Awards and Recognition for IIIT-H Faculty and Staff

Faculty: Listed below are national level awards and recognition for IIIT-H faculty starting 2006.

 2012

Prof. Nand Kishore Acharya, CEH

  Maharana Kumbha Samman 2012

Prof. Nand Kishore Acharya, with IIIT-H’s Centre for Exact Humanities (CEH), was presented the prestigious award Maharana Kumbha Samman 2012, by the Maharana Mewar Foundation, Udaipur, India, in recognition of his outstanding contribution to the Hindi literature. (Feb)
 

 2011

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, LTRC

  Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD) Book Award 2010-11

A book on human values, co-authored by Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director, IIIT-H was extended Commendation Award 2010-11 by the Indian Society for Training and Development (ISTD). The book, titled “A Foundation Course in Human Values and Professional Ethics”, is based on the proven principles of Jeevan Vidya, and presents a universal approach to value education through self exploration. (Sept 2011)

  

  VASVIK Research Award (ICT Category) 2011

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, IIIT-H’s Director was presented the VASVIK Research Award (ICT Category), in recognition of outstanding contribution to the advancement of computer science, by Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra (VASVIK), a Mumbai based nonprofit http://www.vasvik.org (Feb)
 

Prof. Nand Kishore Acharya, CEH

  Subramaniam Bharati Award 2011

Prof. Nand Kishore Acharya, Centre for Exact Humanities (CEH), IIIT-H was conferred the Subramaniam Bharati Award 2011. The award, presented by the Kendriya Hindi Sansthan, a national level institution under the Government of India’s (GoI’s) Ministry of Human Resources Department (MHRD), recognizes contributions to Hindi literature. The award consists of one-lac rupee cash and a citation by the President of India. (Oct 2011)
 

Dr. Neelima Satyam, EERC

 Institution of Engineers (India) (IEI) Young Engineer Award 2011-12 

Dr. Neelima Satyam, Assistant Professor, IIIT-H’s Earthquake Engineering Research Centre (EERC), was selected to receive the Institution of Engineers (India)Young Engineer Award2011-12. The award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in engineering research, academics, engineering technology development, or technology transfer, is presented annually to a researcher below 35 years of age. (Sept 2011)
 

Pradeep Kumar Ramancharla, EERC

  Indian Concrete Institute (ICI) Young Scientist Award 2011 

Dr. Ramancharla Pradeep Kumar, Associate Professor and Head of IIIT-H’s Earthquake Engineering Research Centre (EERC), was conferred the Young Scientist Award from the Indian Concrete Institute (ICI). The award is presented annually to a researcher below 45 years of age and who has excelled in academics, research, publications, and contribution to ICI and society. (Aug)

Dr. Shubhajit Roy, CVEST

  Fellow of Society of Applied Biotechnology (FSAB) 2011

Dr. Shubhajit Roy Chowdhury, Assistant Professor, Center for VLSI & Embedded Systems Technologies (C-VEST), was selected as the Fellow of the Society of Applied Biotechnology (FSAB). (Sept 2011)
 

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, CCNSB

  Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist Medal 2011

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, Assistant Professor, with IIIT-H’s Center Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics (CCNSB) was awarded the Indian National Science Academy (INSA) Young Scientist Medal in chemical sciences for the year 2011. INSA Young Scientist Medal is considered to be the highest recognition of promise, creativity, and excellence in a young scientist, and is made annually. (May 2011) Check http://www.insaindia.org/aa4young1.htm
 

2010

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, CCNSB

  Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) 2010

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, an assistant professor with IIIT-H’s Center for Computational Natural Sciences and Bioinformatics (CCNSB), was awarded the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) for the year 2010. The award is presented to outstanding young scientists below the age of 35 years with innovative ideas and desirous of pursuing research in frontier areas of biotechnology. (Feb 2011)
 

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, LTRC

  One of 50 Most Illustrious Alumni of IIT-Kanpur

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, Director, IIIT-H was named among the 50 Most Illustrious Alumni of IIT Kanpur from all graduated batches in 50 years since the institute’s inception. The honor was bestowed by IITK's alumni association, on the eve of the institute’s golden jubilee celebrations. (Jan 2010)
 

2009

Prof. Kesav Nori, EnhanceEdu

  Computer Society of India (CSI) Fellowship 2009-10

Prof. Kesav Nori, IIIT-H’s Distinguished Faculty member, was awarded the CSI Fellowship 2009-10 by the Computer Society of India (CSI). Prof. Kesav Nori is one of the three Indian computer science professionals to have ever been honored with the prestigious Fellowship for advancing the frontiers of the computer science discipline. (Nov 2010)
 

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, LTRC

  Fellow of Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

Prof. Rajeev Sangal, IIIT-H’s Director and Head of IIIT-H’s Language Technologies Research Center (LTRC), was, in recognition of his contribution to engineering research in India, named a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE). (Oct 2009)
 

2008

Prof. PJ Narayanan, CVIT

  CUDA Faculty Fellow2008

NVIDIA awarded Prof. PJ Narayanan, IIIT-H’s Dean (R&D) and head of the institute’s Center of Visual Information Technology (CVIT), India’s first CUDA Faculty Fellowship, in recognition of his early and innovative research on massively parallel computing using CUDA technology. (Nov 2008)
 

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, CCNSB

  Young Scientist Research Award 2009

Dr. Deva Priyakumar, Assistant Professor, IIIT-H has won the prestigious Young Scientist Research Award 2009 from the Government of India’s Department of Atomic Energy (DAE) for a research proposal to investigate biologically relevant and therapeutically important heterogeneous nucleic acids using molecular dynamics simulations and computer aided drug design techniques. (Feb 2009)
 

2007

Prof. Vasudeva Varma, SERL & SIEL

  AOL Research Faculty Award 2007

 

Prof. P Krishna Reddy, CDE

  The Fellow of Manthan Award: The e-Content Pathbreakers 2007

 

2006

Dr. Mohammed Zafar Ali

  INAE Young Engineer Award 2006

 
 
Staff Awards: Listed here are national and international recognition for IIIT-H staff.

2012

Mr. Jayadev GAG

  Best Placement and Brand Marketing Officer Global Award

Mr. Jayadev GAG, head of IIIT-H’s Communications and Fundraising, was presented the international award at the World Education Congress 2012, was in recognition of his earlier work at IIIT-H as placement head. (PDF, HTML) (June).
 

  Best Placement and Brand Marketing Officer National Award

The national award, conferred by the Stars of the Industry Group, was in acknowledgement of Mr. Jayadev’s leadership, brand marketing, and performance on placement, during an earlier stint at IIIT-H, as placement head of 2007 to 2011 graduated classes. (PDF, HTML) (Feb)
 

Sri. DVK Vasudevan

  Designed music curriculum for AP State schools

Music curriculum designed by IIIT-H’s Cultural Advisor Sri. DVK Vasudevan was adopted by the Government of AP’s Education Department for the Jawahar Bal Bhavan. Jawahar Bal Bhavan is a state wide, non formal educational initiative and targets children aged between 5 and 16 years. Details (PDF, HTML)(Jan)

 

 

 

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