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Dr. Rakesh K. Singh

  • Dr. Rakesh Kr Singh, born on 1st March 1978 at Kasamra Village of Purnea district of Bihar, did Ph.D and Post-Doctoral work in Nanoscience field and worked on Ferrite Magnetic nanoparticles and presently working on Ayurvedic bhasma & nanomedicine, Food nanomaterials and synthesis of Silica nanoparticles from rice husk.and some others related work . Dr. Rakesh Kr Singh has been working as Asst. Prof. cum Head/ Incharge-academic/Prof. incharge-Establishment of University Centre of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, under school of Engineering and Technology of Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna from 2nd Sep. 2013.
  • He has also Worked as an Asst. Professor of Physics in NAAC- A Grade with CGPA 3.81/4 & College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) status, accorded by UGC, institute-Patna Women's College, Patna university, Since August 2004 to 1st September 2013. Apart from Teaching-Learning & Evaluation and Co-curricular activities, he has guided and worked in UGC-Sponsored Research Projects under 'College with Potential for Excellence' (CPE) status scheme, Basic Scientific Research (BSR), UGC- Govt. of India, Special scheme, Minor Research Project(MRP) (Total Projects: CPE : 09, MRP:01 and BSR : 07 = 17). At present he is working on monovalent substituted Ferrite nanomaterials of TEQUIP sponsored project.
  • He has been the Organizing secretary/ Conveners/ Coordinators of more than 60 conferences/ Seminars/ of International/ National repute along with keen interest in innovative Science teaching in class room through low cost / No cost experiments. Such innovative practices helps in demystifying Science, developing Scientific thinking and create science especially Physics learning interesting. He has published more than 70 publications and has academic experience of more than 15 years at B.Sc., M.Sc., M.Tech, and Ph.D. level. Total 6 Ph.D. students awarded degree/completed work in the field of Ferrite Magnetic materials, Food-Bio Nanotechnology and Ayurvedic Bhasma as a Nanomedicine and 6 Ph.D. are working under his supervision. 21 M.Tech students completed their project thesis/ awarded degree and 10 M.Tech. scholar are working in the field of Food-Bio nanotechnology, Nano-Electronics, Nanotechnology in Environment & Agriculture. He has also guided more than 40 students in research project at UG level under potential for excellence and Basic scientific research scheme of UGC scheme.
  • He has received many recognitions, such as : Senior Resource Person of Utsahi Physics Teachers/ Anveshika Coordinator, coordinated by Prof. H.C.Verma, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kanpur in May 2009(www.hcverma.in), Young Scientist Award in 1st Global Bihar Science Conference held at Patna Science College, Patna University in May 2008, Master Resource Person of International Year of Physics – 2005, International year of Astronomy – 2009 (Trained by DST, Govt. of India and proclaimed by united nations) and invited by DST, Govt. of India to attend the Interactive meet of Nobel Laureates’ and Science Icons of European Union, Germany held Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi on 8th February 2007. Recently in 23-25 Aug. 2016 at Stockholm, Sweden in European Advanced Material Congress-2016, Dr. Rakesh presentation on “Ayurvedic Bhasma & Nanomedicine- An Ancient Wisdom” and his presentation was highly appreciated at European Advanced Material Conference and Executive Chairs felicitated to him.
  • Over the last 10 years, Dr. Rakesh is also working for Revitalization of Science education and inspire for research in academic institutions and in this process, he interacted more than 5,000 students and 1000 teachers across the country. He has delivered lecture as resource person in more than 100 academic instituations on the occasion of various seminars/conferences etc. He is member of various academic bodies such Post-Graduate Research council, Board of studies, Academic council , Coordinator/ Executive council member of National Anveshika Network of India, coordinated by Prof. H.C.Verma, IIT Kanpur and Society for Scientific Values, Delhi, Coordinated by Prof. K.L.Chopra, former director, IIT Kharagpur of and most importantly he Established a world class Nanomaterial research laboratory at Aryabhatta Knowledge University, Patna as a Professor in charge-Establishment and at present he is carrying out the responsibility of head(Academic) of the nanoscience center for Post-Graduate studies and Doctoral Research.
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