Awards

  1. Innovation Award 2016 from Indian Desalination Association, 2016.
  2. INAE Chair-Professor 2015-2017 from Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi.
  3. DST Lockheed-Martin top 10 award for the project “Development of low cost hemodialysis cartridge”, 2015.
  4. 5 th National Award for Technology Innovation in various Field of Petrochemicals and Downstream Plastic Processing Industry from Central Institute of Plastic Engineering & Technology for “Development of low cost hemodialysis cartridges”, 2015.
  5. CSMCRI Distinguished Speaker Award in CHEMCON 2015 & 2013 from Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers.
  6. NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee award, 2013, from National Academy of Science, Allahabad.
  7. Silver Jubilee Young Engineer Award, 2012 from Indian National Academy of Engineering, New Delhi.
  8. DAE-SRC Oustanding Investigator Award, 2012 from Department of Atomic Energy, Govt. of India.
  9. Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, 2011 for outstanding works in Science and Engineering, from CSIR, Govt. of India.
  10. Herdillia Award, for the year 2010 for Excellence in Basic Research in Chemical Engineering, from Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2010.
  11. Dr. A. V. Rama Rao Foundations’s award, for supervising best PhD thesis of Dr. Chandan Das from Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2010.
  12. Best Reviewer Award for year 2010 from Desalination, Elsevier.
  13. V.N.M.M award, for the year 2009 for innovative and creative work in the field of engineering in India in any discipline, by IIT Roorkee.
  14. Dr. A. V. Rama Rao Foundations’s award, for supervising best PhD thesis of Dr. M. K. Purkait from Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2007.
  15. Sisir Kumar Mitra memorial award from Indian Institution of Chemical Engineers, 2003.
  16. Young Engineer Award, Department of Science & Technology, 2001 (Fast Track Scheme).
  17. INAE Young Engineer award for the year 2001 for excellence in basic research by Indian National Academy of Engineering.
  18. Amar Dye Chem award for the year 2000 for excellence in basic research in Chemical Engineering by Indian Institue of Chemical Engineers.
  19. K. F. Antia memorial award from Institute of Engg. India, for 1994-95 for the article 'Analytical solution of transient heat conduction with variable thermal conductivity in a finite domain'. The award was received from the President of India on Dec. 20, 1995 at Jaipur, India.
  20. Best Poster Award in International Conference on Nano Science & Technology (ICONSAT 2010) held at BARC for the poster “Oxide nanoparticles of iron and aluminium prepared by sol-gel method from liquid fraction of HCl treated laterite: Arsenic adsorption performance”.

Honours

  1. Adjunct Faculty, National Metallurgical Laboratories, Jamshedpur, 2014.
  2. Fellow, National Academy of Sciences (NAS), Allahabad, 2012.
  3. Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2011.
  4. Award committee member for Young Scientist Award, CSIR, Govt. of India, 2013.
  5. Award committee member in Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2012
  6. “C. V. Seshadri Lecture, 2012”, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur, 2012.
  7. “K. C. Khilar Memorial Lecture and Fellowship”, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay, 2012.
  8. “Shrimati Kusumben and Shri Mathradas Kothari Visiting Professorship in Chemical Engineering” in Institute of Chemical Technology (ICT), Mumbai for 2011.
  9. Editorial board member of Journal of Assam Science Society for 2003-2006
  10. Guest Editor, International Journal of Environmental and Waste Management, for special issue, “Environmental and Industrial waste management using membrane separation and bioremediation”, Inderscience Publishers, USA.
  11. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Environment and Engineering Sciences, Serials Publishers, USA.
  12. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Environmental and Engineering, Inderscience Publishers, USA.
  13. Editorial Board Member, International Journal of Chemistry, Canadian center of Science & Education.
  14. Second best paper presentation award for the paper entitled “Treatment Of Textile Plant Effluent Using Cross Flow Nanofiltration”, presented in Chemcon-2001, Chennai, India.
  15. 13th rank in the secondary examination in West Bengal Board, 1984.