Faculty Affairs

Achievements and Awards

Name of the faculty Designation/Dept. Name of the Award Received from - Government/International Agency Year
Dr. Vinita Gowda Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Invited to become a Sectional Officer in the Tropical Biology Section of the Botanical Society of America (BSA), the largest botanical society in the USA. Botanical Society of America (BSA)
Dr. Vinita Gowda Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Elected as a council member in the Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC), an international body that is active in carrying out biological studies in the tropics. Association of Tropical Biology and Conservation (ATBC)
Dr. Ishu Saraogi Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been selected to receive the SERB-POWER Fellowship SERB-POWER Fellowship 2022
Dr. Vinita Gowda Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the Elsevier journal Molecular Phylogenetics and Evolution as an Associate Editor. Elsevier journal
Dr. Antara Chatterjee Assistant Professor, HSS Has been selected for the Strauss Visiting Fellowship at the Cedars-Sinai Center for Medicine, Holocaust and Genocide Studies at the Cedars-Sinai Medical Center, LA, USA. Strauss Visiting Fellowship
Dr. Sreenath V. S. Assistant Professor, HSS Has won the prestigious Meenakshi Mukherjee Memorial Prize for the year 2022 awarded by the Indian Association of Commonwealth Literature and Languages (IACLALS). IACLALS
Dr. Renny Thomas Assistant Professor, HSS The book has been released "Science and Religion in India - Beyond Disenchantment" routledge.com
Prof. Sanjit Konar Professor, Chemistry Has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the ACS journal Crystal Growth & Design as an Associate Editor. ACS journal
Dr. Sourav Datta Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Has been selected for the prestigious SERB-STAR Award SERB-STAR Award
Prof. R. Mahalakshmi Professor, Biological Sciences Has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India NASI
Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee Professor, Chemistry Has been elected as a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India NASI
Dr. Swagata Ghatak Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Has been selected to receive the Ben Barres Spotlight Award Ben Barres Spotlight Award 2021
Dr. Nitin T. Patil Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been elected as a Fellow of the Maharashtra Academy of Sciences Maharashtra Academy of Sciences
Prof. R. Mahalakshmi Professor, Biological Sciences Has been invited to be a member of the Editorial Board of the Springer Nature Journal BMC Biology BMC Biology
Dr. Vineet Kumar Sharma Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Recent work on the genome sequencing of turmeric has been highlighted in Nature and at various other forums. genome sequencing of turmeric
Dr. Nitin T. Patil Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been admitted as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK Royal Society of Chemistry
Dr. Ishu Saraogi Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been selected as a ChemBioTalent by the Wiley journal ChemBioChem ChemBioChem
Dr. Nitin T. Patil Associate Professor, Chemistry Was recently interviewed by the prestigious RSC Journal ChemComm for his research group's Feature Article. (Interview) RSC Journal
Prof. R. Mahalakshmi Professor, Biological Sciences Has featured in the Biophysical Society Newsletter. (Article) Biophysical Society
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been selected to receive the prestigious CRSI Bronze Medal for the year 2022. CRSI 2022
Dr. Nitin T. Patil Associate Professor, Chemistry Has been elected as a Fellow of the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) INSA
Dr. Vineet Kumar Sharma Associate Professor, Biological Sciences A recent work on the Giloy plant genome sequencing carried out by the research group Giloy plant genome sequencing
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Assistant Professor, EES Has received wide media attention. The work pertains to the development of predictive relationships between winter climate and hot season temperatures over India. Predictive relationships
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Assistant Professor, EES Has been invited by the World Climate Research Programme, a body of World Meteorological Organization, UN, to be an Indian member of the International Monsoon Panel (CLIVAR/GEWEX). World Meteorological Organization
Dr. Dhanyalekshmi Pillai Assistant Professor, EES Research work on the development and implementation of an innovative data-model fusion technique for understanding atmospheric CO emissions has been covered by The Hindu The Hindu
Prof. Deepak Chopra Professor, Chemistry Advisory Board of the RSC journal CrystEngComm
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry National Co-Chair – India, for the ICBS Membership, Outreach and Services Committee ICBS (International Chemical Biology Society)
Dr. Antara Chatterjee Assistant Professor Tata Trusts - Partition Archive Research Grant Tata Trusts
Dr. Pydi Ganga Bahubalindruni Assistant Professor SERB-POWER Fellowship Science, Technology and Innovations (STI)
Dr. Ishu Saraogi Assistant Professor Member of the Early-Career Editorial Advisory Board ChemBioChem
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry SERB Technology Translation Award Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) 2021
Dr. Sourav Datta Associate Professor, Biological Sciences S. Ramachandran-National Bioscience Award Department of Biotechnology 2020-2021
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research Central Drug Research Institute (CDRI) 2021
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance Senior Fellowship DBT/Wellcome Trust India Alliance 2021
Dr. Sanjeev Shukla Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Research (SERB-STAR) Science & Engineering Research Board, DST
Professor Sanjit Konar Professor, Chemistry International Advisory Board of the European Journal of Inorganic Chemistry (Wiley) Wiley 2021
Dr. Manmohan Kapur Associate Professor, Chemistry International Advisory Board of the Asian Journal of Organic Chemistry (Wiley) Wiley 2021
Dr. Ambar Jain Assistant Professor, Physics Wolfram Innovator Award Wolfram technologies 2020
Dr. Manmohan Kapur Associate Professor, Chemistry Bronze Medal Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2020
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Swarnajayanti Fellowship Department of Science and Technology 2019-20
Dr. Vinita Gowda Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Nomination for Ecology at BRICS SERB 2020
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Young Researcher Award Lady Tata Memorial Trust (LTMT) 2020
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Member of the National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) National Academy of Sciences, India 2020
Professor Saptarshi Mukherjee Professor, Chemistry CRSI Bronze medal Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2021
Professor Saptarshi Mukherjee Professor, Chemistry Senior Editor of Chemical Physical Impact Journal of Chemical Physics 2020
Dr. Sanjeev Shukla Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Member, R&D Board Coal India Limited (CIL) 2020
Dr. Manmohan Kapur Associate Professor, Chemistry SERB-STAR Award SERB, New Delhi 2020
Dr. Sourav Datta Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Distinguished Faculty Award IISER Bhopal 2019-20
Dr. Prahlad Vaidyanathan Assistant Professor, Mathematics Distinguished Faculty Award IISER Bhopal 2019-20
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  Exceptional Fellows Fund Wellcome Trust and Department of Biotechnology 2019
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  Young Scientist Award Indian Peptide Society 2019
Dr. Ajit G.Chande Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Wellcome Trust DBT India Alliance Wellcome Trust and Department of Biotechnology 2019
Dr. Adarsh KV Associate Professor, Physics Bhaskara Fellowship National renewable Energy Lab 2019
Dr. Auditya Sharma Assistant Professor, Physics NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award The National Academy of Sciences India 2019
Dr. Sankar Chakma Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering ISEES Young Scientist Award International Society for Energy Environment and Sustainability 2019
Dr. Joyanta Choudhury Associate Professor, Chemistry CRSI Bronze Medal Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2019
Prof. Sanjit Konar Professor, Chemistry Alexander Von Humboldt Fellowship for return visit Humboldt Foundation Germany 2019
Dr. Sourav Datta Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Springer-PHSS Foundation Young Scientist Medal-2019 Springer-PHSS Foundation 2019
Dr. Atul Kumar  Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA, 2019) Department of Biotechnology 2019
Dr. Deepak Chopra  Associate Professor, Chemistry Fellow of the Indian Chemical Society Indian Chemical Society 2019
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry Swarnajayanti Fellowship Department of Science and Technology 2019
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Associate Professor, Biological Sciences DBT representative in Institutional Biosafety Committee of AIIMS Bhopal  Department of Biotechnology 2019
Dr. Bhargava Ram N Assistant Professor, Physics SERB Early Career Research Award Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology 2018-2020
Dr. Sanjit Konar Associate Professor, Chemistry Topic Editor ACS journal Crystal Growth & Design 2018-2019
Dr. Sanjit Konar Associate Professor, Chemistry Fellow of the Royal Society Royal Society of Chemistry(FRSC) 2018
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Visiting Scientist Fellowship UAB-TGEMS, USA 2018
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Appointed as Editor-in-Chief of International Reviews of Immunology Taylor & Francis (USA) Journal 2018
Prof. Vinod K. Singh Professor, Chemistry Professor Subramania Ranganathan Memorial Medal  Indian National Science Academy 2018
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry Biotechnology Ignition Grant for proposal "Protein Labeling Technologies" Biotechnology Industry Research Assistance Council (BIRAC) 2018
Dr. Chandan Sahi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Matsumae International Fellowship Matsumae International Foundation, Japan 2018
Dr. Ridhima Gupta Assistant Professor, HSS Travel Grant World Congress of Environmental and Resource Economists (WCERE) 2018
Dr. Karam Deo Shankhadhar Assistant Professor, Mathematics SERB Early Career Research Award Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology 2018
Dr. Saurabh Kumar Shrivastava Assistant Professor, Mathematics SERB Early Career Research Award Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology 2018
Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh Associate Professor, Physics DST-RAL and Newton-Bhabha Fellowship for Muon Beam Time experiment at Rutherford Appleton Laboratory, UK Department of Science and Technology 2015
Dr. Nitin Patil Associate Professor, Chemistry SERB Distinguished Investigator Award Science and Engineering Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology 2018
Dr. Abhjit Patra Associate Professor, Chemistry Emerging Investigators by Journal of Material Chemistry C Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2018
Dr. Amit Paul Associate Professor, Chemistry Emerging Investigator by ChemComm Royal Society of Chemistry (RSC) 2018
Dr. Deepak Chopra Associate Professor, Chemistry Sakurai Science Program Travel Japan Japan Science and Technology (JST) Agency 2018
Prof. Saptarshi Mukherjee Professor, Chemistry CRSI Young Scientist Award Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2018
Prof. Alakesh Bisai Professor, Chemistry CRSI Young Scientist Award Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2018
Dr. Jyoti Prakash Saha Assistant Professor, Mathematics Inspire Faculty Fellowship Department of Science Technology 2018
Dr. Antara Chatterjee Assistant Professor, HSS Associateship Indian Institute of Advanced Study 2018
Dr. Sankar Chakma Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering IEI Young Engineers Award 2018-19 in Chemical Engineering Division The Institution of Engineers (India) 2018
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Assistant Professor, EES Selected as chairman of Indian Meteorological Society Bhopal chapter Indian Meteorological Society 2018
Dr. Pankaj Kumar Assistant Professor, EES Member of Editorial Board of Journal of Climate Services Indian Meteorological Society 2018
Dr. Nagarjun Vijay Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2018
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  Member of the Editorial Advisory Board of Peptide Science Wiley, USA 2018
Dr. Sankar Chakma Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Hiyoshi Young Leaf Award – 2017 Hiyoshi Corporation (Japan) and Hiyoshi India Ecological Services Pvt. Ltd. 2017
Dr. Sanjeev Shukla Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Wellcome Trust / DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship Wellcome Trust and Department of Biotechnology 2017-2022
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Professor, Biological Sciences SERB Women Excellence Award SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2017-2020
Prof. Pradeep K Gupta Visiting Faculty, Physics NASI-Senior Scientist Platinum Jubilee Fellowship 2017 The National Academy of Sciences India 2017
Dr. Bhargava Ram N Assistant Professor, Physics INSPIRE Faculty Award Department of Science and Technology 2017-2022
Prof. Vinod K. Singh Professor, Chemistry Fellow of the World Academy of Sciences The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) 2016
Dr. Sankar Chakma Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering SERB Early Career Research Award SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2016
Dr. Ritam Mallick Assistant Professor, Physics SERB Early Career Research Award SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2016-2019
Dr. Ritam Mallick Assistant Professor, Physics Ramanujan Fellowship SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2016-2021
Dr. Bharathwaj S Assistant Professor, Chemistry SERB Early Career Research Award SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2016-2019
Dr. Prasanta Ghorai Associate Professor, Chemistry CRSI Bronze Medal Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) 2016-2017
Dr. Bhargava Ram N Assistant Professor, Physics DST Inspire Faculty Award 2016 Department of Science and Technology (DST) 2016
Dr. Ambar Jain Assistant Professor, Physics Ramanujan Fellowship SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2013-2018
Dr. Ravi Prakash Singh Associate Professor, Physics Ramanujan Fellowship SERB, Department of Science and Technology 2013-2018
Dr. Auditya Sharma Assistant Professor, Physics INSPIRE Faculty Award Department of Science and Technology 2015-2020
Dr. Suvankar Dutta Associate Professor, Physics Simons Associate of the Adbus Salam International ICTP, Trieste, Italy Adbus Salam International ICTP, Trieste, Italy 2015-2020
R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship Wellcome Trust and Department of Biotechnology 2015-2020
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  International Travel Support to participate in the Gordon Research Conference on Membrane Protein Folding (declined) Conference, Travel, Exhibition and Popular Lectures Programme, Department of Biotechnology   2015
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences  International Travel Support to participate in the Gordon Research Conference on Membrane Protein Folding Department of Science and Technology 2015
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Biological Sciences Research Incentive Grant for distinguished achievements IISER Bhopal 2015-2018
Dr. Manoj Kumar Tripathi Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering INSPIRE Faculty Fellowship Department of Science and Technology (DST) 2015-2019
Dr. Vikas Jain Associate Professor, Biological Sciences INSA Young Scientist Medal 2015 Indian National Science Academy New Delhi 2015
Prof. Manindra Agrawal Honorary Professor, Mathematics Foreign Associate of the US National Academy of Sciences US National Academy of Sciences 2015
Dr. Sourav Datta Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) Department of Biotechnology 2014
Dr. Ishu Saraogi Assistant Professor, Chemistry Ramanujan Fellowship Award Department of Science and Technology 2014-2019
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences Associate of Indian Academy of Sciences Indian Academy of Sciences, Bengaluru 2014-2017
Dr. Apurba Lal Koner Associate Professor, Chemistry Human Frontier Science Fellowship Human Frontier Science Program, Strasbourg,  France 2014-2015
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Associate Professor, Biological Sciences NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award The National Academy of Sciences, India, Prayagraj (Allahabad) 2014
Dr. R Mahalakshmi Biological Sciences INSA Young Scientist Medal Indian National Science Academy New Delhi 2014
Dr. Apurba lal Koner Chemistry DST Inspire Faculty Award Department of Science and Technology 2013-2018
Dr. Amit Paul Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2013
Dr. Saptarshi Mukherjee Assistant Professor, Chemistry INSA Young Scientist Medal Indian National Science Academy New Delhi 2012
Dr. Vishal Rai Assistant Professor, Chemistry Young Scientist Award Royal Society of Chemistry –WIS, India 2012
Dr. Vishal Rai Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2012
Dr. Vishal Rai Associate Professor, Chemistry Ramanujan Fellowship Department of Science and Technology 2011
Dr. Sangit Kumar Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE-BRNS Young Scientist Award BRNS Mumbai 2011
Dr. Alakesh Bisai Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE-BRNS Young Scientist Award BRNS Mumbai 2011
Dr. Sunando Datta Assistant Professor Biological Sciences Partner Group Leader of MPI-CBG, Dresden, Germany Max Planck Gessellschaft, Germany and Department of Science and Technology, India 2011
Dr. Snigdha Thakur Assistant Professor, Physics Ramanujan Fellowship Department of Science and Technology 2011
Dr. Dhanvir Singh Rana Assistant Professor, Physics NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in Physical Science The National Academy of Sciences India 2011
Dr. Alakesh Bisai Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2011
Dr. Sangit Kumar Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2011
Dr. Joyanta Choudhury Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2011-2014
Dr. Prasanta Ghorai Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE-BRNS Young Scientist Award and DST-Fast Tract Project BRNS Mumbai 2010
Dr. Prasanta Ghorai Assistant Professor, Chemistry DAE Young Scientist Award Department of Atomic Energy 2010
Dr. R. Mahalakshmi Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) Department of Biotechnology 2010-2015
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Kishimoto Foundation Fellowship WPI Immunology Frontier Research Centre, Osaka University 2010
Dr. Himanshu Kumar Assistant Professor, Biological Sciences Ramanujan Fellowship Department of Science and Technology 2010
Dr. A. Mangasuli Assistant Professor Mathematics Distinguished Teacher Award IISER Bhopal 2009