1. Karnataka Rajyotsava Award 2005
2. DRDO Academic Excellence Award 2002
3. Life time achievement award of Solar Energy society of India.
4. Om Prakash Bhasin Award for Energy, 1994.
5. Award for Excellence in Research in Engineering, 1994.
6. Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences, 1984.
7. Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering, 1995.
8. Life time contribution Award by Solar Energy Society of India, 1999
9. Member, International Board of Directors of Biomass Energy Network, 1995.
10. Fellow of the Aeronautical Society of India, 1994.
11. Member of several policy and R&D committees of Bioenergy Utilisation in
DNES (MNES) from 1985.
12. Nominated Indian Representative on the World Energy Society, 1993 -1996.
13. Member, ISPRE (under ICSU, Paris), 2005+
14..Sir M. Visweswariah award for outstanding science and technology,
Karnataka Government, 2006