Honors & Awards

2020               :  Selected as a member of the 2020 class of Fellows of the American Chemical Society for the contributions to the science/ profession and  volunteer service to the ACS community.

2020                :    Invited to serve on the American Chemical Society exam committee to write standard ACS Organic Chemistry Exam (OR 23).

2020               :   American Chemical Society  National  Outreach Volunteer of the Year  Award     Winner.

2020               :  Georgia Gwinnett College outstanding student engagement award nominee.

2019                :   Georgia Gwinnett College Fall 2019 Top Claw award winner.

2019                :   Georgia Gwinnett College outstanding scholarship and creativity award winner.

2019                :  Awarded American Chemical Society ChemLuminary Awards to ACS-Georgia Section under Mallia’s chairmanship for following categories.

1) Outstanding Community Involvement in NCW

2) Best Overall Local Section Minority Affairs

3) Fostering Interactions between Local Sections and Student Chapters

4) Outstanding High School Student Program Award

5) Outstanding U.S. National Chemistry Olympiad

6) Outstanding or Creative Local Section Younger Chemists Committee Event

Finalists for 1) Best NCW Event Organized by a Student Group, 2)  Most Creative & Innovative Use of the CCEW Theme, Outstanding Ongoing CCEW Event,3)  Outstanding Ongoing NCW Event,4)  Outstanding Public Outreach Event Organized by a Student Group, 5) Outstanding Sustainability Activities, 6) Best Ongoing Senior Activity in a Local Section that Benefits the Community, 7) Local Schools, or Legislative Government and Outstanding Kids and Chemistry Award.

2019                :   Participated in  panel on ” Leadership development-the ACS commitment now and for the future” at ACS Fall  National Meeting, San Diego, CA.

2019                :  Successfully completed the American Chemical Society Outreach Training Program.

2019                :  Georgia Gwinnett College Summer Commencement Mace Bearer.

2018                :    Invited to serve on the American Chemical Society exam committee to write standard ACS Organic Chemistry Exam (OR 20).

2018                :   Co-organizer of  Project SEED 50th Anniversary Symposium at  The 70th Southeastern Regional Meeting of the American Chemical Society, October 31 – November 3, 2018.

2018                :   Organizing committee chair  of   American Chemical Society Georgia Section  Research Symposium

American Chemical Society Georgia Local Section Research Symposium was held at Kennesaw State University  on October 27, 2018. Graduate/undergraduate students (from  Emory University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Gwinnett College) and HS students (from Grayson High School, Gwinnett School of Mathematics) presented their research.

2018                :   Organizing committee chair  of Herty Medal Undergraduate Research Symposium

Herty Medalist Undergraduate Research Symposium  was held at Georgia Gwinnett College on September 21, 2018. 44 undergraduate students from 12 institutes presented and explained  their research at poster presentation.

2018                :   Participated in expert panel on “The impact of Project SEED” at American Chemical Society presidential symposium on 50th anniversary of ACS Project SEED held at ACS Fall National Meeting, Boston.

2018                :   Awarded certificate of appreciation for outstanding dedication, loyalty and imparting knowledge to Project SEED students.

 

2017                :   Georgia Gwinnett College outstanding teaching award nominee.

2017                :   Organizing committee chair  of American Chemical Society Georgia Section Research Symposium.

American Chemical Society Georgia Local Section Research Symposium was held at Mercer University on October 17, 2017. Graduate/undergraduate students (from Georgia Institute of Technology, Emory University, Georgia State University, Kennesaw State University, Georgia Gwinnett College , Mercer University) and HS students (from George Walton Comprehensive High School Gwinnett School of Mathematics, Science, and Technology and Meadowcreek High School) presented their research.

2015               :  Awarded certificate of recognition as an ACS Chemistry Ambassador for promoting the value of chemists and chemistry to the community.

2015               :   Awarded American Chemical Society ChemLuminary Award for outstanding Project SEED and Outstanding Younger Chemists Committee to Chemical Society of Washington.

2014                :   E. Ann Nalley award for the volunteer service to American Chemical Society.

2014                :   American Chemical Society volunteer of the year award.

2011                :   Research work appeared as a cover page feature in J. Am. Chem. Soc. (Issue 38).

2011                :   Research highlighted in Chemical and Engineering News. (Issue 34, p 39).

 

2011                :   Awarded NSF Scholarship for the presentation at ACS Conference.

2009                :   Research work appeared as a cover page feature in Langmuir (Vol 25, Issue 15).

2009                :   Awarded NSF scholarship for the presentation at ACS Conference.

2007                :   Awarded International Chemistry of Material Research Fellowship

2007                :   Research highlighted in MRS-360 (Material Research Society) and Heart Cut (ACS).

2006                :   Research highlighted in Chemistry and Industry (UK).

2004                :   Inoue Foundation of Science award, Japan.

2004                :   Research appeared as a cover page feature in Chem. Soc. Rev. (Issue 2).

2002                :   Japan Society for Promotion of Science Fellowship, Japan.

2001                :   Council for Science and Industrial Research Fellowship, India.