• Dr. Pulak Talukdar defended his Ph.D thesis on October 31, 2020.
  • Dr. Debasish Borah has been awarded the prestigious Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Medal for Young Scientist 2020.
  • Rajnandan Choudhury Das, Sampreet Kalita and Samik Mitra have been awarded the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship (PMRF) 2020. They are pursuing research in the area of Optics (experiment), Optics (theory) and Astrophysics respectively.
  • Dr. Gobinda Pradhan defended his Ph.D thesis on October 13, 2020.
  • Dr. Aneeta Manjari Padhan defended her Ph.D thesis on August 18, 2020.
  • Dr. Krishnakanta Bhattacharya defended his Ph.D thesis on August 02, 2020.
  • Mr. Joydip Ghosh, research scholar working under the supervision of Prof. P. K. Giri, has been selected for the best oral presentation sponsored by RSC in the virtual conference 'VCAN 2020" organized by VIT, India.
  • Dr. P Srinivas defended his Ph.D thesis on June 15, 2020.
  • Dr. Ranjan Kalita defended his Ph.D thesis on June 12, 2020.
  • Dr. Nawaz Sarif Mallick defended his Ph.D thesis on June 4, 2020.
  • Dr. P. Pramanik defended his Ph.D thesis on May 28, 2020.
  • Dr. Aakansha defended her Ph.D thesis on May 27, 2020.
  • Dr. Indu Kalpa Dihingia defended his Ph.D thesis on May 06, 2020.
  • The US patent application (15/745,142) titled "Free Space Optical Communication System, Apparatus and a Method Thereof" filed by Prof. B. R. Boruah has been accepted for granting.
  • Dr. S. Jagan Mohan Rao defended his Ph.D thesis on March 05, 2020.
  • Dr. Sunayana Dutta defended her Ph.D thesis on February 27, 2020.
  • Dr. Eshita Mal defended her Ph.D thesis on February 22, 2020.
  • Dr. Pratap Behera defended his Ph.D thesis on February 17, 2020.
  • Prof. P. K. Giri has been awarded the prestigious "Materials Research Society of India (MRSI) Medal" for the year 2020.
  • Dr. Debasish Borah has been awarded National Academy of Sciences (India) NASI - Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in Physical Sciences 2019.