Prof. Vijay Singh
Prof. Vijay Singh
Texas A&M University, USA

Professor V. P. Singh is a Distinguished Professor and the inaugural holder of the Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering in the Department of Biological and Agricultural Engineering as well as the Zachry Department of Civil Engineering at Texas A & M University. He received his B.S., M.S., Ph.D. and D.Sc. degrees in engineering. He is a registered professional engineer, a registered professional hydrologist, and an Honorary diplomate in water resources engineering, American Academy of Water Resources Engineers. 

Professor Singh has extensively published the results of an extraordinary range of his scientific pursuits. He has published more than 780 journal articles; 24 textbooks; 55 edited reference books, including the massive Encyclopedia of Snow, Ice and Glaciers; 80 book chapters; 303 conference papers; and 70 technical reports) in the areas of hydrology, ground water, hydraulics, irrigation engineering, environmental engineering, and water resources. 

For his scientific contributions to the development and management of water resources and promoting the cause of their conservation and sustainable use, he has received more than 70 national and international awards and numerous honors, including the Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award, Ven Te Chow Award, Richard R. Torrens Award, Norman Medal, and EWRI Lifetime Achievement Award, all given by American Society of Civil Engineers; Ray K. Linsley Award and Founder’s Award, given by American Institute of Hydrology. He has received three honorary doctorates. He is a Distinguished Member of ASCE, and a fellow EWRI, AWRA, IWRS, ISAE, IASWC and IE and holds membership in 16 additional professional associations. He is a fellow/member of 10 international science/engineering academies. He has served as President and Senior Vice President of the American Institute of Hydrology (AIH).