THE N. M. SAMPATH AWARD (Instituted 1986)

The N M Sampath Award was Instituted by the Canning Mitra Phoenix Limited, Bombay, in the year 1986, to commemorate the memory of Mr. N. M. Sampath. Funds required to Institute this Award were released by M/S Mitra and Co. with the condition that the award be presented to recognise outstanding technical services and/or contributions to Electroplating. In accepting the same, the Governing Council of ECSI placed on record their gratitude to Mitra and Co., and Instituted the Award as a part of the Society activities annually. Later the scope of the award was expanded to include Science and Technology of Electroplating and Metal Finishing.

Canning Mitra Phoenix is a renowned Metal Finishing Company dealing with Chemicals and equipment required for electroplating. The Company has been a sustaining Member of ECSI for a long time and supported its various activities.

The Award carries a cash prize of Rs. 5000 and a Citation.

Nominations are received by the Society at any time during the year. Nominations on hand on the 30 June every year are submitted to a subcommittee to select the recipient for the financial year ended 31st March of the year.

Nominations may be made by previous Award winners, Heads of Institutions, Scientists and technologists of repute, and Professors under whom the nominee is working.

 

Award Winners:

1986               Dr. M. K. Totlani, Analytical Chemistry Division, BARC, Bombay 400085

1987               Dr. Indira Rajagopal, Materials Research Laboratory, NAL, Bangalore 560017

1988               Dr. S. R. Rajagopalan, Materials Research Laboratory, NAL, Bangalore 560017

1989               Dr. S. K. Narang, National Institute of Technology, Jamshedpur, 831007

1990               Dr. S. John, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi 623006

1991               Dr. R. P. Dambal, AGM(EQP), Indian Telephone Industries, Bangalore 560016

1992               Sri. G. K. R. Subramanian, CEO, P&S Chemicals, Bangalore

1993               Dr. V. S. Muralidharan, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikud, 623006

1994               Dr. Iyer Swamy, Artek Surfin Chemicals Limited, Bombay

1995               Dr. K. S. Rajam, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore 560017

1996               Dr. A. K. Sharma, Thermal Sciences Division, ISAC, ISRO, Bangalore 560017

1997               Mr. William Grips, Surface Engineering Division, NAL, Bangalore 560017

1998

1999              

2000              

2001              

2002               Dr. (Mrs) Malathy Pushpavanam, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2003               Dr. K. N. Srinivasan, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2004               Dr. P. Parthasarathy, CEO, Surface Chem Finishers, B-41, Peenya Industrial Estate, III Stage, Bangalore 560058

2005               Dr. P. Veeramani, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2006               Dr. Shobha Jayakrishnan, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2007               Dr. Jayachandran, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2008               Dr. S. Mohan, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2009               Dr. G. N. K. Ramesh Bapu, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2010               Dr. Nagaraja Rao,

2011               Dr. N. V. Shanmugam, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2012               Dr. R. Sekar, Central Electrochemical Research Institute, Karaikudi, 623006

2013               Dr. Tanjavur Madhavakumar Sridhar,

2014               Dr. J. N. Balaraju, Surface Engineering Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore 560017

2015               Dr. R. Uma Rani, ISAC, IKSRO, Bangalore 560017

2016               Dr. S. T. Aruna, Surface Engineering Division, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore 560017

2017               Dr. Meenu Sreevastava

            Dr. D. Gopi,