Dr. Balaka Barkakaty, currently working as a Project Scientist at Advanced Centre for Research in High Energy Material (ACRHEM), University of Hyderabad has been honoured with the prestigious DALMIA-HEMSI Award 2019 at the 12th International High Energy Materials Conference & Exhibits 2019 (HEMCE 2019) by the High Energy Materials Society of India (HEMSI) on 16th December, 2020.

Dr. Balaka Barkakaty has been awarded for her outstanding contribution in the R&D of Fluorinated Binders and Plasticizers. This award is given for significant contribution in research in the field of High Energy Materials by HEMSI after every 2 years.