Dr Surinder Singh

Chief Research Scientist and Group Leader, Plant Oil Engineering, CSIRO Agriculture & Food

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Surinder is one of the world’s leading translational researchers in the field of metabolic engineering of plant lipids.  He heads a world leading team at CSIRO focused on improving and diversifying oilseed crops through metabolic engineering of oil composition and yield.  He has been with CSIRO since 1991, has a BSc in biological sciences from Guru Nanak University, India and an MSc in plant physiology and biochemistry from the GB Pant University, India and a PhD in plant physiology from the University of Adelaide, Australia.

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