R Paul Singh, a distinguished professor emeritus at the University of California, Davis, has been named as the 2015 Global Confederation for Higher Education Associations for Agriculture and Life Sciences World Agriculture Prize laureate.
About R Paul Singh
Singh, an agricultural engineering graduate from India`s Punjab Agricultural University, has been recognized for a body of research in areas such as energy conservation, freezing preservation, postharvest technology and mass transfer in food processing.
He has helped establish and evaluate food-engineering programmes at institutions throughout the world, including in Brazil, India, Peru, Portugal and Thailand.
As of June 2015, his 115 video tutorials have been viewed more than 150,000 times by individuals from 193 countries.