Awards and Honours

International Awards/Honors:

  • Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences-FTWAS (2018)
  • Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences-FTWAS (2018)
  • Fellow of Asia Pacific Academy of Materials (2013)
  • Fellow of ASM International (2010)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Deakin University, Melbourne, Australia (2017)
  • Associate Faculty, Univ. of British Columbia, Canada (2016-2022)
  • Adjunct Professor, Ryerson University, Toronto, Canada (2011-2020)
  • Member, Nominating Committee, ASM International (2017)
  • ASM-IIM North America Lectureship Award (2014)
  • Member, International Advisory Committee, Rapidly Quenched Metals (2008-2017, 2017-2026)
  • Member, Adjudication Committee of Shastri Foundation, Canada (2014, 2015, 2017)
  • Key Reader, Metallurgical and Materials Transactions (since 2001)

National Awards:

  • INAE Outstanding Teacher Award (2019)
  • JC Bose Fellowship Award (2018-2023)
  • Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award (2007)
  • Lifetime Achievement Research Award of IIT Madras (2016)
  • Roddam Narasimha Distinguished Lecture Award, IITGN (2018)
  • AK Seal Memorial Lecture Award (2017)
  • GD Birla Gold Medal of Indian Institute of Metals (2015)
  • Prof. Rodriguez Memorial Lecture Award (2012)
  • Eminent Materials Engineer Award by Institute of Engineers (2011)
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award, VNIT Nagpur (2010)
  • Platinum Jubilee Award of Indian Science Congress (2009)
  • Metallurgist of the Year Award by Ministry of Steel and Mines (2004)
  • Binani Gold Medal for the best Paper published in Trans. Indian Inst. Metals (2004, 2013)
  • MRSI Gold Medal by Materials Research Society of India (2004)
  • Young Engineer Award by the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) (1997)
  • Young Scientist Award by the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) (1995)
  • Young Metallurgist Award by the Ministry of Steel and Mines, Govt. of India (1994)
  • Young Scientist Award by the Indian Science Congress Association (ISCA) (1992)
  • Career Award for Young Teachers by AICTE (1997-2000)
  • Professor A.A. Krishnan Gold Medal for Best Thesis in ME (1988)

Honours

  • Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences (2016), Indian Institute of Metals (2015), Indian National Science Academy (2013), Indian Academy of Sciences (2008), National Academy of Sciences (2008), Indian National Academy of Engineering (2007)
  • Fellow of Andhra Pradesh Academy of Sciences (2016), Indian Institute of Metals (2015), Indian
  • National Science Academy (2013), Indian Academy of Sciences (2008), National Academy of Sciences (2008), Indian National Academy of Engineering (2007)
  • Co-Chairman, DRDO Recruitment & Assessment Board (since 2019)
  • Member, Board of Governors, NIFFT Ranchi (2019-2013)
  • Visitor’s nominee to NITs.
  • Visitor’s nominee to IIT Kharagpur, IIT Jodhpur.
  • Member, National Advisory Committee of ARCI’s Technical Research Centre (since 2019)
  • Chief Editor, Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals (since 2017)
  • Member, PAC on Materials, Mining and Minerals, DST-SERB, Government of India (2004-2011, 2015-2018, 2018-2021).
  • Member, Mater. and Eng. PAC of International Bilateral Cooperation Division, DST (2018-2021)
  • Member, SERB Distinguished Investigator Award (DIA) committee (2019-2022)
  • Coordinator, Committee for AICTE-INAE Travel Grant Scheme for Eng. Students (since 2013)
  • Head, Materials Panel, Naval Research Board (2008-2009, 2012-2016)
  • Sectional President, Materials Science Section, Indian Science Congress (2012)
  • Member, INAE Governing Council (2016-2019)
  • Council Member, The Indian Institute of Metals (since 2006)
  • Member, SJF Award Committee for Engineering Sciences of DST (2017,2018)
  • Member, Sectional Committee (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Eng.), INSA (2015-2018)
  • Member, Sectional Committee (Engineering Sciences), IAS (2016-2019)
  • Member, SERB Expert Committee for Young Scientists in Engineering Sciences (2015-2018)
  • Member, Research Council, DMRL, Hyderabad (2017-2020)
  • Member, UGC Review Committee of IISc (2017)
  • Member, Research Council, AMPRI, CSIR (2010-2013, 2013-2016)
  • Trustee, Swarna Jayanti Endowment Trust, IIM (since 2015)
  • Member, INAE Forum on Engineering Education (since 2015)
  • Member, AICTE-INAE Programmes Committee (since 2015)
  • Member, INAE Selection Committee for Young Engineers & Innovative Student Projects (since 2013)
  • PSG Distinguished Visiting Professor at PSG Institute of Advanced Studies (since 2012)
  • Chairman, Publications Committee, Indian Institute of Metals (since 2017)
  • Convener, Publications Committee, IIM (since 2005)
  • Editor, Transaction of Indian Institute of Metals (since 2003)
  • Chairman, Swarna Jayanti Endowment Committee, IIM (2012-2015)
  • Member, Sectional Committee (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Eng.), INAE (2009-2015)
  • Member, SSB Sectional Committee on Engineering Sciences (2014)
  • Member, Research Council, IICT, CSIR (2010-2013)
  • Convener, Swarna Jayanti Endowment Committee, IIM (2007-2012)