Prof. Sushil Kumar Tomar is a distinguished academician, researcher and educational administrator. He is currently the Vice-Chancellor of JC Bose University of Science and Technology, YMCA, Faridabad (formerly known as YMCA University of Science and Technology). Prof. Tomar, who is also a well known Mathematician, assumed the office of Vice-Chancellor on February 22, 2022 as the seventh Vice-Chancellor of the University.
Prior to joining JC Bose University, Prof. Tomar was Dean of University Instruction at Panjab University, Chandigarh. The career of Prof. Tomar as an academician and researcher spans over 34 years. He brings with him a rich mixture of professional expertise and administrative experience.
He completed his M.Sc., M.Phil and Ph.D degrees from Kurukshetra University, Kurukshetra. He engaged in various activities in Guru Jambheshwar University, Hisar in its formative years during 1995-1999 and established the Department of Applied Mathematics in the University.
Prof. Tomar joined Panjab University in 2000. He was the Chairperson of Centre for Advanced Study in Mathematics, PU, from 2012 to 2015. He remained as Honorary Director of UGC-HRDC at Panjab University, Chandigarh from 2019 to 2022. He has served in many various positions in Panjab University including Dean Instruction, Dean Student Welfare and Dean Research.
Prof. Tomar is known for his research work. He has 128 publications in the journals of international repute and has delivered over 150 lectures in the country and abroad on the different topics of his research. He is a nominated member of the governing body of GJUS&T, Hisar and Central University of Himachal. He was also nominated as a member of the Senate of Panjab University. He is elected Vice- President of All India Association of Vice-Chancellors and Academicians, New Delhi for the period 2020 to 2025.
Prof. Tomar has also been honored with the prestigious IAPS Fellowship Award for his exceptional contributions to the field of Mathematics by the International Academy of Physical Sciences (IAPS), Prayagraj during the 29th International Conference of the International Academy of Physical Sciences (CONIAPS-XXIX) held from July 21st to 23rd, 2023, in Dehradun, Uttarakhand.
In order to sensitize science education among the children and to all other corners of the society, he initiated Chandigarh Vigyan Parishad in the year 2016 which is a part of Vigyan Bharti at national level. He is also an elected fellow of National Academy of Science, India (NASI) and is a recipient of PL Bhatnagar Award lecture of Indian Mathematical Society. He is a widely travelled person and has visited several countries under research collaborations.