R&D Division

  1. Invention Promotion Board Award in 1971 for the development of Black & White TV Technology
  2. FICCI Award in 1979 for its Outstanding R&D Contributions in the field of Electronics
  3. Invention Promotion Board Award in 1983 for the Development of Non-destructive Vacuum Measuring System for Canned Food Products (VIBROTONE)
  4. ELCINA Award in 1985 in Recognition of Development of Electronic Instrumentation for Sugar Industry
  5. Dr. P.K. Khanna and associates, NRDC invention award, 15th August 1990
  6. NRDC Award in 1991 for Microprocessor-based Automatic pH Control System (MAPCON) for Sugar Industry
  7. CSIR Shield for Engineering and Technology in 1992 for the Development of Electronic Control Systems for Sugar Industry
  8. Dr. P.K. Khanna, CSIR Young Scientist Award, 26th September 1995
  9. IEEE Electron Device Society 2001 Graduate Fellowship – awarded to Dr. Tushar Kanti Ghosh, Scientist for demonstration of his significant ability to perform independent research in the field of electron device and process history of academic excellence at 2002 IEEE international vacuum Electronics Conference (IVEC) from 23-25, April 2002 at Double Tree Hotel Monterey, C.A., USA.
  10. Smt Shakuntalabai Vyawahare Best Paper Award: Paper entitled “ Development of Low Gas Pressure Hollow Cathodes upto 3 kA Peak Pulsed Current” Authored by MS Tyagi, Ved Prakash Dube, Anjali Sharma and HK Dwivedi; presented in the National Symposium (IVSNS 2003) on Vacuum Science and Technology and Vacuum Metallurgy, BARC, Mumbai, October 15-17, 2003, has bagged the best paper award.
  11. Paper entitled “An Automated Approach for Extracting Fuzzy Rule Base from Data” Authored by PC Panchariya, AK Palit, AL Sharma and D Papovic, CEERI, India; presented in the First World Congress on Lateral Computing (WCLC-2004), Bangalore, December 18, 2004, received WCLC 2004 best paper award.
  12. Paper entitled “Thermal Analysis of Ku-band Space TWT with multi-stage depressed collector using ANSYS-Multiphysics”, North India ANSYS user meet, New Delhi, September 16, 2004 received best paper and best presentation in ANSYS conference and paper entitled “Sputter coating of Ti on RF Loss Buttons for its brazing with Microwave Tube Slow Wave Structure”, International Conference on Microwaves, (ICMARS), Nov-2004, Jodhpur received best technical paper award.
  13. Agri-electronics Group, CEERI, Pilani and Ramgarh Chini Mills awarded Noel Deer Gold Medal by Sugar Technologists’ Association of India.
  14. Dr. Pawan Kapur, Felicitation for the contributions in automating the different process stages of tea manufacture and modernizing tea industry, November 2005, Jorhat, Assam.
  15. Dr. V. Srivastava & others, Best paper award in a national conference (INCMARAS-2005) at Jodhpur “Characterization of multistage graphite collector for high efficiency TWT”
  16. Dr. Debi Prasad Das, Scientist B, Orissa Young Scientist Award – 2004 by Orissa Bigyan Academy, DST, Govt. of Orissa, 18th December, 2006
  17. Dr. Debi Prasad Das, Scientist B, First Prize (Rs. 10,000 Cash) in the convention “Energizing the Entrepreneurship in Academic, Innovation” organized by BITS, Pilani
  18. Dr. Suchandan Pal: Marquis Who’s Who (United States of America) in Science and Engineering, 10th Edition (2008 – 2009) 2007
  19. Reviewer of Optics Express (Optical Society of America) Journal, September 2007
  20. Reviewer of IEEE Sensors Journal, August 2007, November 2007
  21. Reviewer of Review of Scientific Instruments Journal (American Institute of Physics), September 2007, December 2007
  22. Dr. Chandra Shekhar, Director awarded D.Sc. (Honourable Degree) from Kurukshetra University for his outstanding contributions in Science and Technology.
  23. CSIR-CEERI Chennai Centre won the Runners-up trophy under National Awards for Technology Innovation 2012-13 from the Ministry of Chemicals and Fertilizers, Govt. of India, for the innovation “On-line Sorting of Consumer Plastic Groups through Near Infrared Spectroscopy” under the category of Innovation in Polymer Waste Management and Recycling Technology and sub-category of Academics and R&D Institution. Dr. Chandra Shekhar, Director, CSIR-CEERI received the Award and Citation from Shri Srikant Kumar Jena, Hon’ble Minister of State (Independent Charge) Chemicals & Fertilizers; Statistics & Programme Implementation, Govt. of India.
  24. Mr. U. N. Pal, received Buti Young Scientist Award 2012 for his Ph. D. thesis work presentation on paper title “Development and characterization studies of DBD based ultraviolet light sources” authored by U. N. Pal, S. Konar and Ram Prakash, that has been adjudged as best presentation in the 27th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2012) organized at Pondicherry University, Pondicherry during 10-13 December, 2012.
  25. Dr. Ram Prakash received “Vishesh Vaigyanik Rajbhasha Vishishtha Samman” for his contributions in Hindi in the area of science and technology which was awarded by Bharatiya Rajbhasha Vikas Sansthan, Dehradun during a national conference on “Akhil Bharatiya Rajbhasha Sangosti” held at Shimla, India during 10-12 October 2012.
  26. Dr. Ram Prakash received best poster award on the paper title “Dielectric barrier discharge based VUV/UV excimer plasma sources for societal and industrial applications” authored by Ram Prakash, U.N. Pal, Pooja Gulati, Niraj Kumar, G. L. Vyas, Jalaj Jain, Mahesh Kumar and V. Srivastava which was presented in 27th National Symposium on Plasma Science and Technology (Plasma-2012) organized at Pondicherry University, Puducherry during 10-13 December, 2012.
  27. Mr. Niraj Kumar received 3rd prize for presenting a research paper title “Perspective of technology development for high power plasma assisted microwave source ‘PASOTRON’” authored by Niraj Kumar, Udit Narayan Pal, Deepak Kumar Verma, Jitendra Prajapati, Mahesh Kumar, Bharat Lal Meena, Vishnu Srivastava, Y. Choyal and Ram Prakash, in “National Conference on Vacuum Electronic Devices & Applications (VEDA-2012)” organized by CSIR-CEERI, Pilani, Rajasthan during 21-24 Sept. 2012.
  28. Dr Chandrashekhar, Director, Vigyan Ratan Award by Vigyan Parishad, Prayag (Jodhpur Branch)
  29. Dr. Udit Narayan Pal, Scientist, CSIR Young Scientist Award 2015
  30. Agri-electronics Group (CSIR-CEERI) for Technology on RO Automation for Rural India (Villages of Rajasthan), SKOCH Smart Technology Awards-2015 by SKOCH Groups
  31. Dr Bala Subrahmanyam Pesala, Scientist, CSIR Young Scientist Award 2016
  32. SKOCH AWARD to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for Three Phase Solar Inverter of 5 KWp Rating (Without Battery Back-up) for Agriculture Irrigation Pump Application(December 2015).
  33. SKOCH ORDER-OF-MERIT to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for qualifying amongst INDIA’BEST-2015 in Smart Technology for Three Phase Solar Inverter of 5 KWp Rating (Without Battery Back-up) for Agriculture Irrigation Pump Application (December 2015).
  34. SKOCH ORDER-OF-MERIT to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for qualifying amongst INDIA’BEST-2015 in Smart Technology for Home Server for Internet Connected Devices (December 2015).
  35. SKOCH AWARD to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for RO Automation for Rural India (Villages of Rajasthan) (December, 2015).
  36. SKOCH AWARD SILVER to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for Design and Development of Smart Camera System (December, 2016).
  37. SKOCH ORDER-OF-MERIT to CSIR-CEERI, Pilani for qualifying amongst top 100-Projects in India Design and Development of Smart Camera System (December, 2016).