The Academy honours Indian and Foreign nationals who are elected by “peer” committees in recognition of their personal achievements in “Engineering” which are of exceptional merit and demonstrated distinctive eminence in the new and developing fields of technology.

The election to the Academy is by invitation only. Upto 50 Fellows from Academia, R&D and Industry may be elected from the nominations made by Fellows of INAE affiliated to the following Engineering Sections. Under the Rules & Regulations of the Academy, the total number of Fellows at any one time may not exceed 1000.

Presently INAE has 832 Fellows from India and 81 Foreign Fellows on its rolls divided into ten Engineering Sections. Read More

Engineering Section -I ( Civil Engineering)
Engineering Section -II ( Computer and Information Technology)
Engineering Section -III ( Mechanical Engineering)
Engineering Section -IV ( Chemical Engineering)
Engineering Section -V ( Electrical Engineering)
Engineering Section -VI ( Electronics & Communication Engineering)
Engineering Section -VII ( Aerospace Engineering)
Engineering Section -VIII ( Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)
Engineering Section -IX ( Energy Engineering)
Engineering Section -X ( Interdisciplinary and Special Engineering Fields and Leadership in Academia, R&D and Industry)

The last date of receipt of nominations for Indian and Foreign Fellows is March 31 of each year.

Election of Fellows w.e.f. Nov. 1, 2019

  1. Engineering Section-I (Civil Engineering)
  2. Dr. V Sundar, Professor, Department of Ocean Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.
  3. Mr. Alok Bhowmick, Managing Director, B&S Engineering Consultants Pvt. Ltd., Noida.
  4. Engineering Section-II (Computer Engineering and Information Technology)
  5. Prof. Vijay Natarajan, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  6. Prof. Supratik Chakraborty, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
  7. Dr. Manik Varma, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research India, Bangalore.
  8. Engineering Section-III (Mechanical Engineering)
  9. Prof. SG Deshmukh, Director, ABV-IIITM Gwalior.
  10. Prof. Sameer Khandekar, Sir M Visvesvaraya Chair, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur
  11. Dr. NC Murmu, Senior Principal Scientist and Head, Surface Engineering and Tribology Group, CSIR-Central Mechanical Engineering Research Institute, Durgapur
  12. Engineering Section-IV (Chemical Engineering)
  13. Prof. Parag R Gogate, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai
  14. Prof. Sachin C Patwardhan, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai
  15. Dr. Guruswamy Kumaraswamy, Scientist ‘F’, CSIR-National Chemical Laboratory, Pune
  16. Engineering Section-V (Electrical Engineering)
  17. Prof. Bidyadhar Subudhi, Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology Rourkela
  18. Prof. SA Khaparde, Emeritus Fellow, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Powai.
  19. Engineering Section-VI (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  20. Prof. AG Ramakrishnan, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
  21. Prof. D Manjunath, Institute Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
  22. Prof. Nandita Dasgupta, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.
  23. Mr. MV Gowtama, CMD, Navratna Defence PSU Bharat Electronics Ltd., Bangalore.
  24. Engineering Section-VII (Aerospace Engineering
  25. Dr. D Roy Mahapatra, Associate Professor & DRDO Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  26. Prof. Radhakant Padhi, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  27. Dr. L Venkatakrishnan, Chief Scientist and Head Experimental Aerodynamics Division, CSIR-National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore.
  28. Engineering Section-VIII (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  29. Prof. N Ravishankar, Materials Research Centre, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  30. Prof. Satyam Suwas, Department of Materials Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  31. Dr. Vikas Kumar, Distinguished Scientist and Director, Defence Metallurgical Research Laboratory, Hyderabad.
  32. Mr. SS Mohanty, Vice-Chairman & MD, Neelachal Ispat Nigam Limited (NINL), Bhubaneswar, Odisha.
  33. Engineering Section-IX (Energy Engineering)
  34. Prof. K Srinivas Reddy, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.
  35. Mr. MS Unnikrishnan, Managing Director and CEO, Thermax Limited, Pune.
  36. Dr. Bibek Bandyopadhyay, Visiting Professor, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology (IIEST), Shibpur and Senior Adviser, International Institute of Energy Conservation, New Delhi.
  37. Dr. Ramachandra Naidu Galla, Founder & Chairman, Amara Raja Group, Karkambadi, Chittoor District, Andhra Pradesh
  38. Engineering Section -X (Interdisciplinary and Special Engineering Fields and Leadership in Academia, R&D and Industry)
  39. Prof. Pramod Kumar Jain, Director, Indian Institute of Technology (BHU), Varanasi.
  40. Dr. Sanjay Bajpai, Adviser/Scientist ‘G’ and Head, Technology Mission Division, Department of Science and Technology, New Delhi.
  41. Mr. Ranajit Kumar, Outstanding Scientist & Head, Nuclear Controls & Planning Wing, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai.

Election of Foreign Fellows w.e.f. Nov. 1, 2019

  1. Prof. Timothy Charles Lieuwen, Professor and David S. Lewis, Jr. Chair, Department of Aerospace Engineering & Department of Mechanical Engineering and Executive Director, Strategic Energy Institute, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
  2. Prof. Liang-Shih Fan, Distinguished University Professor, C. John Easton Professor in Engineering and Professor of Chemical and Biomolecular Engineering, The Ohio State University, USA.
  3. Prof. Muthukumaran Packirisamy, Professor and Concordia Research Chair, Dept of Mechanical Engineering, Concordia University, Montreal, Canada