INAE Young Engineer Award

Guidelines

Purpose of the Award

To recognize outstanding achievements/contributions made by Young Engineers with strong potential for future professional growth impact in any branch of engineering.

Eligibility

Any citizen of India not older than 35 years holding the first tertiary degree in engineering/technology as on 1st of January 2022. However, lady nominees are eligible for age relaxation of five years for the award.

Validity

A nomination is valid for one year only. A candidate may be nominated three times in total subject to age not exceeding 35 years. Exception is in case of women nominees for up to 40 years.

Criteria

Evidence of excellence in engineering research, product/process, design, technology development and transfer specific contribution submitted for consideration of the Award should have been carried out in India.

Last Date for Nomination

The last date for the receipt of nominations was March 31, 2022.

The Award

The Award shall consist of a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh and a citation. All INAE Young Engineer Awardees will also become INAE Young Associates on the conferment of the Award and shall continue to be “INAE Young Associates” till attaining 45 years of age. The decision of the INAE Council in all concerned matters shall be final.

Number of Awards

Upto 15 awards are to be conferred each year.

Selection Procedure

The Award is instituted to identify, recognize and encourage young and promising talents in India who have made and are likely to continue to make outstanding contributions impacting engineering research and design, technology development and transfer. The short listed nominees will be invited to make a presentation followed by an interaction with the Selection Committee on dates to be announced later.

Presentation of the Award

The awardees will be invited for the INAE Annual Convention being held in December each year wherein they would be conferred with the Award and also inducted as INAE Young Associates.

Instructions to submit Nominations Online

Instructions for INAE Fellows Click here to view

Instructions for Non INAE Fellows/Head of the Organization/ Institution Click here to view

Selected INAE Young Engineer Awardees 2022

Dr Souvik Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
(ES-I: Civil Engineering)

Dr Tanish Dey, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology (Indian School of Mines), Dhanbad
(ES-I: Civil Engineering)

Dr Abhijnan Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi
(ES-II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology)

Dr Akshay Nambi, Principal Researcher, Microsoft Research India, Bengaluru
(ES-II: Computer Engineering and Information Technology)

Dr Jaichander Swaminathan, Assistant Professor, Kanchan & Harilal Doshi Chair, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
(ES-III: Mechanical Engineering)

Dr Uddipta Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar
(ES-III: Mechanical Engineering)

Dr Noel Jacob Kaleekkal, Assistant Professor, National Institute of Technology Calicut
(ES-IV: Chemical Engineering)

Dr Rabindra Mohanty, Assistant Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
(ES-V: Electrical Engineering)

Dr Prathap Reddy Bhimireddy, INSPIRE faculty at DESE, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore
(ES-V: Electrical Engineering)

Dr Naveen Kumar Selvarajan, Systems/Software Engineer, Hewlett Packard (India) Software Operation Private Limited, Bangalore
(ES-VI: Electronics & Communication Engineering)

Dr Saptarshi Ghosh, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Technology Indore
(ES-VI: Electronics & Communication Engineering)

Dr Achu Chandran, Scientist, CSIR – National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram
(ES-VIII: Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)

Dr Aparna Singh, Associate Professor, IIT Bombay
(ES-VIII: Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)

Dr Ananya Barui, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur
(ES-X: Interdisciplinary and Special Engineering Fields and Leadership in Academia, R&D and Industry)

Dr Anjineyulu Kothakota, Scientist, CSIR-National Institute for Interdisciplinary Science and Technology (NIIST), Thiruvananthapuram
(ES-X: Interdisciplinary and Special Engineering Fields and Leadership in Academia, R&D and Industry)