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

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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,