Prof. V.K Jain
Prof.Vinod Kumar Jain, Vice-Chancellor Prof. Vinod Kumar Jain

Prof. V.K. Jain is an eminent researcher, educational administrator  and environmentalist. A D.Lit in Plasma Physics from Sussex University, U.K., Prof. Jain has been a visiting Research Engineer in the Electrical Engineering Department, University of California. Prof. Jain was at IIT, Delhi Department of Physics during 1983-85 and later joined the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi as an Associate Professor in 1985. His research work is mainly focused on Air, Noise, Energy and Mathematical Modelling of Environmental processes. He has also been working on linear and non-linear plasma phenomena related to laboratory and space plasma environment.

Prof. Jain has about 26 years of teaching experience and is actively involved in research activities for past 36 years. Prof. Jain has supervised 25 PhD and 22 M.Phill students. More than 86 research publication in international and national journals in the fields of Plasma Physics and Environmental Sciences are to his credit. His current H index is 22 and I index is 43.He is a reviewer of several journals of international and national repute. Prof. Jain was a Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU during 2006-08 years. He has also held important administrative responsibilities as Dean of Students, Chief Procter and Registrar of JNU.

He joined Doon University on 5th March,2012 as VC.He also held additional charge of Uttarakhand Technical University,Dehradun during 5th September 2013 till 20th April 2015.In recognition to his considerable scholastic achievements, Prof. Jain is on the panel of experts of several universties,institutions and government bodies.Above all, Prof. Jain is a member on panel of experts of University Grants Commission (UGC), Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) and other central and State Organizations. He has been a member of Xth and XI plan UGC visiting teams to several universities.

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