Present Residence: H. No. 247, Sec-2, Udya-2, Eldeco, Rai Bareily Road Lucknow-226025
Academic, Trainings, Contributions and Achievements: At a Glance Academic and Research Training
Graduated from Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur (presently DDU Gorakhpur University), in 1979 with M.Sc. First Class in Botany. Awarded Ph.D. on, “Assimilation of Inorganic Nitrogen and Primary Amination Reactions in Maize Leaves” by Devi Ahilya University, Indore in Life Sciences (Plant Biochemistry)
Got training in protein biochemistry at Department of Biochemistry Aligarh Muslin University, Aligarh and All India Institute of Medical Sciences New Delhi on Short Assignments in 1989 and 1992.
Visited University of Guelph Ontario, Canada twice in 1994 and 1996 on a short term UNESCO and NESERC Biotech Fellowships and Yunnan Agricultural University, Kunming, PR China in 2002.
3 Senegalese (South Africa) Scientist visited my laboratory at MD University, Rohtak in 2002 for about 15 days for some collaborative work.
Over 26 years of PG teaching for M. Sc. Courses in Plant Science, Biochemistry, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences at MD University Rohtak (1986-2005) and BBA (Central) University, Lucknow (2005-at present)
Over 31 years of research as JRF, SRF, Scientific officer, Post Doc and faculty member in University departments and Research Institutes on various aspects of Functional Plant Biology, Biotechnology and Environmental Sciences
Publications: Detailed list follows
Academic Books from Indian and Foreign publishers-16
Research Publications (Total) : 113
Total Impact Factor of 13 Review Articles: ISI=15.886; NAAS=54.99
Total Impact Factor of 76 Research Papers: ISI=71.878; NAAS=359.0
Total Impact Factor of 89 Research Publications: ISI=87.764;
Number of Book Chapters : 24
Citation of Research papers : More than 947
Popular Books for Children and neoliterates-05
Pahele Murgi Ayee Ya Unda?: Published in 5 Editions
Ek Tha Sooraj Ek Tha Ped: Published in 5 Editions and Awarded with Haryana Sahitya Academy First Prize Parkhanali me Paudha
Bharat Ram Ki Poli
Shushila Ka Peehar
Children Books Transcreated from Malyalam through English
Anda aur Danda (Author: S. Siva Das)
Kabhi na Khatm Hone Wali Kahani (Author: S. Siva Das)
Article on Nigra fall transcreated in Malyalam and published in famous children magazine Eureka
Several Articles in Social and Scientific Issues and poems have been published in various news papers and magazines like Dharam Yug, Saptahik Hindustan and Kadmbari, etc.
Book Hasiye Per Lage Nisan; Awarded with Haryana Sahitya Academy First Prize
A PDF file (Poems) loaded on www.ranapsingh.com/publications/literature (Free assess available).
Editor-in-Chief of quaternary (biannual up to 2005) International Research Journal “Physiology & Molecular Biology of Plants” (www.springer.com/journal/12298 and www.springerlink.com/pmbp ) from 2001 (Currently associated with an International reputed Publisher "Springer" and a Scientific Society PHSS Foundation for Science and Society Lucknow as co-publishers).
Executive Editor of the journal “Climate Change and Environmental Sustainability” Co-published by The Society “Science of Climate Change and Sustainable Environment” (www.ssceindia.org) and “Indian Journals” (www.indianjournal.com).
Working as Editorial board member for other five research journals i.e. "Plant Cell Biotechnology and Molecular Biology (www.pcbmb.bravehost.com )", "Journal of Ecophysiology and Occupational Health (earlier Proceeding of Academy of Environmental Biology India)", "Brassica", "Plant Achieves" and "Medicinal Plants (www.smediplants.com), “International Journal of Environmental Science” (www.ibhjournals.com)
Three Book Series and Two individual Books
Nitrogen in Relation to Plants (5 Books)
Plant Genetic Engineering (7 Books)
Legumes genetics (2 Books)
Two individual titles
(Published by Studium Press, LLC, USA; Kluwer Academic Publishers The Netherlands and USA; CAB International UK and USA; Oxford and IBH, New Delhi and Science Publishers Enfield, USA,
Editor of monthly Hindi magazines like 'Haryana Science Bulletin' (1991-1995) and Parasmani (Children Science Magazine) (1996-1998).
The Academy of Environmental Biology, India, Lucknow
Scientist of Excellence Award
R. D. Asana Medal
Society for Plant Research, Meerut
Indian Society for Plant Physiology, New Delhi
JEB Young Scientist Award
Academy of Environmental Biology India, Lucknow
INSA Visiting Fellowship
INSA, New Delhi, India
UNESCO ST Biotech Fellowship
UNESCO, Paris, France
NSERC Biotech Visiting Fellowship
University of Guelph, Canada
Haryana Sahitya Academy First prize on Poetry Book
Haryana Sahitya Academy,
Haryana Sahitya Academy First prize on Children’s Books on Science
Haryana Sahitya Academy,
Number of Research Projects Completed/Ongoing Completed-11 and Ongoing-1
Number of Ph.D. Student guided and working presently : 20+8 Number of M. Phil Student guided: 03 Number of M.Sc. Student guided and working presently: over 50+4 Administrative Experience
Worked as Head Department of Environmental Science, BBA University, Lucknow during 2006-2009
Worked as Procter of the, BBA University, Lucknow during 2005-2007
Working as Dean School for Environmental Science, BBA University,
Worked as Controller of Examination, BBA University, Lucknow (Additional Charge) during 19 Sept, 2010- 7 Dec, 2011.