Nirmal Singh

Indian Institute of Science BangaloreIndia

Dr. Nirmal Singh received his Bsc (Honors School), MSc (Honors School) and PhD from the Panjab University, Chandigarh. He has been Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, Professor and finally Emeritus Professor at Panjab University, Chandigarh. He was the Chairman of the Physics Department from 2004-2007 and Coordinator of the Medical Physics/Nuclear Medicine MSc Course at the University (2006-09). He received an Emeritus Fellowship by University Grant Commission, New Delhi and Emeritus Scientist award by the Council of Scientific and Industrial Research, Government of India. His major fields of research are experimental nuclear physics and radiation physics and he has supervised about two dozen PhD students. He has visited, delivered lectures and worked in many accelerator laboratories in India, USA and Europe. Dr. Singh has reviewed research papers for many international journals of repute. He is a life member of Indian Physics Association, Indian Association of Physics Teachers, Panjab Academy of Sciences and Radiation Society of India.

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The book Radioisotopes - Applications in Bio-Medical Science contains two sections: Radioisotopes and Radiations in Bioscience and Radioisotopes and Radiology in Medical Science. Section I includes chapters on medical radioisotope production, radio-labeled nano-particles, radioisotopes and nano-medicine, use of radiations in insects, drug research, medical radioisotopes and use of radioisotopes in interdisciplinary fields etc. In Section II, chapters related to production of metal PET (positron emission tomography) radioisotopes, 3-dimensional and CT (computed tomography) scan, SS nuclear medicine in imaging, cancer diagnose and treatments have been included. The subject matter will by highly useful to the medical and paramedical staff in hospitals, as well as researchers and scholars in the field of nuclear medicine medical physics and nuclear bio-chemistry etc.

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