Awards & Distinctions
Faculty members of EE, IITB are recipients of many distinguished awards such as Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Prize, Prof. K. Sreenivasan Memorial Award, Prof. SVC Aiya Memorial Award, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Research Award, Ram Lal Wadhwa Award, INAE Young Engineer Award, Alexander von Humboldt Fellowship and many others. Many faculty members are Editors of IEEE and other national and international journals. They are also Fellows of organizations like IEEE, IETE, INAE, IASc, NASI and INSA. Some of the distingushed and the most recent awards are listed below.
Appreciation in Teaching Assistantship for the course "EE614- Solid State Microwave Devices and Circuits and their Applications"
Won the 1st prize
Appreciation in Teaching Assistantship for the course "EE609- Radiating Systems"
Prof. V. Ramgopal Rao has received prestigious Prof. C.N.R. Rao Bangalore INDIA NANO Science Award
Proposal on location-unaware sensing selected to participate at the X (Google) Science Fair at its Headquarters in California. The team comprised of Charvi Rastogi (Dual degree student), Divya Arora (PhD student), and Animesh Kumar
IEEE-SA Standards Medallion for accomplishments that have resulted in revolutionary changes to Indian Technology, Policy and Standardization
NASI-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award for Application Oriented Innovations in Physical Sciences for the year 2016.
"Design Procedure of Segmented Rotor Switched Reluctance Motor for Direct Drive Application,” IET Electric Power Application, vol. 8, no. 3, pp. 77-88, March 2014 by R. Vandana and B.G. Fernandes.
Entitled “Investigations into the Performance of Switched Reluctance Motor for Commercial Applications”
Design and Development of a novel 2.5 KVA Two-Stage Transformer-Less Grid-tied PV System Based on SiC Devices with Emergency Battery-Backup
Pragati Patel is a Ph.D student of EE department under Prof. Jayanta Mukherjee and working on "Wideband Rectangular Dielectric Resonator Antennas". Recently, she has received "Young Scientist Award" for my paper "Novel S Shaped Dielectric Resonator Antenna for Wireless Communication" at Atlantic Radio Science Conference (URSI AT-RASC 2015) which is going to held in Gran Canaria, Spain, from 18-22 May 2015. The Young Scientist Awards are presented at the General Assemblies of URSI and at the URSI Atlantic Radio Science Conferences (AT-RASC) to recognize an international group of individuals who have made innovative contributions and discoveries in multidiscipline research related to electromagnetic fields and waves in Gran Canaria, Spain. More at young scientist award and Student paper competition
The paper “Complexity Analysis and Algorithms for the Inter Cell Interference Coordination with Fixed Transmit Powers Problem”, which I co-authored with the M.Tech. student Ashwathi Nambiar, received an Honorable Mention at the COMSNETS 2015 conference held at Bangalore in Jan. 2015
Entitled "Current-fed Converter Topologies for Interconnecting Solar Photovoltaic, AC and DC Grids”
Entitled “Islanding Detection of Single-Phase Grid-Connected Inverter”.
For the paper titled "Place of Articulation from Direct Imaging for Validation of Its Estimation from Speech Analysis for Use in Speech Training" presented as a poster at NCVPRIPG 2015, Dec. 16-19, 2015, IIT Patna, Patna, India
The PBC Fellowship Program for Outstanding Post-doctoral Researchers from China and India
Best Conference Paper Award for 'Noise figure analysis of 2.5 GHz folded cascode LNA using high-Q layout optimized inductors'
The best paper published in ICE Journal of Emerging Materials Research in 2013.
Anil Kamma has received award for “Multi-Band Notch UWB Band Pass Filter with Novel Contiguous Split Rings Embedded in Symmetrically Tapered Elliptic Rings.” A. Kamma, S. R. Gupta, G. S. Reddy, and J. Mukherjee Progress In Electromagnetics Research C, Vol. 39, 133-148, 2013. Prize consists of a one year free upgrade of the existing CST software license.
Auto detection of power system events using wide area frequency measurements
The Infosys Science Foundation today announced the winners of the Infosys Prize 2013 across six categories: Engineering & Computer Science , Humanities, Life Sciences , Mathematic al Sciences , Physical Sciences and Social Sciences . The winners were recognized for their outstanding achievements and contribution s to scien tific research . T he Infosys Science Foundation also announced an increase in the prize purse by Rs . 5 Lakhs to Rs. 55 Lakhs for each category for 2013 . The prize for the Humanities category will be split equally between the two winners. The seven winners were chosen based on significant progress showcased in their chosen spheres , as well as for the impact thei r research will have on the specific field . In addition to the prize purse, each category award includes a gold medallio n and a citation certif icate . The winners of the Infosys Prize 2013 were evaluated by a panel of jurors comprising eminent scientists and professors from around the world. The jury chairs of the six categories are: Prof. Pradeep K. Khosla , Engineering & Computer Science; Prof. Amartya Sen , Humanities; Dr. Inder Verma , Life Sciences ; Prof. Srinivasa S. R. Varadhan , Mathematical Sciences; Prof. Shrinivas Kulkarni , Physical Sciences; and Dr. Kaushik Basu , Social Sciences.
Priyanka Kabara (Final year M.Tech. student), Sanket Takor (intern) and Prof. Maryam Shojaei won the firs place award in the Design Contest, organized as a part of International Conference on VLSI Design, India, 2013. They also won the firs place award in Cadence Design Contest India, 2012. They also were one of finalist teams in Student Project Contest in International Conference on VLSI Design 2012, India.
NanoSniff Technologies Pvt. Ltd. has won the prestigious ISA Technovation - Most Promising Startup Company Award - 2012 by the Indian Semiconductor Association. The company is founded by Prof. V.Ramgopal Rao (EE) and Prof. Soumyo Mukherji (DBSE) out of the work carried out in the Centre of Excellence in Nanoelectronics, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay.
Prof A.N. Chandorkar was conferred the "Life Time Achievement Award" in the recently held "International conference on VLSI Design 2013" for his contributions to VLSI Field and Education in India. The conference is rated fourth (4th) in the world of VLSI Design area. This conference is organised by VLSI Society of India which represents VLSI Community of India and abroad.
The Lifetime Achievement Award, instituted by the Senate of IIT Bombay, is meant to recognize sustained and outstanding contributions across a broad spectrum of activities (such as teaching, research, Institution building, etc,) by a faculty member who is close to retirement (superannuating before the Foundation day for the year) or who has just retired (usually, up to two years earlier).
The award has been given to recognize contribution in the area of CMOS device reliability and to foster collaboration in this area.
Entitled “Interface Circuits and Controllers for Effective Utilization of Solar Photovoltaics"
The Government of India, through the Department of Science & Technology (DST) and Science & Engineering Research Board (SERB) have joined hands with the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) to address the problem of low number of PhDs in the country. Industry, through CII, and government, through SERB, have together instituted a joint fellowship scheme for scientific and industrial research, called the Prime Minister’s Fellowship Scheme for Doctoral Research, where up to 100 talented students will be selected every year to receive double scholarship for a maximum period of four years to work on industry-relevant projects.