INAE-SERB, DST Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship
Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) and Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), Department of Science and Technology (DST) had launched the INAE-SERB, DST Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship in the year 2017 to recognize, encourage and support translational research by Individuals working in various capacities of engineering profession, in public funded institutions in the country.
The nominee should have a minimum of 5 years’ service left in the parent organization. The Fellowship amount is Rs 25,000/- per month in addition to salary being drawn and a Research Grant of Rs.15.00 lakh per annum will also be provided. An Overhead of Rs.1.00 lakh per annum will also be provided to the host institute. A Maximum of 10 Fellowships will be awarded per year. The duration of the Fellowship will be initially for three years, extendable by upto two more years depending on the performance and the Fellowship can be held for a maximum of 5 years.
Nominations are accepted throughout the year. The submission of the Nomination form along with all supporting documents/appendices can be submitted by email as a pdf file to INAE (firstname.lastname@example.org). In case, the document is not signed by the nominator, an email should be sent by the nominator authenticating the nomination.
List of Nominees conferred with Abdul Kalam Technology Innovation National Fellowship in Financial Year 2023-24:
Dr Chetan Singh Thakur, Associate Professor, Indian Institute of Science Bangalore, shortlisted for his proposal on “Minimally Invasive Real-Time BCI System for Motor Neurorehabilitation Using Machine Learning Co-Processor Chip”.
Dr Hardik J. Pandya, Associate Professor, Department of Electronic Systems Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, shortlisted for his proposal on , “Neonatal Hearing Screening System Development and Validation”.
Mr Sarath S Nair, Engineer F, Biomedical Technology Wing, Sree Chitra Tirunal Institute for Medical Sciences and Technology (SCTIMST), Thiruvananthapuram, Kerala, shortlisted for his proposal on “Transcutaneous Energy Transfer System for Implantable Medical Devices”.
Dr Tapan Kumar Gandhi, Associate Professor, Dept. of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi, shortlisted for his proposal on “AI powered Virtual Reality device for fast and accurate diagnosis of visual field defects and impairment in 3D Motion perception”.
Prof Sukumar Mishra, Professor (HAG), Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi shortlisted for his proposal on “Electric Vehicle (EV) agnostic, solar photovoltaic (PV) supportive, cyber secured, bidirectional, single gun charger”.
Prof Swati Neogi, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kharagpur shortlisted for her proposal on “Development of composite structures for the application in hydrogen storage and distribution integrated with sensor”.
Prof Jayant Kumar Singh, Poonam and Prabhu Goel Chair Professor (HAG), Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Kanpur shortlisted for his proposal on “To develop a high-throughput platform for accelerating the discovery for materials”.
Prof Sandeep Verma, Professor In-Charge, Gangwal School of Medical Sciences and Technology, IIT Kanpur shortlisted for his proposal on “Chemically Engineered Thermostable Human Insulin for Diabetic Patients”.
Prof Mahesh S Tirumkudulu, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Bombay shortlisted for his proposal on “Point-of-Care Blood Cell Counter”.
Prof Santosh Ansumali, Professor, Engineering Mechanics unit, JNCASR, Bangalore shortlisted for his proposal on “In silico tools for modelling hemodynamics constituents and the responses of vascular walls”.