Awards and Honours:
  • NCL’s Prof K Venkataraman Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Award, CHEMCON 2016.
  • Gandhian Young Technology Innovation Award, 2016.
  • Member American Chemical Society
  • Erasmus-Mundus Visiting Faculty under the COSSE Program, KTH Stockholm, Sweden, September 2014.
  • Visiting faculty at the Yeungnam University under the WCU Nanocenter Program, South Korea, 2009-2013.
  • Best Poster Award in the conference Future Directions in Advanced Material Research for the poster on “Meso-Patterning on Polymer Thin Films: Harnessing the Electrohydrodynamic Instabilities” 2009.
Invited Talks
  • Nano-enriched Digital Microfluidics Form Still life, Portraits, Landscapes to Impressionism, ChEmference 2015, IIT Hyderabad.
  • Nano-enriched Digital Microfluidics Form Still life, Portraits, Landscapes to Impressionism, ICANN 2015, IIT Guwahati.
  • Fabrication of Nanodroplets Employing the Dewetting of Liquid Films, EMN Meeting on Droplets Phuket – Thiland, 2015.
  • Self-Motile Systems, International Conference on NanoTechnology, Haldia Institute of Technology, 2015.
  • Applications of Microfluidics: Sensors, Reactors, Pumps, & Mixers, State of the Art in Microfluidics, IIT Guwahati, 2014.
  • Self-propelling Microbots Decorated with Catalytic and Magnetic Nanoparticles, KTH Stockholm, Sweden, 2014.
  • Self-propelling Microbots Decorated with Catalytic and Magnetic Nanoparticles, SelectBio2014, IICT, Hyderabad, 2014.
  • Self-organized Healing of Thin Liquid Crystal Films, ICANN, at IIT Guwahati, 2013.
  • Self-Propulsion of Motors & Droplet Dynamics on Porous-Granular Beds, at IIT Kanpur, 2012.
  • Self-Propulsion of Motors Decorated with Catalytic Metal Nanoparticles, 2nd Indo-German Workshop on Advances in Reaction and Separation Processes, at Magdeburg, Germany, 2012.
  • ElectroMagnetoHydrodynamic and ElectroOsmotic Instabilities of thin liquid films Advanced Instability Methods, Mumbai, India, 2012.
  • Self-propulsion of catalytic motors decorated with nanoparticles: Emulating the voyage of the microorganisms at Dept. of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Hyderabad, India, 2012.
  • Dynamics of Thin Films: A Journey from Random to Ordered Microstructures, QIP short-term course, Department of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Guwahati, India, 2011.
  • Dynamics of Thin Films: A Journey from Random to Ordered Microstructures – CMERI, Durgapur, India, 2010.
  • Dynamics of Thin Films: A Journey from Random to Ordered Microstructures – WCU Nano Center, Yeungnam University, South Korea, 2010.
  • A Journey from Random to Ordered Microstructures – Jadavpur University, Kolkata, India, 2010.
  • CFD and Multiphase Modeling QIP Short-term course, Department of Chemical Engineering IIT Guwahati, India 2009.
  • Instability and Dynamics of Thin Polymer Bilayers, MPI, Dresden, Germany 2008.