Dr. Amar Prakash Garg

Throughout first class M.Sc., Ph.D., LL.B., with 48 years of teaching and research experience in Microbiology, Biotechnology, Environmental Sciences, Agriculture & Food Technology, Currently working as Dean Academics & Director Research, Swami Vivekanand Subharti University, Meerut-India. His keynote is on "Heat Waves and Sustainable Urbanization". Former Vice Chancellor and Dean (Research & Development) at SIET, Meerut, former Pro Vice Chancellor at JNU, Jaipur and former Professor & Founder Head, Microbiology at CCS University, Meerut; Visiting Professor & OSD Legal; published 200+ research papers in national and international research journals, supervised 50 Ph.D.s, 75 M.Phil. and more than 100 research projects of PG students; worked as Commonwealth Academic Staff Fellow at the University of Aston in Birmingham (1982-83) and The University of Liverpool (1993-94) in U.K.; as Deutscher Akademischer Austauschdienst (DAAD) Fellow at Albert Ludwigs University of Freiburg im Br. (1986-1989, 1990, 1991) and The University of Heidelberg in Germany (1996, 1997-98); participated in more than two dozens of international conferences abroad where presented his research contributions and chaired various sessions; Academic Advisor to International Union of Microbiological Societies (IUMS-Congress 1994); received grants from Royal Society, London, UNESCO, Japan Research Council, British Council, DAAD, DFG, Germany, British Mycological Society, German Speaking Mycological Society, International Society for Animal and Human Mycology, and several other prestigious foreign scientific bodies; participated in more than 200s of national conferences, seminars and symposia where delivered keynote addresses, inaugural speech, chaired various sessions, organized various events; research contributions broadcasted on BBC, London and local news channels; successfully completed various research projects; also worked as Dean, Faculty of Engineering at CCSU, Meerut; Associate Editor of the Journal of Indian Botanical Society (1996-2000); Associate Editor of International Journal of Agriculture Invention; Editor-in-Chief of “Corm” an International Journal of Floriculture; Member Editorial Board-Vegetos; Founder Coordinator at CCS University, Meerut-Applied. Recipient of Young Scientist Gold Medal of the Indian Botanical Society; Professor Hiralal Chakravarty Award of the Indian Science Congress Association; Best Paper Presentation Best Award in 1998 by German Speaking Mycological Society, Germany; Best Teacher Award-2018; “Global Outreach Education Award-2019” for Excellence in Educational Leadership during 3rd Global Outreach Research and Education Summit held at in 2019; “Vaishya Shiromani Ratna-2019” by Vaishya Samaj Meerut; and several other distinctions in recognition of his research contributions in the field of Microbiology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences. Recipient of UNESCO-Centre for Peace “Leadership & Excellence Award-2020”; Rotary Club International, Meerut branch honored as Distinguished Teacher on 5 September, 2020; Lifetime Achievement Award-2021 for “Outstanding Recognition in Education & Research” by Gladiolus Trust of India; Lifetime Achievement Award-2021 for “Excellence in Education & Administration” by the ATD Society during 4th International Conference on GNRSA from 26-28 Feb., 2021; Fellow of National Gladiolus Trust-2019; Fellow of ATDS-2021; Admitted as “Fellow of RJS International Multidisciplinary Research Foundation (RJSIMRF)” w.e.f. 14th June, 2021; Corona Warrior Award-2021 by Amar Ujala; several other appreciations and honor by various academic societies including NGOs; Academic Advisor to various institutes; elected Sectional President of Environmental Science (2020-2023) of Indian Science Congress; Distinguished Vice Chancellor Award-2023 by ATD in 6th International Conference at H.P. University, Shimla; International Professor at International Virtual University for Shobhit Team for presentation in UN on “Global Green Citizen” in September, 2023; Pillar of the National Award-2023; Penalist at UN Civil Society Conf., Kenya-2024.