Dr. Vijay Kumar Arora
Fellow, Elected 2004

Born in Dharamsala, Himachal Pradesh, India on 17 January 1958. Educated at Government Higher Secondary School, Phillaur 1970-72; Government College, Ludhiana 1972-73; Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 1973-84; B.Sc. 1977; M.Sc. 1979; Ph.D. 1984.

Senior Soil Physicist, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana, 1998 to date.

Assistant Soil Physicist 1984-89, and Soil Physicist 1989-98, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana.

Awards/Honours: INSA Young Scientist Medal 1988; Rafi Ahmed Kidwai Prize 1999; MS Randhawa Best Book Award 2000.

Research Areas: Soil and water management, crop modeling

Address: Senior Soil Physicist, Department of Soils, Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; 272-A, Aggar Nagar, Ludhiana 141004, Punjab; [Tel: Off. (0161) 2401960/317; Res. (0161) 2553502]