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TIGR2ESS: Transforming India's Green Revolution by Research and Empowerment for Sustainable food Supplies

A Global Challenges Research Fund project


Harpreet Singh is currently working as a Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar (INDIA). He completed his PhD from the Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee in 2005. He has been doing extensive research work in several areas related to surface engineering and manufacturing since 2002. He has authored several book chapters and contributed more than 175 research papers in various international/national journals. He has completed and been pursuing several national and international sponsored projects with funding from MHRD, DST, CSIR, DRDO, EPSRC, IUSSTF, GCRF and UKIERI. He has two Indian and two US patents to his credit along with seven patents under processing. He has produced eighteen PhDs, whereas ten more are currently working under his supervision. He is a recipient of “Kansai Nerolac Excellence Award for the Excellence in Coating Research”, “Young Scientist Award”, “Career Award for Young Teachers (CAYT)” and “Maharashtra State National Award for the Research Work done by the Teachers of Engineering Colleges-2007”. Dr. Singh is also an Adjunct Professor at Swinburne University of Technology, Australia. Recently his group has developed two sustainable manufacturing technologies which can be used to deposit a metal coating on metal surfaces and ceramics/glass. 

He is the Co-Principal Investigator on the UKRI GCRF-Growing research capacity TIGR2ESS programme, funded to strengthen capacity for research in agricultural technologies in the UK and India, focussing on health, nutrition and equal opportunities.


Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Ropar.
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