Awards and Honors



International Advisory board member of the below conferences:

· The Sixth International Symposium on NANOPOROUS MATERIALS (NANO-6), Banff, AB, Canada on August 21-24, 2011

· 5th ISCBC-2011, Saurashtra University, Rajkot, India, Feb 5 to 7, 2011.

· International Workshop & Symposium on the Synthesis and Characterisation of Glass/Glass-Ceramics (IWSSCGGC-2010), Pune, India, July 7th 10th 2010.

· 3rd International Conference on Nanostructures, Kish Island, March 10-12th 2010.

· NANOMEET-2010, Anna University, Chennai, India.

· International Workshop On Advances in Nanoscience and Nanotechnology, Anna University, Chennai, India, October 28th -30th 2009.

· The Seventh International Symposium Effects of Surface Heterogeneity in Adsorption and Catalysis on Solids, Kazimierz, Poland, July 4th to july 11th 2009.

· 3rd International Symposium on Advanced Materials, Daegu, South Korea during Feb. 5-6, 2009.

· International Symposium on Nanocomposites and Nanoporous Materials, South Korea, May 14-16, 2008.

· International conference on Nanomaterial and its applications (ICNA-2007), India.

· International Symposium on Nanostructure and Nanoporous Materials, South Korea, February, 2006.

Reviewer of the following journals (more than 70 International journals)

Angewante chemie international; The journal of American chemical society; Advanced materials; Advanced functional materials; Chemistry: a European journal; European journal of inorganic chemistry; Chemical Communications; Inorganic Chemistry; Chemistry of materials; Langmuir; Physical chemistry and chemical physics; Crystal growth and design; Environmental science and technology; Industrial engineering and chemical research; Soft matter; Journal of physical chemistry B; Carbon; Applied physics letter; Journal of materials chemistry; Chemistry- an Asian journal; Journal of materials research; Solid state communications; Journal of chemical technology and biotechnology; Journal of molecular catalysis A: Chemical; Applied catalysis A General; Applied catalysis B Environmental; Journal of Nanoscience and Nanotechnology; Catalysis communications; Catalysis letters; Catalysis today; Chemistry letters; Microporous and mesoporous materials; Studies in surface science and catalysis; Physiological magazine letters; Food hydroloids; Czechoslovak chemical communications; Materials research bulletin; Journal of American ceramic society; Journal of photochemistry and photobiology; International journal of nanotechnology; Journal of alloys and compounds; Brazilian journal of chemical engineering; Journal of Biomedical Materials Research Part B: Applied biomaterials; Materials Chemistry and Physics; Chemical society reviews; Journal of applied physics; Chemical physics letters; Applied clay science; Solid state sciences; Encyclopedia of Industrial biotechnology; AIChE Journal; Journal of the American ceramic society; Materials science and engineering C; Applied surface science; Materials Letters, Advanced Synthesis and Catalysis; Nanoscale; Arabian Journal of Chemical Engineering, Journal of Hazaordous Materials, Open Catalysis Journal, Journal of Nanoparticle Research; Journal of Memberane Science; Polish Journal of chemical technology, Collection of Czechoslovak Chemical Communications; International Journal of Nanotechnology; ChemSusChem; Journal of physical chemistry C; Bulletin of chemical society of Japan; Journal of biomedical research; Journal of brazillian chemical society; International journal of molecular science; Journal of nanoparticle research;

Membership in professional bodies