Awards and Honours

     
 
 

Awards Since 2006

 

2018:

      • Prof. Mahendra K.Verma (Dr A.P.J. Abdul Kalam Cray HPC award.)

      • Dr. Saurabh Mani Tripathi (S. N. Seshadri Memorial Instrumentation Award in Physical Sciences for 2018)

      • Dr. Joydeep Chakrabortty (Buti Foundation Award for Excellence in Theoretical Physics, Astrophysics and Biophysics for 2018)

      • Prof. H.S.Mani (ex-professor from our department) will be honored as "Institute Fellow" for his distinguished service. The felicitation will be during the Foundation day celebrations on 2nd Nov, 2018.

      • Ms. Pratyasha Sahani, Ph.D. student of Physics (Supervisor: Prof. R.Vijaya) has received the Best Poster Award in "OSI - International Symposium on Optics" organised at IIT Kanpur during 19-22 September, 2018. The title of her poster was "Planar photonic crystal as a polarizer for the out-of-plane incidence of light", The award consists of a certificate and a cash award of Rs. 3500.

      • Dr. Anupam Guleria, who did her Ph.D in our dept earlier and is presently working at the Centre of Biomedical Research (CBMR), SGPGI Lucknow, has received the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee award 2018.

      • Mr. Dibya Jyoti Sivananda, Ph.D. student of Physics (Supervisor: Prof. Satyajit Banerjee) has received the Best Poster Award in "National Conference On Quantum Condensed Matter(Q-Mat)," organised at IISER Mohali, India from 25th - 27th July, 2018. The title of his poster was "Stepwise disintegration of magnetic domains in a EuB6 single crystal observed by magneto-optical imaging". The award consists of a certificate and a cash award of Rs. 5000.

      • Sudarshana Laha, (Roll no. 17109869) Ph.D. student of Physics (Supervisor: Prof. Amit Dutta) has received the best poster award in "National Conference On Quantum Condensed Matter," organised at IISER Mohali, India from 25th - 27th July, 2018. The award consists of a certificate and a cash award of Rs. 5000.

      • DORA Cash Award (Jan-Jun 2018):

        • 1. Bhavya Mishra (13109063)

        • 2. Ashutosh Kumar Singh (13109879)

      • DORA Travel Award (Jan-Jun 2018) – minimal support only

        • 1. Anil Kumar Singh (12109062)

        • 2. Kamalika Nath (12109872)

        • 3. Rajesh Kumar (12209068)

        • 4. Pritam Kumar Roy (13109882)

        • 5. Girish Kulkarni (14209862)

      • Dept Excellence Grant (Jan-Jun 2018)

        • 1. Abhishek Juyal (11209061)

        • 2. Anil Kumar Singh (12109062)

        • 3. Pritam Kumar Roy (13109882)

      • Anil Kumar Singh, (Roll no. 12109062) Ph.D. student of Physics (supervisor: Prof. Anjan K. Gupta) has received FlatChem Elsevier best poster award in the 8th edition of largest European conference and exhibition in Graphene and 2D Materials (Graphene-2018), which was held at Dresden (Germany) during 26-29 June 2018. He received a certificate and prize money of EURO 200 for his work titled "Effect of interface states on the electronic properties of Graphene on SiO2 substrate".

      • Rajesh Kumar, (Roll no. 12209068) Ph.D. student of Physics (supervisor: Prof. S. Anantha Ramakrishna) has been selected for the best elevator pitch talk award in 3rd International Conference on Plasmonics and Nano-Photonics (NanoPlasm 2018) held at Cetraro, Italy during June 10-15, 2018. He received a certificate and prize money of EUR250 for his work titled "Silver Columnar Film Based Efficient Nano-antennas For Emission From Nitrogen-vacancy Centers in Nanodiamonds".

      • Prof. Sagar Chakraborty received the prestigious Gopal Das Bhandari Memorial Distinguished Teacher Award of IIT Kanpur for 2018 in the 51st Convocation (28th June 2018).

2017:

      • Prof. Debashish Chowdhury has been elected, and appointed, to serve as a member of the "C6 Commission: Biological Physics" by the 29th General Assembly of the International Union of Pure and Applied Physics (IUPAP) for a three year term.

      • A news article in Nature India covers the work done in Professor Mahendra Verma's laboratory and can be seen here: https://www.natureasia.com/en/nindia/article/10.1038/nindia.2017.139

2016:

      • Prof. Mahendra K. Verma - Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Teachers Award, 2016.

2015:

2014:

      • Prof. Sudeep Bhattacharjee - Associate Editor, frontiers in PHYSICS , (Plasma Physics). (2014 - present).

2013:

      • Dr. Debashish Choudhury - Member, Selection Committee (Physics), Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, 2013

      • Dr. Debashish Chowdhury - The paper, "Modeling stochastic kinetics of molecular machines at multiple levels: from molecules to modules" selected in "Best of 2013", BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL 104, 2331 (2013), Biophysical Society, USA.

      • Dr. Saikat Ghosh - 2nd Prize for his contribution "It From Bit or Bit From It ?" (in collaboration with Angelo Bassi, ICTP and T P Singh, TIFR) in the 2013 Essay Contest held by FQXi (together with Templeton Foundation and Scientific American)

      • Dr. Amit Kumar Agarwal - NASI Platinum Jubilee Young Scientist award, 2013

      • Dr. Debashish Chowdhury - J C Bose National Fellowship, SERB / DST, 2013

      • Dr. Sagar Chakraborty - Inspire Faculty Fellowship by INSA & DST, 2013

      • Dr. R C Budhani - Distinguished Alumnus Award of IIT Delhi, 2013

      • Dr. S A Ramakrishna, Editorial Board, Journal of Electromagnetic Optics, 2013

      • Prof. Sudeep Bhattacharjee - Member, International Scientific Committee (ISC), International Conference on the phenomena of ionized gases (ICPIG), (2013 - present).

2012:

      • Dr. S A Ramakrishna - Swarnajayanti Fellowship of the DST for Physics, 2012

      • Dr. Amit Kumar Agarwal - Inspire Faculty Fellowship by INSA & DST, 2012

      • Dr. Satyajit Banerjee - continuing on the Editorial Board of Journal of Superconductor Science and Technology (Institute of Physics, UK Publication)

      • Dr. Satyajit Banerjee - P K Kelkar Young Faculty Research Fellowship, 2012

2011:

      • Dr. R C Budhani - J C Bose National Fellowship, SERB / DST, 2011

      • Dr. Satyajit Banerjee - NASI-Scopus Young Scientist Award, 2011

      • Dr. Dipankar Chakrabarti - Editorial Board of ISRN High Energy Physics Journal, 2011

      • Dr. T Sarkar - Editorial Board of ISRN High Energy Physics Journal, 2011

      • Dr. Y N Mohapatra - Chair, International Workshop on Physics of Semiconductor Devices, IWPSD, 2011

      • Dr. Soumik Mukhopadhyay - Young Achiever Award, 2011

      • Dr. Soumik Mukhopadhyay - DAE Young Scientist Award, 2011

      • Dr. Harshwardhan Wanare - Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, 2010

      • Dr. Debashish Choudhury - Elected as Fellow of INSA, New Delhi, 2010

      • Dr. Sudeep Bhattacharjee - Australian Government Endeavour Research Award, 2010

2009:

      • Dr. Debashish Choudhury - Editor, European Physical Journal-B (2006-2009)

      • Dr. Y N Mohapatra - Associate Editorship, Journal of Nanophotonics (SPIE), 2009

      • Dr. Anjan Kumar Gupta - P K Kelkar Research Fellowship at IITK, 2009

      • Dr. T Sarkar - P K Kelkar Research Fellowship at IITK, 2009

      • Dr. S A Ramakrishna - P K Kelkar Research Fellowship at IITK, 2009

      • Dr. R Vijaya - Royal Society Bilateral Exchange Grant, 2009

      • Dr. R Vijaya - Erasmus Mundus Fellowship, 2009

      • Dr. Sudeep Bhattacharjee - Buti Foundation Award (Plasma Sc. & Tech.), 2009

      • Dr. R C Budhani - Fellow, Indian National Science Academy, 2009

2006:

      • Dr. Mahendra K. Verma - Swarnajayanti fellowship, 2006