News & Announcement Archive

 
 
  • Dr. Somnath Jha, Department of Mathematics and Statistics has been selected as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for a period of three years.

  • Dr. Vishal Agarwal and Dr. Rahul Mangal of the Department of Chemical Engineering have been selected for the Ramanujan Fellowship of DST.

  • Dr. Kumar Ravi Priya, Department of HSS has been to invited to serve as an Associate Editor of the journal, 'Psychological Studies' (Springer) for a period of three years.

  • Dr. Sandeep Anand, Department of Electrical Engineering has been selected as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for a period of three years.

  • Dr. Joydeep Chakrabortty, Department of Physics, has been selected as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore for a period of three years.

  • Professor Ashutosh Sharma, Department of Chemical Engineering has been awarded the 7th UNESCO medal for contributions to and development of nanosciences and nanotechnology.

  • Dr. Arun Shukla, Biological Sciences and Bioengineering, has been invited to join the Editorial Boards of: 1.  Cellular Signalling published by Elsevier and 2. Chemical Biology & Drug Design published by Wiley.

  • Professor S. Ganesh, Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineering has been selected for the Tata Innovation Fellowship of the Department of Biotechnology for the year 2016-17.

  • Dr. Yogesh Singh Chauhan, Department of Electrical Engineering has been invited to serve as Distinguished Lecturer of IEEE Electron Devices Society.

  • Dr. Arun Shukla, Department of Biological Sciences and Bioengineeering has recently edited a book entitled: Chemical and Synthetic Approaches in Membrane Biology (Springer).

  • Dr. Kumar Ravi Priya, Department of HSS has been selected for the Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship-Flex Award for a period of six months. He will conduct research in two segments on the project entitled: "Stakeholders' Perspectives on Rebuilding Inter-Community Harmony for Post-Violence Healing: An Ethnographic Study in India," at the Connecticut College, New London, CT beginning September, 2017.

  • Dr. Yogesh Singh Chauhan, Department of Electrical Engineering has been invited to join the Editorial board of IEEE Transactions on Electron Devices, a prestigious journal in this area. He will serve as an editor for submissions in the area of ''Device and Process Modeling''.

  • Dr. Jayandharan Rao, Associate Professor, Department of Biosciences and Bioengineering The American Society of Gene and Cell therapy based in Washington DC has invited to serve a second term as an invited member of the “Hematology and Immunology Gene and Cell therapy Committee” for the period of 2017-2020.

  • Dr. Bishakh Bhattacharya, Department of Mechanical Engineering has joined the "ISSS Journal of Micro and Smart Systems" as Associate Editor

  • Dr. Santanu Misra, Department of Earth Sciences has received the "Sera Ajeyo Samman 2017."

  • Dr. M. Saravanan, Department of BSBE has been selected for the "Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA)" for the year 2016.

  • Dr. Sanjay Mittal, Department of Aerospace Engineering has been selected for the Dr. A.P.J. Abdul Kalam HPC award – 2017.

  • Dr. Sandeep Verma, Department of Chemistry has been selected for the National Prize for Research on 'Interfaces between Chemistry and Biology', donated by AVRA Laboratories and instituted at C N R Rao Education Foundation, Jawaharlal Nehru Center for Advanced Research, Bangalore.

  • Dr. Jayandharan G. Rao, Department of Biological Sciences and Bio-Engineering has been granted the 2017 CDRI Award for Excellence in Drug Research in the Life Sciences category.

  • A book entitled, "Computational Fluid Dynamics and Heat Transfer", authored Prof. P.S. Ghoshdastidar, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been published by Cengage Learning India Pvt. Ltd., New Delhi.

  • Dr. Raju Gupta (CHE) has been awarded the "International Association of Advanced Materials Scientist Medal" for the year 2017..

  • Professor Manindra Agrawal has been selected for the Rajib Goyal Prize of Kurukshetra University in the senior category this year.

  • Professor Debabrata Goswami Department of Chemistry, has been inducted as a Member of the Scientific Panel on Sampling and Analysis, by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). Latter was established under Food Safety and Standards Act, 2006, which handles food related issues in various Ministries and Departments. Ministry of Health & Family Welfare, Government of India is the Administrative Ministry for the implementation of FSSAI.

  • A book entitled "Introduction to Statistics and Data Analysis with Exercises, Solutions and Applications in R" co-authored by Shalabh (Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics), Heumann and Schomaker has been published recently by Springer. For details, please visit . http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007%2F978-3-319-46162-5

  • Prof. Sandeep Verma, Department of Chemistry has been invited by the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK, to serve as an Associate Editor of "Chemical Communications" (Chem Comm, impact factor 2015-16, 4.83).

  • Dr. Avinash Kumar Agarwal has been selected by the Kurukshetra University for the award of Rajib Goyal Prize for young scientists in Physical Sciences.

  • Prof. Mainak Chaudhuri's work has received the best paper award at HPCA 2017 (23rd IEEE International Symposium on High Performance Computer Architecture) held at Austin, US.

  • Proceedings of the International Conference on Law and Economics, 2015, (held at GNLU in association with IIMA and IITK) have been published in the form of an edited book: "Law and Economics: Breaking New Grounds" by Prof. Ranita Nagar (Gurajar National Law University, Gandhinagar), Dr. P Murali Prasad (Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur) and Pavan Mamidi (Indian Institute of Management Ahmedabad) by Eastern Book Company, Lucknow, 2017.

  • Dr. Santanu Misra, Department of Earth Sciences has been awarded the Swarna Jayanti Fellowship of DST for the year 2015-16. The Fellowship is for five years.

  • Professor Avinash K. Agarwal (ME) has been awarded the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize for 2016.

  • Professor S. Anantha Ramakrishna (Physics) has been awarded the S.S. Bhatnagar Prize for 2016.

  • Professor G. Santhanam, Department of Mathematics and Statistics has published a book entitled 'Algebra' as per the following details: http://www.narosa.com/books_display.asp?catgcode=978-81-8487-585-0 April 2017, Pages: 320

  • Dr. Arun Shukla of the Department of BSBE has edited two volumes of Methods in Enzymology titled Proteomics in Biology, Parts A & B.

  • Professor Javed H.N. Malik, Department of Earth Sciences has been selectedfor the 2016 National Geosciences Award given by the Ministry of Mines.

  • Dr. Sandeep Shukla, Department of Computer Science and Engineering has been selected for a 3-year term as an IEEE Computer Society Distinguished Visitor from Jan 1, 2017 - Dec 31, 2019.

  • The proceedings of the 17th International Heat Pipe Conference, held at IIT Kanpur have been published as "Science and Technology of Heat Pipes: Historical Perspective to Contemporary Developments" by Begell House (ISBN 978-156700-452-6). The book is edited by Dr. Sameer Khandekar, Department of Mechanical Engineering. Articles have been included after a fresh round of corrections and reviews after the conference.
    The table of contents and the front page can be viewed at:
    http://home.iitk.ac.in/~samkhan/links/IHPC-17-Frontmatter.pdf
    http://home.iitk.ac.in/~samkhan/Whatsnew.htm.

  • Dr. P. Venkitanarayanan, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been invited to serve as the Associate Technical Editor of the Journal of Dynamic Behavior of Materials, an official journal of the Society for Experimental Mechanics, USA (Springer).

  • A book entitled "Nanofinishing Science and Technology" edited by Professor V. K. Jain, Department of Mechanical Engineering has been published by the CRC press. For details, please visit
    https://www.crcpress.com/Nanofinishing-Science-and-Technology-Basic-and-Advanced-Finishing-and-Polishing/Jain/p/book/9781498745949

  • Dr. Manas K Ghorai, Department of Chemistry has been elected to the Fellowship of West Bengal Academy of Science and Technology – 2016.

  • Professor S. N. Singh, Department of Electrical Engineering has been elected as "IEEE India Council Chair-Elect 2017" by the IEEE India Council Members.

  • Professor S. Ganesh from the Department of BSBE has been selected for the Basanti Devi Amir Chand Prize, given by the Indian Council of Medical Research (ICMR), for the year 2014.

  • Professor Vinod K Singh, Department of Chemistry and presently, Director, IISER Bhopal has been elected as a Fellow of 'The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries'.

  • A textbook entitled 'English for Technical Communication', authored by Dr. N. P. Sudharshana, Department of Humanities and Social Sciences has been published by the Cambridge University Press, India. You can see the announcement here: https://goo.gl/ThjWhe

  • Dr. Arun K. Shukla (BSBE), has been invited to serve as Editor of the Journal of Cellular Biochemistry for a duration of 3 years.

  • Dr. Kantesh Balani (MSE), has been selected for the "Metallurgist of the Year" award (2016) in the Metal Science category by the Ministry of Steel and Mines.

  • Professor Sandeep Sangal has been selected for this year's DISTINGUISHED EDUCATOR AWARD by the Indian Institute of Metals (IIM). The award will be conferred on him during the National Metallurgist Day Celebration (NMD) to be held at IIT Kanpur on 14th November 2016.

  • Professor Debabrata Goswami, Professor, Department of Chemistry, has been elected as a Fellow of The Optical Society of America, USA.

  • Dr. Mahendra Verma, Professor, Department of Physics has been selected for the INSA Teachers Award, 2016.

  • Dr. G. Santhanam, Professor, Department of Mathematics and Statistics has been selected for the INSA Teachers Award, 2016

  • Professor Debopam Das has received the prestigious "Excellence in Aerospace Education Award" of The Aeronautical Society of India for the year 2015.

  • Professor S. N. Tripathi, Department of Civil Engineering has been appointed Member, Editorial Board, Journal of Aerosol Science.

  • Handbook entitled "Decision Sciences: Theory and Practice," edited by R.N. Sengupta, Aparna Gupta, and Joydeep Dutta has just been published by CRC Press (Taylor and Francis).
    https://www.crcpress.com/Decision-Sciences-Theory-and-Practice/Sengupta-Gupta-Dutta/p/book/9781466564305

  • Dr. Rajiv Sinha, Professor and Head, Department of Earth Sciences has been elected Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, for the year 2016.

  • Professor Anindya Chatterjee (ME),has been elected as the Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences, India, for the year 2016.

  • Professor Sandeep Shukla, (CSE) has been reappointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the ACM TECS for next 3 years.

  • Springer has released a two-set publication entitled "Fluid Mechanics and Fluid Power – Contemporary Research" arising from the Proceedings of the 5th International and 41st National Conference on FMFP held at IIT Kanpur in December 2014. The Proceedings are edited by Professors A. K. Saha, Debopam Das, Rajesh Srivastava, P. K. Panigrahi and others.
    http://www.springer.com/in/book/9788132227410.

  • Professor Amalendu Chandra, Head, Chemistry has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Physical Chemistry for 3 years.

  • Dr. Anindya Chatterjee (ME), has been appointed as Associate Editor of ASME Journal of Computational & Nonlinear Dynamics for 3 years.

  • Dr. S. Ganesh (BSBE), has been declared as winner of the OPPI Scientist Award 2016.

  • Professor Jitendra K Bera (CHM), has been invited to join the Editorial Advisory Board of Organometallics.

  • Dr. Satyaki Roy, Head, Design Program has been invited to join the CII National Committee on Design (2016-17) as a member.

  • Dr. Saurav Mani Tripathi, Department of Physics has been elevated to the grade of Senior Member in IEEE.

  • Dr. Sudib Kumar Mishra, Department of Civil Engineering as been selected for the INAE Young Engineer Award of 2016.

  • Professor Yogesh Joshi (CHE) has been elected as the Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

  • Professor Anish Upadhyaya (MSE), has been selected as Fellow of the Indian Institute of Metals.

  • Professor S.N. Singh has been selected to receive the IEEE R10 (Asia-Pacific) Outstanding Volunteer Award – 2016 in recognition of his professional leadership and contributions to IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section and IEEE Region 10.

  • Dr. Arun Shukla of BSBE has been selected for the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award in Biological Sciences for the year 2016.

  • Dr. Sagar Chakraborty, Department of Physics, has been selected for the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award (2016).

  • Professor Animangsu Ghatak has been selected for the CNR Rao Faculty Award (2015) for his paper entitled: "Estimation of solid–liquid interfacial tension using curved surface of a soft solid," Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences, Volume 112(41), 2015.

  • Dr. Piyush Rai of the Department of Computer Science and Engineering has been awarded the IBM Research Faculty Award for this year.

  • ACM's Distinguished Speaker Program (DSP) is a highly visible way for ACM members to engage with emerging professionals, students and, in some cases, the public on a range of topics in computing. Dr. Sandeep Shukla (CSE) has been appointed as an ACM Distinguished speaker for 3 years.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Silver Medal this year in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research in Chemistry.

  • Professor Gautam Biswas has been honored with the Distinguished Alumnus Award-2016 of IIT Kharagpur.

  • Dr. Sagar Chakraborty, Department of Physics has been selected as an Associate of the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore. The Associates programme was initiated in 1983 to recognize and encourage talented young scientists, below the age of 35 years, who are working in India."

  • Chhatrasal Gayner (PhD student in Materials Science Programme) and Dr. Kamal Kar have written a review article on "Recent advances in thermoelectric materials" for Progress in Materials Science (IF~33), Elsevier, Vol 83, page: 1-61, year: 2016. You can see it here:
    http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0079642516300317

  • Board of Directors of The Optical Society (OSA)has recognized Dr. S. Anantha Ramakrishna as an OSA Senior Member. This esteemed designation recognizes well‐established members with significant professional and service accomplishments within the field of optics and photonics. Each class of OSA Senior Members is chosen through a comprehensive peer review process before the designation is recognized by the OSA Board of Directors.

  • A book entitled "Innovation and IPRs in China and India: Myths, Realities and Opportunities" edited by Kung-Chung Liu and Uday S. Racherla has recently been published by Springer as a part of a China-EU Series, Vol.4 and can be sen at http://www.springer.com/in/book/9789811004056.

  • Dr. J. Ramkumar has been selected for the Young Alumni Achievement award of NIT Tiruchy. The award honors excellence in academics, research, and innovation.

  • Dr. Sanjay Mittal, Professor of Aerospace Engineering has been awarded the G.D. Birla award for the year 2015. The decision was taken by a Board headed by Professor R. Gadagkar, President INSA, New Delhi.

  • Professor S N Singh of the Department of Electrical Engineering has been selected for the Outstanding Teacher Award 2016 of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). The award honours teachers in Indian Colleges, Universities, and Institutions, who have provided guidance and inspired students to take up careers in Engineering and Technology.

  • Professor Veejendra Yadav's newly published book on the subject can be seen here:http://link.springer.com/book/10.1007/978-981-10-1139-

  • Professor Kumar Ravi Priya has been invited to serve on an expert panel set up by the UGC chaired by Prof. B.N.Gangadhar (NIMHANS) for 3-4 months to redesign syllabi of Bachelors and Masters courses in Psychology in India.

  • Dr Jayandharan G. Rao has been awarded the WT/DBT Indian Alliance Senior Research Fellowship.

  • Professor Avinash Agarwal, Department of Mechanical Engineering has beeninvited to join the editorial board of the International Journal of EngineResearch. IJER is a highly reputed engine-related journal. It is jointlymanaged by SAE International and IMechE and published by SAGE.

  • Dr. Shikha Prasad, Department of Mechanical Engineering and the Nuclear Engineering and Technology Program has been appointed as Chair of the American Nuclear Society (ANS), Local Sections Committee for a period of one year.

  • The announcement of the second edition of the book "Introduction to Mechanics" by Dr Mahendra Verma and published by Universities Press can be seen here: http://home.iitk.ac.in/~mkv/Mechanics-book/Welcome.html

  • Professor M. L. N. Rao, Department of Chemistry, has been elected as a Fellow of the Andhra Pradesh Akademi of Sciences (APAS).

  • IEOM Society of US has conferred the Distinguished Educator Award on Professor R R K Sharma of the Department of Industrial and Management Engineering in their recent conference held at Kaula Lampur, Malaysia.

  • A book entitled "Supermacroporous Cryogels: Biomedical and Bio-technological Applications" and edited by Prof. Ashok Kumar of BSBE has been published by the CRC Press (Taylor & Francis). More information here: https://goo.gl/c5pcvP Quite noteworthy because this is the first dedicated book on the topic.

  • A volume of the book series "Methods in Cell Biology" edited by Dr Arun Kumar Shukla can be seen at http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/bookseries/0091679X It is focused on recent methodologies developed for the characterization of a novel class of proteins named "G Protein-Coupled Receptors".

  • Dr Somesh K Mathur, Rahul Arora and Sarbjit Singh have published a book entitled "Methods and Applications in Trade Policy Research,"Athena Academic, London (2016). It is noteworthy that Rahul and Sarbjit are doctoral students of our Institute.

  • Dr. J. Ramkumar, Department of Mechanical Engineering, has been selected for the Mechanical Engineering Design Award (2015) of the Institution of Engineers (India).

  • Dr Arun Kumar Shukla of BSBE has been invited to join the editorial board of the Nature group journal, Scientific Reports.

  • Dr. Vaibhav Arghode has authored the book entitled “Air Flow Management in Raised Floor Data Centers” (Springer Briefs in Thermal Engineering and Applied Science) with Dr. Yogendra Joshi, Professor, School of Mechanical Engineering at Georgia Tech. Details can be found here: http://www.springer.com/in/book/9783319258904"Adaptive Aeroservoelastic Control" by Dr. Ashish Tewari, Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering. The book details can be found here: http://as.wiley.com/WileyCDA/WileyTitle/productCd-1118457633.html

  • A book written by Professor Pradip Sirkar (EE) titled "Mathematical Aspects of Signal Processing" is being published by Cambridge University Press shortly.

  • Professor Tarun Gupta (CE), Dr Pratik Sen (CHM) and Dr Krishanu Biswas (MSE) has been selected as a member of the Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS) for the period 2016-2021.

  • Professor S Ganesh (BSBE) has been elected as Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences this year (2016).

  • Professor J N Moorthy (CHM) has been conferred with the Millennium plaque award of the Indian Science Congress for the year 2015-2016. He will be presented this award in Mysore during the 103rd Indian Science Congress by the Prime Minister on 3rd January.

  • Professor R R K Sharma (IME) has been conferred Distinguished Scientist Award by the Venus International Foundation.

  • Professor S Ganesh (BSBE) has been invited to join the editorial board of two new "Gene" family journals, the "Meta Gene" and the "Gene Reports" published by Elsevier.

  • Dr Arun Kuamr Shukla (BSBE) has been selected for the Indian Society of Chemists and Biologists (ISCB) Young Scientist Award-2016 in Biological Sciences.

  • Professor Bharat Lohani (CE) has been elected as Fellow of Indian Society of Remote Sensing this year (2015).

  • Profofessor S N Tripathi (CE) has been conferred the Distinguished Alumnus Award by the Banaras Hindu University for the year 2015.

  • Dr. Nitin Gupta (BSBE) has been awarded with the Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship for the year 2015

  • Professor P K Bhattacharya (ChE) has been appointed as Director of Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT) for a period of five years.

  • Director,Professor Indranil Manna,has been elected as Fellow of The World Academy of Sciences (TWAS) for the advancement of science in developing countries this year (2016).

  • Professor Malay Banerjee (Mathematics & Statistics) has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the journal "Ecological Complexity", published by Elsevier, for a period of three years.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma (CHM) has been elected as Fellow of Indian National Science Academy this year (2016).

  • Professor Manas K Ghorai (CHM) has been elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India this year (2016).

  • Professor Sachchidanand Tripathi (CE) has been elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India this year (2016).

  • A book written by Professor D P Mishra (AE) titled "Gas Turbine Propulsion" has been recently published by MV Learning, New Delhi/London.

  • Dr. Jayandhran G Rao (BSBE) has been chosen for the B M Birla Science Prize in Biology for the year 2014.

  • Professor Yogesh Joshi (ChE) has been awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for the year 2015 in Engineering Sciences.

  •  Professor  Avinash K. Agarwal (ME) & Prof. S. N. Tripathi (CE) have been elected as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering this year (2016).

  • Professor Tarun Gupta (CE) has been chosen for NASI-Scopus Young Scientist award for the year 2015

  • Professor V. K. Jain (ME) has been given the Eminent Engineer Award by the Production Engineering Division Board of the Institution of Engineers in recognition to his service to the profession and the nation.

  • Dr. Animesh Mandal (ES) and Dr. Ark Verma (HSS) has received the DST INSPIRE Faculty Award for 2015.

  • Professor B. Bhattacharya (ME) has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the Journal of the Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (JISSS) published by Institute of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS).

  • Professor K. Srihari(CHM) has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal this year in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research in chemistry.

  • Professor Amalendu Chandra (CHM) has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Silver Medal this year in recognition of his extensive and outstanding contributions to research in chemistry.

  • Dr Nitin Saxena (CSE) & Dr Nilesh P Gurao (MSE) have been chosen for INSA Young Scientist Medal for the year 2015.

  • Professor Kripa Shankar (IME) & Professor Dipak Mazumdar (MSE) have been chosen for INAE Outstanding Teacher Award for the year 2015.

  • Professor Jitendra K Bera (CHM) has been selected for Department of Atomic Energy-Science Research Council (DAE-SRC) Outstanding Investigator Award-2014.

  • Professor J. Ramkumar (ME) has been chosen this year for the Gopal Das Bhandari Memorial Distinguished Teacher Award.

  • Paper by Professor K Deb (former faculty, ME) along with his students in IEEE Transactions in Evolutionary Computation has crossed 6,000 citations in Web of Science.

  • Professor N Vyas (ME, currently Vice Chancellor, Rajasthan Technical University) has been appointed as Chairman of newly created Technology Mission for Indian Railways (TMIR).

  • Prof. Manindra Agrawal (CSE) has been elected a foreign associate of the US National Academy of Sciences.

  • Dr Arun Kumar Shukla (BSBE) selected for the "Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA)" for the year 2014.

  • Dr. Nitin Saxena (CSE) has been awarded Swarnajayanti Fellowship for the year 2014.

  • Professor J N Moorthy (Chemistry) awarded J C Bose Fellowship by Dept. of Science and Technology

  • Professor R P Chhabra (Chemical Engg) awarded J C Bose Fellowship by Dept. of Science & Technology.

  • Professor S Ganesh (BSBE) has been invited to serve as Associate Editor of the journal, "Journal of Genetics" jointly published by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore, and Springer. Founded in 1910, Journal of Genetics is the oldest English language journal in the field of genetics.

  • Dr. Sayantani Bhattacharya (PHY), one of the youngest faculty in the institute, has been invited to join the editorial board of the prestigious journal "Scientific Reports". This journal is published by the Nature Publishing Group. Further details are available at http://www.nature.com/srep/eap-ebm/index.html#fluidsandplasmaphysics.

  • Professor Kamal K. Kar (ME and MSP), Dr. Jitendra Kumar Pandey (Seoul National University), and Dr. Sravendra Rana (Nanyang Technological University, Singapore) titled "Handbook of Polymer Nanocomposites. Processing, Performance and Application, Volume B: Carbon Nanotube Based Polymer Nanocomposites" (http://www.springer.com/physics/book/978-3-642-45228-4) has been recently published by Springer.

  • A book titled "Novel Combustion Concepts for Sustainable Energy Development" edited by Professor Avinash Agarwal (ME) and Professor Abhijit Kushari (AE), along with Dr. A. Pandey, Dr. A. K. Gupta, and Dr. S. K. Aggarwal, (Eds.) has been published recently by Springer (http://www.springer.com/energy/energy+efficiency/book/978-81-322-2210-1).

  • Professor Rajiv Sinha (ES) has been invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for "Current Science", India's leading fortnightly multidisciplinary journal from this year.

  • Professor D Kundu (MTH) has been invited to serve as Associate Editor of the journal, "Sankhya Series B," till December 31, 2015.

  • Dr Arun Kumar Shukla (BSBE) has been selected for the "Professor Ratna Phadke Award for Young Scientist" of the Indian Biophysical Society.

  • Professor S N Singh (EE) has been appointed a 2015 IEEE Region 10 (Asia Pacific) Conference and Technical Seminar Coordinator. He will also be part of IEEE R10 Executive committee. This is first time that a member from IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section is given this responsibility.

  • Dr Kantesh Balani (MSE) has been invited to join the editorial board of Defense Science Journal (published by DRDO, GoI) for a period of two years.

  • a book titled "Biosurfaces: A Materials Science and Engineering Perspective," edited by Dr Kantesh Balani (MSE) and Dr Vivek Verma (MSE), along with Dr A. Agarwal and Dr R. Narayan, has been published by Wiley. Research groups of Dr Balani and Dr Verma have contributed more than 70% of the book chapters. The details of the book are at: http://www.amazon.in/Biosurfaces-Materials-Science-Engineering-Perspective/dp/1118299973.

  • Professor Rajat Moona (CSE), currently Director General CDAC) has been chosen the winner of IESA Technovation 2014 - TechoVisionary Award in the category of "Academia Awards." This award is for lifetime achievement by an Indian academician who has made significant contributions to the field of Electronics and Semiconductor through research and development.

  • Professor V. K. Jain (ME) has been conferred the life time achievement award of AIMTDR 2014 for his contributions to the education & research in the field of manufacturing as well as to the activities of All India Manufacturing, Technology, Design and Research (AIMTDR) Conferences. AIMTDR series of conferences is a biennial event organized since 1967. In each conference, one person from Academia and one from Industry is chosen for the award. Earlier recipient of this award from IIT Kanpur was Professor Amitabha Ghosh.

  • Dr Raghunath Tewari (CSE) has received the DST INSPIRE Faculty Award for 2015.

  • Dr Rajat Mittal (CSE) has received the DST INSPIRE Faculty Award for 2015.

  • Dr Shilpi Gupta (EE) has received both the DST INSPIRE Faculty Award for 2015 and Ramanujan Fellowship. She has decided to opt for Ramanujan Fellowship.

  • Dr Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava (EE) has been listed as one of the best papers to appear in the Journal of Applied Physics in the last two years. The details of the paper are:
    Design of a two-dimensional metamaterial cloak with minimum scattering using a quadratic transformation function (http://aip-info.org/1XPS-361X5-C9OXKE-1GQ3GG-0/c.aspx) Archana Rajput, Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava J. Appl. Phys. 116, 124501 (2014)

  • Dr Arun Shukla (BSSE) has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the journal PLOS ONE as an Academic Editor.

  • Dr Yogesh Singh Chauhan (EE) (and coauthors), titled "FinFET Modeling for IC Simulation and Design" has been published by Elsevier (http://store.elsevier.com/product.jsp?isbn=9780124200319).

  • Professor R C Budhani (PHY) has been invited to join the Editorial Board of the European Journal of Applied Physics, published by European Physical Society, for a period of three years.

  • A review titled "Progress in Material Selection for Solid Oxide Fuel Cell Technology: A Review," authored by Dr Kantesh Balani (MSE) and Dr Shobit Omar (MSE), along with their students (Neelima Mahato, Amitava Banerjee, and Alka Gupta), has been published in the prestigious journal Progress in Material Science (impact factor: 25.87, http://www.journals.elsevier.com/progress-in-materials-science). This comprehensive review (450+ pages with more than 1100 references) highlights recent advances in the science and engineering of materials used in the area of solid oxide fuel cells. The online link for the paper is: http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.pmatsci.2015.01.001.

 

  • Professor J K Bera (CHM) has been elected as Fellow of Indian Academy of Sciences this year.

  • Professor Peeyush Chandra (MTH) has been selected as an editorial board member of the Journal of Indian Mathematical Society.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma (CHM) has been invited to join Editorial Advisory Board of Journal of Peptide Science. This is a journal of European Peptide Society and is published by the Society jointly with John Wiley & Sons.

  • Professor Vinod K Singh (CHM) has been selected for conferment of Padma Shri award (2014) for his contributions to Science and Engineering.

  • Professor V. K. Jain (ME) has been appointed as the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Precision Technology published by Inderscience Publishers Pvt. Ltd (UK).

  • Professor Debashish Chowdhury (PHY), titled "Modeling stochastic kinetics of molecular machines at multiple levels: from molecules to modules" has been chosen as one of 13 best papers of 2013 published in BIOPHYSICAL JOURNAL (published by Cell Press on behalf of the BioPhysical Society, USA). The full issue "Best of 2013" can be accessed at the following link: http://onlinedigeditions.com/publication/frame.php?i=196366&p=&pn=&ver=flex.

  • Professor S N Singh (EE) has been chosen for IEEE Region-10 Educational Activities Award 2014 which will be given during R10 Annual meeting to be held at Kuching, Malaysia on March 1, 2014.

  • Professor N K Sharma (IME) has been nominated by the State Government as a member of the Management Board of the Madan Mohan Malaviya University of Technology Gorakhpur.

  • Professor Kamal K. Kar (ME and MSP) has been invited to join as associate editor in "Materials Express", an international online journal on multidisciplinary materials research published by American Scientific Publishers (http://www.aspbs.com/mex/editorial_mex.htm).

  • Dr Sudeep Bhattacharjee (PHY) has been invited to serve as an Associate Editor in the journal Frontiers in Physics (http://www.frontiersin.org/), under the section specialty Plasma Physics. Frontiers is a Swiss, Gold open-access academic publisher.

  • Professor J P Gupta former Professor in ChE and director RGIPT) has been chosen for the Distinguished Alumnus Award by School of Engineering, University of Pennsylvania for the year 2014. Professor Gupta did his PhD from U Penn.

  • Dr. T Ravichandran (HSS) has been selected for the prestigious Fulbright-Nehru Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship, 2014 for his research proposal on "Literature, Technology and Environment: Global and Pedagogical Perspectives". This fellowship is both for research and teaching in Duke University, Durham, North Carolina, for nine months from August 2014 to May 2015.

  • Dr. Nishchal Verma (EE) has been invited to serve as Associate Editor of Transactions of Institute of Measurement and Control, UK.

  • Professor V. K. Jain (ME) has been appointed as an Associate Editor of the "Proceedings of the Institution of Mechanical Engineers, Part B: Journal of Engineering Manufacture" being published by SAGE (UK).

  • Professor Kamal K. Kar (ME and MSP) has been invited to join as editorial board member of the Journal of "Advanced Manufacturing: Polymer & Composites Science" published by Maney Publishing, Leeds, UK (http://www.maneyonline.com/page/ampcs-editorialboard).

  • Dr. Shalabh (MTH) has received the IISA (Indian International Statistical Association) Young Scientist award of 2014.

  • A book authored by Professor D P Mishra (AE), titled "Experimental Combustion: An Introduction" was published by Taylor & Francis recently.

  • Professor Dhirendra Katti (BSBE) has been invited to join as editorial board member of the Journal Advanced Health Care Technologies (http://www.dovepress.com/articles.php?pa=editorial_board&journal_id=157&l=DVC4Ls3CiJOq8XTQ3kDkC2sF41413) published by Dove press.

  • A paper by Dr Arun Kumar Shukla (BSBE) has just appeared in Nature: http://www.nature.com/nature/journal/vaop/ncurrent/full/nature13430.html. Dr Shukla is the first author of the paper.

  • Dr Arun Kumar Shukla (BSBE) has been awarded with the Wellcome Trust/ DBT India Alliance Intermediate Fellowship for the year 2014. This highly competitive scheme supports excellent scientists at mid career to undertake high-quality research and to establish themselves as independent researchers. The fellowship is for a period of five years, and comes with substantial funding up to Rs 3.5 crores. Dr Shukla is the second recipient of this fellowship; Dr Shukla (BSBE) received this award last year.

  • Dr Raju Gupta (ChE) has been selected for IEI Young Engineer Award in Chemical Engineering discipline this year.

  • Dr Tanmoy Maiti (MSE) has been selected for IEI Young Engineer Award in Metallurgical and Material Engineering discipline this year.

  • Professor P K Bharadwaj (CHM) has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Silver Medal this year in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research in chemistry.

  • Professor S P Rath (CHM) has been selected for the Chemical Research Society of India (CRSI) Bronze Medal this year in recognition of his outstanding contributions to research in chemistry.

  • Professor Animesh Das (CE), titled "Analysis of Pavement Structures" has recently been published by the CRC Press - Taylor and Francis Group. The details of the book are available on the following websites: http://www.crcpress.com/product/isbn/9781466558557, http://www.taylorandfrancis.com/books/details/9781466558557/.

  • Dr Raju Gupta (ChE) has been awarded the IAAM Young Scientist award at International Smart Materials and Surfaces Conference (SMS 2014) held during August 26-28 in Bangkok, Thailand. The prize is for pursuing outstanding research work in the field of smart materials and surfaces.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma (CHM) has been chosen for the OPPI Scientist Award 2014 for his research work in modelling protein aggregation in the area of neurodegenerative disorders and towards discovery of small molecule inhibitors of such processes. OPPI awards recognize scientific contributions of significance, from scientists in India, in the field of human healthcare. The award carries a memento, a citation, and a cash prize of Rs 1 lakh and will be presented later this month in Mumbai.

  • Professor C Venkatesan (AE), titled "Fundamentals of Helicopter Dynamics", has been recently published by the CRC Press, Taylor and Francis Group.

  • Professor Manindra Agrawal (CSE) has been selected for the ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award for 2014 by the Advanced Computing and Communications Society. This award is given to Professor Agrawal for his path breaking work in designing the first deterministic polynomial-time test for primality of numbers and defining the bounds on the arithmetic complexity of polynomials which is one of the central open problems in complexity theory. The ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award which carries a cash prize, a citation and a plaque will be presented at the inaugural session of the annual Advanced Computing and Communications Conference (ADCOM 2014) in Bangalore at the Electronic City campus Wipro Technologies.

  • Professor S N Singh (EE) has been chosen for 2013 IEEE Power Engineering Society (PES) Chapter Outstanding Engineer Award for exemplary services to the Chapter and outstanding contribution to power engineering community in teaching, training, research and industrial collaboration.

  • Professor Sachchida Nand Tripathi, Department of Civil Engineering, has been awarded the Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize for the year 2014 in Earth, Atmosphere, Ocean and Planetary Sciences.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma (CHM) has been chosen for the Darshan Ranganathan Memorial Lecture Award 2015 of Chemical Research Society of India.

  • Dr Kumar Ravi Priya (HSS), titled "Qualitative Research on Illness, Wellbeing and Self-Growth", has been recently published by Routledge, Taylor and Francis Group.

  • Dr Kumar Vaibhav Srivastava (EE) has been selected for IEI Young Engineer Award in Electrical Engineering discipline for the year 2014.

  • Dr Ashoke De (AE) has been selected for IEI Young Engineer Award in Aerospace Engineering discipline for the year 2014.

  • Professor K Muralidhar (ME) has been elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India for the year 2014.

  • Professor Jitendra K Bera (CHM) has been elected as Fellow of National Academy of Sciences, India for the year 2014.

  • Professor Dipak Mazumdar (MSE), titled "A first course in iron and steelmaking" shall be released during the National Metallurgists Day celebration on 14th of November, 2014 at Pune. It has been developed for the materials science and metallurgy series of Universities Press and the Indian Institute of Metals and shall serve as a text book of iron and steelmaking in all Indian engineering colleges catering to MSE/MME/Met.E.

  • Professor Ashish Tewari AE) has been elected as an Associate Fellow in the American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics (AIAA). AIAA Associate Fellows are individuals of distinction who have made notable and valuable contributions to the arts, sciences, or technology of aeronautics or astronautics. Each year, only one for every 150 voting members are selected and approved.

  • Professor Mukesh Sharma (CE) has been elected as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering for the year 2014.

  • Professor S N Singh (EE) has been elected as Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering for the year 2014.

  • Dr Nitin Gupta (BSBE) has been awarded the Ramalingaswamy Fellowship of DBT. This fellowship comes with substantial grant support for a period of 5 years.

  • Professor Dipak Mazumdar (MSE) has been selected for the 2014 IIM (Indian Institute of Metals) "Distinguished Educator" award. The award carries a cash prize and a citation, and will be given during the forthcoming National Metallurgists Day celebration on November 14 at Pune.

  • Professor R N Sengupta (IME) has been invited to serve as an Editorial Board Member for "Open Journal of Statistics" published by Scientific Research Publishing Inc.

  • Professor Kamal K. Kar (ME and MSP, IIT Kanpur) and Professor Alma Hodzic (University of Sheffield, UK) titled "Developments in Nanocomposites" (http://rpsonline.com.sg/rpsweb/9789810837112.html) has been recently published by the Research Publishing Services Singapore.

  • Professor S N Singh (EE) has been awarded Dr P S Nigam Power Sector Award 2014 for the Best Technical Paper on Power Section entitled PQ Capabilities Curve of a single-stage Utility Scale Grid Connected PV Systems during the 94th Annual General Meeting of the Institution of Engineers (India), UP State Center held on November 30, 2014 at Lucknow. This paper is co-authored by Mr Vivek Nandan Lal, PhD student.

  • Professor Sandeep Verma (CHM) has been invited to serve as an Associate Editor of the Journal of Chemical Sciences (Springer), published by the Indian Academy of Sciences, Bangalore.

  • Professor Ashutosh Sharma (ChE) has been appointed as Secretary of Department of Science and Technology for a period of five years.


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