Education in A Global Setting: The Needs of the 21st Century Professor Dinesh Singh
Wednesday, 29 January 2014 from 17:00 to 18:00 (GMT)
Professor Dinesh Singh is the Vice Chancellor of University of Delhi. He is also the Director of Mathematical Sciences Foundation, Delhi and Adjunct Professor, Department of Mathematics, University of Houston, USA and is involved at the international level in many areas of mathematics research and education. He is a member of many committees of the Government of India and of international agencies for furthering the research and academic activities. He is member of the Scientific Advisory Committee to the Cabinet, Govt. of India; Academy of Scientific & Innovative Research; Steering Committees on Science & Technology and Higher & Technical Education, Planning Commission; President (Mathematical Sciences) of Indian Science Congress Association in its centenary year; Chairman of Executive Committee of National Assessment and Accreditation Council; member of the Governing Body of the AIIMS, New Delhi. He obtained his Bachelors and Masters in Mathematics from St. Stephen’s College and his M.Phil. from the University of Delhi. He obtained his Ph.D degree from the Imperial College of Science, Technology and Medicine, London.
There will be an opportunity for questions after lecture and for networking at the drinks reception afterwards.