Awards and Achievements

  • Distinguished Fellow of the Eurasian Academy of Environmental Sciences
  • EAES International Award for Environmental Biotechnology (2023)
  • World Best Top 2% Researcher in 2021, 2022, 2023 & 2024 by Elsevier & Stanford University, USA
  • India Research Excellence Citation Award 2021 in Biological Sciences by Clarivate (powered by the Web of Science)
  • Visiting Professorship (September – December 2017),Universiti Putra Malaya, Malaysia.
  • Visiting Professorship (2016), The World Academy of Science, Italy.
  • Tamil Nadu Young Scientist Award 2014 in Biological Sciences, Academy of Science, Chennai.
  • Young Scientist, Science and Engineering Research Board, Department of Science & Technology, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • DBT Prestigious Ramalingaswami Re-entry Fellowship, Department of Biotechnology, Government of India, New Delhi.
  • Distinguished Bright Spark Fellowship, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2011-2012).
  • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, University of Malaya, Malaysia (2010-2012).
  • BK 21 Postdoctoral Research Fellowship (2009-2010), Jeju National University, South Korea.
  • Jacob Blaustein Postdoctoral Fellowship (2007-2009), Ben-Gurion University of the Negev, Israel.
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship (2004-2005), Shantou University, China.
  • Budding Scientist (2002), All India Radio, Tirunelveli.
  • ICAR-NATP Senior Research Fellowship (2000-2004) Indian Council of Agricultural Research-National Agricultural Technology Project, New Delhi.
  • TNSCSCT Project Fellowship (1999-2000), Tamil Nadu State Council of Science and Technology, Directorate of Collegiate Education, Chennai.
  • ICAR Junior Research Fellowship (1998-1999), Indian Council of Agricultural Research, New Delhi.

Prof. Jesu Arockiaraj has been elected as a prestigious Fellow of Eurasian Academy of Environmental Sciences on 2023 for his outstanding scientific achievements and promotion of Environmental Sciences. He also received 2023 EAES International Award for Environmental Biotechnology for the creative development of a scientific contribution which has been determined to be of significant value in the advancement of Environmental Biotechnology.

Prof. Jesu Arockiaraj has received the India Research Excellence Citation Award 2021 in Agricultural Science by Clarivate. India Research Excellence Citation Award is a prestigious award that recognizes and honors outstanding research contributions made by Indian researchers in the field of Agricultural Science. The award is given out by Clarivate, a leading global analytics company that provides data, insights, and solutions to accelerate the pace of innovation. This award is based on an analysis of the research publications of Indian researchers over ten years. The award considers the number of citations that a researcher has received for their research work, as well as the impact of their research on the field of Agricultural Science.

Prof. Jesu Arockiaraj is recognized as "World's Top 2% Researcher" in two consecutive years (2021 – 2022 & 2022 – 2023. World's Top 2% Researcher awarded by Elsevier and Stanford University, USA, to researchers whose scholarly publications are among the most highly cited and influential in their respective fields. The award represents a distinction for the individuals who receive it, placing them in the top echelon of researchers worldwide. The award is based on an analysis of research publications indexed in the Scopus database, a comprehensive global database of scholarly literature. Elsevier, a leading information analytics company specializing in scientific, technical, and medical information, owns and maintains the Scopus database. Stanford University, one of the world's premier research institutions, provides the analytical framework for the award using a methodology that considers a range of metrics, including the number of citations, h-index, co-authorship, and affiliation with highly cited journals.

Prof. Jesu Arockiaraj has been awarded the ‘Young Scientist Award’ by the Academy of Sciences in Chennai, India is a prestigious honor that recognizes outstanding young researchers in various fields of science. The Academy of Sciences in Chennai is a leading scientific organization that promotes research and development in various science, engineering, and technology fields. The Young Scientist Award is a highly respected and sought-after honor in the scientific community. It recognizes the exceptional achievements and potential of young researchers in India and helps advance science in the region. The award serves as a testament to the Academy's commitment to supporting and promoting the next generation of talented scientists in the country.

Prof. Jesu Arockiaraj has been an Outstanding Research Contributor to the research community from the SRM Institute of Science and Technology. He has been awarded a memento for achieving 129 publications with an h-index of 12 during 2008 – 2021.