Dr. Pushpendra P. Singh
Dr. Singh is PhD in Experimental Nuclear Physics from the Aligarh Muslim University and the Inter-University Accelerator Centre (IUAC), New Delhi. He received "Prof. C. V. K. Baba Best Thesis Award 2008" from the Indian Physics Association (IPA). He has been awarded INFN-International-Fellowship at the Laboratori Nazionali di Legnaro (LNL), Italy in 2009 after a postdoctoral stay at the Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai. During his stay at LNL, he worked on sub-barrier fusion and (multi)-nucleon transfer reactions using an electrostatic separator and PRISMA spectrometer in the research group of Prof. Dr. Alberto M. Stefanini. After a term at Legnaro in 2011, he joined the GSI - Helmholtz Centre for Heavy-Ion Research GmbH, Darmstadt, Germany as visiting scientist in nuclear spectroscopy group led by Prof. Dr. Juergen Gerl. At GSI, he has been associated with the Lund-York-Cologne-Calorimeter (LYCCA) and the lower-end electronics of Advanced GAmma Tracking Array (AGATA). He joined Department of Physics at the Indian Institute of Technology Ropar in 2013. Presently, he is a member of NuStAR collaboration for the Facility for Anti-proton and Ion Research (FAIR) at Darmstadt in Germany, and collaborates with the scientists from JINR Dubna (Russia), TU Darmstadt (Germany), ANL (USA), LASTI (University of Hyogo, Japan), Aksaray University (Turkey), IUAC (New Delhi), TIFR (Mumbai), and AMU (Aligarh). He has been/is the principal investigator of a number of scientific projects approved by the national/international funding agencies, and is the author of > 60 research papers published in high ranking international journals.
- Prof. C. V. K. Baba Best PhD Thesis Award 2008: Indian Physics Association (IPA) for best PhD Thesis presentation in Nuclear Physics.
- Life member: Indian Physics Association