Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi is the Vice Chancellor of Apeejay Stya University in India
Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi is the Vice Chancellor of Apeejay Stya University in India. He is a Scientist, Researcher, Teacher, Educator, Administrator, Diplomat and Science Communicator. For over 38 years he served in India and abroad in different capacities. Previously, Prof. Dwivedi served as the Vice-Chancellor, Arunachal University, Head of Division, Adviser, and Director in the Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, Counsellor (Science,Technology, Health and Education), Embassy of India, Washington DC, Visiting Professor/Scientist, University of Giessen, University of Marburg and Hahn-Meitner Institute, Berlin, Germany and Faculty member at North-Eastern Hill University, Shillong. During his tenure as Vice-Chancellor of Arunachal University now a Central University named as Rajiv Gandhi University, Prof. Dwivedi steered that University to become a University with Potential for Excellence a highest UGC recognition.
Prof. Dwivedi has significantly contributed to enhancing scientific understanding by participating in over two hundred scientific conferences, symposia and seminars, by chairing technical sessions and delivering plenary and invited talks. For about 20 years, He served as a member of the editorial advisory board of Radiation Measurements an International scientific journal published by Elsevier Science.
Prof. Dwivedi has been heading a number of National and International professional and scientific organizations as their President, Chairman, Fellow or Member. From 2000-2002, Prof. Dwivedi held a prestigious position of the President of International Nuclear Track Society representing more than 40 countries. He is recipient of 10 different national and international fellowships and India 2000 Millennium Award (1999). Prof. Dwivedi is elected as a Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society (FICS), and also a Fellow of the International Academy of Physical Sciences since 2010
He obtained his Ph.D. in 1977 from I.I.T. Kanpur and M.Sc. in 1972 from Lucknow University. He has specialized in the fields of Chemical, Nuclear and Environmental Science, Science and Technology Cooperation, Administration and Communication. Prof. Dwivedi pursued research in truly inter-disciplinary areas and published about 200 research papers in refereed journals in the area of Chemical, Environmental, Nuclear and Material Sciences. Some of Prof. Dwivedis research work has been prominently cited in Science and Engineering text books published by leading international publishers.