Student Achievements

Student Achievements and Awards

  • Ms. Barsha Chakraborty (Roll No. 1820203) a, PhD student from the Department of Chemistry has been awarded the Best Poster award by ACS Applied Materials & Interfaces and ACS Publications at the Conference Nanomaterials and Molecules: From Spectroscopy to Bioimaging (NaMoSBio) held at IISER Kolkata during January 12–14, 2024.


  • Mr. Arpan Mukherjee - (Roll no. 1910104) a Ph.D. students from the Department of Biological Sciences received the Best Oral Presentation Award by the EMBO-ISPP Satellite Meeting 2024 held at IISER Bhopal during January 15-16, 2024


  • Mr. Rahul P V - (Roll no. 1710110), a Ph.D. student from the Department of Biological Sciences received the Best Poster Presentation Award by EMBO-ISPP Satellite Meeting 2024 held at IISER Bhopal during January 15-16, 2024


  • The following Ph.D. students from the Department of Biological Sciences have received Best Poster Presentation Awards by the EMBO-International Symposium on Plant Photobiology (ISPP) 2024 held at NISER Bhubaneswar Mr. Rahul P V - (Roll no. 1710110) Ms. Shubhi Dwivedi - (Roll no. 1910113) Mr. Kavuri Venkateswara Rao -(Roll no. 2020106)


  • Ms. Nikumoni Doley (Roll No. 2010212), a Ph.D. student from the Department of Chemistry has been awarded the Best Poster award by ACS Omega and ACS Publications at the Conference Nanomaterials and Molecules: From Spectroscopy to Bioimaging (NaMoSBio) held at IISER Kolkata during January 12–14, 2024.


  • Mr. Naveen Kumar (Roll No. 160402) an Integrated PhD student from the Department of Mathematics has been awarded the Best Paper Presentation for Session IV Algebra in the International Conference on Mathematics and Applications, ICMA 2024, during Jan 10-12, 2024.


  • Mr. Sunit Mohany (Roll No. 1910312), a PhD student from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences is the recipient of the India Scholar Network Student Internship Commonwealth Scientific and Industrial Research Organisation's (CSIRO) Program awards.


  • Mr. Roop Singh Lodhi (Roll No. 1820601), a PhD student from the Department of Chemical Engineering has received the Best Poster Award at the Polymer Processing Society, Asia - Australasia Regional Conference (PPS 2023) held at Kovalam, Kerala scheduled from 29th November - 2nd December 2023.


  • Mr. Ankit Sharma (Roll No. 1910501) , a Ph.D student from the Department of Physics has received the JSAP-OPTICA Travel Grant 2023 given by The Japan Society of Applied Physics (JSAP) and Optical Society of America (OPTICA) to attain JSAP-OPTICA Joint Symposium from 19th September-21st September 2023 at Kumamoto, Japan.


  • Ms. Barsha Chakraborty (Roll No.1820203), a PhD student from the Department of Chemistry has been selected to participate in Gordon Research Conference and Research Seminar held in the Colby Sawyer College in New London, New Hampshire, United States scheduled from 29th July- 4th August 2023.


  • Mr. Vivek Kumar (Roll No.: 1810518), a Ph.D. student from the Department of Physics has received the Best Poster Presentation Award in the Quantum Matter Heterostructure (QMH 2023) conference held during July 18 - 20, 2023, organized by the Department of Physics, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad.


  • Mr. Vivek Kumar (Roll No.: 1810518), a Ph.D. student from the Department of Physics has received the SERB- international travel grant to attend the WE-Heraeus Workshop 2023 in Athens-Greece scheduled from September 4th to 7th, 2023.


  • Mr. Suvodeep Paul (Roll No.1710521) a PhD student from the Department of Physics have attended two conferences in the UK, viz., 2D TMDs 2023 (University of Cambridge) and Graphene 2023 (University of Manchester) and presented two posters there. Best Poster Award and Travel grant from SERB- 2D TMDs 2023 Conference Graduate Grant - Graphene 2023


  • Ms. Madhurima Sarkar (Roll No. 1810212), a Ph.D. student from the Department of Chemistry has received the Best Poster Presentation Prize in 31st CRSI National Symposium in Chemistry (31st CRSI-NSC) held at the National Institute of Technology, Rourkela, scheduled from 6-8 July 2023.


  • Ms. Pratiti Roy (Roll No. 2010804), a Ph.D student from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been selected to present her doctoral work and participate in the Mnemonics Summer School 2023 organised by King’s College London and the University of Westminster, scheduled from 27- 29 June 2023 in London.


  • Ms. Pratiti Roy (Roll No. 2010804), a Ph.D student from the Department of HSS, has been offered full funding to participate in the Summer University program of the Central European University (CEU) scheduled from 10-21 July 2023 in Budapest, Hungary. The funding has been awarded by the Budapest Foundation and the OSUN.


  • Ms. Pratiti Roy (Roll No. 2010804), a Ph.D student from the Department of HSS, has been selected to present a paper and also awarded a Travel Grant at the 7th Annual International Conference organized by the Memory Studies Association, scheduled to be held from the 3-8, July 2023 at the Newcastle University in Newcastle Upon Tyne.


  • Mr. Pratik Suresh Ingle (Roll No. 17188) a BS-MS student from the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science have been selected for a fully funded "SCIoI & ISAB Summer School 2023" on Embodied Intelligence – Perception and Learning in Nature and Robotics held from August 21 - 25, 2023, in Berlin, Germany.


  • Ms. Anupama (Roll No. 2010104) a Ph.D student from the Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded the Graduate Student Research Grant (GSR grant) from the American Society of Plant Taxonomists (ASPT) which will support her work on floral and plant volatiles in the plant family Zingiberaceae (gingers).


  • Ms. Srijita Biswas (Roll No. 2010807) a Ph.D student from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has been selected for a fully funded residential workshop on Advanced Manuscripts in Urban Studies held from June 9 - 14, 2023 at International Centre, Goa, funded by Urban Studies Journal and Economic and Political Weekly.


  • Ms. Sukhraj (Roll No. 1910115) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences has been awarded with the ESEB Godfrey Hewitt Mobility Award 2023.


  • Ms. Anupama Sekhar (Roll No. 2010104) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences has been awarded with the Heliconia Society International student grant to carry out floral volatile studies on Asian gingers.


  • Ms. Srijita Biswas (Roll No. 2010807) a Ph.D student from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has received a travel grant from the Association for the Study of Food and Society (ASFS) to attend this annual conference from May 31-June 3 2023, University of Boston, USA.


  • Mr. Sushant Yadav ( Roll No.2020504) a Ph.D student from the Department of Physics has been selected for the International Summer School BCVSPIN 2023 “Particle Physics and Cosmology in the Himalayas," to be held at Kathmandu University, Nepal from May 15 to May 25, 2023.


  • Ms. Rhuthuparna (Roll No: 2010116) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences have been selected to receive a Student Convention Grant to participate in the Gesneriad Society's Convention held from July 2 - July 9 in Richmond, Virginia, USA.


  • Ms. Sandhya (Roll no. 1920114) a Ph.D student from the Department of Biological Sciences has received the best poster prize in the International Conference cum CME on "Novel Insights into Pathogenesis of Tuberculosis for the Development of Vaccine, Diagnostics and Therapeutics" held on 3-4th May 2023 at Miranda House, University of Delhi.


  • Mr. Shajeem M. Fazal P.V (Roll No.2220802 ) a Ph.D student from the Department of HSS has been selected to be part of the 5 days EHESS International Social Sciences Summer School, to be held from 3-7 July 2023,at Condorcet Paris-Aubervilliers, EHESS – École des hautes études en sciences sociales, Paris, France.


  • Mr K J Ananthapadmanabhan (Roll No. 2210804) a PhD student from the Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has been selected with full funding to present his research at the International workshop and conference on Science and Technology Studies (STS) and Religion, to be held on the 12th and 13th of June 2023, at the Université Paris Cité.


  • The following Ph.D. students from the department of EES got selected for the highly competitive CSIR Foreign Travel Grants to present their work at the EGU General Assembly 2023 (April 23-28, 2023). 1. Mr. Abhilash Singh (Roll No. 1810302) 2. Mr. Gaurav Kailash Sonkar (Roll No. 1710311)


  • Mr. Aaquib Javed (Roll No. 1710301) a Ph.D student from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been awarded a travel grant to present his work (oral) at the 28th General Assembly of the IUGG to be held at Berlin, Germany, from 11th-20th July 2023.


  • Mr. Midhun M (Roll No. 2010302) a Ph.D student from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences has been selected with full funding to attend Summer School on High-Performance Computing for Sustainable Development organised by ICTP Italy at Stellenbosch University, South Africa, during 17-21 April 2023.


  • Mr. Pankaj Kumar (Roll No. 1910602) a Ph.D student from the Department of Chemical Engineering won the Best Poster Award at the 4th National Conference on "Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES-2023)" held during 31 March - 01 April 2023 at IISER Bhopal.


  • Mr. Roop Singh Lodhi (Roll No. 1820601) a Ph.D student from the Department of Chemical Engineering won the Best Oral Presentation Award at the 4th National Conference on "Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES-2023)" held during 31 March - 01 April 2023 at IISER Bhopal.


  • Mr. Bablu Alawa (Roll No. 1710601) a Ph.D student from the Department of Chemical Engineering has been awarded "ACES-Young Scientist Award" at the 4th National Conference on "Advances in Chemical Engineering and Science (ACES-2023)" held during 31 March - 01 April 2023 at IISER Bhopal.


  • The following students have received the MP Young Scientist Award at the recently concluded 38th Madhya Pradesh Young Scientist Congress held from March 17-19, 2023 Mr. Shashi Shekhar(1720213) Mr. Vipin Bhardwaj (1710112) Mr. Santu Kumar Bera (160513)


  • Mr. Naman Joshi (Roll No.18152) a BS-MS student from the department of Physics has received the Best Poster Presentation under the Sun and Solar System Category in the 41st Meet of the ASI, 2023 at IIT Indore.


  • Ms. Ashima Negi (Roll No.1620201) a Ph.D student from the Department of Chemistry has received the first prize for the poster presentation at the International Conference On Sustainable Chemistry-2023 held at IIT Indore from 22nd -23rd February.


  • Mr. Saket Sandeep Shrotri (Roll No. 1810116) a Ph.D student from the Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded the Dr. P. E. Rajasekharan Award for the best paper presented at the International Seminar on Gingers 2023 organized at Malabar Botanical Gardens and Institute of Plant Science, Calicut, Kerala


  • Mr. Mohan Kumar (Roll No.1910209) a PhD Student from the department of Chemistry has received the Best Oral Presentation Award at the "9th Indian Peptide Symposium 2023", held at BITS Pilani, Goa Campus, between February 23 - 25, 2023


  • Mr. Debojyoti Kar (Roll No. 1820110) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences has received the best poster presentation award at the International Conference on Current Trends and Future Prospects of Plant Biology (CTFPPB-2023) held at the Department of Plant Sciences, University of Hyderabad from February 23-25,2023.


  • Ms. Pratiti Roy(Roll No.2010804), a Ph.D student of the Humanities And Social Sciences department has received the ICSSR Contingency Grant (Doctoral Grant).


  • Mr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey (Roll No. 1910302) a Ph.D student of the Earth and Environmental Sciences department received the best poster presentation award at 2nd Frontiers in Geosciences Research Conference (FGRC-2023), held from 1st - 3rd February 2023, Physical Research Laboratory (PRL), Ahmedabad, Gujarat.


  • Ms. Anchala Pandey (Roll No. 2010101) has been awarded the Shri Sitaram Joglekar award for oral presentation at the IACR conference 2023 for presenting the work entitled "Hypoxia-induced interplay of CTCF and BORIS in Alternative splicing of BNIP3L and regulation of autophagy in Breast Cancer".


  • Mr. Arkaprabha Giri(1610204), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry has received the best poster award for the presentation on an International conference "Water for Life (2022)" ,, organized by IIT Madras (15th to 17th December 2022).


  • Mr. Varun Shriniwas Kher (Roll No.2210124) a Ph.D student from the department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a Rufford Foundation Small Grant for his work on birds in the Thar Desert of Rajasthan.


  • Mr. Abhishek Kumar Pandey (Roll No: 1910302) a Ph.D student from the department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have been awarded the Best Poster Award at the 2nd Frontiers in Geosciences Research Conference (FGRC-2023) held at the Physical Research Laboratory, Ahmedabad during 1 - 3 February 2023.


  • Ms. Rai Riya Ajaykumar (Roll No.19234), a BS-MS student of Physics department working with Mr.Tanmay Basu, Assistant Professor, Department of Data Science and Engineering has got a travel grant to attend and present her abstract entitled as "Estimation of Semimajor Axis of Exoplanet Orbit Using Machine Learning Techniques" at APS (American Physic


  • Ms. Usha Longwani (Roll No. 2210123), a Ph.D. student from the Department of biological sciences has won the first position in the theme of Forensic Biological Sciences at the Forensic Hackathon 2023 organized by National forensic science university in collaboration with Directorate of forensic science services, Ministry of Home Affairs, Governme


  • Ms. Rhituparna Nandi (Roll No. 1810224), PhD Student from the Department of Chemistry has received the Best Oral Presentation Award at the "ChemSci-2023: Leaders in the Field Symposium", organized by Royal Society of Chemistry- Chemical Science, held at JNCASR, Bangalore, between January 23 - 25, 2023.


  • Ms. Pooja Yadav (Roll No. 1720107), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences has received the best oral presentation award in the 42th annual conference of the Indian Association of Cancer Research 2023 held from 12th to 15th January, 2023 at ACTREC, Mumbai.


  • Ms. Namita Jain (Roll No. 1810520) , a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics has received the BEST POSTER AWARD in the 16th Complex Fluids (Compflu) Conference held at IIT Kharagpur Research Park, Kolkata, West Bengal (19th to 21st December 2022).


  • Mr. Dibya Jyoti Mondal (1710208) and Mr. Pradip Kumar Sahu (1810222) from the Department of Chemistry have been awarded the best poster prizes at the International Conference "2nd Asian Conference on Molecular Magnetism" held at IISER Bhopal during December 06-09,2022.


  • MS thesis research work of Mr. Arman Kazmi (17054) BS-MS alumni student from the Department of EECS titled "Linguistically Motivated Features for Classifying Shorter Text into Fiction and Non-Fiction Genre" has been accepted in the full paper category at the 29th International Conference (COLING 2022), Gyeongju, Republic of Korea.


  • Mr.Jitendra Choudhary(17114) BS-MS alumni student from Chemical Engineering Department has been selected for ISEES Best Master Thesis Award-2023 by the International Society for Energy, Environment and Sustainability.


  • Mr. Susmoy Das (1810706), a PhD student in the Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science has won the best paper award at the 18th International Conference on Formal Aspects of Component Software, Oslo Norway for the paper titled "Embeddings Between State and Action Based Probabilistic Logics".


  • Mr. Monojit Batabyal (Roll No. 1620207), a PhD student in the Department of Chemistry has received the BEST POSTER award for his poster presentation in the International Conference on the Chemistry of Selenium and Tellurium (ICCST-15), at Florianopolis, Santa Catarina, Brazil (28th November to 2nd December, 2022)


  • Ms.Shilpi Jaiswal (160210), an I.Ph.D. student in the Department of Chemistry had received the Best Poster Presentation Prize at the DAE-BRNS 9th Interdisciplinary Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2022) held at the Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC), Mumbai, between 7-10 December 2022.


  • A group of four BS students won the 2nd position among all the groups for their project named PawaMaan device and App system for the Environmental Sensing Project Competition (2022) organized by the University of Helsinki, Finland. Mr. Abhishek Prasad (20011), Mr. Parth Gupta (20201) and Mr. Soham Bhar (20269) from the Department of Electrical En


  • Mr. Sourayan Banerjee (Roll No. 160405), an I.Ph.D. student in the Department of Mathematics had received the Best Paper Award at the 37th Annual Conference of the Ramanujan Mathematical Society organized by the Department of Mathematics, Sri Sivasubramaniya Nadar College of Engineering, Chennai between 06-08 December 2022.


  • Ms. Avantika Hasija (Roll number- 1610208), a Ph.D student from the Department of Chemistry had received sanction for travel grant-ITS scheme under SERB for attending a conference- 'International Conference on Noncovalent Interactions-II' held in Strasbourg, France from 18th- 22nd July 2022.


  • Ms Swathy Pillai (Roll No 1820116), a PhD student in the Department of Biological Sciences has received the BEST POSTER award for her work in the 3rd International Conference on Bacteriophage Research and Antimicrobial Resistance (ICBRAR) - 2022 jointly organized by the Department of Applied Genetics, Karnatak University, Dharwad, and SBRT, India


  • Mr. Abhilash Singh(1810302), a Ph.D. student in the department of Earth and Environmental Science got selected for the highly competitive American Geophysical Union (AGU) Ecohydrology Early Career Tiny Grants to present his work at the AGU Fall meeting 2022 (December 12-16, 2022) Chicago, USA.


  • Ms. Aleena Xavier(1720101) a Ph.D student from the Department of Biological Sciences has received the IAPT research grant 2022.


  • Mr. Akshay Singhal (1910303), a Ph.D. student from Earth and Environmental Sciences Department has received the prestigious Raman-Charpak Award – 2022


  • Mr. Ankit Sharma (Roll No. 1910501), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics, is selected to receive the prestigious Incubic Travel Grant 2022 which is providing financial support of US$1,000 to attend the international conference FiO+LS (Frontiers in Optics + Laser Science Conference) 2022 held in Rochester, New York, USA from 17th - 20th


  • Ms. Vandana Kumari (Roll No. 1710312) a Ph.D. student from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have been selected to receive a Virtual Berkner Travel Fellowship to participate in the 2022 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 12-16 December 2022.


  • Ms. Shyama (Roll No. 1810315) a Ph.D. student from the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences have been selected to receive a Student Travel Grant to participate in the 2022 American Geophysical Union (AGU) Fall Meeting, 12-16 December 2022, in Chicago, Illinois, USA.


  • Mr. Vishrant Kumar (17324) and Abhinav Chandel (17004) , BS-MS alumni have been selected jointly for the VICAL Award 2022- 2nd Prize given by The Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE) for the Best Paper Presentation (overall) during the SCHEMCON 2021.


  • Mr. Jitendra Choudhary (17114) BS-MS alumni student from the department of Chemical Engineering has been awarded Acharya P. C. Ray Award 2022 for the Best Project Report entitled "Modeling of Thermal and Hybrid Advanced Oxidation Reaction Kinetics for Degradation of Organic Pollutants".


  • Ms.Ritu Yadav(1810114) and Ms. Anupama Sekhar (2010104) Ph.D from the Department of Biological Sciences have received the IAPT research grant for 2022.


  • Ms. Abhilasha Batra (1910201), PhD , Dept. of Chemistry, has been accepted to attend workshop: EMBO Practical Course: C. elegans: from genome editing to imaging, to be held from 17 - 23 July 2022 at EMBL Heidelberg, Germany.


  • Mr. Hifzurrahman (Roll No.1710307), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences received a SERB-ITS grant for financial assistance to attend "Goldschmidt 2022, Honolulu, Hawaii, USA"


  • Mr. Dipendranath Mandal (Roll No. 1610504), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics received a financial grant for attending the international scientific event ECASIA 2022, IRELAND (29th May 2022 to 3rd June 2022) by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).


  • 37th M.P. Young Scientist Award-2022, IISER Bhopal


  • Mr. Abhilash Singh (Roll No. 1810302), a PhD student in the Department of Earth and Environmental Sciences, received a Student travel grant to present "Assessing the spatial variability of soil moisture in the proximity of road networks on a large alluvial fan in the Himalayan Foreland" at the “6th Satellite Soil Moisture Validation and Application Workshop” at Perugia, Italy from 7-9th June 2022.


  • Ms. Rhuthuparna S B (Roll No. 2010116), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences, has been awarded a competitive graduate research grant to work on Gesneriaceae by the ASPT (American Society of Plant Taxonomists) Graduate Research Grants committee.


  • Ms. Sukhraj Kaur (Roll no. 1910115) and Ms. Ritu Yadav (Roll no. 1810114) Ph.D students from the Department of Biological Sciences have been awarded a competitive travel grant that will partially support their attendance in the ESEB (European Society of Evolutionary Biology) meeting in Prague this August 2022.


  • Mr. Saket Shrotri(Roll no. 1810116) a Ph.D. student in the Department of Biological Sciences has been awarded a competitive travel grant that will partially support his attendance in the ESA (Ecological Society of America) meeting in Canada this August 2022.


  • IISER Bhopal got selected for the prestigious PMRF scheme

    Mr. Nalin Vilochan Mishra (Roll no. 2010704), Ph.D student, Department of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science
    Mr. Pankaj Kapari (Roll no. 180404), IPh.D student, Department of Mathematics
    Mr. Shubham Ramkisan Jathar (Roll no. 180407), IPh.D student, Department of Mathematics
    Mr.Sagnik Chatterjee (Roll no. 180506), IPh.D student, Department of Physics
    Mr. Abbas Altafhusain Tinwala (Roll no. 180501), IPh.D student, Department of Physics
    Mr. Ranjan Kharel (Roll no. 2020202), Ph.D student, Department of Chemistry


  • 1st prize in Oral Presentations under different categories in the M.P, Ph.D. Colloquium, 2022, organized by AIGGPA, M.P, in collaboration with the ICSSR, during 28-29 April 2022.
    Ms. Pratiti Roy (Roll no. 2010804)
    Mr. Nakshatra Chatterjee (Roll. no. 2110802)
    Ms. Shobha Elizabeth John (Roll no. 2110803)


  • Ms. Megha Shrivastava (Roll No. 1620505), a Ph.D. student in the Department of Physics, received a financial grant to attend the international scientific event CLEO, USA (15 May 2022 to 20 May 2022) by the Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB).


  • Mr. Santu Kumar Bera (Roll No. 160513) an Integrated PhD student in the Department of Physics has been selected as Distinguished Student (DS) Travel Grant awardee for attending APS March Meeting 2022, Chicago, USA.


  • Ms. Disha Sachan (Roll No.1810304) a PhD student from the Department of EES has been awarded the prestigious international IPCC Scholarship 2021 for 18-months.


  • Mr. Aman Tripathi (Roll No. 2010601) a PhD student from the Department of Chemical Engineering has been selected for the Linus Pauling Best Researcher Award 2022 in Chemical Engineering given by IMRF Institute of Higher Education & Research India.


  • Mr. Ayanangshu Das (Roll No. 1710306), a Ph.D. student in the Department of EES has been selected for the Prof. D. Lal Best Paper Award of the Indian Geophysical Union for the year 2021.