Academic Resources are an important constituent of an institution of higher learning. Large numbers of distinguished personalities from various levels of academics, corporate services, research, sports, business etc have been assocaited with the SGGSWU. It is a matter of pride and honour for us to have such eminent personanilities.
Dr. Gurmohan Singh
Dept. of English
Dr. Gurmohan Singh Walia is renowned personality in the field of Education and he has devoted his whole life to the cause of Education. He is M.A. (English), LLB, and Ph.D. in English literature. Dr. Walia’s dynamic personality and dedication to work has resulted in his gigantic achievements as Principal of Mata Gujri College, Fatehgarh Sahib and Director of Education, S.G.P.C., Sri Amritsar. He is a virtual model of hard-work and sincerity embellished with positive energy and moral vision. Owing to his achievements and dedication Punjab Commerce and Management Association (PCMA) has awarded him with Life Achievement Award. He is also a recipient of Vijay Rattan Award, Rattan-e-Punjab Award and Jewel of India Award. University is fast gearing up to compete with the world’s top universities under the dynamic leadership of Dr.Walia.
PROFESSORS OF EMINENCE
Dr. B. S. Bhatia
Professor of Eminence and Dean Research
Dr. B.S. Bhatia, a Senior Professor of Management, is presently working as Professor of Eminence and Dean Research at this University. Dr. Bhatia has about 50 years of rich experience in teaching, research, consultancy, industrial management and university administration. He has served at several senior positions like Registrar, Dean, Academic Affairs, Dean, Research, Dean, College Development Council at various universities. An active researcher and a prolific writer, Dr. Bhatia has authored/edited around three-dozen books and has contributed numerous papers to several journals of repute - national as well as international. He has supervised over three-dozen doctoral students and has conducted countless executive development programs. He is a frequent reviewer, discussant, and session chair for several professional organizations. In 2008, he was awarded Life Time Achievement Award by PCMA (Punjab Commerce and Management Association) for his immense contribution in the area of Business Management and Commerce.
Padm Shree Dr. Surjit Pattar
Renowned Punjabi Poet
Professor of Eminence
Padam Shri awardee Surjit Patar has been honoured with Saraswati Samman and Sahitya Academi Award and his verses have won laurels at the National and International level.The prestigious Kusumgraj Literary Award 2014 is also conferredupon him with a cash of Rs. 1 lakh from Yeshwantrao Chavan Maharashtra Open University (YCMOU).
Born on April 15, 1944 in Patar Kalan Village near Kapurthala district in Punjab. Dr. Patar obtained a Master degree from Punjabi University Patiala and then Ph.D in literature on Transformation of 'Folklore in Guru Nanak Bani' from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He got Retired as Professor of Punjabi from Punjab Agricultural University, Ludhiana. Shri Guru Granth Sahib World University is proud to have such a genius and wonderful poet as Prof. of Eminence.
Dr. Harjinder Singh
Distinguished Professor in Dairy Science & Technology
Co-Director of Riddet Institute
Professor Singh obtained his Ph.D. in Food Science from University College, Cork Ireland in 1986 and has been with Massey University since 1989. He is well known internationally for his research on food protein structures and functionality, food emulsions and colloids and milk protein science and technology. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of New Zealand and a Fellow of the International Academy of Food Science and Technology and has received a number of international awards, including the Marschall Rhodia International Dairy Science Award (USA), the William C. Haines Dairy Science Award (USA), J C Andrews Award (New Zealand), Shorland Medal (New Zealand). In 2012, he was the co-recipient of the Prime Minister’s Science Prize, the most prestigious science honour in New Zealand. He has published over 300 research papers in international journals, 10 patents and supervised many Ph.D. students and postdoctoral researchers. He has presented over 70 keynote addresses at national and international conferences. He is currently serving on 8 editorial boards and has been involved with several international committees and consulting activities with a number of multi-national food companies.
Dr. Indi Seehra
Professor and Director
London School of Economics and Political Science
Indi Seehra is Human Resources Director at the London School of Economics. Indi brings much experience as an HR practitioner, having held a number of significant private and public sector appointments, including HR Director at the University of Cambridge. He is a Non-Executive Director with the Leadership Foundation for Higher Education and a member of the editorial board of the People Management journal. Born in Jamshedpur, India, he studied at Loyola School before moving to England and completing his secondary education at the Heathland School in West London. He studied at Portsmouth University and Sheffield Business School before graduating with a Masters in Organisational Development. In 1999, Indi joined the Civil Service as HR Director for the Crown Prosecution Service. Other postings have included heading up the HR and Customer Services portfolio for the Pension Service and subsequently the Serious Organised Crime Agency. Indi is a Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Personnel and Development and a regular speaker at leadership conferences, with recent speaking engagements in France, India, the Middle East and the UK.
Dr. H.S. Virk
Dept. of Physics
Professor Virk was born in Kamo Ke, District Gujranwala (1942). He got his Masters in Science from Aligarh Muslim University, Aligarh (1963). He started his teaching career after M.Sc., first in G.N. Engg. College, Ludhiana (1963-65) and then in Punjabi University, Patiala (1965-79). He got his Doctoral degree from Marie Curie University, Paris (1972) in Nuclear Physics, working under French Govt. Scholarship (1970-72).Professor Virk has published 355 research papers in journals of repute; 26 books in areas of science, religion and literature; 135 articles on science policy & reviews, etc. He has been bestowed upon by Punjab Govt. with Shiromani Award for Scientific Literature in Punjabi (1993).
Professor Virk has travelled through 55 countries around the globe, mostly for his own academic research in European universities, and its promotion in developing countries under TWAS Fellowship. He has published papers in many diverse fields, e.g., Radiation Physics, Geophysics & Geochemistry, Heavy Ion Physics and Nanotechnology. He retired from Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar (2002) but was re-employed as Director Research in DAVIET, Jalandhar (2008-11). Presently, he is serving as Professor Emeritus in Eternal University, Baru Sahib, Himachal Pradesh, India.
Dr. Surjit Singh Narang
Dept. of Political Science
Dr. S.S. Narang has more than 39 years of teaching experience. He retired as Professor from Department of Political Science, Guru Nanak Dev University, Amritsar. He was Director of Centre for Punjab Politics. He has published more than 25 papers in national and international journals and has authored three books.