ISPA Awards

Indian Spectrophysics Association (ISPA) finds its place in encouraging renowned and young scientists by honoring them with ISPA Awards in the recognition of the research findings of the scientists. Veteran scientists are honoured with Life Time Achievement Award and ISPA Award. ISPA Dr. S. Gunasekaran Award is given to young scientists for their research proficiency.

LIFE TIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

Indian Spectrophysics Association (ISPA) is privileged to honor the notable services of the Spectrophysicists with Life Time Achievement Award, the award is conferred to whom those who dedicated themselves in the spectroscopy research and still working on the respective fields to enrich the society with their findings and conferred with the highest degree in the University system, Doctor of Science (D.Sc.).

Sno Year Awardee
1 2010

Dr. C. Santhamma,B.sc.(Hons), M.Sc.,D.Sc., FAPASc.
Honorary Professor,
AU College of Engineering (A),
Andhra University,
Visakhapatnam-530 003,AP, India.

2 2012

Dr. S. Gunasekaran,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Dean, Research and Development,
St.Peter’s Institute of Higher ,
Education and Research,
St.Peter’s University,
Avadi, Chennai-600 054.

3 2013

Dr. S. Mohan, M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Dean, Research and Development,
Vel Tech University, Avadi,
Chennai- 600 062

ISPA Award

ISPA recognizes the committed and meritorious research activity of Scientists in the field of Spectrophysics, by honoring them with the ISPA award. The scientists are chosen by consensus. A cash award and citation are presented during a conference or seminar conducted by ISPA. So far Sixteen Spectrophysicists have been the proud recipients of this award.

Sno Year Awardee
1 1998

Dr. S. Mohan,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Dean, Research and Development,
Vel Tech University, Avadi,
Chennai- 600 062.

2 1999

Dr. C. Santhamma,B.sc.(Hons), M.Sc.,D.Sc., FAPASc.
Honorary Professor,
AU College of Engineering (A),
Andhra University,
Visakhapatnam-530 003,AP, India.

3 2000

Dr. K. Venkateswaralu,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc., F.A.Sc
Former Head Department of Physics,
Annamalai University
Former Head of the Department of Physics
Kerala University at Cochin (present Cochin University)
Visiting Professor of Physics, Florida Institute of Technology, USA.

4 2001

Dr. K. Ramaswamy,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Former Head of the Department of Physics,
Annamalai University.

5 2002

Dr. A. Natarajan,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Former Head of the Department of Physics
Bharathidhasan University, Trichy.

6 2003

Dr. A. N. Pandey,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Former Head of the Department of Physics
Meerut University, Meerut.

7 2004

Dr. V.P. Narayanan Nambiar,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Former Head of the Department of Physics
Pachaiyappa’s College, Chennai.

8 2005

Prof. D. N. Sathyanarayana,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Inorganic and Physical Chemistry
Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.

9 2006

Prof. K. P. Rajappan Nair,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Former Professor and Dean at CUSAT
Cochin.

10 2007

Prof. M. N. Ponnusamy,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Emeritus Professor
CAS in Crystallography and BioPhysics
University of Madras, Guindy Campus,
Chennai-600 025.

11 2008

Dr. Lalji Dixit,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Scientist
Indian Institute of Petroleum, Dehradun.

12 2009

Dr. Debasish Bhattacharya,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Chief Scientist
Calcutta University.

13 2010

Dr. K. Viswanathan,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor (Chemistry) & Dean (Students)
Knowledge city, Sector 81, SAS Nagar
Manauli PO 140306.

14 2011

Dr. D. Velmurugan,M.Sc., Ph.D.
Professor and Head
Director Centre of Advanced Study in
Crystallography and Biophysics University of
Madras Guindy Campus Chennai - 600 025.

15 2012

Dr. S. Ganesan,M.Tech.,Ph.D.
Founder & Head,
Department of Medical Physics Registrar
Anna University, Chennai 600025, India.

16 2013

Dr. V. K. Rastogi,M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Department of Physics
CCS University, Meerut-250 004, India.

ISPA Dr. S. GUNASEKARAN AWARD

For young researchers who have made excellent contributions in the field of Research, made to benefit of humanity have been honoured with ISPA Dr. S. Gunasekaran Award during Conferences/Seminars organized by ISPA.

Sno Year Awardee
1 2008

Dr. M. Rathnakumari,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Professor and Head
Department of Physics
Velammal Engineering College
Chennai-600 066

2 2008

Dr. R. Jagannathan,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Former Vice-Chancellor
Middle East University, UAE.

3 2009

Dr.K. Manimegalai, M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Vice Principal and Head, Department of Physics
Ethiraj College for Women
Chennai-600 008.

4 2009

Dr. Hemamalini Rajagopal,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Head, Department of Physics
Queen Mary’s College
Mylapore, Chennai 600 004.

5 2010

Dr. G. Sankari,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Vice Principal
Head, Department of Physics
Meenakshi College for Women (Autonomous)
Chennai – 600 024.

6 2010

Dr. S. Ponnusamy
Professor & Controller of Examinations
SRM University
Kattankulathur – 603 203.

7 2011

Dr. S. Muthu,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering Sriperumbudur
Chennai- 602117

8 2011

Dr. S. Srinivasan,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Presidency College, Chennai – 600 005.

9 2011

Dr. R. Thilak kumar,M.Sc., M.Phil., M.Ed., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Periyar Arts College
Cuddalore – 607 002, Tamil Nadu

10 2008

Dr. G. Anbalagan, M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Presidency College
Chennai-600 005.

11 2012

Dr. E. Sailatha, M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Pachaiyappa's College
Chennai-600 030.

12 2012

Dr. M. Balakrishnan,M.Sc., M.Tech., M.Phil., Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Physics
Government Arts College
Tiruvannamalai

13 2013

Dr. T. S. Renuga Devi, M.Sc., B.Ed.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor, Department of Physics
Women’s Christian College
Chennai – 600 006

14 2013

Dr. S. Seshadri,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor & Head
Department of Physics
L. N. Govt.College, Ponneri-601 204
Tamil Nadu.

15 2013

Dr. S. Kumaresan,M.Sc.,M.Phil., Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Physics
Arignar Anna Government Arts College
Cheyyar

16 2014

Dr. Payal Battacharjee,M.Sc.,Ph.D.
Division of Structural Biology and Bioinformatics
CSIR-Indian Institute of Chemical Biology
Kolkatta.

INCONS AWARD

Indian Spectrophysics Association (ISPA) has honoured five more Spectrophysicists on a remarkable occasion with INCONS Award during International Conference on Spectrophysics 2005 for their outstanding contributions made in the field of Spectroscopy.

Sno Year Awardee
1 2005

Dr. S. Mohan,M.Sc., Ph.D., D.Sc.
Dean, Research and Development
Vel Tech University, Avadi
Chennai- 600 062

2 2005

Dr. Wolfgang Kiefer
Institute for Physical and Theoretical Chemistry
University of Wurzburg.

3 2005

Dr. H.M. Heise
Department of Computer Science and Natural Sciences
Institute of Spectrochemistry and Applied Spectroscopy
University of Dortmund.

4 2005

Dr. C. Santhamma,B.Sc.(Hons), M.Sc.,D.Sc., FAPASc.
Honorary Professor
AU College of Engineering (A)
Andhra University
Visakhapatnam-530 003
Andhra Pradesh, India.

5 2005

Dr. G. D. Baruah,M.Sc. (DIB) Ph.D. (DIB)
Department of Spectroscopy and Electronics
Dibrugarh University
Assam.

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