Honors and Awards:
  • Awarded Young Researcher award from the 3rd North American Symposium on Chemical Reaction Engineering Conference, 2013, Houston, USA.
  • Awarded first prize for best oral presentation at Chemference-2010, 13-14th July 2010, IIT Kanpur, INDIA.
  • Awarded second prize in a technical quiz conducted in TECNOQUEST-2002 (A National level technical symposium held at Osmania University, Hyderabad).
Achivements and Activities:
  • Organized a KIC-TEQIP short-term course on “Novel Catalysts for Industrial Use” at IIT Guwahati during 24 – 26th of June 2016
  • Organized a KIC-TEQIP short-term course on “advanced clean fuel technologies and alternative energy systems” at IIT Guwahati during 7 – 11th of March 2016
  • My article entitled "Fabrication of microchannels on stainless steel by wet chemical etching", published in J. Micromech. Microeng., 17 (2007) N99, has been downloaded more than 250 times in the first quarter of its publication. Across all Institute of Physics journals, only 10% of articles were accessed over 250 times this quarter.
  • Reviewed several manuscripts for the following journals: 1) Chemical Engineering Science, 2) Desalination and Water Treatment, 3) International Journal of Hydrogen Energy, 4) Journal of Industrial and Engineering Chemistry, 5) Bioresource Technology and 6) Powder Technology.
  • Life member of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers (IIChE), Member ID: 56567.
  • Member of IIT Kanpur chapter of International Association of Hydrogen Energy, IIT Kanpur, INDIA, 2010-11.
Invited Talks
  • “Catalyst Design for Complex Reactions” at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on 30th of November 2016
  • “Overview of Bio-oil Upgradation” at Vignan’s University, Guntur on 29th of November, 2016
  • “Rational Catalyst Design” at Andhra University, Visakhapatnam on 14th of October 2016
  • “Metal Encapsulated Zeolites: Synthesis, Characterization and Applications” at KIC-TEQIP Short Term Course On “Recent Trends In Catalysis” at IIT Guwahati during 13 – 14th of May 2016
  • “Zeolites” at NEQIP (AICTE) Sponsored Short Term Course on Advance Materials for Engineering Applications at Assam Engineering College, Guwahati, during 25 – 29th of April 2016.
  • “Biomass Conversion into Bio-fuels: Prospects and Challenges” at KIC-TEQIP short-term course on advanced clean fuel technologies and alternative energy systems” at IIT Guwahati during 7 – 11th of March 2016
  • “Bio-fuels” at KIC-TEQIP short-term course on Recent Trends in Renewable Energy Systems at IIT Guwahati during 23 – 24th of Jan., 2015