N.S. Karthiselva, Research Scholar (MM11D019), Department of Metallurgical and Materials Engineering has been awarded  the MRSI Young Scientist Oral Award 2015 for presentation of his work entitled ‘Low Temperature Synthesis of ZrB2, TiB2 and their Solid Solutions by Reactive Spark Plasma Sintering: Densification Mechanisms and Properties’ at the Young Scientists' Colloquium organized by Materials Research Society of India (MRSI), Kolkata Chapter at CGCRI on 11th September, 2015.  He is guided by Dr.Srinivasa Rao Bakshi.