November 1, 2021: Joined Prof. Laura Prati's lab at Department of Chemistry, University of Milan, Italy
March 2021: Delivered a plenary lecture on "Energy and Chemicals from waste" in an International Workshop on Green & Sustainable Energy Storage/Conversion (Online), organized by Dept. of Chemistry, CRSU, Jind, Haryana, March 17-19, 2021
February 3-6, 2020: Attended workshop on "From Idea to Innovation in Chemistry: Multiscale assessment of kinetics and reactors" at Villars-Sur-Ollan, Switzerland
January 31, 2020: Research work on waste biomass to medicine was selected for highlights on IIT Delhi webpage
November 4, 2019: Joined Politecnico di Milano, Milan (Italy) as a Marie Curie Fellow
October 26, 2019: Research work on 6-amyl-a-pyrone was selected for highlights on IIT Delhi webpage
August 2, 2019: Attended ERASMUS
program at Delegation of European
Union, New Delhi and get together with the Erasmus Scholars, alumni and delegates at the residence (Delhi)
of Mr. Tomasz OZLOWSKI, Ambassador of the European Union to India
May 29-30, 2019: Keynote address on "Role of intellectual property rights in innovations and new product development" in a National Seminar on Intellectual property rights at V. K. S. University, Bihar (India). The talk is highlighted in popular Hindi Newspaper, Hindustan including Buxer Khabar and beforeprint.in. Click here for highlights
April 3-4, 2019: Invited speaker to deliver a talk on "High-value chemicals from low value and high volume biorenewable feedstocks" in National Seminar on "Future India: Science and Technology at Munger University, Munger, Bihar (India). The talk gets media coverage in daily Hindi News "Hindustan" and "Dainik Jagran"
February 12, 2019: Selected for Marie Sklodowska-Curie Actions IF-EF-ST Award by the European Commission
December 16-18 2018: Presented an oral talk on "Integrated fermentation and catalytic approach for the production and valorization of biorenewable platform molecule, 6-amyl-2-pyrone" in Bioprocess India 2018 at IIT Delhi, Hauz Khas (India).
September 28, 2018: Delivered Invited talk "Valorisation of biomass-based 6-pently-α-pyrone into food flavor, jet fuel precursor and value-added chemicals" in one day conference “Thieme Chemistry: Science of Synthesis” at Department of Chemistry, University of Delhi.
June 13, 2018: Delivered invited talk "catalytic valorization of bio-based feedstocks into renewable food flavors and value-added chemicals" in the workshop “Structure-dependent micro kinetic analysis: theory and experiments”, Castello Oldofredi, Montisola, Milano, Italy
June 11-13, 2018: Attended MSCA Master Class at Politecnico di Milano, Italy.
April 5, 2018: Advertisement for JRF/SRF Position in BIRAC-BIG Project
Last date: 20-04-2018.
April 6, 2018: Delivered invited talk on "Valorisation of biobased feedstock to produce flavor, fragrance and fuel additives" in a two days International Seminar on Green Chemistry: Synthesis, Processing & Devices held at P. G. Department of Chemistry, VKSU, Ara (Bihar).
March 19, 2018: Received Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award from Honourable President of India at Rashtrapati Bhawan, Delhi (India).
February 2018: Biotechnology Ignition Grant with Rs. 46.5 Lakh approved by BIRAC, a Government of India enterprise.
August 31, 2017: Delivered Invited talk on "Catalytic transformation of bio-based feedstocks to value-added chemicals and fuels" at Department of Catalysis, National Institute of Chemistry, Ljubljana, Slovenia.
August 27, 2017: Presented oral presentation in EUROPACAT 2017, Florence, Italy