• University of Delaware Fellowship holder during the entire Ph.D program (1981-1985).
  • Awarded Institute Medal and Dr Sengupto Prize for standing First in Master's
    program at IIT Madras (1981).
  • University rank holder and degree with distinction in undergraduate program (1974-1979).
  • Awarded the Institution Prize of Institution of Engineers (India) for paper
    on enhanced oil recovery (1995).
  • Awarded the M.G. Deshpande Best Paper Prize in the National
    Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power Conference held at IIT Kharagpur, (1999).
  • Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (2006).
  • Nominated as KEYNOTE SPEAKER from India in International Heat Transfer Conference held at Kyoto University, Kyoto, Japan (2014).
  • Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India (2014).
  • Editor-in-Chief of Journal of Flow Visualization and Image Processing (since December 2017).
  • Fellow of American Society of Thermal and Fluids Engineers (ASTFE) (2019).