Dr. Chander Parkash Malik
Fellow, Elected 1993

Born in Jhang Maghiana, India (now in Pakistan) on 26 July 1935. Educated at Govt. School, Hoshiarpur, 1947-50; University College, Hoshiarpur, 1950-54; Panjab University, Amritsar, 1954-58; University of Wales, 1962-64, Aberystwyth; Punjab University Chandigarh. B.Sc. (Hons. School) 1956; M.Sc. (Hons. School) 1958; Ph.D. (Genetics; Plant Breeding) 1964; Ph.D. (Biochemistry), 1998.

Advisor (Academics) and Professor, Life Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur, Rajasthan, to date.

Reader, University of Udaipur, Udaipur, 1966-71; Prof. and Head Deptt. of Botany, Panjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1971-88; Coordinator of Research 1987-90, Dean College of Basic Sciences and Humanities 1990-94, Prof. and Head, Dept. of Food Processing and Technology, 1996-2000, and Prof. and Advisor, Environmental Science and Engineering, 1995-98, GJ University, Hisar; Chairperson & Director, Deptt. Of Biotechnology; 1997-2002 and Visiting Professor, Kurukshetra University, 1978; Visiting Professor, National Sci. Foundation, USA-UGC, 1980; Karnataka University, Dharwad, 1984.

Awards/Honours: ICAR Rafi Ahmad Kidwai Prize, 1985; IBS Birbal Sahni Gold Medal, 1990; ISPP JJ Chinoy Gold Medal, 1992; Gold Medal of Academy for Advancement of Agriculture Sci., 1993; IPS Gunar Erdtman Gold Medal, 1995; President, Indian Science Congress (Plant Sciences), 1994; President, International Society of Plant Morphologists, 2001, 2014; Bharat Gaurav Award, 2015.

Fellow: Indian National Science Academy; National Academy of Sciences India; Botanical Society, India; Indian Palynological Society; Mendelian Academy; International Society of Plant Morphologists.

Research Areas: Plant biotechnology; Crop genetics; Molecular plant physiology; Nanotechnology

Address: Advisor (Academics) & Professor, Life Sciences, Jaipur National University, Jagatpura, Jaipur 302017, Rajasthan; E-46, Sector 41, Noida 201301, U.P.; [Tel: Res. (0120) 4324265; Cell: 9999041434; Email: cpm_malik@yahoo.com; cpmalik26@gmail.com]