16) Young Scientists and the Future: Documentaries by NATURE, 09/2015

15)
65th Lindau Nobel Laureate Meeting dedicated to Interdisciplinary Sciences, Lindau, Germany, 07/2015
      (upon nomination by the International Human Frontier Science Program Organization)

14) Invited Young Scientist: Discover Research in Baden Württemberg, BW-i, Germany, 07/2015

13) Glenn H. Brown Prize, International Liquid Crystal Society, 2014

12) Cross-Disciplinary Fellowship, Human Frontiers in Science Program, 2014 - 2017

11) DFG Research Fellowship, German Science Foundation, 2014 - 2016 (gratefully declined/retracted)

10) Global Young Scientists Summit, National Research Foundation Singapore, 01/2014 (gratefully declined)

9) Berliner-Ungewitter Prize, University of Göttingen, 2013

8) Springer Thesis Award for outstanding doctoral thesis, 2013

7) Outstanding doctoral research award, Convocation of the University of Göttingen, 2013

6) summa cum laude for PhD thesis, Faculty of Physics, University of Göttingen, 12/2012

5) ITN ' HIERARCHY' Fellowship, Marie Curie Actions, 2009 - 2012

4) Invited internship to Erlangen, Germany, 05/2007 - 07 /2007

3) Merit-cum-Means scholarship, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai, 2003 - 2007

2) Certificate of Excellence in community service, IIT Bombay, Mumbai, 2006 and 2007

1) Amiable Leadership Award of the class of 1999, Ramakrishna Mission Vidyapith, Deoghar, 1999