Education In A Global Setting: The Needs of the 21st Century

Barber Lecture Theatre - Barber Institute - University of Birmingham
Wednesday 29th January 2014 (17:00-18:00)
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The event is free but booking is advised.

Professor Dinesh Singh is the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi. He is also the Director of Mathematical Sciences Foundation, Delhi and Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, USA and is involved at the international level in many areas of mathematics research and education.

He is a member of many committees of the Government of India and of international agencies for furthering the research and academic activities. He is member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet, Govt. of India; Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research; Steering Committees on Science & Technology and Higher & Technical Education, Planning Commission; President (Mathematical Sciences) of Indian Science Congress Association in its centenary year; Chairman of Executive Committee of National Assessment and Accreditation Council; member of the Governing Body of the AIIMS, New Delhi and serves on the boards/executive councils of many other universities, institutions and professional bodies.

He obtained his Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from St. Stephen’s College and his M.Phil. from the University of Delhi. He obtained his Ph.D degree from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London. He has published numerous research papers in international and national journals and his research work has been cited in several books and articles. 

He has been awarded numerous academic awards and prizes. He takes an avid interest in literature and painting and has held a successful solo exhibition. He is an acclaimed speaker and a student of Gandhian philosophy.