Awards, Fellowships and Recognitions

Editorship:

Member, Editorial Board, Indian Journal of Chemistry, Section-A, since 2015

Awards:

“Prof. R C Tripathy Young Chemist Award” by Orissa Chemical Society, 1997.

“CRSI Bronze Medal” by Chemical Research Society of India, 2001.

“Acharya P. C. Ray Memorial Award” by Indian Chemical Society, 2012.

“Prof. Wahid Uddin Malik Memorial Award” by Indian Council of Chemists, 2013

Fellowships:

Fellow, National Academy of Sciences India. Election Year, 2004

Visiting Fellowships:

‘Monbusho’ Visiting Fellow, Govt of Japan, 1987-89

‘JSPS’ Visiting Scientist, Gunma University, Japan, 2003-04

Invited keynote addresses at reputed conferences:      

Invited Keynote Address: “Fluorescent Molecular Probes Based on Excited State Prototropism”. SPIE Photonics West BIOS: Conference BO-502, Session: Nonbleaching and Ultrasmall Fluorescent Tags, San Francisco, January 2012.

Session Chair: SPIE Photonics West BIOS: Conference BO-502, Session: NIR Probes for Molecular Imaging, San Francisco, January 2012.

Member Program Committee: SPIE Photonics West BIOS: Conference BO-502: 2011-till date

Awards for the Research Group:

1. Dr. Kesav Kumar received ‘Bruce R. Kowalski Award’ 2016 in Chemometrics administered by the ‘Society for Applied Spectroscopy’ as an outstanding young researcher in the field of chemometrics.

2. Dr. Vikram Singh received ‘ BIRAC SRISTI GYTI Award’ 2017 for the outstanding project/ thesis.

Best Thesis Awards for the Research Group:

1. Dr. N. Pappayee, ‘Langmuir’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in Physical Chemistry, IIT
Madras, 2001.

2. Dr. O. Divya, ‘Professor and Mrs. Ramamurthy’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2009.

3. Dr. Monalisa Mohapatra, ‘Langmuir’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in Physical
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2011.

4. Dr. John Prakash, ‘Eli Lilly & Co., Asia Outstanding Thesis’ Award for the best Ph.D.
thesis in Analytical Chemistry (Second Prize, USD 1000), 2013.

5. Dr. Kesav Kumar, ‘Professor and Mrs. Ramamurthy’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2014.

6. Dr. Jitendriya Swain, ‘Professor and Mrs. Ramamurthy’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2015.

7. Dr. Vikram Singh, ‘Langmuir’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in Physical and Theoretical
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2016.

8. Dr. Avik Kumar Pati, ‘Langmuir’ Award for the best Ph.D. thesis in Physical and Theoretical
Chemistry, IIT Madras, 2017.