CSIR-Central Electrochemical Research Institute
(A premier R&D Institute in Electrochemistry)
Awards and Honours

IICT-Avon Padmashri Dr G S Sidhu Chemcon Distinguished Speaker Award to Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Director, CSIR-CECRI, Karaikudi from CHEMCON 2016, Chemical Engineering towards Sustainable Development during 69th Annual Session of IIChE, Chennai, India.

EET CRS Research and Branding Company, Noida, New Delhi selected Dr. S.Vasudevan, Principal Scientist, Electroinorganics Division as "Best Scientist Award". The award was given in 4th Science and Technology Award Ceremony-16 on 12th June, 2016 at Bangalore.

Dr Subrata Kundu, Scientist, ECMS Division received SIAA [South Indian ASDF (Association of Scientists, Developers and Faculties) Award] 2016 in the category of 'Best Young Scientist-2016'.







Dr Subrata Kundu, Scientist, ECMS Division received Young Scientist Award 2015 awarded by Academy of Sciences, Chennai.



Dr.V.Saraswathy, Chief Scientist, CMPD and Head, Civil Engineering was awarded Viswakarma Award 2016 

by Construction Industry Development Council (CIDC), Govt of India



Dr.S. Vasudevan, Principal Scientist has been awarded the MRSI Medal for the year 2016.









Dr. S. Vasudevan, Principal Scientist has been conferred with NESA Fellowship.

Dr.S.Vasudevan, Principal Scientist receiving the Fellowship Award (Gold Medal, Citation and Memento) from Shri Surendra Singh Negi, Cabinet Minister for Science and Technology, Government of Uttarakhand, Uttarakhand in presence of Dr. Rajendra Dobhal, Director General,  Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology, Dehradun at National Conference on ‘Monitoring and Management of Drinking Water Quality (MMDWQ)’ organized by Uttarakhand State Council for Science and Technology (UCOST) Vigyan Dham, Jhajra, Dehradun (Uttarakhand) on December 21-23, 2015.













Dr. S. VasudevanPrincipal Scientist has been awarded DISTINGUISHED SCIENTIST AWARD 

under the category of Science (Hydrogen Energy and Water Treatment) by Venus International Foundation, Chennai.





Dr.K.THANGAVEL, Chief Scientist & Head CMP Division has been awarded the NACE International Gateway India Section (NIGIS) Meritorious contribution Award 2015 by National Association of Corrosion Engineers (NACE).



Dr. S. Gopukumar, Senior Principal Scientist, has been awarded the MRSI Medal for the year 2015.















Dr. S. Vasudevan, Principal Scientist has been awarded International Highest Publication Award-2014 by International Science Congress Association.







































Dr.R.Vedalakshmi, Principal Scientist was presented the CORROSION AWARENESS Award -2014 on 14th November, 2014 for her Excellence in Corrosion Science & Technology in Research & Education.























Dr.V.Ganesh, Scientist was presented the Young Scientist Award on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day Celebrations at CSIR HQ, New Delhi on 26th September, 2014 for his significant contribution in the modulation of electron transport across electrode-electrolyte interfaces of metal and semiconductor electrodes, in electrocatalysis and in the area of biosensors.

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Dr. N. Kalaiselvi, Principal Scientist, ECPS Division has been bestowed with the following two Awards 

1.MRSI Medal















2.Most Inspiring Women Scientist Award















Dr. Santhosh Kumar D Bhatt, Scientist was awarded the Young Scientist Award for the Year 2013 by Hon'ble Minister of Science & Technology, Shri. S. Jaipal Reddy on the occasion of CSIR Foundation Day Celebrations on 26th September, 2013.

 

 

 

Dr.N. Palaniswamy, Chief Scientist has been awarded the prestigious "SWADESHI VIGYAN PURASKAR 2013" award from Swadeshi Science Movement of India-Delhi for gaining outstanding credentials in his R & D pursuit in the area of Corrosion Protection. 















Dr. S. Vasudevan,
Principal Scientist has been awarded Eminent Scientist Award 2013 by Indian Society for Electro Analytical Chemist (ISEAC)  for his contribution in the area of Electrochemical Science and Technology.  The award carries a cash prize of Rs.20,000 /- and a citation.









Dr S Vasudevan,
Electro inorganic Division for winning "International Best Researcher Award" during International Science Congress - 2012 (ISC-2012).The award carried a Certificate, Silver Medal and  Rs 2000/- Cash.







 

Dr. N. Lakshminarasimhan, Scientist received the most prestigious “CSIR Young Scientist Award” for the year 2012 in Chemical Sciences. The Award has been presented to him by the Honorable Prime Minister of India Dr. Manmohan Singh on 26th September, 2012 at CSIR, New Delhi on the eve of 70th CSIR Foundation Day.

CSIR Silver Icon Award for exemplary performance in the implementation of CSIR Enterprise Transformation Project.

Dr. G. Subramanian Scientist, corrosion testing centre Mandapam camp has been bestowed with distinguished leadership Award instituted by the American Biographical Institute Inc, USA. In the year 2000.

The Central working committee of the National Pollution Control and Environment Conservation Committee have awarded the Bharath Rathna Sir Vishveshvaraiah National Parisara Award 1999 to Dr. S. Pushpavanam scientist in recognition of his services in Pollution control and environment conservation.

Shri. S. John scientist has been awarded the prestigious “Best Electroplaters Award” by the Society for the Advancement of Electrochemical Science & Technology.1999.

The Exhibition society Hyderabad awarded the second prize to CECRI scientists for the Technology “Single Pass Continuous Generation of Sodium Hypochlorite” developed by them.1999.

Dr. V. S. Muralidharan Scientist has been selected for International Directory of Distinguished Leadership- 2001.

Shri. P. Adaikalam, Dr. G. N. Srinivasan, Shri. JAM Abdul Kader and Shri. K. V. Venkateshwaran has received the, Exhibition society; Hyderabad awarded the second prize jointly for the technology on electrochemical regeneration of etchants of PCB industries with simultaneous recovery of copper.  

P. Venkatesan, A. Rajendran, S. Srinivasan and S.Kannan has received Best poster presentation award for the paper titled “Corrosion of reinforced concrete exposed to natural marine environment” of Eleventh National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE-11) held during 26th – 27th December , 2003 at Tiruchirappalli.

Anand Kuber Parande, S. Muralidharan, G. Venkatachari, S. Srinivasan and M. Raghavan has received Smt. Annapoorna Award, for Best paper published in Bulletin of Electrochemistry in the year 2002.

S. Angappan, C.O. Augustin, L. John Berchmans, P.L. Sankar and A. Visuvasam have received Best paper award, Eleventh National Convention of Electrochemistry held at Bishop Heber College, Trichirappalli on 26-27 December 2003.

C. O. Augustin and A. Cyril has received best paper award, Eleventh National Convention of Electrochemistry held at Bishop Heber College, Trichirappalli on 26-27 December 2003.

S. Pushpavanam, N. S. Raghavendran, G. Sozhan, S. Mohan, S. Vasudevan, Mrs. Malathy Pushpavanam, S. Madhu and J. Kennedy has received Second prized in the 64th All India Industrial Exhibition conducted by Exhibition Society, Hyderabad for invention on “ Generation of Hydrogen as on alternative fuel for automobiles.”

Dr. K. N. Srinivasan has received N M Sampath Award 2003.

Dr. Sobha Jayakrishnan has received Best Electroplater Award by SAEST, India at the Eleventh National Convention of Electrochemist, Trichirappalli, and December, 2003.

Dr.B. Subramanian, C. Sanjeeviraja and Dr. M. Jayachandran has received award for best review paper published in Indian Journal by CECRI, Karaikudi at the Foundation Day Celebrations, September, 2003 for the paper Review on materials properties of Sn, (S, Se) compound Semi conductors useful for photo electrochemical solar cells, Bulletin of Electrochemistry 18(8) (2002) 349-366.

Visalakshi Ravindran & Dr.Sobha Jayakrishnan has received award for best poster presentation by SAEST, India at the Eleventh National Convention of the paper “Charactistics of zinc-nickel electrodeposit obtained from sulphamate bath containing additive”.

Dr.N. Palaniswamy has received NACE Meritorious Contribution Award.

G. Venkatachari has received Mascot National Award (Awarded by the Electrochemical Society of India, Bangalore) in July 2004.

Electrohydrometallurgy has received CECRI-CSIR Foundation day award.

Dr.B. Subramanian, R. Arun Kumar, K. Naveen, Dr. M.  Jayachandran and Dr. Sobha Jayakrishnan has received Best paper award for paper on “PVD :EB Coated Nickel – Chromium and its characterization “ presented at the National Workshop on Thin Film Preparation and Characterization Techniques, November 2004, Karaikudi.

Dr.K. N. Srinivasan has received Best Electroplater Award – 2002.

Electropyrometallurgy has received first prize for oral presentation in Young Scientist Seminar, CSIR Foundation Day Celebrations held at CECRI, Karaikudi on 09.09.2004.

Electropyrometallurgy has received second prize for the best invention for Lead recovery from Lead Acid Battery waste mud by the Exhibition Society, Hyderabad on 12-02-2005.

M. Jeyachandran received the Best Electroplater award “Sampath Award- 2007”, by Electrochemical Society of India, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India.

K. Saravanan, N. Palaniswamy, Suresh Kumar and R. C. Wason have received “Portland Pozzolana Cements for durable concrete constructions” 10th NCB International seminar on Cement and Building Materials during Nov. 27- 30, 2007, New Delhi.

Dr. V. Yegnaraman, has availed the INSA- DFG Exchange Fellowship during- 2007.

Dr. N. Palaniswamy, Scientist ‘G’ has been awarded Mascot National Award - 2009 by the Electrochemical Society of India, Bengaluru which was presented to him during the National Seminar on Electrochemical Science and Technology held at IISc, Bangaluru on 17th July, 2009.







Dr. G. N. K. Ramesh Bapu, Scientist has been selected for the N M Sampat Award by the Electrochemical Society of India, Bengaluru which was presented to him during the National Seminar on Electrochemical Science and Technology held at IISc, Bangaluru on 17th July, 2009.







NACE International Gateway of India Section (NIGIS) has awarded Excellence in Corrosion Science Award for 2008-09 to Dr. M. Natesan, Scientist which was sponsored by ONGC and presented at the World CORCON 2009 – International Conference and Expo on Corrosion held at Mumbai during 29 September – 1 October 2009.







Dr. N. Muthukumar former Research Scholar for his thesis on “Investigations of internal Corrosion and its inhibition in petroleum products transporting pipeline” under the guidance of Dr. N. Palaniswamy, Scientist `G’ and HOD, Corrosion Protection Division which was sponsored by ONGC and presented at the World CORCON 2009 – International Conference and Expo on Corrosion, has received NIGIS Best Ph.D. award held at Mumbai during 29 September – 1 October 2009.







Dr. P. Veeramani, Scientist, IMF Division and Dr. S. Mohan, Scientist, Electroplating and Metal Finishing Technology Division have been selected for the Best Electroplater Award for the years 2005 and 2006 respectively. The Award was conferred on them at the valedictory function of the Fifteenth National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE-15) held at VIT University, Vellore during February 18-19, 2010. 







Dr. S. Sathiyanarayanan, Scientist has been selected as a recipient of NIGIS Award for Excellence in Corrosion Science for the year 2009-2010.  This award has been presented to him during ‘CORCON 2010’ East Asia & Pacific Area: Corrosion Conference & Expo during 23-26 September 2010 at Intercontinental the Lalit Goa Resort, Goa. Dr. M. Shahid Anwar received the Madhya Pradesh Young Scientist Award for Physics for the year – 2009.

Dr. N. V. Shanmugam, Sr. Principal Scientist is awarded N. M. Sampat Award NSEST -2011 by the Electrochemical Society of India, Bangalore. 







Dr. V. Saraswathy, Senior Principal Scientist has received Corrosion Awareness Award by NACE International Gateway India Section for – 2010 -11







Dr. R. Sekar, Senior Technical Officer has received the Best Electroplater Award for the year 2011 by SAEST, Karaikudi







Dr. S. Sathiyanarayanan, Senior Principal Scientist has received the Akzonobel Excellence Award for Coating Research & Promotion for the year 2011-12 by the SSPC India, Mumbai.







Dr.D.Velayutham, Senior Principal Scientist has nominated as a SENATE MEMBER of Alagappa University, Karaikudi for a period of three years from 02.12.2011 by His Excellency the Governor of Tamilnadu 







School of Chemical Sciences, Mahatma Gandhi University, Kottayam, Kerala presented the Certificate of Award of Erudite Visiting Professor to Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Director, CECRI and Outstanding Scientist under The Erudite Scholars-in Residence Programme by Government of Kerala. 







The Paper entitled “Materials Propeteris of TiN/TiOxNy Multilayers Prepared by Plasma Ion Beam Sputtering on 316LSS for Bio Medical Implants” of Dr. M. Jayachandran, Chief Scientist and Dr. B. Subramanian, Senior Scientist is received the ISAPS’11 Paper Award in the “International Symposium on Applied Plasma Science” held during September 26-30, 2011 at Hakone, Japan.







Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Director has received K. S. G. Doss Memorial Award from SAEST, Karaikudi at the 16th National Convention of Electrochemists (NCE-16) held at P. S. G. R. Krishnammal College for Women, Coimbatore during December 15-16, 2011. 







Mr. S. R. Suseendiran, B. Tech. III year Student of CECRI has been awarded first place for his Presentation of the Paper titled “Morphological and anticorrosive characteristics of Electrodeposited 316 Stainless Steel” under the supervision of Dr. S. Mohan, EMFT Division in the National Conference on Advanced Nanomaterials held at Periyar University, Salem during 6-7 February, 2012.







Dr. Vijayamohanan K. Pillai, Director has also received Professor Gurumurthy Memorial Endowment Award from Annamalai University.







Dr. R. Sekar, Senior Technical Officer is awarded N. M. Sampath Award NSEST -2012 by the Electrochemical Society of India, Bangalore on 24th August, 2012.







CSIR- CECRI received the Silver Icon Award for 1st level of achievement in ERP implementation and the award has been presented during 70th CSIR Foundation Day on 26/09/2012 at New Delhi.







Dr.Sheela Berchmans, Senior Principal Scientist has been awarded the 'MRSI Medal ' for the year 2013.  The medal will be presented during the Annual General Meeting to be held at IGCAR, Kalpakkam (Feb 11-13, 2013).

Dr J Mathiyarasu, Senior Scientist for winning Professor R C Shah Memorial Lecture Award by the Indian Science Congress Association for the year 2012-13.