Professor V. P. Singh holds the Caroline and William N. Lehrer Distinguished Chair in Water Engineering and is a Professor of Biological and Agricultural Engineering and a Professor Civil and Environmental Engineering at Texas A & M University. He received his B. S., M. S., Ph. D. and D.Sc. degrees in engineering; and is a registered professional engineer (PE), professional hydrologist (PH), and an honorary diplomate of American Academy of Water Resources Engineers.
He has widely published (21 books, 54 edited books, 675 journal articles, 280 conference proceedings papers, and 90 book chapters) in the areas of hydrology, ground water, hydraulics, irrigation engineering, environmental engineering, and water resources engineering. He has received numerous national and international awards for his research contributions and professional service, including the Arid Lands Hydraulic Engineering Award, the Torrens Awards, the Norman Medal, the Vent Te Chow Award and the Lifetime Achievement Award from the American Society of Civil Engineers; and the R.K. Linsley Award and Founders Award from the American Institute of Hydrology. He has been awarded two honorary doctorates (Ph.D. and D. Eng.) from the University of Basilicata, Italy, and University of Waterloo, Canada, respectively. He currently serves as Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Ground Water Research and Editor-in-Chief of Water Science and Technology book series of Springer, and associate editor or member of 20 journal editorial boards. He served as Editor-in-Chief of ASCE Journal of Hydrologic Engineering from 2004-2012 and Editor in-Chief of Water Science and Engineering from 2006-2013.
He has given numerous keynote addresses, directed umpteen international conferences, chaired numerous sessions and panels, examined more than 65 Ph.D. dissertations from different parts of the world, and served as a consultant on several national and international projects. He is a fellow of ASCE, AWRA, IWRS, ISAE, IASWC and IE, and a member of numerous other professional societies. He is also a fellow/member of 10 international science/engineering academies. Professor Singh has served as President and Senior Vice President of the American Institute of Hydrology (AIH), and has served on numerous committees of the American Society of Civil Engineers and American Water Resources Association, as well as on government panels.
Professor Vijay P.Singh,
Ph.D., D.Sc., D. Eng. (Hon.), Ph.D. (Hon.), P.E., P.H., Hon. D. WRE, Hon. M. AWRA, F. ASCE, F. EWRI
EWRI Fellow Since 2013