News & Announcement Archive

 
 

 

  • 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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