Sondipon Adhikari

Professor Sondipon Adhikari (FRAeS)
Chair of Aerospace Engineering
College of Engineering, Swansea University
Bay Campus, Fabian Way, Crymlyn Burrows
Swansea, SA1 8EN, United Kingdom
Phone: + 44 (0)1792 602088, Fax: + 44 (0)1792 295676
Email: S.Adhikari@swansea.ac.uk, Sondipon.Adhikari@gmail.com
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Education and Awards

Educational Qualifications


Major Awards and Honours

    2019

  1. 02/2019: Awarded the Newton International Fellowship (award value £100,500) from the Royal Society for the postdoctoral supervision of Dr A Banerjee.
  2. 2018

  3. 10/2018: Awarded the Royal Academy of Engineering Distinguished Visiting Fellowship to host Prof R Ganguli.
  4. 07/2018: Awarded the Marie Skodowska-Curie Fellowship (award value £170,00) from the European Commission for the postdoctoral supervision of Dr. D Karlicic.
  5. 06/2018: Research paper published in Nature Scientific Reports is selected in the "Top 100 in Materials Science" (ranked in the 26-50 band).
  6. 04/2018: Research paper published in Computers and Geotechnics is the Winner of the IGS-YGE Best Paper Biennial Award.
  7. 2017

  8. 04/2017: Professor Adhikari has been elected as a fellow of the Royal Aeronautical Society (FRAeS).
  9. 2016

  10. 01/2016: Recipient of the first Newton-Bhabha PhD placement award from the British Council.
  11. 2015

  12. 06/2015: Elected as a Distinguished Visiting Professor at the University of Johannesburg.
  13. 2012

  14. 11/2012: Professor Adhikari has been elected as an associate fellow of the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA).
  15. 2011

  16. 06/2011: Our paper on stochastic methods won the 2011 Emerald Literati Network Awards for Excellence: Engineering Computations Journal.
  17. 2010

  18. 05/2010: Received the Wolfson Research Merit Award from the Royal Society. See the media coverage:
  19. 03/2009: Our paper on Energy Harvesting is included in the Smart Materials and Structures Highlights 2009.
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  21. 03/2009: Our paper on Graphene is included in the Nanotechnology Highlights 2009.
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    2009

  23. 01/2009: Research paper on energy harvesting selected as 'favourite' by the Smart Materials & Structures journal
  24. 07/2009: Awarded the Newton International Fellowship (award value £159,000) for Dr. Sk. Faruque Ali.
  25. See the media coverage:
  26. 01/2009: Research paper on Graphene highlighted by the leading Institute of Physics (IoP) nanotechnology website nanotechweb.org in their technology update section:

    2008

  27. 10/2008: Awarded the Newton International Fellowship (award value £159,000) for Dr. Rajib Chowdhury.
  28. 05/2008: Elected into a Visiting Fellowship from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
  29. 2007

  30. 10/2007: Winner of the Philip Leverhulme Prize. (prize value £70,000).
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    2006

  32. 09/2006: Invited to contribute to the Wiley Encyclopedia of Statistics in Quality and Reliability.
  33. 01/2006: Member of the Winning project team in the EPSRC Ideas factory Workshop on Scientific Uncertainty and Decision Making (awarded £338,591).
  34. 2005

  35. 06/2005: Invited to give a short course on probabilistic structural dynamics at the CISM International Center for Mechanical Sciences, Udine, Italy.
  36. 2004

  37. 06/2004: Included in Who's Who in Computational Science and Engineering (WWCSE) published by Saxe-Coburg Publications, UK.
  38. 05/2004: EPSRC Advanced Research Fellowship.
  39. 2001

  40. 08/2001: Junior Research Fellowship (in science and engineering) from Fitzwilliam College, Cambridge.
  41. 06/2001: Second prize from the Acoustical Society of America for the best student paper/presentation in the 141st Meeting at Chicago, USA. ($150 and a certificate).
  42. 2000

  43. 02/2000: Rouse-Ball Traveling Scholarship from Trinity College, Cambridge. (£750).
  44. 1999

  45. 04/1999: John Winbolt Prize (best student paper prize) from the Cambridge University for the single-authored paper entitled "Rates of change of eigenvalues and eigenvectors in damped dynamic system" appeared in the AIAA Journal, 37[11] (1999), pp. 1452-1458. (£1200 and a certificate).
  46. 1998

  47. 09/1998: Overseas Research Student Award.
  48. 1997

  49. 10/1997: Jawaharlal Nehru Memorial Trust Scholarship at the Trinity College, Cambridge.
  50. 10/1997: Honorary Nehru Cambridge Scholarship from New Delhi.

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