Pulse Laboratory -Honors & Awards
2015-2017-2018 Recieved 3 Intel divisional awards for innovations in contact and interconnect process devel- opment down to 7nm feature size in 2015, 2017 and 2018.
2011 Awarded Research Excellence Award (to recognize <= 10% Ph.D. graduates) by Iowa State University in 2011.
2011 One of the 12 graduate students in the country to recieve graduate student support of $1000 for attending USC-DOE conference on Materials for Energy Applications, Los Angeles, CA, March 30-April 1, 2011.
2010 Research featured as news in Material Views ('High-Efficiency Polymer Solar Cells on Tex- tured Substrates' Dec 3, 2010) - a Wiley-VCH news service.
2010 Research featured as news by The Tribune (Iowa newspaper), Science Daily, Physorg.com, Eureka Alert (AAAS, the science society) and Iowa State University, in Dec 2010.
2010 Research featured in news by Institute of Physics ('Long metallic nanowires fabricated for transparent electrode tests', nanotechweb.org, Aug. 4, 2010)
2009 Research poster nominated for Best Poster Award in Materials Research Society Fall Meeting, Boston, MA, Dec. 2009. (Total 10 nominees in 200 presenters).
2007-2008 Awarded the Best Bachelor of Technology Project in the Department of Materials and Met- allurgical Engineering (2007-08), by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.
2007 Was one of the 12 shortlisted candidates (all over India) for the prestigious Innovative Student Projects Award 2007, by Indian National Academy of Engineering at bachelor's level.
2007 Received $200 cash award from IIT Kanpur (India) for publishing in a peer reviewed Inter- national journal (Journal of Applied Physics) as an undergraduate student.
2006 First prize in poster presentation in XIVth National Seminar on Ferroelectrics Dielectrics 2006, I.I.T. Kharagpur, India.
2005 First prize in poster presentation in Non Ferrous category, at NMD-ATM 2005 conference, Chennai, India.