1. International Medal for Materials Science and Technology award
Prof. A.K. Cheetham, Cambridge. University, UK (2017)
Prof. Peter G Bruce, University of Oxford, UK (2015)
Prof. Sir. Richard Friend, Cambridge University, UK (2013)
Prof. Martin Jansen, Max-Planck Institute for solid state research, Germany (2011)
Prof. C N R Rao, JNCASR, Bangalore (2009)
2. MRSI SILVER JUBILEE INTERNATIONAL MEDAL
Prof. C Jagadish, Australian National University, Australia (2016)
Prof. A Suzuki, Yokohama National University, Japan (2015)
3. DISTINGUISHED MATERIALS SCIENTIST OF THE YEAR AWARD
Distinguished Materials Scientist of the year awardis the highest MRSI award. The chosen Scientist delivers special Honour Lecture on the occasion of the MRSI Annual Meeting.
|Prof. A.K. Sood
|Dr. G Sundararajan
|Prof. A K Raychaudhuri
||SN Bose Centre, Kolkata
|Prof. D Chakravorty
|Dr. T Ramasami
|| DST, New Delhi
|Prof. Vikram Kumar
||IIT, New Delhi
| Dr. S Sivaram
|| NCL, Pune
| Prof. S K Joshi
|| NPL, New Delhi
| Dr. Baldev Raj
|| IGCAR, Kalpakkam
| Dr. S Banerjee
|| BARC, Mumbai
|Dr. V K Aatre
|| IISc, Bangalore
| Prof. N Kumar
|| RRI, Bangalore
| Prof. K T Jacob
|| IISc, Bangalore
| Prof. T V Ramakrishnan
|| IISc, Bangalore / BHU, Varanasi
| Prof. A K Barua
|| IACS, Kolkata
|Prof. K J Rao
| Prof.S Ranganathan
|| IISc, Bangalore
| Dr.R A Mashelkar
|| CSIR, New Delhi
|Prof. C V Sundaram
|| NIAS, Bangalore
|Dr. P Rama Rao
|Dr. R Chidambaram
||Chairman, AEC, Mumbai
|Prof. K L Chopra
|Dr. M S Valiathan
|Prof. C N R Rao
|Prof. T R Anantharaman
||NPL, New Delhi
|Prof. E C Subba Rao
|Prof. S Ramaseshan
4. MRSI-ICSC SUPER CONDUCTIVITY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE AWARD (Senior)
5. MRSI DISTINGUISHED LECTURER SHIP AWARD
|Prof. I Manna
| IIT, Kanpur
|Prof. S M Shivaprasad
|Prof. Dhananjai Pandey
|Prof. G K Ananthasuresh
|Prof. Bhupendra N Dev
|Dr. Suresh Das
| Prof. Ashutosh Sharma
|| IIT, Kanpur
| Dr. R P Singh
|Dr. A K Singh
|| NAL, Bangalore
|Prof. S Dattagupta
|| SNBNCBS, Kolkata
|Dr. S Sivaraman
|| NCL, Pune
|Dr. P Rodriguez
|| IGCAR, Kalpakkam
| Prof. P Ramachandra Rao
|| NML, Jamashedpur
| Prof. G V Subba Rao
|| CECRI, Karaikudi
| Prof. S Ranganathan
|| IISc, Bangalore
|Dr. M S Valiathan
|| SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram
6. MRSI-ICSC SUPER CONDUCTIVITY AND MATERIALS SCIENCE ANNUAL PRIZE WINNERS :
7. C N R Rao prize lecture in advanced materials
Prof. Ram Gopal Rao, IIT, Mumbai (2017)
Prof. Umesh V Waghmare, JNCASR, Bangalore (2016)
Prof. D D Sarma, IISc, Bangalore (2015)
Prof. U Ramamurty, IISc, Bangalore (2014)
Prof. M K Sanyal, SINP, Kolkata (2013)
Prof. A K Sood, IISc, Bangalore (2012)
Dr. S Banerjee, DAE, Mumbai (2011)
Prof. S B Krupanidhi, IISc, Bangalore (2010)
8. MRSI MEDAL LECTURES
MRSI Medals are awarded in recognition of excellence in a particular field of expertise within the domain of materials and processes. Recipients of these medals are invited to deliver lectures at the MRSI Annual Meeting. So far 243 Medals have been awarded
In addition to the above awards there are prizes given for the best paper presented at the annual general body meeting.
The following papers were selected for the best paper prize.
Best Paper Prize
(For publication in the Bulletin of Materials Science)
Efficient functionalization of poly(styrene) beads immobilized metal nanoparticle catalysts for the reduction of crystal violet” by EAGAMBARAM MURUGAN∗ and PARAMASIVAM SHANMUGAM , Department of Physical Chemistry, School of Chemical Sciences, University of Madras, Maraimalai Campus, Guindy, Chennai 600025, BMS, Volume (38) No.(3), June 2015, pp.629-637.
“Studies on interfacial interactions of TiO2 nanoparticles with bacterial cells under light and dark conditions” by Swayamprava Dalai, Sunandan Pakrashi, Sujay Chakravarty, Shamima Hussain, N Chandrasekaran and Amitava Mukherjee, Volume 37, No. 3, May 2014, pp. 371-381
“Impact of interfacial interactions on optical and ammonia sensing in zinc oxide/polyaniline structures” by Mansi Dhingra, Lalit Kumar, Sadhna Srivastava, P Senthil Kumar and S Annapoorni, BMS,Vol. 36, No. 4, August 2013, pp 647
"Pd grating obtained by direct micromolding for use in high resolution optical diffraction based sensing" by Ritu Gupta and Giridhar U Kulkarni, Chemistry and Physics of Materials Unit, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Jakkur, Bangalore 560 064, October 2012, Vol (35) No. 5, 773-779
"Effect of TiO2 nanotube length and lateral tubular spacing on photovoltaic properties of back illuminated dye sensitized solar cell" by Shantikumar V Naik, A M Asha , A Balakrishnan, A M Anu, K R V Subramanian, B Deepika, Nano Solar Division, Amrita Centre for Nanosciences, Kochi, August 2012, Vol (35) No. 4, 489-493
“Formation of nanoscale tungsten oxide structures and colouration characteristics” by Vijay Bhooshan Kumar and Dambarudhar Mohanta, Nanoscience Laboratory, Department of Physics, Tezpur University, Tezpur, Volume 34, No 3, June 2011, pp 435
“Low temperature synthesis of Ba1–xSrxSnO3 (x = 0–1) from molten alkali hydroxide flux” by B Ramdas and R Vijayaraghavan, Materials Division, School of Advanced Sciences, VIT University, Vellore, BMS, Volume 33, No.1, February 2010, pp 75-78.
'Low temperature synthesis of nanosized Mn1-xZnxFe2O4 ferrites and their characterizations' by Rajesh Iyer, Rucha Desai and R V Upadhyay has been adjudged as the best paper published in the BMS, Volume (32), No. 2, April 2009, pp. 141-147
“Studies on Nanocrystalline Zinc Coating” by H B Muralidhara and Y Arthoba Naik, Department of PG Studies and Research in Chemistry, Kuvempu University, Shankaraghatta Bulletin of Materials Science, Volume (31), No. 4, August 2008, pp.585
‘Effect of size of copper nanoparticles on its catalytic behaviour in Ullman reaction’ by Mohd. Samim, N K Kaushik and Amarnath Maitra, Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi, Delhi 110 007, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 30 (2007) p.535
‘Functional finishing in cotton fabrics using zinc oxide nanoparticles’ by A Yadav, Virendra Prasad, A A Kathe, Sheela Raj, Deepti Yadav, C Sundaramoorthy and N Vigneshwaran, Nanotechnology Group, Central Institute for Research on Cotton Technology, Mumbai 400 019, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol (29), No. 6, November 2006, pp. 641-645.
‘Polyvinyl alcohol-cellulose composite: a taste sensing material’ by Sarmishtha Majumdar and Basudam Adhikari, Materials Science Centre, Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur 721 302 Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol (28), No. 7, December 2005, pp. 703-712.
‘Fabrication of silicon based glass fibres for optical communication’ by Vivek P Kude, Department of Applied Physics, MGM College of Engineering, Nanded and R S Khairnar, School of Physical Sciences, SRTMU, Vishnupuri, Nanded, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 27 (1), February 2004, pp 73-77.
‘Development of fully Injectable Calcium Phosphate Cement for Orthopedic and Dental Applications’ by Manoj Komath and H K Varma, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 26 (4), (2003), p 415.
‘Preliminary in vitro and in vivo characterizations of a solgel derived bio-active glass ceramic system’ by S Abhiraman, H K Varma, T V Kumari, P R Umashankar and Annie John, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute of Medical Sciences & Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 25 (5) (2002), p 419.
‘Non Equilibrium Solidification of undercooled droplets during Atomization Process’ by Prasanth Shukla, R K Mandal and S N Ojha, Centre for Advanced Study, Dept. of Metallurgical Engineering, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi 221 005, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 24 (2001) p. 547.
‘Helium implanted A1Hf as studied by 181Ta TDPAC’ by R Govindaraj, Materials Science Division, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, K P Gopinathan, Dept. of Physics, Cochin University of Science & Technology, Cochin and B Viswanathan, Materials Science Division, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 23, No. 3, June (2000), p 201
‘Transmission Electron Microscopy and X-ray diffraction studies of Quantum Wells’, by D V Sridhara Rao, L Muraleedharan, Electron Microscopy Group, DMRL, Hyderabad, G K Dey, Materials Science Division, BARC, Mumbai, S K Halder, G Bhagavannarayan, Materials Characterization Division, NPL, New Delhi, P Banerji, D Pal and D N Bose, Advanced Technology Centre, IIT, Kharagpur, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol 22, No. 6, October (1999), pp. 947.
“Short term tissue response to carbon fibre : A preliminary in vitro and in vivo study’ by Mira Mohanty, T V Kumary, Division of Pathophysiology, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram, Arthur V Lal, Vivarium & Materials Group, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapuram and R Sivakumar, Biomedical Technology Wing, SCTIMST, Thiruvananthapura, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 21(6) (1998), p 439.
‘A New inexpensive method for the preparation of acicular precursors for magnetic recording media’ by M R Anantharaman, K V Joseph and H V Keer, Dept. of chemistry, IIT, Mumbai, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 20, (1997), p 975.
“Crystallization of glass in Fireclay Refractories’ by Dr. S P Choudhury and Dr. T Dutta, CGCRI, Kolkata, Part II and Part III, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 19 (1996), p 373.
1996: No prize was given in 1996.
“The role of additives in a complex lithium silicate glass ceramic” by Prof. R N Das, Prof. B K Chandrashekar, Ceramic Technological Institute, Bharat Heavy Electrical Ltd, Bangalore & Prof. K J Rao, Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 17 (1994), p 59
“EXAFS: Determination of Cation Distribution in Spinels” by Dr. G M Bhongale, Dr. D K Kulkarni, Dept. of Physics, Institute of Science, Nagpur and Dr. V B Sapre, Dept. of Physics, Nagpur University, Nagpur, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 16 (1993), p. 243
“Dynamic Fracture Mechanics-A scientific tool for the prevention of catastrophic Failure” by Dr. R Krishna Kumar, Dept. of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 15 (1992), p 55
“Ordered structures in ternary hcp alloys” by Prof. S Lele and Dr. A K Singh, BHU, Varanasi, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 14 (1991), p 11
“Thermodynamic properties of Pt5La, Pt5Ce, Pt5Pr, Pt5Tb and Pt5Tm, intermetallics” by Prof. K T Jacob, IISc, Bangalore and Prof. Y Waseda, Tohoku University, Sendai, Japan, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 13,(1990), p 235
“A cold model study of mass transfer in Q-BOP” by Prof. S L Malhotra, Dr. S Singh and Dr. N Prasad, BHU, Varanasi, Bulletin of Materials Science, Vol. 12 (1989), p 369