Functional Materials : Ananthakumar S » Awards and Honours


  • Member, Technology Advisory Committee, DSIR, Government of India for Technology Development Board for Women
  • National Overseas Scholarship awarded by The Ministry of Welfare, Government of India and visited New York state college of ceramic sciences, Alfred University, USA. (1996)
  • CSIR-DAAD Sandwich model fellowship for the year 2001-2002 for doing creep studies of Sol gel Mullite matrix ceramic composites at Materials Physics Group Technical University Hamburg-Harburg, Germany. The work was supervised by Prof. Heubner, Materials Physics department (2001).
  • Special Invitee to the company M/s Element Six Pvt ltd., Springs, South Africa for giving lecture on Alumina matrix ceramic nano composites and its creep properties (2006)
  • Post Doctoral Research Fellowship, CNRS-PMOF, University of Montpellier II, France (2008)
  • Invited as Guest faculty for taking series of lectures on the topic, ‘Recent trends in ceramics and nanocomposite advanced materials’ to the post graduate students in University of Concepcion, Chile (2008)
  • Nominated as a Member, Technical Advisory Committee [TAC] for Technology Development and Utilization Program for Women [TDUPW/A2K+] by Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India for the period upto March 2020 March 31st.
  • Nominated as member for the “Project Review Committee (PRC)” of the A2K+ – TDUPW project entitled “Skill up-gradation of women potters in fabricating fine terracotta Pottery products in Tirunelveli Distt., Tamil Nadu under TDUPW”