Awards and Recognitions (in 2021) bagged by the INYAS members

Dr. Akshai Kumar A S, IIT Guwahati elected as Life Fellow by the Council of Indian Chemical Society.

Dr. Veerendra Sharma, BARC, Mumbai, received DAE Young Achiever Award 2021.

Dr. Chandra Shekhar (Chair INYAS) and Dr. Mudrika Khandelwal (Member, INYAS) edited book entitled, “Demystifying The Nature”, launched at Vigyan Bhawan by Vice-President of India.

INYAS Members, Dr. Niti Kumar (CSIR-CDRI), Dr. Arvind Singh (PRL, Ahemdabad) and Dr. Atul Dixit (IIT Gandhinagar) bagged prestigious Swarnajayanti Fellowship for Year 2021.

INYAS Members, Dr. Pooja (CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh) and Dr. Ritu Gupta (IIT Jodhpur) bagged NASI Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award 2021.

INYAS Members, Dr. Pooja (CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh) and Dr. Nikhil Dhawan (IIT Roorkee) received IEI Young Engineer Award 2021.

INYAS Member Dr. Aditya Sadhanala received 2021 Early Career Scientist Award-Asia by International Science Council for exceptional contribution to Science & International scientific collaboration.

INYAS Alumni and founding member, Dr. T Govindaraju of Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, received Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize (SSB) for Science and Technology 2021 (Chemical Sciences)

INYAS Member, Dr. Pooja (CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh) received Haryana Yuva Vigyana Ratna Award 2019.

INYAS Member, Dr. Mahak Sharma (IISER Mohali) selected as TWAS Young Affiliate 2021

Dr Jai Prakash Rana (Aligarh Muslim University), Dr. Pooja Devi (CSIR-CSIO), Dr. Vivek Parkar (BARC) and Dr. Vikram V. (IIT Bombay) selected for the prestigious The National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI) membership 2021.

Dr. Ritu Gupta (IIT Jodhpur) and Dr. Mohit Kumar Jolly (IISc Bengaluru) selected as Associates of Indian Academy of Sciences, IASc for the year 2021.

Dr. Sonu Gandhi (NIAB, Hyderabad) selected as guest editor of a special focus issue of The Journal of Electrochemcial Society on Women in Electrochemistry.

Dr. Gitanjali Yadav (Alumni, INYAS) elected to the governing council of St Edmunds College, University of Cambridge, UK.

Dr. Mahak Sharma (IISER Mohali) selected as TWAS Young Affiliate 2021.

Dr. Pooja Devi from CSIR-Central Scientific Instruments Organisation, Chandigarh, India selected for the Haryana Yuva Vigyana Ratna Award 2019.

Dr. Upasana Ray, Sr. Scientist, IICB, Kolkata has been awarded prestigious SERB-POWER Fellowship 2021.

Dr. Atul Dixit (Astt. Professor, IIT Gandhinagar) become the first Indian mathematician to win the prestigious Gábor Szegö Prize 2021 awarded by the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM), USA.

Dr. Sonu Gandhi (NIAB, Hyderabad) and Dr. Ritu Gupta (IIT Jodhpur) received SERB Women Excellence Award 2021.

Dr. Gitanjali Yadav becomes the third Indian to be awarded the prestigious SASTRA–Obaid Siddiqi Award for excellence in Life Sciences. The prize is given by the Shanmugha Arts, Science, Technology & Research Academy (SASTRA) University in Thanjavur, India, as a tribute to Professor Obaid Siddiqi, a pioneering molecular biologist, outstanding mentor and founder of the Molecular Biology Unit of the Tata Institute for Fundamental Research.

Dr. Upasana Ray, virologist from CSIR-IICB, Kolkata invited as panel expert in a live show with Barkha Dutt along with another expert, Dr. Shahid Jameel on the topic, “Covishield Approval, Vaccine Dry Run & the UK Mutant Strain | Where does India stand?”

Dr. Paramdeep Singh joined the clinical diagnosis, imaging and microscopy cross-cutting sub-group of the World Health Organization (WHO) Diagnostic Technical Advisory Group (DTAG) for Neglected Tropical Diseases.

Dr. Gitanjali Yadav delivered a talk about #WomeninDataScience in #WiS series to celebrate UN Day for Women and Girls in Science

Dr. Mahesh Kumar (former Chair and alumnus, INYAS), Associate Professor, IIT Jodhpur appointed as an Associate Editor of the reputed IEEE Sensor Journal.

Dr. Dhiraj (founding member and alumnus, INYAS) from ICGEB got awarded by prestigious National bioscience award by DBT.

Dr. Anindita Bhadra (Founding Chair and alumnus, INYAS) received prestigious Janaki Ammal-National Women Bioscientist Award 2020-21 in Young Category.

Awards and Recognitions (in 2020) bagged by the INYAS members

Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Chair, INYAS has been awarded the DST-Swarna Jayanti Fellowship in Engineering Sciences category for 2019-20.

Dr. Rajan Jha, Former Core Committee Member, INYAS has been selected for the prestigious SERB Science and Technology Award for Research (SERB-STAR).

Dr. Rajendra Singh Dhaka, (Core Committee Member) has been recognised by IPA Sataymurthy award and Dr. Pankaj Kumar, IUAC, New Delhi (Former Core Committee Member) has been awarded IPA Seshadri Award.

Dr Upasana Ray, has been included as a senior member of the scientific advisory committee of Bencos Healthcare Solutions Pvt. Ltd.

Dr. Shivaji Jadhav has been awarded HIV cure scholarship award by the international AIDS society.

Dr. Subbiah Alwarappan’s work found a place as cover page in a reputed RSC journal, Journal of Materials Chemistry C, which resulted from a new collaboration developed during INYAS China Innotour last year.

Prof. U K. Anandavardhanan (founding member, INYAS) has been awarded the prestigious Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize in Mathematical Sciences.

Dr. Mudrika Khandelwal (IIT Hyderabad) and Dr. Pooja Sharma (CSIR-CSIO, Chandigarh) are the recipients of the prestigious INAE Young Engineer Award 2020.

Subbiah Alwareepan got elected as a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (UK) and also for the JSPS Fellowship Award under Experienced Researcher Category to carry out research for 10 months at The University Of Tsukuba.

Veerendra Sharma, Prashant Kumar and Kunal Chakraborty got selected as Associates of Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc) Bengaluru.

Saptarshi Mukherjee, one of the founding member, INYAS received the CRSI Bronze Medal 2021.

Saptarshi Mukherjee also joined a new journal from Elsevier, Chemical Physics Impact as a Senior Editor.

Rajendra Dhaka, Veerendra Sharma, Sharmistha Choudhury , Mudrika Khandelwal and Kunal Chakraborty as Member, National Academy Of Science India (NASI).

Deepa Agashe (NCBS, Bangalore) elected as Vice President of American Society of Naturalists (ASN). Earlier this year Deepa also received the Women Excellence Award from the President of India.

Sriparna Chatterjee received appreciation from Indian Institute of Metals (IIM), Bhubaneswar chapter for her contribution towards science and technology as a part of celebration of National Science Day on March 2, 2020 at CSIR-IMMT, Bhubaneswar.

Dr. Suman Lata, principal Scientist at CSIR- indian institute of Petroleum Dehradun  received the MRSI medal for Material Science.

Niti Kumar, from CDRI Lucknow was awarded the Women’s excellence Award 2020 by SERB India.

Gitanjali Yadav, the fellow of St. Edmund’s College, University of Cambridge, is one of the women profiled by the college that completes 50 years of Women this year, as the first all-male college of Cambridge to admit women scholars.

Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Prabhat Kumar Singh and Syed Abbas are selected as new members for Global Young Academy.

Anindita Bhadra has been elected as Co-Chair to lead the Global Young Academy.

Shalini Ghodke Arya has been elected this year in Executive Committee of GYA.