IIIT-H Director Prof. Rajeev Sangal Chosen for VASVIK Research Award

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Feb 2011

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We are pleased to announce that Vividhlaxi Audyogik Samshodhan Vikas Kendra (VASVIK), a Mumbai based, 38-year-old non-profit, non-government organization, has chosen to present the VASVIK Research Award (ICT Category) to IIIT-H's Director Prof. Rajeev Sangal.
Shri. FC Kohli, former deputy chairman, TCS, was the first to be honored with the award in the ICT category in 1999.
Below are Prof. Sangal's distinguished recognitions in the past two years.
  • Figured among the 50 most illustrious alumni to have ever been selected by IIT-Kanpur, in the institute's 50 years of existence. (Jan 2010)
  • Named Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE), in recognition of his contribution to engineering research in India. (Oct 2009)
About VASVIK Awards
Established in 1973, VASVIK is run by the owners of the Patel Extrusion Group. The Group has been the winner of various awards including the Jamnalal Bajaj award, Priyadarshini award, Arch of Europe award and Cleo award.

VASVIK instituted nine awards with the aim of promoting in India industrial research in different disciplines of science and technology. VASVIK Research Awards are conferred annually to individuals or group of individuals who have made outstanding contribution to the advancement of science and technology or whose leadership has lead to economic growth and prosperity in India.

To learn more about VASVIK Research Awards, visit http://www.vasvik.org

Media contact
Jayadev GAG, IIIT-H Communications Office, on 040 6653 1000 (telephone) or jayadev@iiit.ac.in (e-mail).

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