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Metallurgical engineer

Vijay Kumar Sinha, Indian metallurgical engineer. Achievements include patents for developing hydrogen storage alloys. Senior Research fellow, National Metallurgical Laboratory, India, 1965-1966, Research grantee, Ministry Non-convetional Energy Sources, New Delhi, 1994-1996, All India Council Technology Education, New Delhi, 1997-1999, Ministry Human Resource Development, New Delhi, 1999—2001.

Background

Sinha, Vijay Kumar was born on January 3, 1946 in Begusarai, Bihar, India. Son of Shiva Shankar and Radha Sahay.

Education

Student, Ganesh Dutta College, Begusarai, Bihar, 1959—1960. Bachelor of Science, Rajendra College, Chapra, Bihar, 1961. Bachelor of Science in Metallurgical Engineering, Bihar Institute of Technology, Sindri, Dhanbad, 1965.

Doctor of Philosophy, Indian Inst Technology, Kanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India, 1974.

Career

Lecturer Indian Institute of Technology, 1971—1973. Assistant professor National Institute Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi, India, 1973—1976, associate professor India, 1976—1991, professor India, since 1991, director in-charge India, 2005—2006. Postdoctoral research associate University Pittsburgh, 1980—1983.

Visiting professor University Paris-Sud, Orsay, France, 1987. Research associate Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, 1988—1989. Consultant Usha Martin Ltd., Ranchi, 1998—2005.

Dean engineering Ranchi University, 2005—2006.

Achievements

  • Achievements include patents for developing hydrogen storage alloys.

Works

  • Other Work

    • Contributor more than 70 articles to professional journals.

Membership

Member non-destructive testing sectional committee Bureau Indian Standards, New Delhi, 1990—2000. Mem.academic council National Institute Foundry and Forge Technology, Ranchi, 1978—2007. Member of Indian Society Non-Destructive Testing.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Music, reading, travel, indoor games, gardening.

Connections

Married Arti Sinha, July 3, 1972. Children: Vivek, Abhishek, Smita.

father:
Shiva Shankar

mother:
Radha Sahay

spouse:
Arti Sinha

child:
Vivek Sinha

child:
Abhishek Sinha

child:
Smita Sinha