AWARDS & HONOURS

Shri G.V. Prasad Reddy, MMG has received the INAE Young Engineer Award for the year 2013 from the Indian National Academy of Engineering.
He has also been awarded the
Sudharshan Bhat Memorial Prize for the best Ph.D thesis in Metallurgical and Materials Engineering for the year 2014 from the Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai
Shri V. Mahendren, MMG has received the Best ISSS Ph.D Student Award for his work on " Development of Magnetically responsive Smart Nanofluids for Optical Sensing Applications", during the Seventh International Conference on "Smart Materials, Structures and Systems" held at Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru

Quantitative HRTEM and STEM-EELS Studies of Phase Transformation in V-Ti-Cr Alloys
Shri Chanchal Ghosh, Dr. Joysurya Basu, Dr. Divakar Ramachandran and Shri E. Mohandas from MMG International Conference of Electron Microscopy and XXXV Annual Meeting of Electron Microscope Society of India (EMSI 2014) held at University of Delhi, Delhi during July 09-11, 2014
Best Paper Award
Design of Loss of Signal Detector for Synchro-to-Digital Converter
Shri Ch. Deepak, Shri G. Venkat Kishore from EIRSG and Dr. G. Amarendra from MSG IEEE International Conference on Control, Instrumentation, Communication and Computational Technologies (ICCICCT-2014), NICHE, Noorul Islam University, Kumaracoil, Tamil Nadu during July 10-11, 2014
Best Paper Award


Dr. K. Nagarajan, CG has been awarded the MRSI Medal for his significant contributions to Materials Science and Engineering by Materials Research Society of India during the annual general body meeting held at Bengaluru during February 12-14, 2014
Shri A. Ravishankar,
RpG has been elected, Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering
Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali,
MMG has been elected as Academician (Fellow) of The Asia-Pacific Academy of Materials (APAM)

Development of Prototype Fibre Optics Dosimeter for Remote Radiation Measurements
Ms. Asha Jayaprakash, Shri D.N. Krishnakumar, Shri A. Dhanasekaran, Dr. M.T. Jose, Dr. B. Venkatraman and Shri S.A.V. Satya Murty from EIRSG 31st National Conference on Advances in Radiation Measurement Systems and Techniques March 19-21, 2014, Indian Association for Radiation Protection, Mumbai
Best Poster Award

Dr. P. Chellapandi was awarded the "National Design Award - 2013" by National Design and Research Forum, Institution of Engineers (India) for his outstanding contributions on  December  20, 2013 during the 28th Indian Engineering Congress at Chennai.
Dr. S. Venugopal
has been awarded of the D.Sc. Degree by the University of Madras for his thesis entitled "Contribution to the Optimization of Parameters for Mechanical Working and Controlling the Development of Micro Structure during Hot Working of Metallic Materials".
Dr. C.S. Sundar
  has been elected as APAM Academician by Asia Pacific Academy of Materials. 
Dr. D. Sornadurai
has received the "Recognition Award - 2013" from International Centre for Diffraction Data (ICDD), USA in recognition of his outstanding contributions towards solving crystal structures of many new materials and publishing them  in standard powder diffraction files of PCPDF-4+2013 database.

Best Paper/Poster Award
Effect of Water Gap among Adjustable Reflector Blocks on k-eff of KAMINI Reactor
Smt. E. Radha, Shri V. Sathiamoorthy, Dr. R.S. Keshavamurthy and Dr. C.P. Reddy from ROMG

DAE-BRNS National Symposium on Advances in Reactor Physics (ARP 2013): Simulation Techniques and Analysis Methodologies, October 23-25, 2013, BARC Training School Hostel, Anushakthi Nagar, Mumbai
Best Poster Award

Design and Development of FPGA based VMEbus Interface Controller (VIC) for Computer based I&C systems of Fast Reactors
Shri Raghavan Komanduri and Shri D. Thirugnanamurthy
from EIRSG
The Annual IEEE India Conference on Impact of Engineering on Global Sustainability (INDICON-2013), December 13-15, 2013, Victor Menezes Convention Centre (VMCC), IIT Bombay, Mumbai

Best Poster Presentation Award

Evolution and Defect Analysis of Graphene Nanosheets grown by ECR-CVD
Ms. Subrata Ghosh, Dr. K. Ganesan, Shri Shyamal R. Polaki, Dr. T.R. Ravindran, Shri Nanda Gopala Krishna, Shri M. Kamruddin and   Dr. A. K. Tyagi
from MSG, International Conference in Asia - 2013 (IUMRS ICA 2013) Organised by International Union of Materials Research Society and Materials Research Society of India December 16-20, 2013, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru
Best Poster Presentation Award

Wireless Sensor Network for Temperature and Humidity Monitoring in a Nuclear Facility
Ms. D. Baghyalakshmi, Shri T. Chandran, Ms. Jemimah Ebenezer and Shri  S.A.V. Satya Murty 
from EIRSG International Conference on Advanced Computing (ICoAC-13) December 18-20, 2013, Anna University, Chennai
Best Paper Award 
(the Paper has been accepted for publication in the IEEE Xplore Digital Library  and available in IEEE Explore)

Intelligent Web Mining Techniques
Ms. Molly Mehra, Smt. S. Rajeswari,  Shri K.K. Kuriakose and Shri S.A.V. Satya Murty
Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (READIT), December 17-19, 2013, IGCAR
Best Poster Presentation Award

Development of Knowledge Management Portal for Research Scholars
Ms. J. Jasmine Smila, Smt. K. Saipriya, Dr. Vidya Sundararajan and Dr. M. Sai Baba
Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (READIT), December 17-19, 2013, IGCAR
Best Poster Presentation Award

Ontology Based Wiki System for Fast Reactor Domain
Shri L. Nandha Gopan, Shri E. Soundararajan and Dr. M. Sai Baba
Conference on Recent Advances in Information Technology (READIT), December 17-19, 2013, IGCAR
Best Oral Presentation Award

DAE Awards

Department of Atomic Energy has instituted annual awards for excellence in Science, Engineering and Technology in order to identify best performers in the area of Research, Technology Development and Engineering in the constituent units (other than Public Sector Undertakings and Aided Institutions). The Young Applied Scientist, Young Engineer, Young Technologist, Homi Bhabha Science and Technology Award and Scientific and Technical Excellence Award fall under this category. Group Achievement awards for recognition of major achievements by groups have also been instituted. Life-time Achievement Award is awarded to one who has made significant impact on the DAE’s programmes. They are the icons for young scientists and engineers to emulate. The awards consist of a memento, citation and cash prize.

The recipients of the  Awards from IGCAR for the year 2012 are:

Scientific and Technical Excellence Award Shri G. Padmakumar, FRTG
Shri Sanjay Kumar Das, RDG
Young Applied Scientist/Technologist Award Shri Shiv Prakash Ruhela, FRTG
Shri Prashant Sharma, FRTG
Young Engineer Award Shri Sanjay Kumar Pandey, RDG
Ms. Diptimayee Samantaray, MMG
Shri J. Kothandaraman, RpG
Meritorious Technical Support Award Shri M. Arumugam, ROMG
Shri S. Selvam, ESG
Shri R. Devarajulu, MMG
Shri C. Ambujakshan Nair, FRTG
Shri M. Chandrasekaran, ROMG
Meritorious Service Award Smt. Saroja Gopal, presently at DAE, Mumbai
Smt. S. Viji, Director’s Office

Group Achievement Awards:
Design, Development and Manufacture of Titanium Dissolver for Fast Reactor Fuel Reprocessing

Shri B.M. Ananda Rao,
RpG, Group Leader 
Shri M.V. Kuppusamy, Shri Navtesh Bajpai, Shri Saju T Abraham, Shri D Kuppusamy, Shri C. B. Rajeev, Shri G. Kaliamoorthy and Dr. B. Venkatraman from
EIRSG, Shri T. Karthikeyan, Dr. R. Mythili, Dr. Arup Dasgupta,  Dr. Saroja Saibaba, Dr. M. Vijayalakshmi, Shri Harish Chandra Dey, Dr. Arun Kumar Bhaduri, Shri T. Nanda Kumar and Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali from MMG, Shri Sanatana Maharana, Shri S. Solomon Nesakumar, Shri S.K. Gupta, Shri T. Dinesh, Shri V. Muralikrishnan, Shri H. Humayoun and Shri A. Ravisankar from RpG

Design, Manufacture and Deployment of Passive Neutron based Alpha Waste Drum Assay System
Shri R. Amudhu Ramesh Kumar,
RpG, Group Leader
Shri C.R. Venkatasubaramani from
CG, Smt. R. Akila from EIRSG, Shri M. Geo Mathews, Shri E. Balu, Shri A. Palanivel and Shri P. Sivakumar, Shri Padi Srinivas Reddy, Shri K.K. Shimjith, Shri R. Anbarasan, Shri V. Anandha Narayanan, Shri Akhilesh K Nair, Shri K. Stanley, Shri Saptarsi Chaterjee, Ms.S.Usha, Shri Ch.U. Bhanu Prasad, Smt. S. Poongodi, Shri N.T. Bineesh. Smt. P. Dhanalakshmi, Ms. S. Eswari and Smt. V. Ramya from RpG

Integrated Top Shield Test Facility and Validation of Thermal Design of PFBR Top Shield
Shri Sriramachandra Aithal,
RDG, Group Leader
Shri N. Vijayan Varier, Shri Vimal Kumar and Shri Makrand B Rajhans from
TCQCD, Shri P. Jagannathan from EIRSG, Shri C. Sivathanu Pillai, Shri K. Velusamy, Shri V. Venkatachalapathy, Shri Vasa Trinadh Gopi, Shri G. Ramnathan and  Shri P. Palani from ESG, Shri S. K. Samantaray, Shri P. Ramamoorthy and Shri T. Kumaran from FRFCF, Shri V. Rajan Babu, Shri P. Puthiyavinayagam, Shri V. Balasubramaniyan, Shri K. Krishnaprasad, Smt. R. Vijayashree, Shri S. Raghupathy,  Dr. K. Velusamy, Shri R. Gajapathy, Shri U. Parthasarathy, Shri B. Madhavan, Shri S. Saravanan, Shri M. Sakthivel,  Shri Govind Kumar Mishra, Shri V. Pradeesh, Shri E. Balasundaram, Shri C. Raghavendran, Smt. P. Swetha,  Shri G. Venkataiah, Shri S.K. Rajesh, Shri M. Babu Rao, Shri R. Manu, Shri S. Ramesh, Shri A. Sivakumar, Shri V. Devaraj and Shri  P. Raja from RDG

Design, Construction, Commissioning and Licensing of Interim Fuel Storage Facility
Shri P. V. Kumar, then
FRFCF & ESG(C), Group Leader
Shri G. Srinivasan, Ms. S. Usha, Shri S. Varatharajan, Shri P.R. Swaminathan, Shri M. Elango, Shri R.V. Ramesh, Shri P. Ravi, Shri S. Baskaran, Shri S. Domesan, Shri A. Thandavamoorthy, Shri M. Uthaman, Smt. Liji Jacob,  Shri N. Gopalakrishnan, Shri A.P. Abdul Mustak, Ms. S. Meena, Shri V. J. Ramalingeswara Rao, Smt. V. Jayachitra, Shri K. G. Subramanian, Shri N. Sampath Kumar, Shri S. Sarangarajan, Shri E. Ramesh, Shri R. Shanmugavel, Shri Kalyana Rao Kuchipudi, Shri D. Devaraj, Shri P. Ragothkumar and Shri S. Rama Rao  from
ROMG, Smt. Thilakavathy, Smt. V. Gandhimathi, Shri Harikumar, Shri R.J. Paul Surendranath, Shri Nadarajan and Shri K Vasudevan from ESG, Dr. M.T. Jose, Dr. N Suryamurthy, Shri R. Sarangapani and Shri P. Arumugam  from EIRSG
The award is also shared by Shri  A.C. Wali, Shri A.V.G, Reddy and Shri B. Ravinder  from
FRF, NFC

Performance Testing of Primary Ramp and Primary Tilting Mechanism of the Inclined Fuel Transfer Machine of  PFBR
Shri B.K. Sreedhar,
FRTG, Group Leader
Shri N. Murugesan from CG, Shri G. Ramesh, Shri  Krishna Tripathi, Shri P. Rajasekar, Shri M.P. Prabhakar, Shri G. Vijyaraghavan and Smt Alka Kumari  from
EIRSG, Shri G. Kempulraj, Shri B.S. Ramesh Babu, Shri V. Praveen Kumar, Shri M. Krishnamoorthy, Shri V. Rajendran, Shri N. Chockalingam, Shri K. Narayanan, Shri C. Muthuswamy, Shri K.M. Natarajan, Shri R. Raj Kumar Bharathi, Shri S. Manimaran, Shri R. Manikandan, Shri Mohamed Shijas. B, Shri J. Abilash, Shri R. Murugapandian, Shri M. Pradeesh and Shri M. Tulasi from ESG, Shri B.K. Nashine, Shri G. Padmakumar, Shri B. Babu, Shri G. Vijayakumar, Shri S. Chandramouli, Shri V. Ramakrishnan, Shri P. Vijaya Mohana Rao, Shri C. Asokane, Shri S.C.S.P. Kumar Krovvidi, Shri Nilayendra Chakraborty, Shri S. Ignatius Sunder Raj, Shri P. Madan Kumar, Shri R. Rajendra Prasad, Shri A. Ashok Kumar, Shri K. Jayagopi, Shri Rakesh Kumar Mourya, Shri J. Saravanan, Shri T.V. Maran, Shri M. Anbuchelian, Shri Shiv Prakash Ruhela, Shri Y.V. Nagaraja Bhat, Shri R. Nirmal Kumar, Shri S. Krishnakumar, Shri D. Laxman, Shri S. Sureshkumar, Shri Gautam Kumar Pandey, Shri D. Muralidhar, Shri S. Ravishankar, Shri S. Alexander Xavier, Shri Parmanand Kumar, Shri N. Venkatesan,  Shri K. Mohanraj, Shri C. Rajappan, Shri P.C.V. Murugan, Shri N. Sreenivas, Shri L. Egambaram, Shri R. Iyyappan,  Shri N. Mohan, Shri G. Anandan, Shri A. Sudarsana Rao, Shri A. Kolanjiappan, Shri R. Ramalingam, Shri R. Shanmugam, Shri C. Adikesavan, Shri K. Karunakaran, Shri R. Krishnamurthy, Shri M. Sambamurthi, Shri P. Bakthavatchalam,  Shri C. Ambujakshan Nair, Shri A.T. Loganathan, Shri A. Govindarajan, Shri M.T. Janakiraman, Shri P. Ganesan,  Shri A. Kulanthai, Shri S. Shanmugam, Shri D. Kuppuswami, Shri P. Sonai, Shri P.R. Ashokkumar, Shri P. Varadan, Shri N. Thulasi, Shri K. Arumugam, Shri A. Anthuvan Clement, Shri V. Gunasekaran, Shri M. Kathiravan, Shri M. Karthikeyan, Shri Shaik Rafee, Shri S. Rajkamal Singh, Shri K. Srinivasa Rao, Shri N. Mariappan, Shri K.H. Anub, Shri H. Rafiq Basha, Shri K. Ganesh, Shri Ashish Tiwari, Shri L. Mohanasundaram, Shri L. Muthu, Shri P. Pothi, Shri P. Lakshmayya, Shri K. Palani, Smt. J.I. Sylvia, Smt. S. Nagajothi, Smt. Shanthi Rajendran, Smt. M. Chandra and Shri M. Mohana FRTG, Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali and Shri T. Nandakumar from MMG, Dr. P. Chellapandi, Dr. K. Velusamy, Shri S. Raghupathy, Shri K. Madhusoodanan, Shri Jose Varghese, Shri A. Venkatesan,  Shri C.S. Surendran, Shri M. Rajendrakumar, Shri N. Subramanian, Shri Juby Abraham, Shri Ram Kumar Maity,  Shri P. Lenin, Shri E. Balasundaram  from RDG
The award is also shared by Dr. S. Roy, Shri P.K. Limaye,  Shri M. Dev, Shri Jit Pal Singh, Shri Somesh Rai and  Dr. R.J. Patel from
RD&DG, BARC

Design, Development, Verification & Validation of Hardware & Computer based Systems for Instrumentation & Control  of PFBR
Shri S.A.V.Satya Murty,
EIRSG, Group Leader
Shri N. Murali, Shri R. Jehadeesan, Shri M.L. Jayalal, Shri D. Thirugnana Murthy, Shri N. Sridhar, Shri K. Palanisami, Smt. T. Sridevi, Shri G. Venkat Kishore, Smt. L. Srivani, Shri Md. Najam Anwer, Shri Manoj Kumar Misra, Smt. K. Kameswari, Smt. T. Suguna, Shri M.A. Sanjith, Shri N. Satheesh, Smt. Saritha P. Menon, Shri T. Gokulakrishnan, Shri J. Selva Solomon, Shri A. Nageswaran, Smt. E.M.T. Sirisha, Shri Rajesh Vadarevu, Shri Alok Kumar Gupta, Shri Raghavan Komanduri, Shri R. Kanagarajan, Shri P. Shanmuganathi, Shri G. Prabhakara Rao, Shri P. Sahoo, Shri A. Shanmugam, Shri R. Ramakrishnan, Smt. P. Parimalam, Shri R.P. Behera, Shri M. Manimaran, Shri M. Kasinathan, Shri Mahesh Kumar Patankar, Shri M.S. Chandramouli Sharma, Smt. N. Malathi, Shri R. Ananthanarayanan, Shri M.P. Rajiniganth, Shri K. Praveen, Shri Aditya Gour, Shri A. Santhana Raj, Shri Anindhya Bhattacharya, Shri P. Manoj, Shri A.D. Arun and Smt. V. Lalitha from
EIRSG, Shri B. Sasidhar Rao from FRFCF, Shri K. Madhusoodanan, Shri S. Lekshminarayanaswamy, Shri A. Venkatesan, Shri C.P. Nagaraj, Shri Tanmay Vasal, Shri M. Sivaramakrishna, Shri M. Sakthivel, Shri R. Dheenadhayalan, Shri N. Subramanian, Shri Chandrakant Upadhyay, Shri Govind Kumar Mishra, Shri Ankit Kumar, Shri R. Varuna, Ms T. Somavathi, Shri V. Pradeesh, Ms. A. Nisha, Shri E. Balasundaram and Shri N. Anandakumar from RDG, Shri V.J. Ramalingeswara Rao, Smt. K. Vinolia and Smt. Gowri Lakshmanan from ROMG.
The award is also shared by Dr. K.P. Sarkar, Smt. Geetha Santhakumar, Shri Ramesh B Adelli, Shri Anup Suryawanshi, Shri Dinesh Maurya from
BARC

Quasi-non-Destructive Measurement of the Isotopic Ratio of Boron in Irradiated B4C Pellets from FBTR Control Rods using   a Home-built Refelectron  Time-of-flight Mass Spectrometer
Dr. M. Joseph,
CG, Group Leader
Dr. N. Sivakumar, Dr. P. Manoravi, Shri A. Ananthakumar, Shri M. Saravanan, Shri R.  Rajaram, Shri G. Rajendra Prasad and Shri Y. Ravi from
CG, Shri V. Anandraj from MMG

Setting up of an Inert Atmosphere Glove Box Train Facility and Fabrication of Qualified Sodium Bonded Metallic Fuel Pins Containing U-6 Zr, EU-6Zr, U-Pu-Zr Metal Slugs for Test Irradiation in FBTR
Dr. V. Ganesan,
ROMG, Group Leader
Shri G. Ravisankar, Shri A. Ananthakumar, Shri M. Saravanan, Shri G.Rajendra Prasad, Shri Y. Ravi, Shri R.Lavakumar, Shri Abhishek Kumar Yadaw, Shri A. Manivannan, Shri G.Nandha Kumar, Shri M.Masanam, Shri G.Lakshmanan, Shri R.Kumaran, Shri A. V. Vinod, Ms. R. Jayashree, Shri G. Saravanan, Shri A. Senthamilselvan, Shri P. Ravisankar, Shri  S. Maharajan, Shri D. Vijayakumar, Shri  R. Parthiban, Shri  A. Praveen and Shri  R. Padmanaban from
CG, Shri K. Krishna  Chaitanya,  Shri P.Narayana Rao, Shri  D.Henson Raj, Shri  G.Vijayaraghavan,  Shri  C.Muniyandi from EIRSG, Shri B.S. Ramesh babu, Shri P. Karuppasamy, Shri Mohammed Shijas, Shri M. Praveesh, Shri C. Muthusamy, Shri M. Damodaran and Shri Praveen Kumar from ESG, Shri Hemanth Kumar, Shri M. Arul, Shri G. Srinivasan, Dr. Shaju K. Albert, Dr. Arun Kumar Bhadhuri, Dr. S. Murugan, Shri K.A. Gopal,
Shri M. Muthu Ganesh, Shri Rajesh Saxena, Shri R. Ramesh, Shri K. Purushothaman, Shri C.N.  Venkiteswaran, Shri A. Vijayaraghavan, Shri Ran Vijay  Kumar, Shri V. Anandaraj, Smt. M. Padalakshmi, Shri S. Vinod Kumar and Ms. S. Gomathi from
MMG, Shri S. Clement Ravichandar, Shri M. Asokkumar and Shri T Rajkumar from RDG, Shri P. Muralidaran, Shri T.V. Prabhu and Shri M. Santhosh from
ROMG
The award is also shared by Shri K K Abdulla, Dr. (Smt.) S.B. Roy,  Shri S K Jha, Shri D. Mukherjee, Shri Arbind Kumar, Shri Santanu Das, Shri M T Saify,  Shri Raj Kumar, Shri Mukesh Pandit, Shri C K Achankunju, Shri N M Bhoite, Shri Dharmendra Prasad, Shri M.A. Acharekar, Shri Rajendra Prasad, Shri N.D. Sharma, Shri S.K. Sharma and  Shri J.R. D’souza from
NFG, BARC



Indira Gandhi Centre for Atomic Research
had been chosen by St. John Ambulance (India), Tamil Nadu State for a Special First Aid Award in recognition of its contribution towards imparting training on First Aid to departmental employees.
Dr. P. Chellapandi has been awarded the 2009 VASVIK Award by Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra, Mumbai for his contributions in the field of Mechanical & Structural Sciences and Technology.
Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali has been conferred with prestigious "Fellow Honour" of National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE), USA, for his outstanding contributions in corrosion science, engineering and technology of materials used in nuclear and allied industries including academic contributions.
    He has been appointed as Member of Journal of Coating Science and Technology.
    He has been elected as "Honorary Fellow" by Electrochemical Society of India 2013.

Dr. Shaju K. Albert
has been elected as "Fellow of IIM" by the Council of Indian Institute of Metals.
MOON Quality Circle of Fast Reactor Technology Group, IGCAR with members Shri A. T. Loganathan, Shri D. Kuppuswami, Shri K. Mohanraj, Shri T. V. Maran, Shri A. Clement and Shri B. Babu has won Gold Medal in the Chapter Convention for Quality Circles (CCQC-2013) held at Easwari Engineering College, Chennai during October 5-6, 2013. Shri K. Mohanraj and Shri D. Kuppuswami won the First prize in debate. Shri A.T. Loganathan won the Second prize in QC Poster Competition Award.

Best Paper/Poster Award
Internal Gelation Studies for fhe Preparation of TiO2 Microspheres
Shri Dasarath Maji, Dr. R. Venkata Krishnan and Dr. K. Ananthasivan from CG
Theme meeting on Recent Trends in Materials Chemistry 2013 (RTMC-2013), July 25-27, 2013, VIT University, Vellore
Best Poster Presentation Award

Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali has been elected as "Fellow of ASM" by the Board of Trustees of ASM International, USA for outstanding contribution in the development and application of corrosion-resistant advanced materials and coatings for critical uses in nuclear and related industries in 2013.
Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali
is appointed as Member of Editorial Board of the Indian National Academy of Engineering, INAE, 2013.

Under Sodium Imaging of SFR Internals : Simulation Studies in Water
Dr. Anish Kumar, Shri G. K. Sharma, Dr. C. Babu Rao, Dr.B. Purnachandra Rao, Dr. T. Jayakumar from MMG Shri G. Gobillot, Shri F. Le Bourdais from CEA, France
International Conference on Advancements in Nuclear Instrumentation Measurement Methods and their Applications (ANIMMA 2013), June 23-27, 2013, Marseille, France

Best Poster Paper Award


Experience in Fabrication of Stainless Steel Hoods for Glove Boxes for Handling Radioactive Materials

Shri Abhishek Kumar Yadav, Shri R. Lavakumar, Shri T.V. Prabhu and Shri G. Ravisankar
from ROMG
Advances in Welding Science & Technology (ADWEST-2013), Puducherry, May 3-4, 2013 organized by Indian Institute of Welding

Third Best Presentation Prize

Self Healing Corrosion Resistant Coatings Based on Inhibitor Loaded TiO2 Nanocontainers
Shri C. Arunchandran, Dr. S. Ramya, Dr. R. P. George, Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali
from MMG
Journal of the Electrochemical Society (JES) 159 (11) (2012) pp. C552-C559.

IIM Young Researcher Best Paper Award

Manifestation of Dynamic Strain Aging (DSA) during Elevated Temperature Ratcheting of type 316LN Stainless Steel
Shri Aritra Sarkar, Dr. A. Nagesha, Dr. R. Sandhya and Dr. M.D. Mathew
from MMG
International conference and exhibition of pressure vessels and piping (OPE-2013)

Second Best Paper Award

Precipitation-hardening of Ni-based Superalloy 693
Shri A. Sarkar
from MMG and Shri R. S. Dutta, Dr.R. Tewari and Dr. G. K. Dey from BARC
National Symposium on Materials and Processing (MAP-2012)

Best Poster Paper Award in Metal and Materials Category

Interaction of U 3+ with O2- in Molten LiCl-KCl Eutectic
Shri Suddhasattwa Ghosh, Smt. S.Vandarkuzhali, Shri S.Nedumaran, Dr. B. Prabhakara Reddy
and Dr. K.Nagarajan from CG
Conference on Molten Salts in Nuclear Technology (CMSNT-2013), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Jan 9-11, 2013

Best Poster Award


Dr. A. K. Tyagi, MSG has received the "Eminent Mass Spectroscopist Award - 2013" from Indian society for Mass Spectrometry (ISMAS) in recognition of his outstanding contributions in the area of Secondary Ion Mass Spectrometry.
Shri Jagadeesh Sure
has been awarded the "Swarna Jayanthi Endowment" award by the Indian Institute of Metals for attending the International Conference on "Technological Advances of Thin Films and Surface Coatings" at Singapore Management University, Singapore
IGCAR
has won the AERB's Fire safety award for the Year 2012

Best Paper/Poster Award
Formation of Delta Ferrite in the Weld Metal of 9-12Cr Steels
Shri K.V. Sajunath from GSO, Shri Chitta Ranjan Das, Dr. Shaju K. Albert, Shri S.Raju and Dr. A. K. Bhaduri from MMG
National Welding Seminar-2011, Bhilai Steel Plant, Bhilai, December 15-17, 2011
D & H Secheron Best Presentation Award -2012
H.D. Govindraj Memorial Research Award-2012 for
Second Best Research Paper

Enhanced Localized Corrosion Resistance of Modified 9Cr - 1Mo Steel by Mesoporous Silica based Self Healing Coatings
Shri C. Arunchandran, Dr. S. Ramya, Dr. R.P. George
and Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali from MMG
International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Chennai,
February 28- March 02, 2013 organized by NIGIS, India and NACE, East Asia Pacific Area

Best Oral Presentation Award

Corrosion Behaviour of Carbon Materials and Development of Ceramic Coatings on High Density Graphite for Molten Salt Application
Shri Jagadeesh Sure, Dr. C. Mallika
and Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali from MMG
International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Chennai, February 28 - March 02, 2013 organized by NIGIS, India and NACE, East Asia Pacific Area

Best Poster Presentation Award

Fabrication of Self-Organized Titania Nanotube arrays and its Corrosion Resistance in Hank’s Solution
Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali and Dr. N. Rajendran
from RpG and Dr. K. Indira from Anna University
International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Chennai, February 28-March 02, 2013 organized by NIGIS, India and NACE, East Asia Pacific Area

Best Poster Presentation Award

Alternate Applications of Anodic/Cathodic Potentials as a Non-conventional Tool to Control Bacterial Adhesion on Titanium
Ms. S. D. Ruth Nithila, Dr. R.P. George, Dr. U. Kamachi Mudali
and Dr. N. Parvathavarthini
from MMG and Dr. R.K. Dayal formerly from MMG International Corrosion Prevention Symposium for Research Scholars (CORSYM-2013), Chennai,
February 28-March 02, 2013 organized by NIGIS, India and NACE, East Asia Pacific Area

Best Poster Presentation Award


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