School of Environmental Sciences

Jawaharlal Nehru University

New Delhi 110067 India


Awards/Honors/Recognition (in reverse chronological order)

  • Thomson Reuters highly cited Researcher
    Professor Dinesh Mohan
    appears in the 2014 ‘highly cited researchers’ list published by Thompson Reuters (http://highlycited.com/). This prestigious list includes those scientific researchers (21 disciplines of science and the social sciences) whose publications have been cited most often in academic journals over the past decade (between 2002 and 2012) and rank among the top 1% most cited for their subject field and year of publication. Those listed are identified as being among the world's leading scientific minds, along with the universities and institutions which employ them. The listings at the Highly Cited Researchers site can be searched by researchers’ first and last names, by primary and secondary institutional affiliations, and by main subject category.
    Link: Highly cited Researchers
  • Prof. Dinesh Mohan named to “The World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014" Dr. Dinesh Mohan has been named to the World’s Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014 published by Thomson Reuters. According to the Thomson-Reuters report: “These individuals are influencing the future direction of their fields, and of the world.” The list includes 3,200 scientists around the world who have published the highest number of articles that rank in the top 1% by citations for field and year indexed in the Web of Science.
    Report: The World's Most Influential Scientific Minds 2014
  • Professor Dinesh Mohan won a Indo-U.S. 21st Century Knowledge Initiative award (formerly known as the Obama-Singh 21st Century Knowledge Initiative) on Indo-US initiatives on Cleaner Energy and Water Research (3rd Cycle). Announced by the U.S. and Indian governments, Knowledge Initiative aims to strengthen collaboration and build partnerships between American and Indian institutions of higher education.
    Link: 2014 Grant Recipients
  • Professor Dinesh Mohan has been named as Outstanding Scientist.
    Recently, Council and Scientific and Industrial Research (CSIR) has published the highlights of the 70 years of OUTSTANDING SCIENCS IN INDIA. In the list of leading 70 research papers, Dr. Mohan’s papers ranked no. 9, no 35 and no.63. Furthermore, the review articles published by Dr. Mohan ranked No 2, no 10, 32 which shows the impact of the research contributions made by Dr. Mohan in the basic and applied fields.
  • Professor Dinesh Mohan has been awarded the 4th International Biochar Congress Fellowship for his excellent work presented at the Congress (16th-20th Sep 2012, Beijing, China).
  • Hiyoshi Environmental Award 2010 in recognition of the pioneering spirit, dedication and outstanding research in the field of environmental conservation and protection in India given by Hiyoshi Corporation Japan.
  • Prof. Dinesh Mohan awarded Scopus Young Scientist Award 2007 in Environmental Sciences (http://www.elsevier.com/wps/find/authored_newsitem.cws_home/companynews05_00825) in recognition of the outstanding achievements in the areas of remediation and encapsulation of priority pollutants from water/wastewater, tailoring of activated carbons and/or environmentally benign adsorbents, biomass pyrolysis for the development of bio-fuels (bio-oils), development of environmentally friendly wood preservatives and biorefineries. The award consists of Rs. 50,000 and a citation. Scopus Young Scientist awards were instituted by Elsevier - the world’s largest publisher in Science, Technology & Medicine to honor and propel India’s young research minds towards furthering Indian Science in different branches of Science & Technology including biological sciences, chemistry, engineering, environmental sciences, material sciences, mathematics, medicine and physics.
  • Member, International Advisory Committee of the Prestigious International Biochar Initiatives (IBI) for 2013-2014.
  • Associate Editor, Analytical Chemistry Letters, Taylor & Francis, ISSN 2229-7928
  • Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Hazardous Materials (Elsevier) (w.e.f 2006-till to date) ISSN: 0304-3894.
  • Member, Editorial Board, Asian Journal of Chemical and Environmental Research, ISSN 0974-3049
  • Member, Editorial Board, The Open Access Journal of Science and Technology, ISSN: 2314-5234
  • Member, Advisory Board, Journal of Sustainable Environmental Research (JSER), ISSN;2278-196X
  • Nominated Member, Editorial Board of Polish Journal of Environmental Studies an International Journal of Environment (2005-2009)., ISBN: 1230-1485
  • Member, Editorial Board, International Scholarly research Network, ISRN Chemical Engineering, Hindawi
  • Life member of “Indian Network for soil Contamination Research”
  • Life member of “Indian Society of Analytical Scientists”
  • Invited member, Nature Reader Panel
  • Mentor for the project entitled Innovation Project (DDU-101) “Studies on Water Pollution of River Yamuna in Delhi, awarded to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya College, Delhi University sponsored by Delhi University.
  • Included/Selected for Who's Who in America, 2009 Edition
  • Selected for 7th and 8th Edition of Who’s Who in Science and Engineering
  • Nominated as International Scientist of the Year by the International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, 2007