Prof. V.K. Jain
Prof. V.K. Jain is an eminent researcher, educational administrator and environmentalist. A D.Phil in Plasma Physics from Sussex University, Brighton, U.K. Prof. Jain was at IIT, Delhi as a CSIR Pool Scientist in the Department of Physics during 1983-85 and later joined the School of Environmental Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University, New Delhi as an Associate Professor in 1985. Prof. Jain has been a visiting Research Engineer in the Electrical Engineering Department, University of California, Los Angeles, USA .He has diverse research interests in areas of Air and Noise Pollution, Energy and Mathematical Modelling of Environmental processes, linear and non-linear plasma phenomena in laboratory and space plasmas.
Prof. Jain has about 26 years of teaching experience and is actively involved in research activities for past 36 years. Prof. Jain has supervised 25 PhD and 22 M.Phill students. He has 110 research publications in international and national journals in the fields of Plasma Physics and Environmental Sciences. His current h-index is 22 and i10-index is 43. He is a reviewer of several journals of international and national repute in the fields of Plasma Physics as well as Environmental Sciences . Prof. Jain was Dean, School of Environmental Sciences, JNU during 2006-08 years. He has also held important administrative responsibilities as Dean of Students, Chief Procter and Registrar of JNU.
He joined Doon University on 5th March 2012 as VC. He also held additional charge of Uttarakhand Technical University, Dehradun from 5th September 2013 to 20th April 2015. In recognition of his considerable scholastic achievements, Prof. Jain is on the panel of experts of several universities, institutions and government bodies.