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Vishaw Vijay Upmanyu Edit Profile

educator , Clinical psychologist

Vishaw Vijay Upmanyu, Indian clinical psychologist, educator. Achievements include research in area of word associations, depression, loneliness and suicide. Research scholar G.N.D. University, 1974, research fellow University Grants Commission, 1975; grantee National council Educational Research & Training, 1992, 96.

Background

Upmanyu, Vishaw Vijay was born on August 15, 1947 in Hoshiarpur, Panjab, India. Son of Devi Dass Khushdil and Vidya Wati Sharma.

Education

Bachelor of Technology Education, Rajasthan (India) University, 1967. Master of Education, Udaipur (India) University, 1968. Master of Arts in Psychology, Panjab (India) University, 1972.

Doctor of Philosophy in Psychology, G.N.D. University, Amritsar, India, 1979.

Career

Lecturer C.R. College of Education, Hissar, India, 1970, 72-74, G.N.D. University, Amritsar, 1976-1982. Reader G.N.D. University, Panjab University, Chandigarh, 1982-1995. Professor Punjab University, since 1996.

Consultant editor personality study and group behaviors Panjab University, 1975-1981, psychological studies, 1989-1993, chair department psychology, 1987-1990.

Achievements

  • Achievements include research in area of word associations, depression, loneliness and suicide.

Membership

Member Indian Academy Applied Psychology, Indian Science Congress Association, Indian Psychological Association, National Academy Psychology, New York Academy of Sciences, Planetary Society, National Geography Society.

Connections

Married Sushma Arora, June 16, 1979. 1 child, Mayank.

father:
Devi Dass Khushdil

mother:
Vidya Wati Sharma

spouse:
Sushma Arora

child:
Mayank Upmanyu