AWARDS AND HONORS

AWARDS AND HONORS

2022 Bhagyatara Award, Punjab University
2022 SASTRA-CNR Rao Award 2022 for excellence in Chemistry & Materials Science
2022 Dr. Shoba Ramakrishnan Endowment lecture, WCC, Chennai
2021 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar (SSB) Prize for the year 2021 in Chemical Sciences
2021 Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), Royal Society of Chemistry (London).  
2020 Health & Wellbeing Winner, Commonwealth Chemistry Posters – Building the Partnership, Commonwealth Chemistry, Federation of Chemical Sciences Societies    
2020 National Prize for Research on Chemistry of Peptides and Nucleic Acids - CNR Rao Education Foundation.
2019 Special Lecture Award of the Pharmaceutical Society of Japan - The Pharmaceutical Society of Japan, Kyoto University, Japan - 2019
2019 CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research, CSIR-Central Drug Research Institute, Lucknow, India
2018 Visiting Professorship, University of Paris-Sud, University of Paris-Saclay, France.
2017 IPS-Young Scientist Award (2017), Indian Peptide Society.
2017 R.A. Mashelkar Endowment Lecture, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory (NCL), NCL-Research Foundation, Pune
2017 MRSI Medal (2017), Materials Research Society of India
2016 SwarnaJayanti Fellowship (2015-2016), the Department of Science and Technology (DST), Govt. of India.
2016 Young Scienstist Award (2017), Indian Petpide Society
2016 AVRA Young Scientist Award (2015), AV Rama Rao Research Foundation, AVRA Laboratories Private Limited, Hyderabad.
2015 Sir C V Raman Young Scientist Award (2014), Government of Karnataka.
2015 CRSI Bronze Medal, Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) for the year 2016.
2015 Prof. CNR Rao Award 2014/2015, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology (RMIT) University, Melbourne, Australia
2015 Founding member of Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS). Selected by INSA council for a period of 5 years (2015-2019).
2015 Emerging Young Investigator: ChemComm, RSC Publications
2014 Selected for “Emerging Career Series” of ChemPlusChem. An initiative to feature up and coming researchers whose focus is on multidisciplinary research centring on chemistry.
2014 Prof. C. N. R. Rao Oration Award: JNCASR, Bangalore
2014 Sheikh Saqr Career Award Fellow: Sheikh Saqr Laboratory, ICMS, JNCASR, Bangalore
2012 Prof. D. K. Banerjee Memorial Lecture Award: Department of Organic Chemistry, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
2011 INSA Medal for Young Scientist (2011): Indian National Science Academy, New Delhi
2011 Associate: Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore
2011 Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2010: Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India.
2011 Affiliate member (2011-2012), International Union of Pure and Applied Chemistry (IUPAC)
2006 Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship, Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany)
2004 Keerti Sangoram Endowment Award: Best research scholar (Chemical sciences), NCL Research Foundation.
2004 Invited Oral presentation, J-NOST: Selected as one of the top 5 presentations
2004 Best Poster Award: IUPAC International Conference on Biodiversity and Natural products: Chemistry and Medical Applications BNP-2004.
2000 Research Fellowship: CSIR-JRF awarded through National Entrance Test (NET) conducted by CSIR-UGC.
2000 First Rank in Master of Science (Chemistry), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Dr. B. D. Laroia Memorial Gold Medal for having secured the highest marks in Master of Science (Chemistry), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Prof. Siddappa's 60th Birthday Commemoration Gold Medal for having secured the highest marks in Master of Science (Chemistry), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Prof. K. M. Shivandaiah Gold Medal for having secured the highest marks in Organic Chemistry (Master of Science), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Smt. Myna Bai & Narayana Rao Gold Medal for having secured the highest marks in Organic Chemistry (Master of Science), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Fakir Saheb Prize for having secured the highest marks in Master of Science (Chemistry), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
2000 Prof. Vrishabendrappa Endowment prize for having secured the highest marks in Organic Chemistry (Master of Science), Bangalore University, Bangalore.
1998 National merit scholarship awarded by UGC, Govt. of India.