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Awards and Honors of Prof. Mujumdar


In this section some selected awards and honors of Prof. Mujumdar are listed. For more information, please reach Prof. Mujumdar at:

This book includes a short biography of Prof. Mujumdar and his professional contribution over the lifetime.

Medals awarded to Prof. Mujumdar by the Government of China, 2014

October 2014

Prof. Mujumdar received China Government's highest award for Foreign Nationals - Friendship Award- on September 30, 2014. The Gold Medal with plaque was presented by the Deputy Prime Minister. A reception was held by the Prime Minister. Awardees also attended a grand banquet where the President of China spoke to some 3500 invitees.


January 2014

Professor Mujumdar was presented China's highest award for International Cooperation in Science & Technology on January 2014 in Beijing. The President, Prime Minister as well as the cabinet of PRC attended this August event in the famous People 's Hall on Tianamin Square.

On January 13, 2014 , Jiangnan University, Wuxi, Jiangsu Province, China conferred Honorary Professorship on him. This is the highest honor given by the University and previous recipients include several Nobel Laureates.

Poster showing various awards conferred on Prof. Mujumdar in 2012.


Prof. Mujumdar is included in the "2000 Outstanding Intellectuals of the 20th Century" by the International Biograhical Centre, Cambridge, England. Click here to view the award plaque.


"10 years of service award" from National University of Singapore. Click here to view the award plaque.


"Lifetime Achievement Award" presented in IDS 2012 in recognition of outstanding, lifetime contribution to drying technology and to the international drying community. Click here to view the certificate.


Certificate of Apprecitaion from ACS for valuable contribution and dedicated service in peer review of manuscripts submitted to ACS journals. Click here to view the certificate.


Poster Showing Various Awards Conferred on Professor Mujumdar (2010) 

Professor Mujumdar receives "Mars Lifetime Achievement Award" from IDS2010. Click here for details.



Professor Mujumdar : World’s Top Contributor to Archival Literature in Drying


According to Scopus, December 2013, Professor Mujumdar has published 304 peer-reviewed papers on basic and applied topics in DRYING since 1977.


This number does not include his other contributions to drying literature in the form of authored books (3), edited books (~60), Handbook of Industrial Drying (4 editions since 1987), author of some 120+ book chapters and as Editor-in-Chief of Drying Technology-An International Journal that has published over 3240 peer-reviewed papers during his term since 1988.


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  • Platinum Award of Institute of Chemical Technology,Mumbai, May 21, 2009

    Professor Mujumdar, an alumnus of the University Department of Chemical Technology (UDCT)- now given full University Status- has selected Prof.Mujumdar for its highest honour viz. Platinum Award ,to commemorate its Platinum Jubilee. The award presentation will be held in Mumbai and the Honorable Governor of the State of Maharashtra will make the presentation. The awardees list includes individuals who are globally recognized.
  • Taylor & Francis Award, 2008

    Prof. Mujumdar was among first two recipients of the Taylor & Francis Award for Excellence in Drying Research and Contribution to Drying Technology Journal and dissemination of knowledge. Prof. Z. B. Maroulis of National Technical University of Athens was also awarded T&F plaque for being the second most published author of Drying Technology Journal after Prof. Mujumdar, who has contributed over 100 full papers since the journal was founded in 1982. It is noteworthy that the journal has published over 2200 refereed papers to date with some 90 per cent of them since Prof. Mujumdar took over the editorship from Dr. Carl W. Hall who was the Founding Editor. The journal impact factor has been rising steadily and now stands at 1.17.
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