Awards

  • National and International Accolades
    • Designated as OSA Senior Member.
    • Chair of the OSA Technical Group - Laser Science in Manufacturing..
    • Visiting Research Fellow at the Optoelectronic Research Centre, University of Southampton, UK.
    • Editor of the Optical Society of India - Newsletter
    • Nominated as a member of the 3-members committee to represent Optics in the ‘Bureau of Indian Standards’.
    • Editor of the IYL-India Book published by Optical Society of India.
    • Nominated to represent INDIA as a part of the IYL final report held at UNESCO HQ at Paris, Oct 3, 2016.
    • Invited to the inauguration of International Day of Light (IDL) held on May 16 at UNESCO, Paris.
    • OSA’s Robert S. Hilbert Memorial Travel Grant of $1100 for the year 2014.
    • BUTI YOUNG SCIENTIST of the Year 2015 by Buti Foundation.
    • DST National Postdoctoral Fellowship (NPDF) for the year 2016 & 2017.
    • Nominated to participate in International Year of Light concluding event at UNESCO, Paris, Oct 3, 2016 .
    • CSIR - Meritorious Senior Research Fellowship (SRF) from Government of India – April 2013 – March 2016.
    • Officer Travel grant from OSA to attend the Student Leadership Conference and FIO/LS - 2013 at Orlando.
    • International Student Travel Grant to present a tutorial in the KOALA conference held on 24th – 29th Nov. 2013.
    • Travel grant with full support to attend the ICTP Winter College on Optics held on 3 – 21, Feb. 2014, Trieste, Italy.
    • Euroscience International Travel Award of € 1300 to participate in the European Science Open Forum.
    • OSA Foundation Travel Grant of $1500 for ‘Advanced Photonics’ held on 28 – 31 July 2014 at Barcelona, Spain.
    • Japan’s JSPS Travel Award (JSAP) to participate in the 75th autumn meeting held on 17-21 Sep., 2014 at Hokkaido.
    • OSA Foundation Travel Grant of $1500 to attend in Frontiers in Optics held on 19 – 23 Oct. 2014 at Tucson, USA.
    • International travel award to present a tutorial in the KOALA conference held on 23 – 28 Nov. 2014 at Adelaide.
    • OSA Foundation Travel Grant of $1500 to attend in Frontiers in Optics held on 17 – 21 Oct. 2015 at San Jose,USA.
    • Japan’s JSPS Travel Award (JSAP) to participate in the 77th autumn meeting held on 13-16 Sept, 2016 at Hokkaido.

    • Excellence in Oral Presentation in “37th OSI’s Frontiers of Optics and Photonics” held on Dec. 3-5 (2011) at IITD.
    • Best Contributory Paper in “IONS” conference held on December 1-2 (2011) at IIT Delhi.
    • Best Poster Presentation in “National conference on nonlinear dynamics” held on July 12-15 (2012) at IISER Pune.
    • Best Poster Presentation in “39th Annual Symposium of OSI” held on Jan. 23-25, 2013 at PU, Puducherry.
    • Best Paper in DAE-BRNS National Laser Symposium (NLS-21) held on February 6-9, 2013 at BARC, Mumbai.
    • 1st PRIZE in the poster presentation on“Perspectives on Nonlinear Dynamics” held on July 15 – 18, 2013 at HCU.
    • Best Presentation in “Conference on Nonlinear System and Dynamics” held on Dec. 11 – 14 2013 at IIT Indore.
    • 4th position in the best paper award at the Winter College on Optics held on 3 – 21, Feb. 2014, at Trieste, Italy.
    • Best Poster in the Int. conference on Optics and Opto-electronics held on Mar. 05– 08, 2014 at IRDE, Dehradun.

    • EDITOR for the International Year of Light (IYL 2015) Newsletter in association with Optical Society of India (OSI), Indian Laser Association (ILA), Photonics Society of India (PSI), Luminescence society of India (LSI), Laser and Spectroscopy Society of India (LSSI), Indian Society for Radiation and Photochemical Sciences (ISRAPS).
    • EDITOR of the Proceedings of 1st Annual Symposium on “Recent Advances in Physics (RAP – 2014)” held on 9th April, 2014, at Dept of Physics, Pondicherry University, India.
    • EDITORIAL ASSISTANT of the proceedings of the – 27th PSSI National Symposium on Plasma Science & Technology on “Challenges of Power Generation & lighting 21st Century” held on December 10 – 13, 2012 at Department of Physics Pondicherry University, India.