Professor Jai Krishna and Professor SN Mitra Memorial Awards

Purpose of the Award

To institute awards in memory of late Prof. Jai Krishna, Foundation President and Prof SN Mitra, first Honorary Secretary, a Past Vice- President and a Foundation Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering.

Prof Jai Krishna Award shall be given each year in the disciplines of Engineering Section I (Civil Engineering), Engineering Section III (Mechanical Engineering), Engineering Section IV (Chemical Engineering), Engineering Section VII (Aerospace Engineering) and Engineering Section VIII (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)

Prof S N Mitra Memorial Award shall be given each year, in the disciplines of Engineering Section II (Computer Engineering and Information Technology), Engineering Section V (Electrical Engineering), Engineering Section VI (Electronics & Communication Engineering), Engineering Section IX (Energy Engineering) and Engineering Section X (Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields)

Eligibility

INAE Fellows who are eminent engineers, engineer scientists or technologists of high achievements and standing will be eligible for the subject awards. They are expected to have made contributions of a high order to Indian Engineering and Technology and acquired a high level of eminence and respect in the engineering community.

Criteria

INAE Fellows who are eminent engineers, engineer scientists or technologists of high achievements and standing will be eligible for the subject awards. They are expected to have made contributions of a high order to Indian Engineering and Technology and acquired a high level of eminence and respect in the engineering community.

Criteria

The awards shall be given for one or more of the following :

INAE fellows who are eminent engineers, engineer scientists or technologists of high achievements and standing will be eligible for the subject awards.
Academic and scholarly achievements in any discipline of Engineering and Technology,
Outstanding research in engineering and technology and application thereof,
Outstanding contributions in the management of education and research in Engineering,
Outstanding achievements and contributions in the Indian industry, engineering services or engineering projects.

Nominations

Nominations of engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists will be invited from the INAE Fellowship by the second week of April every year in the fields of Engineering, Technology, and Technical Education Management. The nominations may be sent on the prescribed proforma which includes a statement of the distinguished achievements and contributions of the nominee. The last date of receipt of nominations will be 15th day of May each year.

Validity

The nominations shall remain valid for three years and renominations shall be accepted.

Selection for the Award

The Selection Committee under the Chairmanship of President with three Vice-Presidents as members will recommend one nominee each for conferment of Prof. Jai Krishna Memorial Award and Prof. SN Mitra Memorial Award for approval of the Council.

Value of the Award

The Award shall carry Rs.2 lakhs in cash and a Citation.

Presentation of the Award

The awardees will be requested to deliver a public lecture on an appropriate subject of their choice in any field of Engineering, Technology or Engineering Education Management at the Academy Annual Convention. The text of the Award Lectures will be published in the Annals of INAE.

Professor Jai Krishna Memorial Award

[in the disciplines of Engineering Section I (Civil Engineering), Engineering Section III (Mechanical Engineering), Engineering Section IV (Chemical Engineering), Engineering Section VII (Aerospace Engineering) and Engineering Section VIII (Mining, Metallurgical and Materials Engineering)]

PROFORMA FOR NOMINATION

  1. Name of the nominee :
  2. Date of birth of the nominee :
  3. Contact address of the nominee giving telephone, fax, e-mail, etc.:
  4. Engineering Discipline :
  5. Field of specialization of the nominee :
  6. Awards and Honours :
  7. Fellowships / Memberships :
  8. Brief statement of the distinguished achievements and contributions of the nominee :

Prof. SN Mitra Memorial Award for the year

[in the disciplines of Engineering Section II (Computer and Information Technology), Engineering Section V (Electrical Engineering), Engineering Section VI (Electronics & Communication Engineering), Engineering Section IX (Energy Engineering) and Engineering Section X (Interdisciplinary Engineering and Special Fields)]

PROFORMA FOR NOMINATION

  1. Name of the nominee :
  2. Date of birth of the nominee :
  3. Contact address of the nominee giving telephone, fax, e-mail, etc.:
  4. Engineering Discipline :
  5. Field of specialization of the nominee :
  6. Awards and Honours :
  7. Fellowships / Memberships :
  8. Brief statement of the distinguished achievements and contributions of the nominee :

RECIPIENTS OF PROFESSOR JAI KRISHNA MEMORIAL AWARD

2018

Dr TK Alex

Dr TK Alex, Honorary Distinguished Professor, ISRO Headquarters and formerly Director, ISRO Satellite Centre, Bangalore contributed to the development of sensors, scientific instruments and optics flown in Indian Space Science Missions. He was responsible for the development of Optics for the Terrain Mapping Camera, Hyper Spectral Camera and the Lunar Laser Ranging Instrument; the three major payloads of Chandrayaan.

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RECIPIENTS OF PROFESSOR SN MITRA MEMORIAL AWARD

2018

Mr B Prasada Rao

Mr B Prasada Rao formerly CMD, Bharat Heavy Electricals Limited (BHEL) has made significant contributions in strategic and operational areas of BHEL which led to its recognition with the Maharatna status by the Govt. of India. He introduced new technologies in the field of coal and gas-based power plants and pursued energy efficiency as a drive, that led to transition from sub-critical to super critical thermal cycles thereby contributing to sustainable development.

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