KIIT Faculty Bags ‘NESA Young Scientist of the Year Award-2020’


Dr. Sankha Chakrabortty, Assistant Professor, School of Biotechnology/Chemical Technology, KIIT Deemed to be University has bagged the ‘NESA Young Scientist of the Year Award-2020’ for his outstanding contribution in the field of Chemical Engineering.

Prior to this, Dr. Chakraborttya leading researcher in the field of Environmental Engineering, Membrane Technology, and Green Technology, has bagged 11 awards, achievements and certificates from several organizations for his research activities. Notably, he had received the “Best Paper Award-2015” by SPRINGER publisher in 2015.

Dr. Chakrabortty completed his Ph.D. from NIT Durgapur in the year 2017 as a DST INSPIRE FELLOW and successfully did the Post-Doc work from CSIR-CMERI as a National Post-Doc Fellow in 2019. His specialization is in Water Treatment Technology and Energy Technology with experience of more than ten years.

He is working in collaboration with several high-profile Indian professors and scientists as well as many professors of South Korea and the USA. Dr. Sankha has successfully implemented one high-value project funded by SERB-DST.

He has published his research work in more than 22 high impact factor SCI journals and also filed 6 patents based on his research development, one of them has been granted this year. Dr. Chakrabortty also communicated 7 book chapters, two chapters have already been published. Recently, he has published one book as a Co-Editor.

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