Scholarships and Fellowships
- Senior Research Fellowship. Asia Research Institute, National University of Singapore. 2012-14.
- Tembusu College, National University of Singapore, Fellowship. 2012-13.
- Alfred D. Bell Jr. Fellowship. Forest History Society. 2001.
- Walther Rathenau Fellowship. Max Planck Institut für Wissenschaftsgeschichte, Berlin. 1996.
- Rockefeller Postdoctoral Fellowship in Science and the Global Environment. Department of Science and Technology Studies, Cornell University. 1995.
- International Scholarship. Society for the History of Technology (SHOT). 1994.
- S.V. Ciriacy-Wantrup Postdoctoral Fellowship in Natural Resource Studies. University of California, Berkeley. 1993.
- Junior Research Fellowship. Wolfson College, University of Oxford. 1992.
- Beit Senior Research Scholarship in Commonwealth History. University of Oxford. 1992.
Federal and Foundation Grants
- National Science Foundation.*
- Environmental Protection Agency.*
- The Christensen Fund.*
- France Berkeley Fund.
- School of Advanced Research in the Human Experience (SAR), Santa Fe.
Other Institutional Awards
- Committee on Research. University of California, Santa Cruz.*
- Center for Justice, Tolerance and Community. University of California, Santa Cruz.
- Center for Global, Regional and International Studies. University of California, Santa Cruz.
- Charles Wallace Trust Grant. 1992.
- Radhakrishnan Trust Grant. 1992.
- Wolfson College Graduate Award. Oxford. 1990.
- Radhakrishnan Scholarship. Rhodes Scholarship Selection Committee of India. 1989.
- ICPR Fellowship in Philosophy. The Indian Council of Philosophical Research (declined). 1989.
- The Overseas Research Scheme (ORS) Award, UK. 1989.
- Visiting Studentship. The Centre for Ecological Sciences, Indian Institute of Science. Bangalore. 1987.
* = Multiple grants.