Dr. Jogender Singh is the Chief Scientist, Applied Research Laboratory and Professor in the Department of Materials Science and Engineering. Dr. Singh is internationally known in the areas of materials design and development, coatings and materials processing with over 200 publications, numerous awards and patents. Dr. Singh is one of the top 214 highly cited researchers in the field of materials science from amongst top 17 countries, (i.e., in the world) as published by the US Institute for Scientific Information (ISI-2003). Dr. Singh is a Fellow of three professional societies including American Society for Materials (ASM) International, Fellow of American Association Advancement of Science (AAAS) and Institute of Materials (FIM), London. He is recipient of 1997 R&D100 award.