Awards and Recognitions

2020 - Cont. Chair , Coronal Loops Workshops Steering Committee
2019 - Cont. Member of the Editorial Board of Proceedings of Royal Society A
2018 - Cont. Elected Member, Coronal Loops Workshops Steering Committee
2017 BUTI Foundation Award in Plasma Science and Technology given biennially by the Physical Research Laboratory
2014 - 2020 Head, Max-Planck-Partner group of the Max Planck Institute for Solar System Research, Goettingen at IUCAA on Coupling and Dynamics of Solar Atmosphere
2013 Group Achievement Award in Understanding the Genesis and Evolution of Coronal Mass Ejections, Romanian Academy of Science
2010 JSPS Visiting Professorship at Kwasan and Hida Observatories, Kyoto University, Japan
2011 - Cont. Life Member, Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, UK
2009 - 2011 Research Fellow, Clare Hall College, University of Cambridge, UK
2006 Visiting Scientist fellowship, High Altitude Observatory, NCAR, Boulder, USA
2002 - 2005 International Max-Planck-Research School Fellowship at the Max-Planck-Institute for Solar System Research, Katlenburg-Lindau, Germany
2001 University Gold Medal, D.D.U. Gorakhpur University, Gorakhpur, India

Research Grants

2013 - continuing
Principal Investigator
The Solar Ultraviolet Imaging Telescope on board Aditya-L1 mission of the Indian Space Research Organization (ISRO), India
2014 - 2020
Principal Investigator
Max-Planck Partner Group on Coupling and Dynamics of Solar Atmosphere jointly funded by Max-Planck Society Germany and Indo-German Science and Technology, Department of Science and Technology, India
2013 - 2015
Co-Investigator
ClassACT - Indo-US centre for astronomical object and feature characterisation and classification funded by Indo-US Science and Technology Forum
2012 - 2015
Principal Investigator
Physics of Jets in Solar Atmosphere and their Roles in Large Scale Eruptions funded by Department of Science and Technology, India