Prof. (Dr.) Amar P. Garg

Vice Chancellor

Prof. (Dr.) Amar P. Garg

Prof. (Dr.) Amar P. Garg is the Vice Chancellor of Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology (A Deemed to be University established u/s 3 of UGC Act, 1956)

Throughout First Class, M.Sc. (1975), Ph.D. (1981), LL.B. (2013) with teaching & research experience of 44 years in Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences.

Ex-Professor & Founder Head, Microbiology Department, C.C.S. University, Meerut; Retired on June 30, 2016

Ex-Pro Vice Chancellor, Jaipur National University, Jaipur.

Recipient of “Young Scientist Gold Medal” of the Indian Botanical Society (1993); Prof. Hiralal Chakravarty Award of the Indian Science Congress Association (1994); Best Paper Presentation Best Award in 1998 by German Speaking Mycological Society, Germany; Teacher Award-2018; “Global Outreach Education Award-2019” for Excellence in Educational Leadership during 3rd Global Outreach Research and Education Summit held at Bangaluru on 31st July, 2019; “Vaishya Shiromani Ratna-2019” by Vaishya Samaj Meerut and several other distinctions in recognition of his research contributions in the field of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. His widely known research contributions are on “protection of human hair and fungal infections using Indian hair oils”; “biobleach process for pulp and paper industry using cellulose free xylanases that reduces toxic substances in effluents”; “antimicrobial effects of various herbal preparations”; “isolation and characterization of lactic acid bacteria from various natural habitats and evaluation of their probiotic potential.”

“Visiting Scientist” as Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow in U.K. (1982-83; 1993-94); DAAD Fellow, Germany (1986-89; 1990-91; 196-97; 1997); Participated in more than two dozen International Conferences abroad, chaired various academic sessions and represented India in various International Conferences; Academic Advisor to International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS-Congress). Received grants from Royal Society, London, UNESCO, Japan Research Council, British Council and several other prestigious foreign scientific bodies.

Supervised 35 Ph.D. candidates and more than 75 M.Phil., published more than 110 research papers, Member of more than a dozen of academic societies;

Dean, Faculty of Engineering (2002 and 2005); Associate Editor of the Journal of Indian Botanical Society (1996-2000); Founder Coordinator at CCS University, Meerut-Applied Microbiology, Bioinformatics, Medical Microbiology, Food Microbiology, Safety & Quality Control; Also worked as OSD-Legal; Acted as Member of various Committees’ Academic Council, Executive Council, Board of Studies, Selection Committees etc.; specialized in academic reforms in educational field; Joined Shobhit Institute of Engineering & Technology (Deemed to be University), Meerut as Vice Chancellor on July 6, 2018. The University has got a new shape under his leadership and has made significant presence on world academic map. Has introduced real continuous evaluation system, “add on” courses and the “online” courses developed by UGC. Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA)-Section Environmental Sciences honored him in 106th Session at LPU, Panjab. He has also been elected as Zonal Member of Section-Environmental Sciences of ISCA.

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