NameDr. B. Singh
Date of Birth31.07.1957
E-mailsinghb122000@yahoo.com
Present DesignationChief Scientist
DivisionPolymers, Plastics and Composites
B.Singh

Educational Attainments

Degree / DiplomaMain SubjectUniversity / InstitutionCountryYear of Passing
B.Sc.Chemistry, Botany, ZoologyGorakhpur UniversityIndia1977
M.Sc.Organic ChemistryGorakhpur UniversityIndia1979
Ph.D.Ceramic EngineeringIndian Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University,  VaranasiIndia1988

Specialization

(a) Main Area of SpecializationBuilding Materials
(b) Sub-area of SpecializationTimber substitutes (composites & moulded products), Waste minimization, polymer modified bitumen, Waterproofing & sealing compounds, Geopolymer Concrete, Translucent Concrete, Polymer Concrete

Countries visited in connection with higher studies, research training, employment and other scientific assignments:

Country visitedPurposeFromTo
Italy (Bergamo)Intl. Workshop on Composite Materials and Waste Minimization3 March, 19977 March, 1997
Japan ( BRI, Tsukuba)STA FellowshipMar-99Jun-99
Publications and Patents
  • Current Publications (2009 onwards):
  1. M. Gupta, Monika, Naseeba Khatoon and B. Singh, ‘’Composite boards from isocyanate bonded pine needles”, Journal of Applied Polymer Science, USA (online 2010).
  2. B. Singh, M. Gupta, ‘’Jute Sandwich Composite Panels for Buildings Applications’’ Journal of Bio-based materials and Bioenergy, USA (online 2010).
  3. M. Gupta, Monika, Naseeba Khatoon and B. Singh, ‘’Studies on Bio-Composites Based on Pine Needles and Isocyanate Adhesives’’, Journal of Bio-based materials and Bioenergy, USA (online 2010).
  4. B. Singh, M. Gupta and Anamika Randhawa, ‘’Natural Fiber Based Composite Building Materials’’, Book Chapter,’ Cellulose Fibers, Bio-Eco-and Nano Composite’, John Wiley & Sons, USA ( In press).
  5. M. Gutpa, Anamika Randhawa and B. Singh, ‘’ Jute Composites Properties and End Use in Buildings’’, Proceedings of International Seminar on’ Waste to Wealth:, 12-13 Nov. 2009, New Delhi, pp 184 -189.
  6. M. Gupta, Simmi Tyagi, B. Singh and B.K Rao, ‘’ Studies on unused coarse fly ash as a supplementary cementitious material in cement concrete’’, Proceedings of International Seminar on’ Waste to wealth, 12-13 Nov. 2009, New Delhi, pp 3-6.
  7. B. Singh and M. Gutpa,‘’Plastics waste recycling for making building materials, Proceedings of International Seminar on’ Waste to Wealth, 12-13 Nov. 2009, New Delhi, pp 265 – 269.
  • Publications previous to 2009
  • Tech. Reports: 45 No.
  • Scientific Books / Book Chapters: Book-01 No./Book Chapters-02 Nos.
  • Articles: Symposium Proceedings – 01 No.
  • Patents filed / granted: 05 No.
  • Processes Developed: 13 No.
  • Process Under Utilization: 04 Commercialized


Awards and Distinctions (including fellowships of the learned societies):

Name of AwardAwarded byAwarded forYear
Diamond Jubilee Directors’ AwardCBRI, RoorkeeDevelopment of Technology know-how2009-10, 2007- 08
Dr. R.B. Hazela Memorial AwardCBRI, RoorkeeBest paper award2005-06, 2004-05, 2002-03, 1999-2000, 1996-97
Scientist of the Year AwardNational Environment Science Academy, New DelhiWaste utilization2004 - 05
Appreciation CitationsM/S TA Instruments, USARheology &Thermal Analysis for characterization of polymers and composites2002-03
Professional Experience: 20 Years