Dr. Harcharan Singh Dhaliwal
Fellow, Elected 1993

Born in Dhariwal Klan, Gurdaspur, India on 1 March 1946. Educated at Khalsa High School, Burj Sahib, Dhariwal, 1956-62; Khalsa College, Amritsar, 1962-67; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1967-69; University of California, Riverside, USA, 1972-75. B.Sc. 1967; M.Sc. 1969; Ph.D. 1975.

Vice-Chancellor, 2013 to date and Dean, Akal School of Biotechnology, Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Sirmour, H.P. 2011 to date.

D.F. Jones Post Doctoral Fellow, University of California, Riverside, 1975-76; Research Fellow, Friedrich Miescher Institute, Basel, Switzerland, 1976-79; Director-cum-Wheat Breeder, Regional Research Station PAU, Gurdaspur, 1979-85; National Fellowship, ICAR, 1983; Director-Cum Senior Scientist, PAU, Gurdaspur, 1985-91; Professor Biotechnology, Director Biotechnology Centre, Head, Department of Biotechnology, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1991-2003; Professor Biotechnology, Department of Biotechnology, Indian Institute of Technology, Roorkee, Uttarakhand, 2003-11; Rockefeller Foundation Career Fellowship, University of Tokyo, Japan, 1996-98; Cochran Fellowship, USDA, 2001, 2003.

Awards/Honours: FICCI Award, 1985; Pesticide India Award, 1988.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology, wide hybridization, molecular cytogenetics and breeding, genomics

Address: Vice-Chancellor, Eternal University, Baru Sahib via Rajgarh, Sirmour 173101, H.P.; H.No. 1523, Sector 32-A, Chandigarh Road, Ludhiana 141010, Punjab; [Tel: Cell: 09897776426; Email: hsdhaliwal@eternaluniversity.edu.in; hsdhaliwal07@gmail.com]