The article entitled ‘Accelerated Sonochemical Synthesis of Calcium Deficient Hydroxyapatite Nanoparticles’ by Prof. T. S. Sampath Kumar, Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering co-authored with Namitha Varadarajan, Rajkamal Balu, Deepti Rana and Murugan Ramalingam, published in the Journal of Biomaterials and Tissue Engineering (JBT) has been selected for the ‘JBT Best Paper Award’ for the year 2014 based on its originality and presentability by the Editorial Committee and the American Scientific Publishers.