Newsletter Edition 2
Dr. Deepak K. Agarwal
(MT/ME/2004) has been awarded the ‘Swarna Jayanti Award’ by the Aeronautical Society of India.
Dr. Somak Bhattacharyya
(PhD/EE/2015) has been honored with the ‘Young Scientist Award’ by the International Union of Radio Science (UDRS).
Prof. Sumant Nigam
(MSC5/PHY/1978) has been awarded the ‘Jefferson Science Fellowship’ 2016-2017 by the U.S. Department of State and the U.S. Agency for International Development.
Mrs. Neha Walani
(BT/CHE/2009) has been selected to be part of Robert Swan’s International Antarctic Expedition 2017 under the ‘Leadership on the edge’ program.
Mr. Sudhakar Kesavan
(BT/CHE/1976) has been honored with the ‘TiE DC Legend Award’ 2016.
Mr. Dheeraj Pandey
(BT/CSE/1997) is the co-founder of cloud platform company ‘Nutranix’. The Company has been named a Leader by Garter Inc. for Integration systems for the second straight year.
Dr. G. S. M. Sundaram
(PhD/CHM/2006) and his team at Washington University in St. Louis have discovered an amaging compound ‘Fluselenamy’ that may help in early detection of Alzheimer.
Dr. Sudipta Sengupta
(BT/CSE/1997) has been named an ‘ACM Fellow’ for his contributions to the field of cloud networking, storage and data management.
Prof. V. K. Ramakrishnan
(BT/ME/1983) has been elected as a member of the O2Micro International’s board of Directors.
Mr. Amit K. Agarwal
(BT/CE/2000) is the co-founder of Bangaluru-based real estate search portal ‘No Broker’. The company has raised $7.4 million (Rs. 50 crore) as an extension of its Series B round.
Dr. Jyotirmayee Dash
(PhD/CHM/2003) has been nominated for the prestigious ‘Swarnajayanti Fellowship’.
Prof. Ajit K. Chaturvedi
(BT/MT/PhD/EE/1986/1988/1995) has been appointed as the Director of IIT Roorkee.
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