Dr. Arti Kashyap is awarded the prestigious Simons Associate of The Abdus Salam International Center for Theoretical Physics at Trieste, Italy (ICTP, http://www.ictp.it/) from January 1, 2015 till Dec 31, 2020. The award supports multiple visits to ICTP during the award period. Since inception, in 1964, ICTP is Center of Excellence and an instrument to promote physics in developing countries. Associates are appointed to take initiatives in their country. Simons Associate are supported by the grant from Simons Foundation.