., paper presented at International conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution held at National Botanical Research Institute, Lucknow during 26th Nov. - 30th Nov., 1996.

  6. Distribution of Solar UV-A, UV-B and UV-C during Winter Months. Singh, B., Attri, A. K. and Jain, V. K., National Conference on Man and Environment (March 8-10,1995).

  7. Evaluation of Green House Index Trends on account of Coal consumption in Delhi. Gupta, A., Attri, A.K. and Jain, V. K., National Conference on Man and Environment (March 8-10, 1995).

  8. Energy Budgeting of a rural Village Habitat in Samastipur District of Bihar.  Kumar, A., Attri, A. K. and Jain, V. K., National Conference on Man and Environment (March 8-10, 1995).

  9. Impact of Pollutants on Primary Productivity of River Yamuna as linked to City of Delhi. Bhuvaneshwari, R., Jain, V. K. and Attri, A. K., International Conference on Plants and Environmental Pollution (ICPEP-96) held at NBRI,             Lucknow, India.

  10. Fuzzy Modeling of Human Work Efficiency in Noisy Environment. Zaheeruddin, Singh, G. V. and Jain, V .K., Proceedings of the IEEE Int. conf. on fuzzy systems (FUZZ-2003) held at St. Louis, USA. May 25 – 28, 2003, p.120-124.

  11. An Intelligent System for Noise-induced Hearing Loss. Zaheeruddin and Jain, V. K.,  Proceedings of International Conference on Intelligent Sensing and Information Processing (ICISIP – 2004) held at Chennai, India. January 4-7, 2004, p.379-384.

  12. A Fuzzy Expert System for Predicting the Effect of Socio-economic Status on Noise-Induced Annoyance. Zaheeruddin and Jain, V. K., Proceedings of International Conference on Fuzzy Sets and Soft Computing in Economics and Finance (FSSCEF 2004), Saint-Petersburg, Russia, June 17-20, 2004, p.194-201.

  13. Size Distribution of Suspended Particulate Matter and Metals in Atmospheric Aerosols in Delhi. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Proceedings of International Conference and Meeting on “Aerosol, Clouds and Indian Monsoon”, IASTA-2004, November 16-18, 2004, IIT, Kanpur, India, p.193.

  14. A Study on Characterization of Winter Fog in Delhi. Amit Prakash and V. K. Jain, paper presented in International Conference on Environment and Development: Developing Countries Perspectives, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, April 7-8, 2005.Program and Abstracts: p.27.

  15. Statistical Structures in the Traffic Noise. V. K. Jain, K. Joute and Amit Prakash, paper presented in International Conference on Environment and Development: Developing Countries Perspectives, held at Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi, April 7-8, 2005. Programs and Abstracts: p.28.

  16. A Study of Size Distribution of Suspended Particulate Matter from Combustion of Cooking Fuels in Indoor Environment. Gupta, S., Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., Proceedings of Asian Aerosol Conference, Mumbai, December 13-16, 2005, p. 700-702.

  17. Uptake of Elements from Aerosols by Humans – A Case Study from Delhi & Banglore Cities. Paper presented at American Geophysical Union Joint Assembly held at Baltimore, Maryland, U.S.A., May 23-26, 2006, Program and Abstracts: p. 118.

  18. Episodic Emissions of Aerosol linked Metals in Delhi’s ambient Environment. Attri, A. K. and Jain, V. K., paper presented at Indo-Belgian Workshop- ‘Challenges for Urban Air Quality from Megacities to Street Canyons’, held at School of Environmental Sciences, J.N.U., New Delhi, January 12, 2007.

  19. Application of SEM-EDX and XRD Techniques to Demonstrate the Overgrowth of Atmospheric Soot and Its Coalescence with Crystal Silicate Particles in Delhi. Srivastava, A. and Jain, V. K., paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Nanotechnology, Occupational and Environmental Health, held at Taipei, Taiwan, Aug. 29 to Sep. 1, 2007. Abstracts: p.83-84.

  20. Source Apportionment of Total Suspended Particulate Matter in Coarse and Fine Size Ranges Over Delhi. Srivastava, A., Gupta, S. and Jain, V. K.,      paper presented at 3rd International Symposium on Nanotechnology, Occupational and Environmental Health, held at Taipei, Taiwan,Aug. 29 to Sep. 1, 2007. Abstracts: p.267-268.

  21. A Study of Statistical Distribution Pattern of PM2.5   Concentration in the Urban Environment of  Delhi. Prakash, A., Kumar, U., Kumar, K., Kumar, Naresh and Jain, V. K., paper presented at Indian Aerosol Science and Technology Association conference on Emerging Trends in Aerosols: Technology and Application, held at National Physical Laboratory, New Delhi, Nov. 14-16, 2007. IASTA Bulletin, vol. 18, No. 1 & 2, p. 52-54, 2007.

  22. Memorandum on Challenges of Global Climate Change. Jain, V. K., paper presented at the third annual Global Colloquium of University Presidents held at New York University during November 28-29, 2007.

  23. Respiratory Symptoms in Relation to Household Energy and Environmental Tobacco Smoke among Children in India, International Symposium on Environmental Pollution, Ecology and Human Health (ISEPEHH), S.V. University Tirupati, India, 25-27 July, 2009

  24. A Study of Summer-Time Urban Heat Island Over Delhi. Pandey, P., Kumar, D., Prakash, A., Kumar, K. and Jain, V. K., Proceedings of the International Conference on Sustainability, Human Geography and Environmental Studies, 6—8 November 2009, Diano Marina (IM) Italy, pp 86-93.

  25. Participated in the 4th annual Global Colloquium of University Presidents on- Role of Science in Meeting Global Challenges, held at Yale University, New Haven, US, during January 14-15, 2010.

  26. Presented a paper  in the National Seminar on ‘Water Resource Management’ organized by BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, on 21st Feb., 2011.

  27. Effect of Crop Residue Burning on the Anbient Carbonaceous Aerosols in Coarse, Fine and Ultra-fine Fraction in Rural Areas. Ranjan, R. and Jain, V.K., paper accepted for oral presentation in the International Conference on Chemistry, Environment and Climate Change(ICCECC 2011)-FOCUS on the Pacific to be held during 14th-16th September, 2011 at the University of South Pacific, Suva, Fiji.

RESEARCH PROJECTS(Undertaken/Coordinated):

A. Undertaken:

  1. A Study of Physico-Chemical Characteristics of Smog in Delhi- funded by Department of Environment , Government of National Capital Territory of Delhi (2007-2008). Grant ~ Rs. 15,40,000=00.(PI Prof. V.K. Jain)

  2. An Investigation of the Interdependence among NOx, O3, and VOCs in the Urban Atmosphere of Delhi- funded by Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, New Delhi(2008-2011). Grant~ Rs. 17,22,000=00.(PI Prof. V.K. Jain and Co-PI Dr Krishan Kumar)

  3. Acoustic Signatures of Vegetation – Role in Traffic Noise Attenuation – funded by University Grants Commission (2001-2004) Grant – Rs. 5,97,000/- (PI  Dr. Krishan Kumar and Co-PI Prof V.K. Jain)

  4. A Study of the Urban Heat Island Formation and its Relationship with Aerosols in Delhi – funded by Department of Environment, Government of NCT of Delhi (2008-2010) – Grant Rs. 11,96,000/- (PI  Dr. Krishan Kumar and Co-PI Prof V.K. Jain)

  5. A comparative .study of the .spectral characteristics of dawn chorus in different soundscapes in the ridge forest in Delhi – funded by University Grants Commission (2008-2011) Grant Rs. 11,87,000 –(PI  Dr. Krishan Kumar and Co-PI Prof V.K. Jain).

  6. Spatial and temporal dynamics of Urban Heat Island in Delhi and its implication for the air quality of Delhi – funded by DST (2009-2012) – Grant Rs. 37,66,000/- (PI  Dr. Krishan Kumar and Co-PI Prof V.K. Jain).

  7. An Investigation of the Role of Hydrocarbons in Ozone Formation in Ambient Atmosphere of Delhi-funded by University Grants Commission(2011-2014)-Grant Rs.10,82,000/-(PI Prof V.K. Jain and Co-PI Dr Krishan Kumar)

B. Coordinated:

(i)  Coordinator DSA at School of Environmental Sciences, J.N.U. (2007 – contd.) under Special Assistance Programme of University Grants Commission.
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(ii)  Coordinator ENVIS,at School of Environmental Sciences,JNU (2006 – Contd.) sponsored by Ministry of Environment and Forests, Govt. of India.

REVIEWER OF RESEARCH JOURNALS:

   Have reviewed research articles for the following Journals:

    1. Physics of Fluids (Now named as Physics of Plasma)
    2. Journal of Acoustical Society of America
    3. Energy- The International Journal
    4. Indian Journal of Pure and Applied Physics
    5. Atmospheric Environment
    6. Environmental Engineering Science
    7. Journal of Hazardous Materials
    8. Journal of Environmental Science & Engineering
    9. Journal of Applied Physics

INVITED LECTURES/ EXTENSION ACTIVITIES:

A: INVITED LECTURES

  1. Talk on ‘Electrostatic Instabilities- Linear and Non-linear Effects’  at DST Workshop on Non-Linear Waves and Turbulence, in the School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi (23-29 Dec., 1991).

  2. Talk on ‘Waves and Instabilities in Plasmas’ at DST-SERC School on Coherent Radiation and Charged Particle Acceleration Mechanisms in Plasmas, held at Physics Department, IIT, Delhi (11-29 May 1992).

  3. Talk on ‘Noise Pollution in Delhi’ in the National Seminar on Development and Environmental Issues held at Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi (Oct. 13-14, 1997).

  4. Talk on ‘Noise Pollution and Its Control’ at  a Workshop on Environment Improvement in Delhi, organised by Department of Environment, NCT, Govt. of Delhi (19 June 1998).

  5. At Academic Staff College, Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (1998, 2000, 2001, 2002).

  6. At Academic Staff College, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (2003).

  7. World Bank Aided Training Programme on Air Quality Laboratory Management including Quality Assurance held at School of Environmental Sciences, J. N. U., New Delhi, (Feb. 2003).

  8. At Academic Staff College, JNU for past several years.

  9. Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences organized by Department of Environment,   H. N. Bahuguna University, Srinagar-Garhwal (August-September 2004), India.

  10. Refresher Course in Environmental Sciences organized by School of Energy and  Environmental Studies, Devi Ahilya University, Indore (Jan. 2008).

  11. Delivered a talk on ‘ Ozone-Local and Global Dimensions’ in Bhaskaracharya College of Applied Sciences (Delhi University), Dwarka, Delhi (17th Sept., 2009).

  12. Delivered  the valedictory talk in National symposium on Animal Biodiversity: Physiological Aspects of Environmental Strategies,at  MMH College Ghaziabad (U.P.).   (20th February 2010).

  13. Delivered a talk on ‘Climate Change and Sustainable Development’ in the Orientation Course for College and University Teachers at BPS Mahila Vishwavidyalaya, Khanpur Kalan, Sonipat, on 1st July, 2011

B: EXTENSION ACTIVITIES

Participated on Doordarshan Television on numerous occasions as an expert/panel member on discussions on climate change and other environmental issues.

WORKSHOPS/SEMINARS:

  1. Organised a UNESCO Workshop on Global-Problematique Education Network Initiative (GENIe) (along with Prof. G. V. Singh SC&SS, J.N.U.) held at School of Computer  and System Sciences, J.N.U., Dec.16-18, 1997.

  2. Chaired a Session on Environmental Science in International Conference on     Environment and Development: Developing Countries Perspectives, held at School of International Studies, J.N.U., New Delhi, April 7-8, 2005.

  3. Chairman, International Conference on ‘Coastal Zone Management and Sustainable Development, Vulnerability, Adaptation and Beyond’, held at School of Environmental Sciences, J.N.U., New Delhi, February 12-14, 2007.

  4. Chaired a Session in the Seminar on ‘Climate Change and Industry Perspective’ organized by Air and Waste Management Association, Delhi Professional Chapter and Delhi Student Chapter at J.N.U. in School of Environmental Sciences, J.N.U., New Delhi, on 4th November, 2008.

  5. Delivered the Lead Lecture on ‘Science of Climate Change’ and chaired the session    on ‘Environmental Pollution and Climate Change’ in the seminar held on World Environment Day during June 5-6, 2009 at Doon University, Dehradun, Uttarakhand, India.

  6. Delivered a lecture on ‘ Stratospheric and Tropospheric Ozone’ in a seminar at Delhi Secretariat organized by Department of Environment, NCT, Government of Delhi on the occasion of World Ozone Day (16th Sept., 2009)

  7. Chaired a Session in the International Conference on Environmental Issues in Emerging and Advanced Economies: Canada and India, organized by Department of Chemistry and James Reaney Canadian Centre at Gujarat University, Ahmedabad, on 6th December 2009.

  8. Delivered Key Note address on ‘Climate Change-A Global Environmental Issue’ at National Conference on Natural Resource Management for Sustainable Development organized by School of Environmental Earth Sciences, North Maharashtra University, Jalgaon, Maharashtra on 1st February 2010.

  9. Delivered a lecture on 9th March ‘Aerosols-Morphological Dimensions’ in the SERC School on “Atmospheric Chemistry and Air Pollution” sponsored by Department Of Science & Technology, Government of India, held during 2-22 March, 2010.

  10. Organised a Symposium on “Sustainable Campus Design & Development for Higher Education” in School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University on 9th November, 2010.

ADMINISTRATIVE RESPONSIBILITIES:

(A)

    1. Dean of Students, JNU, New Delhi (August, 2008-July, 2011).

    2. Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU, New Delhi ( 2006 – 2008).

    3. Associate Dean of Students, JNU, New Delhi ( September 23, 2002- July 31, 2008).

    4. Chief Proctor, JNU, New Delhi (November, 2005–June, 2006)

    5. Provost, Poorvanchal Halls of Residences, JNU, New Delhi (Jan., 2000 – Sept. 2002).

    6. Chairman, Sports Committee, JNU, New Delhi (1994 – 2002).

    7. Senior Warden / Warden, Brahmaputra Hostel, JNU, New Delhi (1985 – 1998)

(B)

    1. Also discharged the duties of Vice-Chancellor occasionally during his leave of absence  (Feb. 2009- May 2011).

    2. Registrar (Acting), JNU, New Delhi (31st January, 2009 – 5th May, 2011). 

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