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Year: (2016-2017)
Academy and Professional Honours
  • Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director, CSIR-CGCRI been elected as vice-President of Indian Ceramic Society (2017-2018).
  • Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director, CSIR-CGCRI has become a member of the Committee for Asia Pacific Society of Microscopy (CAPSM) executive board for the period Jan 2017 to Dec 2020.
  • Dr. P. Sujatha Devi, Senior Principal Scientist, Sensor & Actuator Division received the MRSI-ICSC Superconductivity & Materials Science Annual Prize during the 28th AGM of Materials Research Society of India held at IIT-Bombay from 13-15th February 2017.
  • Dr. Goutam De, Chief Scientist, Nano-Structured Materials Division has been elected to the council of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology for the term 2017-2018.
  • Dr. P. Sujatha Devi, Senior Principal Scientist, Sensor & Actuator Division has been re-elected as the Editor of “Transactions of the Indian Ceramic Society for the second term 2017-2018.
  • Dr. P. Sujatha Devi, Senior Principal Scientist, Sensor & Actuator Division has been elected to the council of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology for the term 2017-2018.
  • Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director CSIR-CGCRI, elected as a Fellow of the West Bengal Academy of Science & Technology for the year 2016.
  • Dr. K. Muraleedharan, Director, CSIR-CGCRI, received the 2016 IIM Hindustan-Zinc Gold Medal from Indian Institute of Metals.
  • Dr. Sunirmal Jana, Principal Scientist, Sol-Gel Division won the Distinguish Scientist Award of Venus International Foundation, Chennai (Research Awards VIRA 2016) for the contribution and achievement in the field of Thin Films.
  • GPA Maintenance Unit, CSIR-CGCRI Bags ENCON Award 2016 - A team led by Mr Avijit Ghosh, Principal Technical Officer and Head, GPA Maintenance Unit, CSIR-CGCRI carried out this award winning effort and received the CII-Energy Conservation Award, ENCON Award-2016, for making systematic, commendable and serious attempts for efficient utilization of energy and significant improvement in conservation of energy.
Paper & Poster Presentation Awards
  • Mr. Anurag Roy, DST INSPIRE SRF from Sensor and Actuator Division received 2nd (second) prize in the poster presentation entitled “Enhanced Stability of Zn2SnO4 Ceramic as a Photoanode in Dye Sensitized Solar Cells” co-authored by Partha Pratim Das, Susmita Das and P. Sujatha Devi at the International Conference on Ceramic, Glass and Refractories Emerging Innovation at the 80th Annual General Meeting of the Indian Ceramic Society held at CSIR Indian Institute of Chemical Technology, Hyderabad during 13-15 December, 2016.
  • Dr. Lata Ramrakhiani, DST Women Scientist working with Dr. Sourja Ghosh, Ceramic Membrane Division received the Best Poster Award for the poster entitled “Bio sorption efficiency enhancement via pre-treatment of natural bio sorbent for treatment of domestic and industrial waste water” in the International Conference on Strategies for Environmental Protection and Management (ICSEPM2016) organized by School of Environment Sciences, Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), New Delhi, during 11-13 December 2016.
  • Dr Sourja Ghosh, Senior Scientist, Ceramic Membrane Division, received the INCON SWM 2016 excellent paper award in the International Conference of Solid Waste Management, 6th ICON SWM 2016, held at Jadavpur University, Kolkata, during November 24-26, 2016, for the paper entitled “Grey water treatment using waste biomass derived biosorbent for recycling in agricultural applications” authored by Priyankari Bhattacharya, Sourja Ghosh and Swachchha Majumdar.
  • Dr Debdulal Saha won Best Oral Presentation award at the International Conference on 'Advances in Nanomaterials and Nanotechnology (ICANN- 2016) organised by Centre for Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India, on 4th - 5th November 2016.
  • Mr Quazi Arif Islam, SRF, Fuel Cell and Battery Division, received the best oral presentation award at the MRSI Young Scientists’ Colloquium-2016 held at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Kolkata on September 16, 2016 for his paper “Synthesis of nanotubes from bio-waste Eichchornia crassipes: A novel approach to develop oxygen separation membrane.”
  • Ms Indranee Das, SRF, Nano-structured Materials Division, received the best oral presentation award at the MRSI Young Scientists’ Colloquium-2016 held at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Kolkata on September 16, 2016, for her paper “Extremely robust zirconia based super hydrophobic coating on cotton fabrics for diverse applications.”
  • Soumita Mukhopadhyay, SRF, Sensor & Actuator Division received the poster award at the MRSI Young Scientists’ Colloquium-2016, held at S.N. Bose National Centre for Basic Science, Kolkata on September 16, 2016, for her paper entitled “Photo-voltaic and catalytic performance of anatase TiO2 nanotubes with co-exposed {110} and {001} facets.”
  • Mr Sayantan Ray received 'Young Scientist' award at International Conference on 'Energy, Functional Materials & Nanotechnology’ (ICEFN-2016).
  • Chandrima Ghosh, A Ghosh, S Pasari and S Sinhamahapatra of Refractory Division, CSIR-CGCRI received the Best Poster Presentation Award in the poster presentation entitled “Plasma fused magnesium aluminate spinel from Indian magnesite" during International Conference on Advances in Engineering & Technology (ICAET-2016) held at Govt. College of Engineering and Ceramic Technology, Kolkata during April 4- 5, 2016.
  • Sayantan Ray, Suman Saha, Rituparna Acharya and Jui Chakraborty of Bioceramics and Coating Division, CSIR-CGCRI have received Best Poster Award for the poster presentation entitled "Value Added Multifunctional Injectable Bone Augmentation Material for Treatment of Osteoporotic Vertebral Compression Fracture in Elderly Patients" at International Conference on 'Energy, Functional Materials & Nanotechnology' (ICEFN-2016), during March 27-29, 2016 organised by Nanoscience and Nanotechnology Centre, Department of Chemistry, Kumaun University, Nainital, Uttarakhand.
  • Chandrima Ghosh, S Pasari, A Ghosh and S Sinhamahapatra of CSIR-CGCRI and S K Singh of CSIR-IMMT received the First prize in the poster presentation entitled “Plasma fused magnesia refractory aggregates from Indian natural magnesite" during 11th Indian International Refractory Congress 2016 organised by Indian Refractory Makers Association on January 20, 2016 at Hyderabad.
Doctoral Awards
  • Amrita Chakravarty, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Functionalized Carbon Nanomaterials: Synthesis, Characterization and Application” from Jadavpur University.
  • Ankita Bose, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “All-Silica DecaDodecasil 3Rhombohedral Zeolite Membrane for Separation of Hydrogen from Different Gas Mixtures - a Method for Production of Clean Fuel” from Jadavpur University.
  • Arindam Halder, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Theoretical and Experimental Studies of Optical and Multifunctional Lasing Properties of Rare Earth, Semi-metal and nobel-metal doped specially Optical Fibers in Nano-engineered Glass Hosts” from Jadavpur University.
  • Asha Anil, Senior Scientist awarded Ph.D. degree on “Studies on Red Clays of Gujarat Region for Its Suitability in Vitrified Ceramics” from PDPU, Gandhinagar.
  • Ashis Kumar Mandal, Senior Scientist awarded Ph.D. degree on “Microwave Melting of Special Glasses” from Jadavpur University.
  • Debabrata Maiti, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Synthesis, Characterization and Multipurpose Applications of Iron Oxide based Nanomaterilas” from Jadavpur University.
  • Debasish Das, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Studies on Synthesis of Nano-Scale SOFC Components and Development of Thin Films using Electrophoretic Deposition Technique” from Jadavpur University.
  • Indranil Biswas, Senior Scientist awarded Ph.D. degree on “Analysis of Technology-mix in Clusters of Micro Small and Medium Enterprises (MSMEs) in West Bengal: Identification of Adaptation Gaps and Policy Prescriptions” from TERI University, New Delhi.
  • Koushik Bhowmik, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Graphene based Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and Application” from Jadavpur University.
  • Manish Kumar Mishra, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Semiconductor Nanoparticles Incorporated Composite Coatings, and Their Photophysical Behaviours” from Jadavpur University.
  • Manjima Bhattacharya, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Contact Deformations in Brittle Solids” from Jadavpur University.
  • Moumita Pal, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Preparation, characterization and photocatalytic activity of ZnO-based sol-gel materials” from Jadavpur University.
  • Mouni Roy, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Design of Mesoporous Metal Oxides with Controlled Architecture: Textural Property and Application” from Jadavpur University.
  • Mrinmoy Garai, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Synthesis and Properties of Mica and Chalcogenide Based Glass and Glass-ceramics” from Jadavpur University.
  • Nandadulal Dandapat, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Development of Ceramic based Materials for Very High Power Microwave Tubes Application” from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST).
  • Nilormi Biswas, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Micro-contact and Fracture Issues in a Natural Nanocomposite” from Jadavpur University.
  • Partha Pratim Das, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Studies on New Series of Semiconducting Oxide Based on ZnO-SnO2 for Dye Synthesized Solar Cells” from Jadavpur University.
  • Pratanu Nag, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Studies on the Preparation and Characterization of Semiconducting Nanoparticles and their Response Towards Hydrogen Gas” from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST).
  • Priyankari Bhattacharya, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Study on the Treatment of Domestic and Industrial Effluents by using Ceramic Membrane based Hybrid Process and their Effects on Plant and Animal Models” from Calcutta University.
  • Quazi Arif Islam, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Development of Mixed Ionic and Electronic conducting (MIEC) Ceramic-based Membranes for Gas Separation Application” from Jadavpur University.
  • Saptarshi Ghosh, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Engineered Nanomaterials for Selective Detection of Toxic Gases and Volatile Organic Compounds” from Jadavpur University.
  • Saswati Sarkar, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Study on mixed metal (Si, Ti, Zr) oxide with noble metal (Ag/Au) coated periodic meso-scale structures of soft lithography based sol-gel thin films” from Jadavpur University.
  • Soumita Mukhopadhyay, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Studies on ZnO-TiO2 based Nanostructures and Nanocomposites and their Multidirectional Applications” from Jadavpur University.
  • Sourav Ghosh, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Synthesis of Mesoporous Alumina and Copper Oxide : Design, Textural Engineering and Application” from Jadavpur University.
  • Susanta Bera, Research Fellow awarded Ph.D. degree on “Hierarchical ZnO-Graphene/Polyaniline Nanocomposites: Synthesis, Characterization and” from Jadavpur University.

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