PI, "Nanocrystalline Diamond Films as an Electron Blocking Interlayer in Graphene/Silicon Solar Cells and Nanoparticle Interfacing for Plasmonic Enhancement," Argonne National laboratory, Department of Energy, USA [User Proposal; Period: 2017-2018]
Co-PI, “Printing Plastics, Solar Cells, and Chocolates,” Women in Engineering Summer Program, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA [Amount: US$ 3,600; Period: June 26 - July 21, 2017].
PI, "International Travel Grant for Young Scientists," Department of Science and Technology, Govt. of India [Amount: US$ 2,500; Period: Aug. 2014].
PI, "Development of Graphene for Solar Cell Applications," GERMI Research Funding, Gandhinagar, India [Period: Nov. 2013 - Oct. 2014].
PI, "Commonwealth Graduate Student Exchange Program Scholarship for Ph.D. Research," University of Saskatchewan, Canada [Amount: CAD 10,000; Period: Oct. 2011 - June 2012].
Academic Awards and Scholarships
Invited Speaker, 2017 MRS Fall Meeting, Boston, MA (Section: Anisotropic Carbon Nanomaterials) (November 30, 2017)
Postdoctoral Research Associateship, University of Illinois at Chicago, USA (2014-2016).
Best Poster Prize, World Renewable Energy Technology Congress, New Delhi, India (2013).
CSIR-UGC National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship in Physical Sciences (June 2009).
IIT-Graduate Aptitude Test in Engineering (IIT-GATE in Physics) (2009).
Best Science Graduate Award, Salipur Autonomous College, Utkal University, Odisha, India (2006) [1/200 Students].