Awards and Honours

  • Mid-Career Research & Development Award (IRDA-2017) by IIT Madras
  • Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) ┬ácouncil members (April 1, 2017 – 31.3.2020)
  • Exploratory research project (ERP-2017) by IC&SR, IIT Madras
  • CRSI Bronze Medal-2015
  • Member, Tamil Nadu’s “State Crisis Group” for “management of chemical accidents” (from August, 2013 – till date)
  • AvH Foundation Equipment Award (2009)
  • Editorial board member of “ISRN Organic Chemistry”( Hindawi’s open access, peer-reviwed journal; 2009 -13)
  • Humboldt Postdoctoral Fellowship (AvH), Germany (July 2001 – December 2002)
  • JSPS Postdoctoral Fellowship, Japan (April 2000 – June 2001)
  • DST Fast Track Research Project for young Scientist (2005-2008), this project was rated as “Excellent” by DST expert committee
  • For three consecutive years (2010-2012) my Pd.D students got “Eli Lilly and company Asia Outstanding Thesis Award”
  • SSLC-School Topper; HSC-Branch topper; B.Sc-College topper