CSIR – National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST)

Council of Scientific & Industrial Research (CSIR), Govt.Of India Thiruvananthapuram.

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Prizes, Honours & Awards

 

Prizes

  • 1988, Young Scientist Award (Indian Science Congress Association, India).
  • 1988, Citation and cash award of the Syndicate of Calicut University, Kerala, India for outstanding research contributions during 1994-98.
  • 1991, INSA Young Scientist Medal (Indian National Science Academy).
  • 1994, Alexander von Humboldt Fellow at the Max-Planck-Institut für Strahlenchemie, Germany, 1994-1995.
  • 2001, Swarnajayanti Research Grant, for outstanding Young Researchers, DST, Govt. India.
  • 2002, CRSI Medal, (Chemical Research Society of India).
  • 2004, Adjunct Professor, Material Science Programme, IIT, Kanpur.
  • 2006, Fellow Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.
  • 2007, International Editorial Advisory Board Member, Chemistry- An Asian Journal
  • 2007, MRSI Medal (Material Research Society of India).
  • 2007, Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Chemical Sciences
  • 2007, Editorial Board Member, J. Chem. Sci. (Indian Academy of Science).
  • 2008, International Editorial Advisory Board Member, ACS, Applied Materials & Interface.
  • 2009, DAE-SRC Outstanding Research Award by Dept. Atomic Energy, Govt. India
  • 2009, Thomson Reuters Research Excellence-India Research Front Award
  • 2012, The Infosys Prize for Physical Sciences by Infosys Science Foundation
  • 2012, Khwarizmi International Award by Iranian Organisation for Science and Technology
  • 2012, Swadeshi Innovation Award by the Swadeshi Science Movement, Kerala
  • 2013, CRSI Silver Medal
  • 2013, The World Academy of Sciences Prize (TWAS)
  • 2014, Award for Excellence in Science and Technology by Indian Society of Analytical Sciences

Honors

  • Certificate of Merit (1987) from the Indian Chemical Society for the best paper presentation,at the Convention of Chemists, 1987
  • Special Award and Citation (1988) of the Syndicate of Calicut University, Kerala, India for outstanding research contributions during 1985-1988
  • Member, Board of Post-Graduate Studies in Chemistry (2001-2003), Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, India
  • Swarnajayanti Research Grant (2001), Special research grant to outstanding young researchers by DST, Govt. India
  • Editorial board member, Resonance, 2003
  • Adjunct Professor, Material Science Programme, IIT, Kanpur
  • International Editorial Advisory Board Member, Chemistry- An Asian Journal
  • Editorial Board Member, J. Chem. Sci. (Indian Academy of Science)
  • Member, Research Council, North East Institute of Science and Technology, CSIR, Jorhat (2008-2010)
  • International Editorial Advisory Board Member, ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces
  • Member, Research Council, NCL, Pune
  • Core selection committee member, RAB, CSIR
  • Chairman, Board of Studies in Nanoscience and Technology, Univ. Kerala
  • Member, Board of Studies, Chemistry, CUSAT, Kerala
  • Dean, Chemical Sciences, Academy of Scientific and Innovative Research (AcSIR), New Delhi)
  • Associate Editor, Physical Chemistry Chemical Physics, Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Editorial Advisory Board Member, RSC Advances, Royal Society of Chemistry.
  • Chair on Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology,Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala.
  • A. V. Rama Rao Foundation Award Lecture,JNCASR, Bangalore

Academy Fellowships

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore (2006)
  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad, India (2011)
  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi (2012)
  • Hon. Fellow, The Kerala Academy of Sciences, Kerala (2013)
  • Fellow, Royal Society of Chemistry, London (2014)

Research Fellowships

  • INSA-JSPS Exchange Fellow (1993), Chiba University, Japan during Aug.1993 Dec.1993.
  • Alexander von Humboldt Fellow (1994), Max-Planck-Institut für Strahlenchemie, Germany,1994-1996.
  • DST-DAAD Exchange Fellow (2001), University of Regensburg, Germany.
  • INSA-JSPS Exchange Fellow (2003), AIST Tsukuba, Japan during July-Sept.2003.
  • Ramanna Fellow, DST (2007)

Membership in Professional Bodies

  • Life member, Chemical Research Society of India
  • Life member, Materials Research Society of India
  • Life member, Society for Polymer Science, India
  • President, Society for Polymer Science, India Trivandrum Chapter
  • Vice-President, Society for Polymer Science, India