Awards

Awards

Hyderabad Laboratory
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National Award
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Best Poster award (1 st position) Dr S B Rane
Thrissur Laboratory
Awards and Recognization
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Outstanding achievements The laboratory received the award from Energy Management Centre for outstanding achievements under R& D category for the development of Ceramic based gasifier on 14th December 1998 Government of Kerala 1998
Young Scientist Award Dr. S.N. Potty received the award in Physical Sciences from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram in January 2006 Government of Kerala 2006
PSN Trust Dr. K R Dayas, Director, C-MET Thrissur received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineering. Th award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- PSN Trust 2011
Technology Award-2011 Dr. R Ratheesh received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineering for the “ Novel microwave materials for wireless communication applications”. The award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- for the awardees and shield for the awardee’s institution. PSN Trust 2011
Technology Award-2011 Dr. K R Dayas received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineeringfor the “ Development of Cristobalite for space applications”. The award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- for the awardees and shield for the awardee’s institution. PSN Trust 2011
PSN Dr. R Ratheesh received the "Technology Award-2011" from PSN Trust which carries a cash award of Rs.50,000/-, citation and a medal. PSN Trust 2011
Flame of Science - 2014 Dr. N.C. Praminik, Received ‘Flame of Science’ Award for ‘Excellence Contribution in Noble Cause of Science’ from ‘World Science Congress 2014’ World Science Congress 2014
KSCSTE C-MET Thrissur bagged First Prize in the National Science Expo “Sasthra Jalakam” organized in connection with the 26th Kerala Science Congress at Kalpetta, during 28-31 January, 2014 KSCSTE 2014
Flame of Science award Dr. N.C. Praminik, received Award from ‘World Science Congress 2014’ for “Excellence Contribution in Noble Cause of Science” during the 4th international conference of world Science Congress , held at Jadavpur University, Kolkatta during December 16-18,2014 . World Science Congress 2014
First Prize in the National Science Expo C-MET Thrissur bagged First Prize in the National Science Expo “Sasthra Jalakam” organized in connection with the 26th Kerala Science Congress at Kalpetta, during 28-31 January, 2014 26th Kerala Science Congress 2014
MRSI Medal Dr. V. Kumar , received the award in 26th AGM of MRSI held at Jaipur Materials Research Society of India(MRSI) 2015
MRSI AWARD - 2015 Dr. V. KUMAR, DIRECTOR, RECEIVED MRSI AWARD FOR THE YEAR 2015 FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE AREA OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MRSI 2015
National Award
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Young Scientist Award `Young Scientist Award’ in Physical Sciences to Dr. S.N. Potty from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram in January 2006 Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram 2006
Best Poster Award “New method of synthesizing crystalline BST nanoparticles and study of their dielectric properties” by N. C. Pramanik, P. A. Abraham, and N. Rani Panicker at International Workshop & Symposium on Synthesis of Glass/Glass Ceramics (IWSSCGGC 2010), held at Pune, during July 7-10, 2010. IWSSCGGC 2010 2010
Best Paper Presentation Award “Preparation of carbon aerogels and studies on the role of catalyst concentration in tuning the electrical properties of aerogel supercapacitors” by R. Rakhikrishna, P. Hareesh, P A Abrham, N. Rani Panicker, K. Stanly Jacob, and N C Pramanik at   National Conference on Nanostructured materials and Nanocomposites (NCNM 2010), NSS College, held at Ottapalam, March 17-18, 2011(Kerala, India) NCNM 2010 2011
Best poster award “Electrical and optical properties of CuAlO2 transparent conducting oxide thin films”by M.Libu, T.M.Sudheesh, I. Packia Selvum and S. N. Potty at National Seminar on Current Trends in materials Science, Christian college, Chengannur, august 4-6, 2011 National Seminar 2011
Best Paper Presentation Award “Surface area enhancement of carbon aerogel xerogel through chemical activation” by M. S. Sruthy, M. Deepa, P. A. Abraham, N. Ranipanicker, K. Stanly Jacob and N. C. Pramanik at National Conference on Advanced Materials Science: Macro to nano Scales (NCAMS 2012), held at Union Christian College, Aluva, March 16-17, 2012 (Kerala, India). NCAMS 2012 2012
Best paper award(Young Scientist) “Development of thin film solar cell with earth-abundant kesterite absorber” by P. Prabeesh and S. N. Potty in the 27th Kerala Science Congress held at Allapuzha during January 27-30, 2015 27th Kerala Science Congress 2015
Best Poster Award(First prize) “Development of Cu2ZnSnS4(CZTS) absorber by spray pyrolysis for thin film solar cell applications” by P. Saritha, P. Prabeesh, I. P. Selvam, S. N. Potty at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Advanced materials, Sri Vyasa NSS College, Wadakkanchery during October 29-30 ,2015. National Seminar 2015
Second Prize in poster presentatio “Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) nanoparticles using water- in- oil microemulsion” by K. Divya, P. Prabeesh, I P. Selvam and S. N. Potty at UGC sponsored Colloquium on Exotic Materials and Its implication in Societal Life, Sri Vyasa N S S College, Vyasagiri, Wadakkancherry, during December 17-18, 2015. UGC sponsored Colloquium on Exotic Materials 2015
Best Paper Presentation Award “Extraction of dielectric function from ellipsometry and reflectance spectra” by V. Naveen, P. Prabeesh, I. P. Selvam, S. N. Potty at National Photonics Symposium and Annual Workshop, Feb 26-28, 2016. NPSAW – 2016 2016
Best Oral Presentation Award “Titania aerogel based photoanodes for dye-sensitized solar cells” by K. S. Swathy, P. A. Abraham, N. Rani Panicker, S. Rajasekaran, N. C. Pramanik, K. S. Jacob at 4th International Conference on Frontiers in Nano Science and Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, February 20-23, 2016, Cochin. COCHIN NANO 2016 2016
Best Poster Award “Preparation and studies of electrochemical properties surface modified carbon aerogel for EDLC applications” by Pooja Bhaskar M, Vasanth Mohan, Abhishek Chowdhury, Sumesh KR, P A Abraham, Rani Panicker N, Stanly Jacob K, and N C Pramanik, in International Conference on Advanced Rechargeable Batteries & Allied Materials (ICARBAM 2017)”, held at Pune during March 8-10, 2017. ICARBAM 2017 2017
Pune Laboratory
Awards and Recognization
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VASVIK Award Dr. B.K. Das received VASVIK Award for Materials and Metallurgical Science and Technology for the year 2000 on September 20, 2002 VASVIK Foundation, Mumbai 2002
VASVIK Award Dr. B.K. Das received VASVIK Award for Materials and Metallurgical Science and Technology for the year 2000 on September 20, 2002 VASVIK Foundation, Mumbai 2002
Fellow MAS Dr. D.P. Amalnerkar, elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2003 2003
ICC YOUNG SCIENTIST AWARD “Chemical Synthesis and Structural Characterization of Nanocrystalline Zirconia Powders” P. V. Adhyapak 24th Annual Conference of Indian Council of Chemists, Department of Applied Chemistry, BIT, Mesra, Ranchi, 16th-18th December (2005) (Oral) Indian Council of Chemists 2005
Fellow MAS Dr. B.B.Kale , elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2007 2007
Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence “ Thick film NTC thermistor for wide range of temperature sensing”, by Shweta Jagtap, Sunit Rane,Uttamrao Mulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar published in ‘Microelectronics International’, 24, 2 (2007) 7-13 Emerald Network 2008
MRSI Medal Dr. D.P. Amalnerkar , received the award in 19th AGM of MRSI held at Thiruvanthapuram during Feb 14-16, 2008. Materials Research Society of India 2008
MRSI Gold Medal Award MATERIAL RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA, felicitated with Gold Medal Award to Dr B B Kale in the year of 2010 for his contribution to Materials. MATERIAL RESEARCH SOCIETY OF INDIA 2010
MRSI Medal Dr. B.B.Kale , received the award in 21st AGM of MRSI held at Vallabh vidyanagar, Gujarat during 9-11 Feb. 2010 Materials Research Society of India 2010
MRSI Medal Dr. P.K.Khanna , received the award in 21st AGM of MRSI held at Vallabh vidyanagar, Gujarat during 9-11 Feb. 2010 Materials Research Society of India 2010
Award of the Year 2013 on Photocatalysis by KRICT Award of the Year 2013 on Photocatalysis given to Dr B B Kale for his contribution in Photocatalysis by Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Daejon, South Korea.In the year 2013. Korea Research Institute of Chemical Technology (KRICT), Daejon, South Korea. 2013
MRSI Dr. B. B. Kale has been awarded Brain Pool Fellowship by the Government of South Korea. Government of South Korea 2014
National Award
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20021 Dr. B.K. Das received VASVIK AWARD for Materials and Metallurgical Science and Technology for the year 2000 on September 20, 2002 from the VASVIK Foundation, Mumbai. VASVIK Foundation, Mumbai. 2002
20031 Dr. D.P. Amalnerkar was elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences in January 2003. Maharashtra Academy of Sciences 2003
20041 Dr. B.K.Das was elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences in 2004. Maharashtra Academy of Sciences 2004
First Prize for Best Poster Presentation “Photoimageable conductor composition for High Density Electronic packaging of Smart Devices & Allied subsystems” by Govind G. Umarji, Supriya A. Ketkar, R. Marimuthu, G.J. Phatak, T. Seth, D.P. Amalnerkar and U.P. Mulik, 15th AGM , MRSI, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 9-11, 2004 MRSI, BHU, Varanasi 2004
20043 Best Poster Presentation Award’ to the paper, `Photoimageable conductor composition for High Density Electronic packaging of Smart Devices & Allied subsystems’ by Govind G. Umarji, Supriya A. Ketkar, R. Marimuthu, G.J. Phatak, T. Seth, D.P. Amalnerkar and U.P. Mulik, XV AGM , MRSI, BHU, Varanasi, Feb. 9-11, 2004, MRSI, BHU, Varanasi 2004
20044 Best Oral Presentation Award” to the paper `Self-assembly of nano Pbs in particulate thin films by liquid-liquid interface reaction technique’ by R.R. Hawaldar, K.R. Patil, S.D. Sthaye, U.P. Mulik and D.P. Amalnerkar, Paper presented in National Seminar on Science and Technology of Thin Films (NSSTTF-2004), Latur, during October 16-17, 2004. National Seminar on Science and Technology of Thin Films (NSSTTF-2004) 2004
Fellow MAS Dr. B.K.Das, was elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2004 2004
Best Oral Presentation Award “Nanoscale multilayer PbS thin films fabricated by liquid-liquid interface reaction technique for solar photovoltaic applications”, by R.R. Hawaldar, S.D. Sathaye, K.R. Patil, T. Seth, U. P. Mulik , G.J. Phatak and D.P. Amalnerkar, Paper presented in International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad during December 20-21, 2004 ICEPS-2 2004
Best Oral Presentation Award “ Self-assembly of nano Pbs in particulate thin films by liquid-liquid interface reaction technique” by R.R. Hawaldar, K.R. Patil, S.D. Sthaye, U.P. Mulik and D.P. Amalnerkar, Paper presented in National Seminar on Science and Technology of Thin Films (NSSTTF-2004), Latur, during October 16-17, 2004 NSSTTF-2004 2004
Second prize for oral presentation Study of AIN Nano-powder synthesized by Transferred Arc type Thermal Plasma Reactor’ by M.D. Shinde, A.S, Rana, Tanay Seth, V.B. Raut, D.P. Amalnerkar, Naveen Kulkarni, Indrani Banarjee, Soumen Karmokar, S.V. Bhoraskar and A.K. Das, in National Conference on Nanomaterials and Applications, Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Noida, 27-28 May ,2005 Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Noida 2005
20051 First Prize in Poster presentation” to the paper `One-step synthesis of nano­sized Ag-Pd co-powder’ by R. Warhekar, A. Jirwankar, S. Charan and P.K. Khanna, Raman Memorial Conference, University of Pune, India, Feb. 25-26, 2005 Raman Memorial Conference, University of Pune, India 2005
First Prize in Poster presentation “One-step synthesis of nanosized Ag-Pd co-powder” by R. Warhekar, A. Jirwankar, S. Charan and P.K. Khanna, Raman Memorial Conference, University of Pune, India, Feb. 25-26, 2005 University of Pune 2005
Best Poster Award “Synthesis and characterization of nanowire like mesoscale structure of regioregular poly 3-hexyl thiophene for thin film transistor and other organic applications” by Murugan A. V. and A. Kasi Viswanath in ICNME-2006 Conference (organized by C-MET, Pune) during November 27-29, 2006 at Pune, India. ICNME-2006 2006
First prize for poster presentation “One step fabrication of selenium rods by solution method” by Gita Lakhan, Shobhit Charan, and P.K. Khanna, in Raman Memorial Conference, Feb 24-25, 2006, Pune University, India University of Pune 2006
Best Poster Presentation award “A novel functionality of CdS quantum dot-glass nanosystem in solar hydrogen production” by Bharat B. Kale, Sanjay K. Apte, Ravindra S. Sonawane, Sonali D. Naik, Milind V. Kulkarni, J. D. Ambekar, D.P. Amalnerkar, in Bangalore Nano Conference Exhibition Partnering, 6-7 December 2007 Bangalore Nano Con 2007
20074 Dr. B.B.Kale was elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences in 2007. Maharashtra Academy of Sciences 2007
20072 “Best Poster Presentation award”, to the paper `A novel functionality of CdS quantum dot-glass nanosystem in solar hydrogen production’ by Bharat B. Kale, Sanjay K. Apte, Ravindra S. Sonawane, Sonali D. Naik, Milind V. Kulkarni, J. D. Ambekar, D.P. Amalnerkar, in Bangalore Nano Conference Exhibition Partnering, 6-7 December 2007. Nano Conference Exhibition 2007
Consolation prize for Best Poster “Effect of additives on the Co-electrodeposition of Sn-Ag-Cu lead-free Solder Composition” by Shany Joseph and Girish .J. Phatak , 2nd Int. Symp. on Advanced materials and Polymers for Aerospace & Defence Applications (SAMPADA2008), Pune, Dec. 8-12, 2008 SAMPADA-2008 2008
First prize for Best Poster “Studies on Light Emitting ‘Magic Number’ CdSe in Commercial Polymethylmethacrylate” by B.G. Bharate, Priyesh More, A. K. Vishwanath, and P. K. Khanna, 2nd Int. Symp. on Advanced materials and Polymers for Aerospace and Defence Applications , Pune, Dec. 8-12, 2008 SAMPADA-2008 2008
Third prize for Best Poster “Silver nano-particles in poly(ethylene glycol methacrylate phosphate) for uranium ion adsorption” by Sadanand Das, A.K. Pandey, V.K.Manchanda, A.A.Athawale and P.K.Khanna, 2nd DAE-BRNS International Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2008) , Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Dec. 2-6, 2008 ISMC-2008 2008
20087 In situ synthesis of silver nano-particles in poly(ethylene glycol methacrylate phosphate) via photo polymerization process and its application to uranium ion adsorption, Sadanand Das, A.K. Pandey, V.K.Manchanda, A.A.Athawale and P.K.Khanna, 2nd Int. Symp. on Advanced materials and Polymers for Aerospace & Defence Applications (SAMPADA-2008), Pune, Dec. 8-12, 2008. “Received First prize for Best Poster Award” (SAMPADA-2008) 2008
First Prize for Oral Presentation “Synthesis of nanoparticles of silver using DC arc therma plasama: study of change in plasama gases on morphological properties of nanoparticles ” by manish shinde, amol Pawar, Soumen Karmarkar, Sunit Rane, Tanay Seth, varsha Raut, Sudha boraskar and Dinesh Amalnerkar, at International Conference on Biomedical Engineering and Nanotechnology (ICBENT-2008) held at Dr. D.Y. Patil University, Kolhapur , October 21-23, 2008 ICBENT-2008 2008
20081 `MRSI Medal-2008’ to Dr. D.P. Amalnerkar at the hands of Dr. R.A. Mashelkar, in 19th AGM of MRSI held at Thiruvanthapuram during Feb 14-16, 2008. MRSI Medal-2008 2008
First Prize for Best Poster “Polythiophene – nano CdS hybrid for heterojunction solar cells” by K.Gurunathan, N.A.Jadhav, R.Marimuthu & D.PAmalenrkar in National Seminar on Recent Advance in Nanoscience held at Osmanabad sub-center of Marathwada University during Feb 23 &24, 2008 Marathwada University 2008
Second Prize for Best Oral Presentation “Photoimaging: A novel ‘down-scale’ approach from macro to micro photoconductor fabrication” by Govind G. Umarji, Suresh W.Gosavi, Uttam P.Mulik & D P. Amalnerkar in 13th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, held at University of Pune during 3-5 March,2008. University of Pune 2008
Young Associate Dr. M.V. Kulkarni, elected as Young Associate of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2009 2009
FIRST PRIZE FOR ORAL PRESENTATION Synthesis, properties and optimization of the rheological behaviors on alumina and zinc aluminate powders” P. V. Adhyapak, M. D. Sangale, M. B. Khanvilkar, A. K. Nikumbh, Seminar on Advances in Chemistry, Department of Chemistry, Pune University, 20 Mar (2009) (Oral) Department of Chemistry, Pune University, 2009
Best Poster Award “Photopatternable Technique For Micro Sensor Fabrication of Photoconductor: Advanced Approach” by Govind G. Umarji, Suresh W.Gosavi, Uttam P.Mulik and D. P. Amalnerkar in Raman Memorial Conference held at Dept. of Physics, University of Pune during Feb.-26,27 2009. University of Pune 2009
First prize for Best Oral Presentation “Synthesis and properties of alumina and zinc aluminate powders” by P. V. Adhyapakand A. K. Nikumbh, Seminar on Advances in Chemistry held at Department of Chemistry, Pune University, March 20,2009 University of Pune 2009
First prize in Open Hardware “Fabrication of conducting polymer based humidity/moisture sensor device by m.v.kulkarni and B.B.Kale, TECHFEST-2009 at IIT,Bombay in January 2009. IIT,Bombay 2009
Emerald Literati Network – Awards for Excellence 2010 “ Ruthenium dioxide doped manganite-based NTC thermistors for low resistance applications”, by Shweta Jagtap, Sunit Rane,Suresh Gosavi and Dinesh Amalnerkar published in ‘Microelectronics International’, 26, 2 (2009) 19. Emerald Network 2010
FIRST PRIZE FOR POSTAR PRESENTATION In-situ preparation and characterization of gold nanoparticles in recycled polystyrene (Re-PS) matrix Shrreya Krishnamurthy, Prachi Telang, P.V. Adhyapak, U. P. Mulik, D. P. Amalnerkar Raman Memorial Conference, Department of Physics, University of Pune, 25-26 February (2011) FIRST PRIZE FOR POSTAR PRESENTATION Department of Physics, Pune University, 2011
Best Poster Award “In-situ preparation and characterization of gold nanoparticles in recycled polystyrene (Re-PS) matrix” by Shrreya Krishnamurthy, Prachi Telang, P.V. Adhyapak, U. P. Mulik, D. P. Amalnerkar Raman Memorial Conference, Department of Physics, University of Pune, 25-26 February (2011) University of Pune 2011
Third prize at ELITEX 2011 C-MET Team bagged the prize at ELITEX 2011 organised by Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), New Delhi, during April 4-5, 2011 DeitY 2011
ELITEX 2011 C-MET Team bagged third prize at ELITEX 2011 organised by Department of Electronics & Information Technology (DeitY), 4-5, 2011 DeitY 2011
Best Poster award (3 rd position) Dr S B Rane Best Poster award (3 rd position) in INDO-JAPAN Conference on Frontier Nano-Materials for Energy (FNE-2012) FNE-2012 Sharada University, Noida, Uttarpradesh 2012
Best Poster award (1 st position) Dr S B Rane Best Poster Award (1 st position) in 23 rd AGM, MRSI 23 rd AGM, MRSI 2012
Best Poster Award “Vivid studies pertaining to synthesis of Nanostructures of Molybdenum Oxide” by Nilam Qureshi, Govind Umarji, Manish Shinde, Uttam Mulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar at 23rd AGM, MRSI, held at Thapar University, Patiala, 13-15 February, 2012 MRSI 2012
Best Poster Award (Third prize) “Facile recipe for synthesis of Molybdenum sulfide based Nano-composite” by Nilam Qureshi, Govind Umarji, Manish Shinde, UttamMulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar at FNE-2012,held at Sharada University, Noida, 7-9 January, 2012 FNE-2012 2012
Best Poster award “Novel Synthesis of Nanostructured Ta2O5 and its Photocatalytic Activity Study” by Siddharth P. Deshpande, Dnyanavi K. Jogewar, Sudhir S. Arbuj, Prakash K. Chhattise, Jalindar D. Ambekar and Uttam P. Mulik, 2nd National Seminar on New Materials Research and Nanotechnology (NSNMRN2013), 25-27, September, 2013 at Ooty NSNMRN2013 2013
Best Poster award “Synthesis of CdSe nanoparticles for Application in Hybrid Solar Cells” by Sudhir S. Arbuj, Sunit B. Rane and Uttam P. Mulik, 3rd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2013) December 1-3, 2013, at IIT Guwahati ICANN 2013 2013
First prize for poster “Patterning of LTCC green tapes using CNC Milling Machine for microfludic applications” by M. Dayaphule, S. Kulkarni, P.Joshi, V. Giramkar, S.Joseph and G. Phatak at INDO-US Workshop on nanostructured electronic materials:challenges & relevance to electronics & energy research (IUSWNM-2013) ,during 8-11 March 2013 at Thrissur, India IUSWNM 2013
Best Poster Award Dr S B Rane Best Poster Award in 3 rd International Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN 2013) ICANN 2013 IIT, Guwahati, Assam 2013
Best Oral Presentation (Young Scientist award) “Fabrication of NiO nanoparticles - Polyphenylene Sulphide(PPS) composite Pellets and Their Electric Properties” by Nialm Qureshi, Govind Umarji, Manish Shinde, Vivek Rane, Lalit Borde, Uttam Mulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar, NCRIGE-2013, Brijala Briyani College Amaravati, Februrary 8-9, 2013 NCRIGE 2013
Best Poster Award Dr S B Rane Best Poster Award in 2 nd National Symposium on Nano-Biotechnology (NSNB- 2013) & Transmission Electron Microscopy Workshop. NSNB- 2013 IIT, Mandi, Himachal Pradesh 2013
Best Paper Award Best Paper Award in 2 nd National Seminar on New Materials Research and Nanotechnology (NSNMRN2013) Govt Arts College, Ooty, Tamilnadu NSNMRN2013 Govt Arts College, Ooty, Tamilnadu 2013
Best Poster award “Synthesis of Ag Decorated ZnO Nano Rods and their Antibacterial and Photocatalytic Activity” by Prashant V. Pimpliskar Sudhir S. Arbuj, Sunit B. Rane and Uttam P. Mulik, 2nd National Symposium on Nano-Biotechnology (NSNB-2013) & Transmission Electron Microscopy Workshop during December, 9-11, 2013 at IIT Mandi, Himachal Pradesh NSNB-2013 2013
Best Oral Presentation Award Best Oral Presentation Award in National Conference on Green Techniques: A ray of Hope in Environmental Protection (NCGT- 2014) (NCGT- 2014) Mewar University, Chittorgarh, Rajasthan 2014
Second prize for poster presentation “Synthesis of Cobalt Oxide (Co3O4) Nanostructures and Its Antibacterial Activity Study” by K. R. Chandrasekhar, Sudhir S. Arbuj, J. D. Ambekar and S. B. Rane at National Conference on Green Techniques (NCGT-2014), July 11-12 , 2014, Mewar NCGT 2014
Best Oral Presentation Award “Ag-ZnO One Dimensional Nanostructures as Ammonia Gas Sensors” by Sapana Rane, Nitin Adhav, Sudhir Arbuj, Sunit Rane, Suresh Gosavi at National Conference on Advances and Challenges in Green Technology, held at Sinhagad College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune, February 13-14, 2015 National Conference 2015
Best Poster award (Second position “ Non-return micovalve using low temperature co-fired ceramic (LTCC)” by M. Devrukhakar,M. Dayaphule, V. Chaware, V. Giramkar, S.Joseph and G. Phatak , 2nd international symposium on physics and Technology of Sensors(ISPTS-2), held at Pune, during 8-10 March 2015 . ISPTS-2 2015
Best Oral Presentation Award “Role of co-catalyst in achieving enhanced photocatalytic solar hydrogen production with CdIn2S4”by M. A. Mahadadalkar, A. P. Bhirud, P.V. Adhyapak, B. B. Kale at National Seminar on Advances in Materials Chemistry and Applications (NSAMCA-2015), C.K.T. College, Panvel, December 21-22, 2015 NSAMCA 2015
Best Oral Presentation Award 1 Best Oral Presentation Award in National Conference on Advances and Challenges in Green Technology Sinhagad College of Arts, Science and Commerce, Pune 2015
Best Oral Presentation Award “Role of co-catalyst in achieving enhanced photocatalytic solar hydrogen production with CdIn2S4”by M. A. Mahadadalkar, A. P. Bhirud, P.V. Adhyapak, B. B. Kale at National Seminar on Advances in Materials Chemistry and Applications (NSAMCA-2015), C.K.T. College, Panvel, December 21-22, 2015. NSAMCA 2015
Fellow MAS Dr. Sunit B. Rane ,elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2016 2016
Best Poster award (1 st position) Dr S B Rane 2 Best Poster award 1 st position International Conference on Functional Eco-friendly Smart Emerging Materials ICFESEM- 2016 ICFESEM- 2016 2016
Title Award Description Awarded By Award Yearsort descending
20032 Dr. Y.S. Negi was invited to chair session in Indian Liquid Crystal Soc. Conference at Bangalore, October 8-9, 2003 Indian Liquid Crystal Soc 2003
20054 `Second prize for oral presentation’, to the paper `Study of AIN Nano-powder synthesized by Transferred Arc type Thermal Plasma Reactor’ by M.D. Shinde, A.S, Rana, Tanay Seth, V.B. Raut, D.P. Amalnerkar, Naveen Kulkarni, Indrani Banarjee, Soumen Karmokar, S.V. Bhoraskar and A.K. Das, in National Conference on Nanomaterials and Applications, Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Noida, 27-28 May 2005, Nanomaterials and Applications, Amity Institute of Nanotechnology, Noida 2005
20062 `First prize for poster presentation’ to the paper `One step fabrication of selenium rods by solution method’ by Gita Lakhan, Shobhit Charan, and P.K. Khanna, in Raman Memorial Conference, Feb 24th-25th, 2006, Pune University, India. Raman Memorial Conference, Feb 24th-25th, 2006, Pune University, India 2006
20061 “Best Poster Award” to the paper `Nanotechnology via solution chemistry’ by Shobhit C. and P.K. Khanna, in the conference 17th MRSI, Lucknow, Feb. 13­15, 2006 MRSI, Lucknow 2006
20082 `Second Prize for Best Oral Presentation’ to the paper “Photoimaging: A novel ‘down-scale’ approach from macro to micro photoconductor fabrication” by Govind G. Umarji, Suresh W.Gosavi, Uttam P.Mulik & D P. Amalnerkar in 13th National Seminar on Physics and Technology of Sensors, held at University of Pune during 3-5 March 2008. Physics and Technology of Sensors, held at University of Pune 2008
20083 “First Prize for Poster Presentation”. To the paper `Polythiophene – nano CdS hybrid for heterojunction solar cells. By K.Gurunathan, N.A.Jadhav, R.Marimuthu & D.PAmalenrkar in National Seminar on Recent Advance in Nanoscience held at Osmanabad sub-center of Marathwada University during Feb 23 &24, 2008 Marathwada University 2008
International Award
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20045 Best Oral Presentation Award” to the paper `Nanoscale multilayer PbS thin films fabricated by liquid-liquid interface reaction technique for solar photovoltaic applications’, by R.R. Hawaldar, S.D. Sathaye, K.R. Patil, T. Seth, U. P. Mulik , G.J. Phatak and D.P. Amalnerkar, Paper presented in International Conference on Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad during December 20-21, 2004 Electrochemical Power Systems (ICEPS-2), Hyderabad 2004
Best Poster Award “Lead-free Photoimageable Silver Conductor Paste Formulation for High Density Electronic Packaging” by S.A. Ketkar, G. Umarji, J. Ambekar, G.J. Phatak, U.P. Mulik and D.P. Amalnerkar, in the conference IUMRS-ICMAT-2005 held in Singapore during July 3-8, 2005 IUMRS-ICMAT- held in Singapore 2005
20053 Best Poster Award” to the paper `Lead-free Photoimageable Silver Conductor Paste Formulation for High Density Electronic Packaging’ by S.A. Ketkar, G. Umarji, J. Ambekar, G.J. Phatak, U.P. Mulik and D.P. Amalnerkar, in the conference IUMRS-ICMAT-2005 held in Singapore during 3-8 July 2005 IUMRS-ICMAT-2005 held in Singapore 2005
20064 “Best Poster Award’, to the paper entitled “Synthesis and characterization of nanowire like mesoscale structure of regioregular poly 3-hexyl thiophene for thin film transistor and other organic applications” by Murugan A. V. and A. Kasi Viswanath in ICNME-2006 Conference (organized by C-MET, Pune) during November 27-29, 2006 at Pune, India. ICNME-2006 Conference 2006
20073 `Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence’ -‘Highly Commended Award ’ to the paper,`Thick film NTC thermistor for wide range of temperature sensing’, by Shweta Jagtap, Sunit Rane,Uttamrao Mulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar published in ‘Microelectronics International’, 24, 2 (2007) 7-13 Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence 2007
20073 `Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence’ -‘Highly Commended Award ’ to the paper,`Thick film NTC thermistor for wide range of temperature sensing’, by Shweta Jagtap, Sunit Rane,Uttamrao Mulik and Dinesh Amalnerkar published in ‘Microelectronics International’, 24, 2 (2007) 7-13 . `Emerald Literati Network 2008 Awards for Excellence’ 2007
Consolation prize for Best Poster Effect of Additives on the Co-Electrodeposition of Sn-Ag-Cu lead-free Solder Composition ,Shany Joseph and Girish .J. Phatak , 2nd Int. Symp. on Advanced materials and Polymers for Aerospace & Defence Applications (SAMPADA­2008), Pune, Dec. 8-12, 2008. “Received Consolation prize for Best Poster Award” SAMPADA­2008, Pune 2008
Best Poster Award Studies on Light Emitting ‘Magic Number’ CdSe in Commercial Polymethylmethacrylate, B.G. Bharate, Priyesh More, A. K. Vishwanath, and P. K. Khanna, 2nd Int. Symp. on Advanced materials and Polymers for Aerospace and Defence Applications , (SAMPADA-2008) Pune, Dec. 8-12, 2008. “Received Best Poster Award” SAMPADA-2008 2008
20089 Silver nano-particles in poly(ethylene glycol methacrylate phosphate) for uranium ion adsorption, Sadanand Das, A.K. Pandey, V.K.Manchanda, A.A.Athawale and P.K.Khanna, 2nd DAE-BRNS International Symposium on Materials Chemistry (ISMC-2008) , Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai, Dec. 2-6, 2008. “Received Third prize for Best Poster Award” (ISMC-2008), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai 2008
Awards in Symposia
Title Award Description Awarded By Award Yearsort descending
First Best Poster presentation Prize “Pomegranate and Hollow sphere structured Nanoarchitectures of Hierarchical Zinc Oxide as Efficient Photoanodes in Dye-Sensitized Solar Cells” by Ratna Chauhan, Manish D. Shinde , Suresh Gosavi and Sunit Rane, International conference on Functional Eco-friendly Smart Emerging Materials held during 10-12 March 2016 (FESEM- ICFESEM-2016 2016
Best Oral Presentation Award “Synthesis of CdS Nanostructures by Lawesson’s Reagent for Photocatalytic Hydrogen Production” by V. Pandit, S. Arbuj, R. Hawaldar, J. Ambekar, S. Gosavi, B. Kale at National Conference for Materials for Energy Conversion and Energy Storage, Feb. 12-13, 2016 organised by Mahatma Phule College, Pimpri-411017 National Conference 2016
Fellow MAS Dr. Parag V. Adhyapak, elected as Fellow of Maharashtra Academy of Sciences MAS-2016 2016
Best Poster award “Synthesis of Pd loaded ZnO Nanostructures for Heck Reaction” by D.N. Desai, S.S. Arbuj at National Conference for Materials for Energy Conversion and Energy Storage, Feb.12-13, 2016 organised by Mahatma Phule College, Pimpri-41 National Conference 2016
Best Poster Award 1 Dr S B Rane Best Poster Award in National Conference on Materials for Energy Conversion and Storage NCMECS- 2016 NCMECS- 2016 Mahatma Phule Mahavidyalaya, Pimpri. Pune-411017 2016
Second Best Poster presentation Prize Synthesis of hexagonal SnS2 nanoplates for photocatalytic applications, Shubhangi R. Damkale, Reshma S. Ballal, Sudhir S. Arbuj, Sunit B. Rane, Bharat B. Kale, National Conference on Chemistry of Chalcogen (and its nanotechnology) (NC3-2017) Organized by Dept. of Applied Chemistry, DIAT, Pune, January 12-13, 2017 NC3-2017 2017
Consolation Prize in Poster presentation Ferrocenyl chalcones with phenolie and pyridyl anchors as potential sensitizers in dye-sensitized solar cells” by Ratna Chauhan and Sunit B. Rane, National Conference on Chemistry of Chalcogen (and its nanotechnology) (NC3-2017) organized by Dept. of Applied Chemistry, DIAT, Pune, January 12-13 , 2017 NC3-2017 2017
Hyderabad Laboratory
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Thrissur Laboratory
Awards and Recognization
Title Award Description Awarded By Award Yearsort descending
Outstanding achievements The laboratory received the award from Energy Management Centre for outstanding achievements under R& D category for the development of Ceramic based gasifier on 14th December 1998 Government of Kerala 1998
Young Scientist Award Dr. S.N. Potty received the award in Physical Sciences from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram in January 2006 Government of Kerala 2006
PSN Trust Dr. K R Dayas, Director, C-MET Thrissur received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineering. Th award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- PSN Trust 2011
Technology Award-2011 Dr. R Ratheesh received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineering for the “ Novel microwave materials for wireless communication applications”. The award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- for the awardees and shield for the awardee’s institution. PSN Trust 2011
Technology Award-2011 Dr. K R Dayas received PSN National Award for Excellence in Science & Technology, 2011 in the category of Excellence in Engineeringfor the “ Development of Cristobalite for space applications”. The award consists of a medal, citation and Rs. 50000/- for the awardees and shield for the awardee’s institution. PSN Trust 2011
PSN Dr. R Ratheesh received the "Technology Award-2011" from PSN Trust which carries a cash award of Rs.50,000/-, citation and a medal. PSN Trust 2011
Flame of Science - 2014 Dr. N.C. Praminik, Received ‘Flame of Science’ Award for ‘Excellence Contribution in Noble Cause of Science’ from ‘World Science Congress 2014’ World Science Congress 2014
Flame of Science award Dr. N.C. Praminik, received Award from ‘World Science Congress 2014’ for “Excellence Contribution in Noble Cause of Science” during the 4th international conference of world Science Congress , held at Jadavpur University, Kolkatta during December 16-18,2014 . World Science Congress 2014
KSCSTE C-MET Thrissur bagged First Prize in the National Science Expo “Sasthra Jalakam” organized in connection with the 26th Kerala Science Congress at Kalpetta, during 28-31 January, 2014 KSCSTE 2014
First Prize in the National Science Expo C-MET Thrissur bagged First Prize in the National Science Expo “Sasthra Jalakam” organized in connection with the 26th Kerala Science Congress at Kalpetta, during 28-31 January, 2014 26th Kerala Science Congress 2014
MRSI Medal Dr. V. Kumar , received the award in 26th AGM of MRSI held at Jaipur Materials Research Society of India(MRSI) 2015
MRSI AWARD - 2015 Dr. V. KUMAR, DIRECTOR, RECEIVED MRSI AWARD FOR THE YEAR 2015 FOR OUTSTANDING CONTRIBUTIONS IN THE AREA OF MATERIALS SCIENCE AND ENGINEERING MRSI 2015
National Award
Title Award Description Awarded By Award Yearsort descending
Young Scientist Award `Young Scientist Award’ in Physical Sciences to Dr. S.N. Potty from Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram in January 2006 Kerala State Council for Science, Technology and Environment, Government of Kerala, Thiruvananthpuram 2006
Best Poster Award “New method of synthesizing crystalline BST nanoparticles and study of their dielectric properties” by N. C. Pramanik, P. A. Abraham, and N. Rani Panicker at International Workshop & Symposium on Synthesis of Glass/Glass Ceramics (IWSSCGGC 2010), held at Pune, during July 7-10, 2010. IWSSCGGC 2010 2010
Best poster award “Electrical and optical properties of CuAlO2 transparent conducting oxide thin films”by M.Libu, T.M.Sudheesh, I. Packia Selvum and S. N. Potty at National Seminar on Current Trends in materials Science, Christian college, Chengannur, august 4-6, 2011 National Seminar 2011
Best Paper Presentation Award “Preparation of carbon aerogels and studies on the role of catalyst concentration in tuning the electrical properties of aerogel supercapacitors” by R. Rakhikrishna, P. Hareesh, P A Abrham, N. Rani Panicker, K. Stanly Jacob, and N C Pramanik at   National Conference on Nanostructured materials and Nanocomposites (NCNM 2010), NSS College, held at Ottapalam, March 17-18, 2011(Kerala, India) NCNM 2010 2011
Best Paper Presentation Award “Surface area enhancement of carbon aerogel xerogel through chemical activation” by M. S. Sruthy, M. Deepa, P. A. Abraham, N. Ranipanicker, K. Stanly Jacob and N. C. Pramanik at National Conference on Advanced Materials Science: Macro to nano Scales (NCAMS 2012), held at Union Christian College, Aluva, March 16-17, 2012 (Kerala, India). NCAMS 2012 2012
Best paper award(Young Scientist) “Development of thin film solar cell with earth-abundant kesterite absorber” by P. Prabeesh and S. N. Potty in the 27th Kerala Science Congress held at Allapuzha during January 27-30, 2015 27th Kerala Science Congress 2015
Best Poster Award(First prize) “Development of Cu2ZnSnS4(CZTS) absorber by spray pyrolysis for thin film solar cell applications” by P. Saritha, P. Prabeesh, I. P. Selvam, S. N. Potty at UGC sponsored National Seminar on Advanced materials, Sri Vyasa NSS College, Wadakkanchery during October 29-30 ,2015. National Seminar 2015
Second Prize in poster presentatio “Synthesis of Cu2ZnSnS4 (CZTS) nanoparticles using water- in- oil microemulsion” by K. Divya, P. Prabeesh, I P. Selvam and S. N. Potty at UGC sponsored Colloquium on Exotic Materials and Its implication in Societal Life, Sri Vyasa N S S College, Vyasagiri, Wadakkancherry, during December 17-18, 2015. UGC sponsored Colloquium on Exotic Materials 2015
Best Paper Presentation Award “Extraction of dielectric function from ellipsometry and reflectance spectra” by V. Naveen, P. Prabeesh, I. P. Selvam, S. N. Potty at National Photonics Symposium and Annual Workshop, Feb 26-28, 2016. NPSAW – 2016 2016
Best Oral Presentation Award “Titania aerogel based photoanodes for dye-sensitized solar cells” by K. S. Swathy, P. A. Abraham, N. Rani Panicker, S. Rajasekaran, N. C. Pramanik, K. S. Jacob at 4th International Conference on Frontiers in Nano Science and Technology, Cochin University of Science and Technology, February 20-23, 2016, Cochin. COCHIN NANO 2016 2016
Best Poster Award “Preparation and studies of electrochemical properties surface modified carbon aerogel for EDLC applications” by Pooja Bhaskar M, Vasanth Mohan, Abhishek Chowdhury, Sumesh KR, P A Abraham, Rani Panicker N, Stanly Jacob K, and N C Pramanik, in International Conference on Advanced Rechargeable Batteries & Allied Materials (ICARBAM 2017)”, held at Pune during March 8-10, 2017. ICARBAM 2017 2017