R. P. Singh is currently an Emeritus Professor at the Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering, Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee, India. He had worked at the National Institutes of Health, USA and Harvard Medical School, USA as a Visiting Fellow and as a Research Officer for more than five years. He was also a visiting faculty for a year at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences, USA. His research interests primarily include enzyme engineering, biofuels, biopolymers and bioremediation. He is associated with several International and National organizations mainly Process Innovation and Process Intensification Network, UK; European Federation of Biotechnology; Expert Committees of the Department of Science & Technology and Department of Biotechnology and Life Science Research Board, DRDO, Govt. of India. He is a member of the editorial board of journals. He has authored several original research articles, review papers and book chapters and has one US patent to his credit.