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

 

 

Awarded the Rosetta Consortium Postdoctoral Fellowship (2014-2015) by the
German Aerospace Center (DLR) & Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, GERMANY

 

 

Awarded the International Max Planck Research School (IMPRS) Doctoral Fellowship (2011-2014) by the
Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Göttingen, GERMANY

 

 

Awarded the National Merit Scholarship (2009-2011) by the
Department of Biophysics, University of Mumbai, INDIA

 

 


 

 

Felicitations & Awards

 

The Dieter Rampacher Prize for 2014 
awarded by                                                                 
The Max Planck Society for the Advancement of Science, GERMANY

 

The Rising Star Award for 2014 (Feb 2015) 
awarded by                                                                  
The Ruia College Alumni Association, Ramnarain Ruia College
University of Mumbai, INDIA