IICT’s Mondal honoured with NASI Award
Dr John Mondal, a scientist of Catalysis and Fine Chemicals Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology IICT, Tarnaka, has been honoured with the NASIYoung Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award2018 of The National Academy of Sciences in chemical sciences
Hyderabad: Dr John Mondal, a scientist of Catalysis and Fine Chemicals Division, Indian Institute of Chemical Technology (IICT), Tarnaka, has been honoured with the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award-2018 of The National Academy of Sciences in chemical sciences. The award carrying a citation, a bronze medal and Rs 25,000 was in recognition of his outstanding research contributions.
Dr Mondal is the recipient of various prestigious awards, including Telangana Academy of Sciences (TAS) Young Scientist - 2016, DST-Inspire Faculty Research - 2015 and fellowships/ honours, including Jaun De La Cierva Fellowship - 2015.
His research area is mainly design and development of novel porous organic polymer (POPs) and N-doped carbon, as derived from metal-organic-framework (MOFs) based catalytic systems for air pollution control, bio-mass conversion to value-added products, green synthesis of fine chemicals, production of solar fuels, and conversion of greenhouse gases into useful chemicals.