Awards and Honors
2020 – Present: co-Editor-in-Chief, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology (published by Elsevier).
2020 International Advisory Board Member, IUPAC – Photochemistry Symposium.
2018 Chinese Academy of Sciences (CAS) President's International Fellowship Initiative (PIFI) Visiting Fellow.
2018 International Advisory Board Member, IUPAC –-Photochemistry Symposium.
2016 – 2017 Advisory Board Member, Center for Photochemical Sciences, Bowling Green State Univ, OH.
2016 – present Treasurer, Inter-American Photochemical Society.'
2015 – 2017 Associate Editor, Royal Chemical Society – RSC advances.
2014 – James A. Meier Jr. Professorship, North Dakota State University. Fargo, ND.
2013 – Editor, Journal of Photochemistry and Photobiology A-Chemistry (Elsevier, American Editor).
2013 – 2011-Young Investigator Award - Inter-American Photochemical Society (I-APS). Award received in 2013.
2012 – Sigma Xi – Young Investigator Award.
2012 – Peltier Award for Innovation in Teaching. NDSU.
2011 – Global Center of Excellence (GCOE), Visiting Young Professor, Osaka University, Japan.
2011 - ACS Young Investigator Symposium Invited Speaker, Organic Division, Denver ACS-2011 Fall meeting. (One of sixteen young investigators invited internationally).
2011 - College of Science and Mathematic Award for Excellence in Teaching, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
2011 - The DuPont Company, Wilmington DE. Discovery Chemistry Series Invited Speaker.
2010 - Grammaticakis-Neumann Prize – Swiss ChemicalSociety, International award for outstanding independent research in photochemistry, photophysics or molecular photobiology.
2010 - College of Science and Mathematic Award for Excellence in Research, North Dakota State University, Fargo, ND.
2008 - National Science Foundation CAREER award.
2007 - Promoted to Full Member, Sigma Xi – The scientific research society.
2006 - Elected Associate member of Sigma Xi - The scientific research society.
2003 Closs Award - Inter-American Photochemical Society.
1993-1996: College First - St. Joseph’s, Trichy.
Fr. Mathew J. Moolel Medal - for Outstanding Academic Performance in Chemistry, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.
A.C. Joseph Medal - for Outstanding Performance in Chemistry. St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.
Fr. Camboulives Medal - for Academic Performance in Chemistry. St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.
Under officer, Special Award, National Cadet Corps. St. Joseph's College, Trichy.
Bourdol Medal - for Outstanding Academic Performance in Allied physics, St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.
College Management Prize for Personality Development. St. Joseph’s College, Trichy.