The Award Jury Composed of eminent Persons presided by Consul General Prof Dr Lamartine Hollanda Junior (Brazil) as Chairman, Dr Vikrant Singh (India), DR Elvis C Enyioko (Nigeria) and Prof Dr. Rosemary Sheperd (Spain) as Members of the Jury have named the nomination of Dr. Vijay Kr. Gupta as Winner of coveted Global Education Award 2013 in individual Category vide resolution no 001/13-14 dated 4th Feb 2014.
The Jury has decided not to name any nomination for Organizational category.
Dr. Vijai Gupta is the sixth person to have won Global Education Award since its inception in the year 2009. previous Five Winners are Namely Dr. Ion Corcuera LLorente (2011 individual category-Spain),Ms Diana J. Muir(2010 individual category-USA), Safe Passage/Camino Seguro (2010 organizational category-USA), Ms Kim Feinberg (2009 individual category-South Africa) and Dr N C Bhat (2009 individual category-India).
Dr. Gupta is currently working as Co-lead Inventor of Enterprises of Ireland (EI) project at Molecular Glycobiotechnology, Department of Biochemistry, National University of Ireland Galway, Galway city, Ireland. Before joining NUIG he worked as Assistant Professor of Biotechnology, FASC, MITS University, Lakshmangarh (Sikar), Rajasthan, India. His area of expertise includes “Mycological Research, Plant-Microbial Interactions, Bio-fuels & Bioenergy Research and Microbial Biotechnology.