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researcher , Mechanical engineering educator

Vijay Kumar Jain, Indian mechanical engineering educator, researcher. Recipient Khosla Research award 1980, 81, 82, N.K. Ayyanger Memorial prize, 1981, Institution Gold medal, 1986-1987, Best Paper award All India Machine Tools Technology and Manufacturing, Bangalore, 1994. Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Precision Engineering, The Institute Engineers (India), Indian Society Technology Education.

Background

Jain, Vijay Kumar was born on January 8, 1948 in Kolaras, India. Son of Shriyans Kumar and Kamla Bai (Gupta) Jain.

Education

Bachelor in Engineering, Maulana Azad College of Technology, Bhopal, India, 1970. Master in Engineering, University Roorkee, India, 1973. Doctor of Philosophy, University Roorkee, 1980.

Career

Assistant lecturer Malviya Regional Engineering College, Jaipur, India, 1973. Lecturer Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani, India, 1973-1974. Lecturer, reader Motilal Nehru Regional Engineering College, Allahabad, India, 1974-1983.

From assistant professor to professor Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur, since 1983. Visiting professor University California, Berkeley, 1989, University Nebraska, Lincoln, 1989-1990. Chairman institute assessment committee Indian Institute of Technology, 1985-1987.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Editor International Journal Industrial Engineering. Editor-in-chief Industrial Engineering Applications and Practice: User's Encyclopedia. Contributor over 200 articles to professional journals.

      Member international editorial board Journal Machining Science and Technology, International Journal Industrial Engineering, Processing of Advanced Materials, International Journal Advanced Manufacturing Systems. Inventor in field.

Membership

Member American Society of Mechanical Engineers, American Society Precision Engineering, The Institute Engineers (India), Indian Society Technology Education.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Meditation, philosophical discussion, religious practice.

Connections

Married Kanti Agrawal, June 13, 1973. Children: Anekant, Syadwad, Nidhi.

father:
Shriyans Kumar Jain

mother:
Kamla Bai (Gupta) Jain

spouse:
Kanti Agrawal

child:
Anekant Jain

child:
Syadwad Jain

child:
Nidhi Jain