- Distinguished Alumnus Award, National Institute of Technology, Trichy, 2008.
- Member ICEM 13, Alexandrou-polis,
Greece, July 1-6, 2007.
- Elected Fellow of Indian
National Academy of Engineering, 2006.
to write a chapter on photoelasticity in the hand book of Experimental Mechanics
by SEM organised by W. N. Sharpe, Department of Mechanical Engineering,
John Hopkins University, USA.
International Advisory committee - Member for the conferences organised
by BSSM on Advances In Experimental Mechanics, 7-9 Septemeber 2005, Southampton,
6-8 Septemper 2004,York, U. K.
Advisory Committee Member for the Conferences organised by Experimental
Mechanics, ICEM , 10th Sept.- 15th Sept 2005, NewDelhi, 29th November- 1st
December 2004, Singapore, 29th November to 1st December 2000, Singapore.
the Editorial for the May issue of STRAIN, 2003.
International Advisory Committee for International Symposium on Experimental
Mechanics(ISEM), Taiwan, 28th-30th December 2002.
edited a special issue of Optics and Lasers in Engineering on Digital Photoelasticity,
38 (1-2): 1-2 JUL-AUG 2002. Also wrote the Editorial for the special issue.
- Member, Editorial Board
of STRAIN - Journal of British Society for Strain Measurement since 2001.
Madras Newsletter on Research and Developement published an article on Digital
Photomechanics Research at IIT, Madras.
paper "Automation of white light photoelasticity by phase-shifting technique
using colour image processing hardware", Optics and Lasers in Engineering,
28(1), 47-60, 1997 has been selected from world literature as one of the
outstanding optical engineering papers and has appeared in the book "Selected
Papers on Photoelasticity", T. Y. Chen (ed.) brought out by SPIE - The International
Society for Optical Engineering in their Milestone
Series. Vol. MS158, pp 290-303, 2000.
This Paper is one among the selection of 64 Papers for the period 1950-1997
from world literature on both traditional and digital techniques and their
application to solid mechanics, sensors and related areas.
High Speed Recording System developed as a part of the sponsored project
from NSF/DST was shown on the National Network by Doordarshan in both Hindi
and English Prime-Time News Bulletins on 24th Jan'93. It was earlier shown
by Lucknow Doordarshan in their Hindi News bulletin on 20th Jan' 93 and
also on 21st Jan' 93 in their "Samachar Darshan" program.
The telecast highlighted the cost saving in developing the camera to the
tune of Rs.50 lakhs. The operation of the camera along with various applications
of the system were also shown.
paper, "Determination of characteristic parameters in three dimensional
photoelasticity", OPTICAL ENGINEERING, pp 225-230 (1988) has been selected
from world literature as one of the outstanding optical engineering papers
and has been published in the book "Applications of Polarised Light", B.
H. Billings (ed.) brought out by SPIE - The International Society for Optical
Engineering in their Milestone Series. Vol.
MS57, pp 589 - 594, 1992.
Engineering design using Digital Photoelasticity,
SPIE, Photonics Association of Singapore, Sensors and Actuators Program,
NTU, 2nd Dec.2000.
Data Acquisition in Photoelasticity - Recent Trends, Structures Division,
National Aerospace Laboratories (NAL) Bangalore, 12th Dec. 1995.
by Photoelasticity - Recent Trends, organised by Indian Society for Non-destructive
testing and Indian Group of International Stereology at Indira Gandhi Centre
for Atomic Research (IGCAR), Kalpakkam, 5th Dec. 1995.
speed recording system at IITK and its applications, AME Popular Lecture
series, Department of Physics, IIT Kanpur, 22nd March 1993.
mechanics of fibre reinforced composites, Aeronautical society of India,
Uttar pradesh branch 29th Jan. 92.
Image Processing of Optical Fringe Patterns, Department of Mechanical Engineering
and Applied Mechanics, University of Rhode Island, USA, Sept. 1990.
Trends in Integrated Three Dimensional Photoelasticity, Department of Mechanical
Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, June 1988.
to Photoelasticity, UNDP Seminar on Fracture Mechanics and Fatigue of Materials
Organised by RDSO Lucknow, Nov. 1988.
Determination of Stress Intensity Factors, UNDP Seminar on Fracture Mechanics
and Fatigue of Materials Organised by RDSO Lucknow, Nov. 1988.