Prof. Kamal Kant Dwivedi
VC, Apeejay Stya University
Prof. Dr. Kamal Kant Dwivedi is the Vice Chancellor of Apeejay Stya University. 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. 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. 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.
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, the prestigious “India 2000 Millennium Award (1999)”, and elected as the Fellow of the International Academy of Physical Sciences (FIAPS) and President of the Chemical Sciences for the Centenary year (2012-13) of the Indian Science Congress.