Distinctions and Fellowship of Professor K. BYRAPPA

Distinctions and Fellowship of Professor K. BYRAPPA

  1. Elected FELLOW/ ACADEMICIAN, World Academy of Ceramics, Italy/USA from 2009
  2. SENIOR ASSOCIATE EDITOR, Journal: PROGRESS IN CRYSTAL GORWTH AND CHARACTERIZATION OF MATERIALS – a Review Journal from Elsevier Science Publishers, The Netherlands (Impact Factor : 9.25)
  3. CO-EDITOR IN CHIEF, Journal: MATERIALS RESEARCH INNOVATIONS,
  4. Publishers: Maney Publications, U.K. (Impact Factor : 1.8)
  5. Editorial Board Member, Journal: Ceramics International, Elsevier Publications, Holland  (Impact Factor: 1.75)
  6. Editorial Board Member, Journal: The Open Access Crystallography Journal, Bentham Publications, USA.
  7. Editorial Board Member, Journal of Minerals, Materials Characterization and Engineering, American Scientific Publishers, USA.
  8. Guest Editor, Journal of Materials Science, Springer, USA.
  9. MEMBER, EDITORIAL BOARD Journal of The Indian Academy of Sciences
  10. Expert, Dept. of Science and Technology, Govt. of India, National Program on Nanomaterials for Ferro-Fluid Flow.
  11. GOLD MEDALLIST in Bachelor of Science Degree, Mysore Univ. 1973.
  12. GOLD MEDALLIST in Master of Science Degree, Mysore Univ., 1975.
  13. Recipient of SUBJECT SCHOLARSHIP from 1973 to 1975.
  14. 1st RANK (1st Place) in Master of Science Degree Examination, University of Mysore, 1975.
  15. Dr.Raja Ramanna Award for Science and Technology, 2011 (highest State Award for Science Education)
  16. Recipient of Sir C V Raman Award in Physical Sciences, for the year 1998, India.
  17. Medal, Materials Research Society of India, 2004
  18. Consultant  to  the  International  Commission  on  Crystal  Growth,  a  Body  of  the International Union of Crystallography, from 1999-2002.
  19. Member, INSA National Committee on Crystallography, from 2006 -
  20. Founder    General    Secretary,    International    Solvothermal    and    Hydrothermal Association (ISHA), from 2006 -
  21. Recipient of the Mysore University GOLDEN JUBILEE AWARDS for 1987 and 1992 for the BEST RESEARCH WORK in the University of Mysore.
  22. Served as UGC Expert for SAP Programs, and Member of NAAC Committee.
  23. Recipient of the ATTRACTIVE PAPER AWARD in the IX International Conference on Crystal Growth, August 20-25, 1989, Sendai, Japan.
  24. MEMBER, Scientific Program Committee, International Congress on Crystallography, Florence, Italy, August 2005.
  25. Selected to Elite Club of 2000 Outstanding Personalities of 20th Century, in Science & Technology by International Biographic Centre, Cambridge, U.K.
  26. MEMBER, British Association for Crystal Growth, UK.
  27. EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE MEMBER, National Committee for Crystal Growth, India.
  28. MEMBER, International Panel on the Experimental Techniques of the Growth of 4f Elements Compounds, Lisbon, Portugal, 1987.
  29. MEMBER, NEW YORK ACADEMY OF SCIENCES, USA.
  30. MEMBER, International Advisory Board on Crystal Growth.
  31. Referee for Journal of Crystal Growth, Elsevier / North-Holland Publishers,; Solid State Ionics,  Elsevier  Science  Publishers; Chemistry  of  MaterialsJournal  of  Materials Science, Kluwer Publications, Journal of Materials Research, Crystal Growth and Design,American Chemical Society Publications, USA. Materials Science and Engineering, etc.
  32. Listed in Marques Who’s Who in the World, USA; Marques Who’s Who in Asia; Marques Who’s Who in Science and Engineering, from 1997 onwards
  33. Delivered SPECIAL LECTURES in National & International Schools and Seminars on Materials Science, Crystal Growth held in different countries in the world.
  34. Published over 217 Research Papers including 30 major reviews in International Journals, Book chapters  for  oversea  publishers and  presented over  185  papers  in National and International Conferences and Seminars.
  35. Invited to several International Conferences and Seminars related to Crystal Growth and Hydrothermal Research, Presented Invited Papers and Chaired Sessions.
  36. UGC expert for Committee on Orientation Programmes and Refresher courses in India,2006
  37. Executive  Council  Member,  National  Crystallography  Council  of  Indian  National Science Academy, India. From 2007 -
  38. Executive Council Member, International Commission on Crystal Growth and Characterization of  Materials, International Union  of  Crystallography, UK.  From2002-
  39. Executive Council Member, Asian Crystallography Association,  From 2006 –
  40. Member, Core Committee for Ph.D. Regulations of University of Mysore, Mysore
  41. Member, Core Committee for VISION 2025 UNIVERSITY OF MYSORE.
  42. Member, Core Committee for Choice Based Credit System, University of Mysore
  43. Nodal Officer, University Auditing Committee, University of Mysore
  44. Fellow of the Mineralogical Society of India
  45. Fellow of the Geological Society of India.
  46. Fellow of the Geochemical Society of India. Recognition in the University of Mysore Presently h-index of the University of Mysore is 42. My individual contribution to the h- index of the University of Mysore is about 27%. Out of TOP 42 papers contributing to the University’s h-index Out of TOP 42 papers contributing to the University’s h-index TOP ELEVEN papers are my publications with higher number of citations.I have a total of more than 2250 citations so far.