11th Global Experts Meeting on Chemistry And Computational Catalysis
Singapore City, singapore
Jagadese J Vittal
Professor National University of Singapore Singapore
JJ Vittal received his BSc, MSc and PhD degrees from India and carried out postdoctoral research at the University of Western Ontario, Canada. He then managed the X-ray facility for a few years before moving to Singapore in 1997. He is currently a Professor in the Department of Chemistry, National University of Singapore. He held a prestigious World Class University Chair Professorship at the Gyeongsang National University, South Korea (2009-2013).
JJ’s major research interests are in the areas of solid state materials. JJ published over 490 research papers, reviews and book chapters with ~18000 citations and h-index of 67. He co-authored ‘Crystal Engineering – A Textbook’ and also co-edited two books on crystal engineering. He is a Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry and Singapore National Institute of Chemistry. He holds editorial board memberships of several journals including Crystal Growth & Design and Scientific Reports. He won several awards including Outstanding Chemist Award (2014), CRISP Award (2013), Outstanding Research Award (2011) and Best Scientist Award (2007). JJ has been highlighted in Angewandte Author Profile (2014). He is the founder and an Organizing Committee member of Singapore National Crystal Growing Challenge (1997-2016). He is an international committee member of Worldwide IUCr Crystal Growing Competition for School Children.