Awards and Recognition 1990-2013

2014

  • Professor Ranganathan will receive the RQ14 Distinguished Fellowship. Awarded once every three years, earlier honorees include David Turnbull, R W Cahn , T Masumoto and H S Chen.

2013

  • TA Abinandanan has received the Indian Institute of Metals Distinguished Educator Award, 2013.
  • Vikram Jayaram has been awarded the GD Birla Gold Medal of Indian Institute of Metals, 2013.
  • The Electron Microscope Society of India has conferred 2013 Lifetime Achievement Award on Prof S Ranganathan in recognition of his seminal contributions to field-ion microscopy and electron microscopy. His role in the growth of electron microscopy centres at BHU and IISc was also recognized

2012

  • Prof Vikram Jayaram has been selected as J C Bose Fellow of DST, Govt of India 2012.
  • Shibayan Roy receives the INAE’s “Student Innovative Thesis Award” – 2012
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan has been selected for the Lifetime Achievement Award of the Ministry of Steel and Mines, 2012.
  • Prof. Satyam Suwas has been selected for the Metallurgist of the Year Award of the Ministry of Steel and Mines, 2012.

2011

  • Chandan Mondal has been awarded the annual Acta Student Award for his paper on texture in rolled Al-alloy. The other co-authors are A.K. Singh and A.K. Mukhopadhyay of DMRL and Kamanio Chattopadhyay.
  • Prof. U. Ramamurty wins the 2011 Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for Engineering Sciences.
  • Prof. Chattopadhyay has been honoured with the Lifetime Acievement Award of The Electron Microscopy Society of India.
  • Prof. Banerjee has received the Jai Krishna Award of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
  • MJNV Prasad has been selected for the Acta student award for his paper “Extraordinary high strain rate superplasticity in electrodeposited nano-nickel and alloys,” by MJNV Prasad and A.H.Chokshi that was published in Scripta Materialia 63 (2010), 136-139.

2009

  • Prof.A.M.Raichur – National Bioscience Award for Career Development for 2009
  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay – National Metallurgist’s Award of IIM and N.P.Gandhi Memorial Lecture of NMD
  • Prof. Atul H. Chokshi – First Placid Rodriguez Memorial Lecture in Kalpakkam
  • Prof. Vikram Jayaram – Fellowship of INSA – Fellowship of IIM
  • Prof. U. Ramamurty – Fellowship of INAE -Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences
  • Prof. S. Subramanian – Fellowship of IIM
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa -Fellowship of INSA.

2008

  • Prof. U. Ramamurty – Swarnajayanthi Fellowship, 2006-2007
  • Prof. Atul H. Chokshi – Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Madras
  • Prof K A Natarajan – DST- Raja Ramanna Fellow
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engg (INAE)
  • Prof S Ranganathan – Member, Editorial Board, Praamna, Indian Academy of Sciences

2007

  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay and Prof. Subodh Kumar – IIM-Binani Gold Medal for best paper, in Non- Ferrous Group, published in the Transaction of IIM)
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – The Syed Husain Zaheer Medal for outstanding contributions to Engineering and Technology by Indian National Science Academy in the year 2007
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Prof Daya Swarup Memorial lecture, Indian Institute of Metals, 2007 – INAE Distinguished Professor, 2007-2011
  • Prof. G.S. Gupta – JSPS invitation Fellow at Tohoku University, Japan (May – July 2007) – Member of editorial board of International Journal of Engineering Systems Modelling and Simulation (IJESMS), UK.
  • Dr. Upadrasta Ramamurthy – SCOPUS Young India Scientist Award, 2007
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize, 2007 – Delivered Prof. N. Rudraiah Endowment lecture at Gulbarga University – Prof. Rustum Choksi Award for Excellence in Research for Engineering for the year 2007
  • Prof. Ashok Raichur – MRSI Medal Lecture, 2007

2006

  • Prof. K.A.Natarajan – National Metallurgist Award of Ministry of Steel and Mines, 2006
  • Prof. Subramanian – Mineral Beneficiation Award, Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers, 2006
  • Prof Vikram Jayaram – Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2006 – Alumni Award for Excellence in Engineering Research , Indian Institute of Science, 2006
  • Mr.Krishanu Biswas – Shri Ram Arora International Award for Materials Science and Engineering Education, TMS, USA, 2006
  • Prof K Chattopadhyay – J C Bose National Fellow, Department of Science & Technology, Govt of India, 2006-2011
  • Prof M K Surappa – KSIIDC Chair, Indian Institute of Science, 2006-2009 – Rajyotsava Award on the golden jubilee of the formation of Karnataka, 2006, Govt. of Karnataka
  • Prof A H Chokshi – G D Birla Gold Medal, Indian Institute of Metals, 2006
  • Prof S Ranganathan – Prof Jai Krishna Memorial Award, Indian National Academy of Engineering, 2006 – Distinguished Alumnus Award of Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore 2006

2005

  • Prof. Ashok M. Raichur – Professor Satish Dhawan State Award for Young Engineers by Government of Karnataka, 2005
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – IIM Platinum Medal, Indian Institute of Metals, 2005 – Binani Gold Medal, Indian Institute of Metals, 2005 – Senior Homi Bhabha Fellow, Homi Bhabha Fellowships, 2005-2006 Council
  • Prof. Govind S. Gupta – Metallurgist of the Year, Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India, 2005
  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay – Eighteeenth Prof Brahm Prakash Memorial Lectute, Thiruvananthapuram Chapter , Indian Institute of Metals, March 9, 2005
  • Prof. A.H. Chokshi – Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences, 2005 – Fellow, Indian Academy of Engineering, 2005
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Distinguished Materials Scientist of the Year Award of MRSI, 2005
  • Prof. K.A. Natarajan – Dr. Raja Ramanna Fellow, DAE-BRNS

2003

  • Dr. Ashok M. Raichur – Dr. Ashok M. Raichur, Prof.K.A.Natarajan and Prof. Jayant M. Modak (Chemical Engg.) : “Biotech Product and Process Development & Commercialization Awards 2003” by the Department of Biotechnology, GOI, presented by the Vice President of India on the Technology Day, 11th May, 2003 – The Metallurgist of the Year Award-2003
  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay – Alumnus Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering, IISc – G.D.Birla Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals
  • Prof.A. H. Chokshi – Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award for 2003 – Listed among the most highly cited materials scientists 2003
  • Dr.G.S.Gupta – Member of Advisory Board of Biju Patnaik Institute of Science and Technology, Bhubneshwar
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Appointment as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of “International Journal of Engineering Science”. – Re-election , Editor, Materials Transactions, The Japan Institute of Metals
  • Prof. V. Jayaram – Fellow of the Indian Academy of Sciences
  • Prof. K.A. Natarajan – Delivered Prof. T. Ramchandran Lecture, KREC, Surathkal – Prof. K.A. Natarajan, Dr. Ashok M. Raichur and Prof. Jayant M. Modak (Chemical Engg.) : “Biotech Product and Process Development & Commercialization Awards 2003” by the Department of Biotechnology, GOI, presented by the Vice President of India on the Technology Day, 11th May, 2003
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Special lecture, Japan Institute of Metals Fall meeting, 2003 – Member, International Advisory Board, Institute for Materials Resources, Tohoku University (Two of the five members of the committee are Nobel Laureates)
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – Visiting Professor to the Sir M. Vishveswaraya Chair, University of Mysore, Mysore – Member of the International Editorial Advisory Board of the Journal of Japan Foundry Engineering Society, Japan
  • Rajashekhar Shabadi – First Prize in “Materials Quiz-2003” during CRSMSE-2003
  • S.P.Vijayalakshmi – Dr.Karra Narasimha Murty Memorial Medal, 2003

2002

  • Prof. Vikram Jayaram -Associate Editor of the Journal of the American Ceramic Society
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Election as Fellow of the Third World Academy of Sciences -2002 – Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru National Award in the field of Engineering & Technology, Department of Science & Technolgy, Govt of Madhya Pradesh, 1999 – International Advisory Committee, Acta Metallurgica et Materialia, Sinica, Chinese Society for Metals – Re-election , Editor, Materials Transactions, The Japan Institute of Metals
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Appointment as a member of the Editorial Advisory Board of “International Journal of Engineering Science”. – Re-election , Editor, Materials Transactions, The Japan Institute of Metals
  • Dr.S.M.Kulkarni – Sir Vithal N Chandavarkar Memorial Medal, 2002
  • Dr.D.Santhiya – Professor R.M. Mallya Processing Award, 2002

2001

  • A. Subramaniam – Shri Ram Arora International Award for Materials Science and Engineering Education instituted by TMS, USA
  • B. Srinivasa Rao  – Innovation Potential of Students Projects Awards 2001, Indian National Academy of Engineering
  • Krishanu Biswas – IIM Students Awards, 2001
  • Shashank Priya – IIM Students Awards, 2001
  • Shashank Priya – Shri Ram Arora International Award 2001 by TMS, USA
  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay -Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering
  • Prof. A.H. Chokshi – Member, International Advisory Scientific Committee for United Engineering Foundation Conference on “Structural Ceramics and Ceramic Composites for High Temperature Applications” – Metallurgist of the year 2001, Ministry of Steel & Mines – Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Appointed as Associate Editor, CALPHAD (Computer Calculation of Phase Diagrams) Journal, Elsevier Science – Best Paper Award of the Japan Institute of Metals for the year 2000 – Chairman, Programme Advisory Committee (PAC), Department of Science and Technology DST on Materials, Mining and Mineral Engineering
  • Prof. K.A. Natarajan – Mineral Beneficiation Award, Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers
  • Prof S. Ranganathan – Distinguished Materials Scientist of the year of Materials Research Society of India – Member, International Advisory Committee, Tenth International Conference on Intergranular and Interphase Boundaries in Materials, Haifa, Israel – Member, Editorial Board, Materials Transactions – National Metallurgist Award 2001, Ministry of Steel & Mines
  • Prof. S. Subramanian – Best Paper Award in Mineral Beneficiation, Indian Institute of Mineral Engineers
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – President, Bharath Gyan Vigyan Samithi, Karnataka – Member, WTO Cell, Government of Karnataka

2000

  • Prof. A.H. Chokshi – Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – G.D. Birla Gold Medal of the Indian Institute of Metals – Life Fellow of the Indian Institute of Metals – Associate Editor, Materials Science and Engineering B – Invited Lecture “Exploration Structure – Thermodynamic Correlations in Oxides Using High-Precision Solid-State Electrochemical Techniques”, Gordon Research Conference on High Temperature Materials, Processes and Diagnostics, 23-29 July 2000, Plymouth, New Hampshire, USA
  • Prof. V. Jayaram – Metallurgist of the Year Award, Ministry of Steel, Govt. of India
  • Prof. K.A. Natarajan – Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, Allahabad (India)
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Honorary Member, Indian Institute of Metals – Honorary Visiting Professor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi – Prof A K Seal Memorial Lecture, Indian Institute of Metals – Member, International Advisory Committee, Fifth International Conference on Nanostructured Materials, Sendai, Japan
  • Dheepa Srinivasan – INAE Innovative Project, Doctoral Level
  • P. Shankar – INAE, Young Engineer Award

1999

  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay – Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, (India) – Co-chairman, Tenth International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials, Bangalore, India
  • Prof. E.S. Dwarakadasa – Member, Editorial Advisory Board, Anti-Corrosion Methods and Materials
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Member, Advisory Board of Zeitschrift fuer Metallkunde – Judge for selection of Acta Metallurgica Gold Medal (One of 3 Judges selected from all over the World)
  • Prof. K.A. Natarajan – Prof. T.L. Ramachar Lecture of the Electrochemical Society of India
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Pandit Madan Mohan Malaviya Lecture at the Banaras Hindu University – Co-chairman, Tenth International Conference on Rapidly Quenched and Metastable Materials, Bangalore, India – Member, International Advisory Committee, Seventh International Conference on Quasicrystals, Stuttgart, Germany – Member, International Advisory Committee, International Conference on Advanced Materials, (IUMRS-ICAM), Beijing, China – Sixth Tamhankar Memorial Lecture, DMRL, Hyderabad – Elected President of the Indian Institute of Metals.
  • R. Sankarasubramanian – Shri Ram Arora International Award for Materials Science and Engineering Education instituted by TMS, USA
  • B. Sudhir – Second Prize, TMS Outstanding Student Paper Contest

1998

  • Dr. T.A. Abinandanan – Young Metallurgist of the Year Award, Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India
  • Prof. K. Chattopadhyay – Distinguished Alumnus Award, BHU, Varanasi
  • Prof. A.H. Chokshi – Swarna Jayanthi Award, Govt. of India
  • Prof. E.S. Dwarakadasa – Fellowship of the Indian National Academy of Engineering
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Award, Indian National Science Academy – Fellowship of the Indian National Academy of Engineering – Fellowship of the National Academy of Sciences, India – Best Paper Award (1998), The Mining and Materials Processing Institute of Japan, Tokyo, Japan – Appointed as Judge for the selection of recipients of Acta Metallurgica Gold Medal by the Board of Governors of Acta Metallurgica, Inc. for a period of three years – Associate Editor, “Journal of Phase Equilibria”, ASM International – Member, Editorial Committee, Journal of the Japan Institute of Metals and Materials Transactions JIM, Sendai, Japan – Major Invited Lecture, Annual Meeting of the Japan Institute of Metals, on “High Temperature Solid State Chemical Sensors: Some Highlights and Emerging Trends”
  • Prof. Y.V.R.K. Prasad – Distinguished Alumnus Award, BHU, Varanasi
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Distinguished Services Award, BHU, Varanasi
  • Prof. D.H. Sastry – Distinguished Alumnus Award, BHU, Varanasi – Prof. Brahm Prakash Memorial Lecture, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, on “Aluminium- The Wonder Metal”
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – Metallurgist of the Year Award, Ministry of Steel & Mines, Govt. of India
  • Ms. Dheepa Srinivasan – II Prize for the best oral presentation at Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals
  • Mr. A. Garg – Dr. A.K. Bose Medal, Indian Institute of Metals for the best M.E. project work
  • Dr. N. Nagendra – Indian National Academy of Engineering Award for students’ innovative projects at doctoral level in engineering
  • Dr. M. Sujatha – II Prize for the best oral presentation at Annual Technical Meeting of the Indian Institute of Metals
  • A. Subramaniam – Young Research Award, International Union of Materials Research Societies- International Conference in Asia, 1998.

1997

  • Prof. E.S. Dwarakadasa – Hindustan Zinc Gold Medal, Indian Institute of Metals
  • Prof. K.T. Jacob – Prof. Rustum Choksi Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering, Indian Institute of Science
  • Prof. S. Ranganathan – Prof. T. Ramchandran Lecture, KREC, Surathkal on “Novel Metallic Materials”
  • Prof. M.K. Surappa – Materials Research Society of India Medal
  • Prof. Y.V.R.K. Prasad – Alumni Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering