Awards

Awards


  • Outstanding Younger Member Award, Institute of Environmental Sciences and Technology, April 1990
  • IBM Participant, EPA Administrator’s Pollution Prevention Award, 1992
  • IBM Outstanding Innovation Award, August 1993
  • IBM Market-Driven Quality Awards (2), October 1993; October 1994
  • IBM Team Champions Award, 3Q/4Q 1995
  • IBM Outstanding Contribution Award, December 1996
  • First Patent Application (New Lubricant for Swaging of Head-Arm Assemblies) Innovation Achievement Award, March 1997; Patent (# 5,879,578) Issue Award, March 1999
  • IBM Team Champions Award, 4Q 1998
  • IBM Informal Awards: 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000 , 2001
  • Designated IBM Technical Resource, 2002 (total of 12 designations per year in North America)
  • Recipient, Formal IBM Award, January 2003
  • Recipient (on behalf of IIT Madras), Strategic Partner Award from Deakin University, November 2014, New Delhi
  • One of “50 Most Impactful Social Innovators (Global Listing)”, Awarded by Social Innovation Conference, Feb 18, 2016, Mumbai
  • “A formulation comprising of a nano-scaled anti-cancer compound”, patent application filed Aug 11, 2016 (with Dr. Joyce Nirmala), Ref # 201641027471, Docket # 31580