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Yashwant Singh

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Department of physics
Banaras Hindu University
Burundi

Biography

Academic Qualifications: B.Sc. with Honours in Physics, Mathematics and Chemistry, Gorakhpur University (First in merit list) 1962 M.Sc. in Physics, Gorakhpur University (First in merit list) 1964 D. Phil in Physics, Calcutta University (Worked at I.A.C.S., Kolkata) 1969 PROFESSIONAL CAREER: Position Institution Duration Lecturer Banaras Hindu University April 1970 - May 1976 Reader Banaras Hindu University June 1976 - Jan. 1985 Professor Banaras Hindu University February 1985 - July 2006 OVERSEAS VISITS: Institution Duration of visit Position IBM Research Laboratory San Jose, California, U.S.A. July 1976 - December 1977 Visiting Scientist on World Trade Post-Doctoral Fellowship University of Illinois Urbana, Illinois, U.S.A. August 1982 - July 1984 Visiting Faculty member University of Guelph Ontario, Canada May - October 1988 Visiting Professor University of Guelph Ontario, Canada May - July 1989 Visiting Professor PARTICULARS OF MEMBERSHIPS IN ACADEMIC/PROFESSIONAL BODIES: Fellow of Academies (i) Indian Academy of Sciences (Bangalore) 1991 (ii) Indian National Science Academy (New Delhi) 2006 (iii) National Academy of Sciences, India (Allahabad) 2014 Member, Editorial Board: 1. Pramana, Journal of Physics (1995-98; 2013- ) 2. Indian Journal of Physics (1998 -2005) Member of Planning Advisory Committee on Condensed Matter Physics and Material Science, Department of Science and Technology. Govt. of India, New Delhi (1998-2001) External Expert in Special Committee of School of Physical Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (1995-98) External Expert for UGC, SAP programme of -Sardar Patel University -Jawaharlal Nehru University -Aligarh Muslim University -Utkal University, Bhubneshwar Raja Ramanna Fellow - 2007-2010 Professor Emeritus BHU - 2007-2014 ADMINISTRATIVE EXPERIENCE Head, Department of Physics, B.H.U. 1 Feb. 2002 - 31 Jan., 2005 Coordinator, Centre of Advanced Studies, Department of Physics, B.H.U. 2005 - 2006 TEACHING EXPERIENCE: Have taught several courses of undergraduate and post-graduate classes: 44 Years EXPERIENCE OF GUIDING RESEARCH: 44 Years Number of students received Ph.D. degrees 16 Number of students working at present 02 PUBLICATIONS: Number of research papers published in reputed Journals- 121 Number of Review Articles - 09

Research Interest

Unified theory for liquids and solids: liquid-solid and solid-solid transitions. 2. Molecular theory for liquid crystals. 3. Effect of dimensionality and confinement of properties of liquids and on freezing transitions. 4. Dynamical density functional theory for systems in non-equilibrium. 5. Stochastic modelling and analysis of intra - cellular transport.

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