Nomination Information

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 1200. For Frequently Asked Questions on Nomination and Selection Process for Election of Fellows Please click here…

Presently INAE has 964 Fellows from India and 103 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, 2023

  1. Engineering Section-I (Civil Engineering)
  2. Prof. TG Sitharam, Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education, New Delhi.
  3. Prof. Indumathi M Nambi, Professor, Department of Civil Engineering, IIT Madras, Chennai.
  4. Prof. Deepankar Choudhury, Prof. T. Kant Chair Professor (HAG) and Head, Department of Civil Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay, Mumbai.
  5. Engineering Section-II (Computer Engineering and Information Technology)
  6. Prof. Balaraman Ravindran, Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering & Head, Robert Bosch Centre for Data Science & AI, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai.
  7. Prof. Utpal Garain, Professor, Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition (CVPR) Unit, Indian Statistical Institute, Kolkata
  8. Prof. Sudeshna Sarkar, Professor, Computer Science & Engineering and Centre of Excellence in Artificial Intelligence, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
  9. Prof. Madhava Krishna Krishnan, Professor, The Robotics Research Center, Hyderabad.
  10. Mr. Sreenivas Subramoney , Intel Fellow, Director, Processor Architecture Research, Intel Corporation, Bangalore.
  11. Mr. Ajai Chowdhry, Founder – HCL, Chairman – EPIC Foundation, New Delhi.
  12. Mr. Rajendra Singh Pawar, Founder & Chairman, NIIT Group, NIIT Limited, Gurgaon.
  13. Mr. Satya Narayana Nadella, Chairman and CEO, Microsoft Corporation.
  14. Engineering Section-III (Mechanical Engineering)
  15. Prof. Dilip Kumar Pratihar, Professor (HAG) Scale (Institute Chair Professor), Mechanical Engineering Department, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur.
  16. Dr. Kanakasabapathi Subramanian, Senior Vice President, Ashok Leyland Ltd., Chennai.
  17. Dr. Jaiteerth Raghavendra Joshi, Outstanding Scientist & Programme Director, Programme LRSAM, Defence R&D Laboratory, Hyderabad.
  18. Dr. Nagahanumaiah, Director, Central Manufacturing Technology Institute, Bengaluru.
  19. Mr. K. Krithivasan,Chief Executive Officer and Managing Director, Tata Consultancy Services (TCS).
  20. Engineering Section-IV (Chemical Engineering)
  21. Prof. Sanjay M Mahajani, Tata Chair Professor of Frugal Technology & Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Bombay.
  22. Prof. Sunil Subhash Bhagwat, Director, Indian Institute of Science Education and Research (IISER), Pune.
  23. Dr. Chetan Prakash Kaushik, Sr Professor, HBNI Nuclear Recycle Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). Mumbai.
  24. Mr. Madhukar Parekh, Chairman, Pidilite Industries Ltd., Mumbai.
  25. Dr. Yusuf K. Hamied, Chairman, Cipla Ltd.
  26. Engineering Section-V (Electrical Engineering)
  27. Prof. Udaya Kumar, Chair, High Voltage Lab, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore.
  28. Prof. Kishore Chatterjee, Professor, Electrical Engineering Department, IIT Bombay, Mumbai.
  29. Dr. Tapan Sahoo, Executive Director (Engineering), Maruti Suzuki India Limited, Gurgaon.
  30. Engineering Section-VI (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  31. Prof. M. Jaleel Akhtar, Chair Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.
  32. Dr. Kamla Prasan Ray, Professor and Head, Department of Electronics Engineering, Defence Institute of Advanced Technology (DIAT) Ministry of Defence, DRDO, Govt. of India, Pune.
  33. Prof. Chandra Ramabhadra Murthy, Professor, Department of Electrical Communication Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru.
  34. Dr. Dhananjay Ashok Gore,Vice-President Engineering, Qualcomm India Pvt. Ltd., Bengaluru.
  35. Dr. Hirendra Nath Ghosh, Director, National Institute of Scientific Education and Research (NISER), Bhubaneswar.
  36. Mr. Sunil Bharti Mittal, Founder and Chairman, Bharti Enterprises.
  37. Engineering Section-VII (Aerospace Engineering
  38. Mr. Jitendra Jaishingrao Jadhav, Director & Programme Director (Combat Aircraft), Aeronautical Development Agency, (Ministry of Defence, Govt. of India), Bengaluru.
  39. Dr. Rajeev Jyoti, Director Technical, IN-SPACe and Distinguished Scientist, Ex- Associate Director, Space Applications Centre, Ahmedabad.
  40. Engineering Section-VIII (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering
  41. Prof. Pralay Maiti, Professor (HAG), School of Materials Science and Technology, IIT (BHU), Varanasi.
  42. Dr. Rajkumar Prasad Singh, Sr Director – KCTI, Bharat Forge Limited, Kalyani Centre for Technology and Innovation (KCTI), Pune.
  43. Dr. T. Bhaskar, Chief Technology Officer, Tata Steel, Jamshedpur.
  44. Dr. Avanish Kumar Srivastava, Director, CSIR-Advanced Materials and Processes Research Institute (AMPRI), Bhopal.
  45. Mr. Bhadresh K Shah, Managing Director, AIA Engineering and the Distinguished Alumnus of IIT Kanpur.
  46. Engineering Section-IX (Energy Engineering)
  47. Mr. Pramod Madhukar Chaudhari, Executive Chairman, Praj Industries Ltd., Pune.
  48. Dr. Sugilal Gopalakrishnan, Outstanding Scientist , Fuel Reprocessing Division, Nuclear Recycle Group, Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.
  49. Dr. Umasankari Kannan, Former Outstanding Scientist and Head, Reactor Physics Design Division (RPDD), Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai.
  50. Engineering Section -X (Interdisciplinary and Special Engineering Fields and Leadership in Academia, R&D and Industry)
  51. Prof. Rekha Satishchandra Singhal, Professor of Food Technology, Institute of Chemical Technology, Mumbai.
  52. Dr. Jhillu Singh Yadav, Provost, Director and Trustee, Indrashil University, Ahmedabad.
  53. Dr. Ramesh Datla, Chairman & Managing Director, Elico Ltd, Hyderabad
  54. Mr. Girish Arun Wagh, Executive Director, Tata Motors Ltd., Mumbai
  55. Mr. Chander Prakash Gurnani,Managing Director and CEO of Tech Mahindra, Gurgaon.
  56. Dr. Chitra Rajagopal, Director,Centre for Excellence in Process Safety & Risk Management, Indian Institute of Technology Delhi, New Delhi.
  57. Dr. M. Ravichandran, Secretary to the Govt. of India, Ministry of Earth Sciences, Govt. of India, New Delhi.
  58. Mr. Purnendu Chatterjee, Chairman, Lummus Technology, USA and Former Chairman & Founder, The Chatterjee Group

Election of Foreign Fellows w.e.f. Nov. 1, 2023

  1. Engineering Section-II (Computer Engineering and Information Technology)
  2. Prof. Alan Conrad Bovik, Cockrell Family Regents Endowed Chair Professor, Electrical and Computer Engineering, The University of Texas at Austin, USA.
  3. Engineering Section-IV (Chemical Engineering)
  4. Prof. Gerald G. Fuller, Fletcher Jones II Professor, Chemical Engineering, Shriram Center, Stanford University, USA.
  5. Engineering Section-VI (Electronics & Communication Engineering)
  6. Prof. Khaled B. Letaief, New Bright Professor of Engineering, Electronic and Computer Engineering Dept., Hong Kong University of Science & Technology.
  7. Engineering Section-VII (Aerospace Engineering)
  8. Prof Vigor Yang, Ralph N Read Chair and Regents’ Professor, School of Aerospace Engineering, Georgia Institute of Technology, USA.
  9. Engineering Section-VIII (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)
  10. Prof Hyoung Seop Kim, Professor, Pohang University of Science and Technology (POSTECH), Graduate Institute for Ferrous and Energy Materials, POSTECH, South Korea.