Professional Experience

  • 2018- Present, Assistant Professor, IIT Palakkad
  • 2017-18, Associate Professor, A. P. J. Abdul Kalam Technical University, Kerala, India
  • 2014-17, Women Scientist (Sponsored by Department of Science and Technology), Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India
  • 2008-12, Assistant Professor, M. G. University, Kerala, India
The IIT-PKD campus
Bhagyalakshmi and Krishna Ayengar Award for the best Ph D Project

Academics

  • Ph.D., Indian Institute of Technology, Madras, India, in the year 2017
  • M-Tech in Environmental Engineering, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala University, Kerala, India, in the year 2008
  • B-Tech in Civil Engineering, College of Engineering, Trivandrum, Kerala University, Kerala, India, in the year 2006

Awards

  • Early career research award from SERB-DST
  • Best Poster Award, for the paper titled “Efficiency in Chromium removal from metal plating industry effluent by Electrodialysis” at the International Conference on Desalination (InDACON-2018), held at NIT, Tiruchirappalli, Tamilnadu, India during 20-21 April 2018
  • Magudam Award from News 18 Channel , Tamil Nadu, Awarded by the Honorable Vice President of India Mr. Venkaiah Naidu in the year 2017 for the innovation of generating electricity from E-Wastes
  • Bhagyalakshmi and Krishna Ayengar Award, Received from Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi (Director of IIT M) and Mr. Nandan Nilekani, Co–founder of Infosys and former chairman of UIAD during the 54th convocation held on at IIT Madras for the best Ph.D. project under the category of pollution in the year 2017
  • Finalist of Carbon Zero Challenge, organized by the IIT Madras and IWMA with support from U.S. Consulate General, Chennai for the Incubation of Microbial Fuel Cell Technology in the year 2017
  • Best Paper Award in the ICESD-2017 conference held at Frankfurt University of Applied Science, Frankfurt, Germany
  • Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award in the year 2015, Received from Dr. R.A. Mashelkar (Chairperson, NIF) during the festival of innovations hosted by the Rashtrapati Bhavan, New Delhi for inventing E-Waste as electrode in Microbial Fuel Cell for the removal/recovery of wastewater along with energy production
  • Best Poster Award in the AP-ISMET Meeting at National University of Singapore, Singapore, in the year 2014
  • Women Scientist Scheme -A (WoSA) from the Department of Science and Technology, Government of India, for developing Microbial Fuel Cell technology for the removal/recovery of wastewater along with energy production in the year 2014
Magudam Award
Best Poster Award in the AP-ISMET Meeting
Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Award