Grants & Awards

Competitive Funding & Grants

Title: Assessing Fischer-Tropsch and Haber-Bosch type catalytical potential of meteoritic iron minerals

Amount: US $ 60,000

Association: Principal Investigator

Funding Agency: John Templeton Foundation, Philadelphia PA, USA sponsored ELSI Origins Network Grant


Title: Residual Gas Analyzer (RGA) for Identification and Measurement of Time Course Evolution of Gaseous Products in Prebiotic Synthesis Experiments

Amount: ¥ 1,100,000 (~ US$ 10000)

Association: Co-Investigator

Funding Agency: MEXT Japan grant to Earth Life Science Institute


Title: Elucidating the formation of organic compounds in carbonaceous chondrites

Amount: ¥ 5000000 (~ US$ 45000)

Association: Co-Investigator

Funding Agency: KAKENHI grants-in-aid from Japan Society for Promotion of Science

Rosetta Consortium Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-2015)

German Aerospace Center (DLR) & Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, GERMANY

International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Doctoral Fellowship (2011-2014)

Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, GERMANY

National Merit Scholarship (2009-2011)

Department of Biophysics, University of Mumbai, INDIA


Felicitations & Awards

Dieter Rampacher Prize for 2014 (June 2015)                                                  

Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, GERMANY

Rising Star Award for 2014 (Feb 2015)                                                         

Ruia College Alumni Association, Ramnarain Ruia CollegeUniversity of Mumbai, INDIA