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Dr. Rakesh K. Singh

Dr. Rakesh Kr Singh, 38 years, born at Kasamra Village of Purnea district of Bihar, did Ph.D and Post-Doctoral work in Nanoscience field and worked on Ferrite Magnetic nanoparticles, Nanoalumunate, Nanochromite and presently working on Ayurvedic bhasma & nanomedicine, Food nanomaterials and synthesis of Silica nanoparticles from rice husk. At present Dr. Rakesh is Head, University Centre of Nanoscience & Nanotechnology, under school of Engineering and Technology of Aryabhatta Knowledge University Patna. He has also Worked as an Asst. Professor of Physics in NAAC- A Grade with CGPA 3.51/4 & College with Potential for Excellence (CPE) status, Patna Women's College, Patna university, Since August 2004 to August 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). 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 help in demystifying Science, developing Scientific thinking and create science especially Physics learning interesting. He published more than 65 publications and has experience of more than 12 years at B.Sc, M.Sc, Ph.D. and M.Tech level. Total 3 Ph.D students, 3 M.Tech students are working under his supervision while 2 M.Tech students completed their project thesis.

Specific Information:
He has received many recognitions, such as : Senior Resource Person of of Utsahi Physics Teachers, coordinated by Prof. H.C.Verma, Dept. of Physics, IIT Kanpur in May 2009(www.utsahiphysicsteachers.com), 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 vision was highly appreciated and European Advanced Material Conference- Excutive 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 500 teachers across the country.

He is member of various academic bodies such Post-Graduate Research council, Board of studies, Coordinator/ Excutive 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 incharge-Establishment and at present he is carrying out the responsibility of head of the nanoscience center.

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