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chemist , researcher

Narendra Kumar, Indian chemist, researcher. Achievements include invention of organometallics, electrochromics, liquid crystals, conducting polymers, nanomaterials; patents for conducting polymers and nanomaterials. Named Scientist of Year, Defence Research and Development Organization, 2004; recipient Drdo Technical award, 1996.

Background

Kumar, Narendra was born on January 8, 1950 in Bamnauli, Utterpradesh, India. Son of Saleke Chand and Kshma Devi Jain.

Education

Bachelor of Science, University Delhi, India. Doctor of Philosophy, University Delhi, India, 1976. Master of Science, University Meerut, India, 1971.

Career

Postdoctoral fellow National Physical Laboratory, Delhi, 1976—1981, Windsor (Canada) University, 1981—1983. Senior scientist Defense Research and Development Organization, Jodhpur, India, since 1984, director, since 2008.

Achievements

  • Achievements include invention of organometallics, electrochromics, liquid crystals, conducting polymers, nanomaterials. Patents for conducting polymers and nanomaterials.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member of American Chemical Society, Indian Remote Sensing (life), Magnetic Society (life), Material Research Society (life).

Connections

Married Soma Jain, May 20, 1978. Children: Anjali Jain, Atul Jain, Akshay Jain.

father:
Saleke Chand

mother:
Kshma Devi Jain

spouse:
Soma Jain

children:
Anjali Jain Kumar

Atul Jain Kumar

Akshay Jain Kumar