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Awards

Honors, Awards, and Professional Memberships

  • B. D. Tilak Fellow, ICT, 2015-2016
  • Purdue Sigma Xi Chapter Faculty Research Award, April 2013
  • Purdue College of Science, Team Award, March 2012
  • Foreign Fellow of the Indian National Acedamy of Engineering, September 2011
  • M. M. Sharma Distinguished Professor, Institute of Technology, Mumbai U, 2010- (This is a continuing appointment)
  • Platinum Award from Mumbai University Institute of Chemical Technology, May 21, 2009
  • Member, National Academy of Engineering, 2009
  • Fellow, American Institute of Chemical Engineers, 2008
  • Jewel of Ruia Award (Outstanding Alumnus Award from Undergraduate Alma Mater), December 2006
  • Purdue Engineering Research Excellence Award, May 2005.
  • AIChE Thomas Baron Award, November 2004
  • Honorary Doctor of Science, University of Minnesota, Spring 2004
  • Kvaerner Powergas, N. R. Kamath Memorial Lecturer at Chemcon 2001, Chennai, India, December 19, 2001
  • Honorary Fellow of the Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, December 2001
  • 2001 Fulbright Award to visit Germany (declined).
  • 2001 Senior Humboldt Award to visit the Max Planck Institute, Magdeburg, Germany.
  • 1999 Dow-Professor Sharma Distinguished Fellow in Chemical Engineering at Bombay University
  • 1998 AIChE R. H. Wilhelm Award in Chemical Reaction Engineering
  • Distinguished Lecturer, The State University of New Jersey, Rutgers, Piscataway, NJ, April 16, 1998.
  • Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering, January 1, 1996
  • Melchor Visiting Professor, University of Notre Dame, Fall 1994.
  • ‘UDCT DIAMOND’ Award; Bombay University, Department of Chemical Technology, August 4, 1994.
  • Harry Creighton Peffer Distinguished Professor, Purdue University, July 1994.
  • George T. Piercy Distinguished Visiting Professor, University of Minnesota 9/16-12/15, 1988.
  • 1987 AIChE Alpha Chi Sigma Award in Chemical Engineering.
  • Dr. G.P. Kane Professor, 3/83-4/83, Bombay University.
  • University Grants Commission Visiting Professor, 1982-83, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  • Member of the American Institute of Chemical Engineers.
  • Member of the American Chemical Society