Awards and Honors

  • 2019: Honored with Sarvabhouma Award by Shri Samsthana Mahabaleshwara Deva, Gokarna
  • 2018: Honored with the Dedicated Special Issue of Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
  • 2018: Narayan Hosmane honored with a Special Dedicated Issue of Journal of Organometallic Chemistry
  • 2017: Mahatma Gandhi Pravasi Samman Award, Global Indian Summit at House of Lords, London.
  • 2015: Who's Who of Distinguished Alumni Honors
  • 2015: Distinguished Faculty Award from Northern Illinois University
  • 2013-2014: Executive Professional of the Year Award from Social Book Global Who's Who
  • 2013: Elected Foreign Member of the Russian Academy of Natural Sciences
  • 2013: Elected Member of Zeta Gamma chapter of Phi Beta Delta Honor Society for International Scholars
  • 2013: High‐End Foreign Expert of State Administration of Foreign Experts Affairs (SAFEA), China
  • 2012: Distinguished Consulting Research Professor at Mahatma Ghandi University, Kottayam, India
  • 2012: Visiting Professorship for International Senior Scientists from the Chinese Academy of Sciences
  • 2009-2010: Inaugural Recipient of NIU Faculty Mentor Award, May 2010
  • 2008: Inaugural Board of Trustees Professorship Award for Excellence in Teaching, Scholarship, Service, Outreach and Academic Leadership from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • 2007: Lifetime Achievement Pravasi Award from NRI Institute, New Delhi, India
  • 2007: Re‐Invitation of Humboldt Research Prize for Senior US Scientists from Alexander von Humboldt–Stiftung, Bonn, Germany
  • 2007: Pride of India Gold Award from NRI Institute, Washington, D.C. Chapter, USA
  • 2005: Gauss Professor, Göttingen Academy of Sciences, Germany
  • 2004: Honored Member of the WHO'S WHO Historical Society
  • 2003: Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru Distinguished Chair of Chemistry, University of Hyderabad, India
  • 2002: Subject of Biographical Record in Who's Who in the World
  • 2001: Humboldt Research Award for US Senior Scientists from Alexander von Humboldt–Stiftung, Bonn, Germany
  • 2001: Outstanding Grant Acquisition Award from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • 2001: Presidential Research Professorship Award, for significant and sustained scholarly or creative work, including the achievement of national and international reputation in the chosen field of research, from Northern Illinois University, DeKalb, Illinois
  • 1996: BUSA Award for Distinguished Achievements in Boron Science from the Awards Committee of Boron in the USA (BUSA) Workshop held in Guanajuato, Mexico
  • 1994: >Camille and Henry Dreyfus Scholar / Fellow Award from The Camille and Henry Dreyfus Foundation, Inc., New York
  • 1994: India International Gold Award, India International Gold Medal and Mother India International Award for Outstanding Contribution to the Field of Education (Chemistry) from NRI Institute, New Delhi, India
  • 1992-1993: Listed in the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering
  • 1987: Certificate of Merit, Bronze Plaque Award and Listed in Men of Achievement, International Biographical Center, Cambridge, England
  • 1987: Sigma XI Outstanding Research Award from the Society of Sigma Xi, Southern Methodist University Chapter
  • 1986: Certificate of Achievement in Science, presented by the publisher and editors of American Men and Women of Science
  • Listed in the American Men and Women of Science, edited by Jaques Cattell Press and published by R. R. Bowker Co., New York.
  • Teaching Excellence Award, Virginia Tech Academy of Teaching Excellence, 1981
  • Co‐recipient of the Sigma XI President's and Visitors' Research Prize, University of Virginia Chapter, Sigma XI, 1981


Narayan S. Hosmane, Ph.D.
Department of Chemistry and Biochemistry
Faraday Hall 305

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