PhD (Chemical Engineering)
Atomistic and computational modelling of catalytic reactions: catalytic conversion of light alkanes, biomass derivatives and carbon dioxide to fuels and chemicals
Assistant Professor Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai 2018 – Current
Awards and Honours
‘Best PhD Thesis’ Award 2017 from the School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE), Nanyang Technological University Singapore, 2017
‘Outstanding Graduate Student Researcher’ Award 2016 from the American Institute of Chemical Engineers (AIChE) Singapore Local Section, 2016
Gold Award (first prize) at the annual PhD Symposium of School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (SCBE), 2016
Finalist of the ‘Falling Walls Lab Singapore’ event held in Singapore, 2016. Falling Walls Lab is a global interdisciplinary research and innovative ideas presentation contest whose Finale is held at Berlin, Germany.
Finalist of the 3 Minute Thesis (3MT) competition held at Nanyang Technological University, 2015 (link to video of the presentation https://goo.gl/hdfMQN). 3MT is a global research communication competition developed by the University of Queensland, Australia.
Second Prize in the Young Persons’ Lecture Competition Singapore (YPLCS) 2014, organized by Institute of Materials (East Asia), Singapore