The objective of this Scheme is to utilize the expertise of INAE Fellows after superannuation primarily for research in institutions/universities/Research & Development establishments, and industry in India.
Eligibility and Age
Should have been in the Rank of Professor in academic institutions or equivalent to the rank of professor either in R&D organisation or in engineering industry/organisations
Number of Positions
An honorarium of Rs 50000/- per month shall be paid to the INAE Distinguished Professor/Technologist by INAE. In addition a contingency amount of Rs 50000/- per annum shall be provided for meeting expenditure related to research activities such as chemicals, consumables, materials, repair of equipment and instruments; on reimbursement basis at the end of each year. INAE Distinguished Professors/Technologists can approach other funding agencies for sanction of Research Schemes to support their research activities.
Operation of the Scheme
Applications under this Scheme shall be invited from the Fellows of the Academy. Applications complete in all respects will be sent through the Head of the institution where the Fellow intends to work, along with Certificate of Support to INAE office by Feb 17, 2019.
The Distinguished Professors/ Technologists shall submit the Annual Report of the work done on the stipulated format by second week of April covering the period upto March 31 of each year, to INAE office
Besides the Annual Report, a formal document collating the entire work done during the tenure is to be brought out by the INAE Distinguished Professors/Technologists at the end of their tenure. Such document could also contain a narration of potential applications as well as the directions in which further research will be appropriate.
Interactions / Obligations
|S. No.||Existing Distinguished Professors/Technologists||Date of completion of tenure|
|1||Prof. Vijay Chandru||June 30, 2021|
|2||Dr. P. Chellapandi||May 6, 2022|