Dr. L. P. Singh is a Senior Scientist in CSIR- Central Building Research Institute. He received his PhD in Physical -Analytical Chemistry from University of Roorkee. He has published more than 40 papers in peer-reviewed journals. He has received First Khosla Research Award with Gold Medal by University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India, Second Khosla Research Award with Silver Medal by University of Roorkee, Roorkee, India in 1996, Raman Research Award 2012 by CSIR, New Delhi and Outstanding Concrete Technologist Award” 2015 by Indian Concrete Institute(ICI) and UltraTech, Cement.

Research Interest

Dr. L. P. Singh's research interests focus on: Nanotechnology Building Materials (Cement/Concrete, Bricks) Chemical Sensors  


1. What makes an article top quality? 

Response: Publishing quality research work.

2. Do you think that journals determine research trends?

Response: Yes, they help a lot in determining the trends or vis-à-vis trends determine the focus of research.

3. What are the qualities you look for in an article?

Response: Quality of research work

4. Can you give us a broad indication of the types of themes a scientific journal should cover?

Response: Latest research trends must encouraged over the traditional work.

5. Are there any particular areas which you would like to see, or expect to see, collaborate?

Response: Nanotechnology in Construction materials and energy efficient built space

6. How does the research published percolate through to practitioners?

Response: Researchers follow the latest trends and methodologies and accordingly plan their future research

7. How can a publisher ensure the authors/readers a rigorous peer review and quality control?

Response: By approaching appropriate referees who can critically judge the manuscript

8. What do you see as the merits of journals, as opposed to book series, as a means of scholarly communications?

Response: Research journals publish latest research at a faster speed than book series