Awards & Memberships


Awards and Recognitions

Title of awardAwarded byPeriodPlace of Research
Best M.E Thesis - Presentation award
Tamil Nadu State Council for Science and Technology, Chennai
September 2000 
Panthaki Award for the Best Paper in IWC 2002Indian Institute of Welding, KolkattaJanuary 2002 
BOYSCAST fellowship for pursuing research abroadDepartment of Science and Technology,
New Delhi
April 2003 - April 2004Institute for Materials Research, GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Germany
Smt Annapurna Award for the Best Paper published in Bulletin of Electrochemistry Society for Advancement of Electrochemical Science and Technology (SAEST), KaraikudiJune 2003 
H.D. Govindraj Memorial Award for the Best Research Paper Presented in International Welding Conference (IWC) Mumbai, Indian Institute of Welding, IndiaDecember 2005 
Institute Gold Medal for the Best Doctoral Thesis National Institute of Technology, TiruchirappalliDecember 2006 
Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship AvH Foundation, GermanyJuly 2007- June 2008Institute for Materials Research, GKSS Forschungszentrum Geesthacht GmbH, Germany


Membership in Professional Bodies/Organisations

Name of the Professional bodyPosition heldPeriod
Institution of Engineers, IndiaAssociate Member Since 2002
Indian Society for Technical Education, IndiaLife MemberSince 2002
Indian Institute of Metals IndiaLife MemberSince 2004
Indian Welding Society, IndiaLife MemberSince 2004