First place in the poster competition at 'Thermal Barrier Coatings III', an international conference organised by Engineering Conferences International, at Irsee (Germany), 7-12 August, 2011.
Member, Materials Panel of Naval Research Board, DRDO (2007-2009).
Outstanding Contribution Award of ASM International - Chennai Chapter (2009 & 2010).
Dr. K.S. Krishnan Fellowship for doctoral research awarded by the Department of Atomic Energy, Government of India, (1997-2001).
Doctoral research featured as news articles in Nature News India (2004) and Deccan Herald (2003).
Award for First Rank, B.E. Metallurgical Engineering, Nagpur University (1992).
Best Oral Presentation Award, 45th Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals, Ranchi, (1991).