Professor Anil Kumar Singh is appointed as an Independent Director on the Board of the Company w.e.f. 7th March, 2019.
Professor Anil Kumar Singh (Ph.D. IIT Kanpur, 1978) has been associated with IIT Bombay since January 1983 in various capacities. He has also served in administrative capacity in other higher education and research institutions in India like Director of CSIR-Regional Research Laboratory Jorhat, and Vice-Chancellor of Bundelkhand University and University of Allahabad.
With teaching and research career spanning over more than three and half decades in chemical and allied sciences, Professor Singh embodies wealth of expertise and experience. His research interests broadly span the areas of organic chemistry, bioorganic chemistry, photochemistry and photobiology.
Professor Singh has participated in drawing-up and developing academic policies and programmes of education and research, and expansion of collaborations of IIT Bombay both in India and abroad. He has also been associated in multiple capacities with several other national and international educational institutions and R&D organizations, science academies and societies, administrative and policy making bodies, to drive organizational excellence, and development and advancement of higher education and research in science and technology.
Professor Singh’s academic and research endeavours are duly recognized by educational and research organizations, government and corporate bodies, science academics and professional scientific societies by awards and honours.