Dr. Seena.V, Member of Faculty, Department of Avionics has been selected for Kerala State Young Scientist Awards-2016 by Kerala State Council for Science, Technology & Environment (KSCSTE). This is for her contributions in the area of MEMS and Nanomechanical Sensor systems. The Award will be presented by Hon’ble Chief Minister of Kerala during the inaugural session of the 29th Kerala Science Congress on 28th January 2017 .
The Kerala State Young Scientist Awards are intended to honour talented Young Scientists in recognition of their contributions in any branch of science and technology coming within the purview of the Council. The awardee will be presented with a certificate with citation and a cash prize of Rs. 50,000/-. The Awardee, within 3 years of the receipt of the award, will be considered for a visit abroad for presenting research work at a conference. In addition, the award recipient may be considered for a research grant of Rs.50 lakhs after due consideration of the research project with the help of an expert committee.
Project on “Integrated Algorithm for Tracking Using KCF and TLD and its Extensive Evaluation” done by Ms. Kakanuru Sumithra in the Department of Avionics has been selected for conferment of Innovative Student Projects Award 2016 from The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). The project was done at Virtual Reality lab, under the guidance of Dr. Deepak Mishra, Associate Professor and Dr. Sai S. Gorthi , Associate Professor, Department of Avionics. The Innovative Student Projects Award will be presented in the Award Ceremony to be held during Academy Annual Convention on Dec 8, 2016 at 4 PM at Space Applications Centre (SAC), Ahmedabad.
Dr. N.Selvaganesan, Associate professor and Head, Department of Avionics, has been elected to the position of IEEE Senior Member in recognition of professional standing by officers and Board of Directors of the IEEE, USA. IEEE Senior Membership recognizes a professional accomplishment as less than 7% of IEEE Members achieves this recognition. He has served IEEE in various capacities including Technical program committee for various IEEE conferences, delivered key note address, Chief Guest and chaired a session in technical presentations in IEEE conferences.
A research paper titled "Graph Fourier Transform Based on Directed Laplacian" authored by Rahul Singh, Abhishek Chakraborty, and B. S. Manoj has been awarded the Best Student Paper Award sponsored by Springer at the 11th International Conference on Signal Processing and Communications 2016 (SPCOM 2016), held during June 12-15, 2016 at the Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. The award consists of a certificate and a gift voucher for Euro300 that can be used for Springer books.
Kishor Dalavi, M.Tech ( RF & Microwave 2013-15 ), Department of Avionics , IIST has received best paper and oral presentation award for the paper titled “ Substrate Integrated Waveguide Slot Array for Millimeter-wave Space Applications” at 6th IEEE International conference on Computers and Devices for Communication ( CODEC-2015). This work was jointly guided by Mr. Apurba Bhattacharya , Space Application Centre, ISRO, Ahmedabad and Dr. Chinmoy Saha, Dr. Basudeb Ghosh , Department of Avionics, IIST.
IEEE ICNC 2015 awarded Dr. B. S. Manoj, Associate Professor, Avionics Department, the IEEE ICNC 2015 Outstanding Leadership Award for his professional services to IEEE ICNC 2015. ICNC stands for International Conference on Computing, Networking and Communications which is sponsored by IEEE Computer Society and IEEE Communications Society. IEEE ICNC 2015 was held in Anaheim, California during February 16-19, 2015. Dr.B. S. Manoj served as Symposium Co-Chair for the Cognitive Computing and Networking Symposium conducted as part of IEEE ICNC 2015.
Dr. Chinmoy Saha, Member of faculty, Avionics department, has been elected to the position of IEEE Senior Member in recognition of professional standing by officers and Board of Directors of the IEEE. IEEE Senior Membership recognizes a professional accomplishment as less than 7% of IEEE Members achieves this recognition. He has served IEEE in various capacities including Chapter secretary (IEEE AP-MTT Kolkata Chapter), Founding Branch Counselor and Member of Executive Committee of IEEE Kolkata Section and has also been associated with various IEEE Conferences (www.ieee-aemc.org, www.antweek.org ) in different capacities
Dr. Seena.V, Assistant Professor, Department of Avionics has received IEI Young Engineer Award 2014-2015 from The Institution of Engineers (India) during the 30th Annual Convention of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers held at Gokulam Convention Centre, Kochi on 31st October 2014.
The Young Engineer Award, which recognizes outstanding contributions in engineering research, academics, engineering technology development, or technology transfer, is presented annually, to young researchers below 35 years of age in each engineering discipline.
This award is in recognition of Dr. Seena’s research contributions in the area of Micro Electro Mechanical Systems (MEMS), Nanoelectronics and Nanotechnology for sensors.
Project on “Polymer MEMS with Novel Transduction Techniques” done by team of students- Anirban Paul, Nitish Kumar and Shikha Maharana in the Department of Avionics has been selected for conferment of Innovative Student Projects Award 2014 from The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). The project was done under the guidance of Dr. Seena V, Assistant Professor, Department of Avionics. The Award Ceremony to be held during the Academy Annual Convention on December 12, 2014 at Birla Institute of Scientific Research, Statue Circle, Jaipur
Abhishek Chakraborty, Ph.D scholar from Avionics Department, IIST, has been selected to receive a student travel grant for attending ACM MobiHoc 2013 to be held in Bangalore, India on July 29, 2013.
The selection includes Student Travel Award of USD1, 400-$450/- to cover expenditure for his travel to attend the symposium.
Mr.Ameya Anil Kesarkar, Ph.D scholar from Avionics Department, IIST, has been selected for presenting the paper titled ‘Fractional control of precision servo setup for better limit cycle suppression’ at IEEE conference Multiconference on Systems and Control (MSC, 2013 ) to be held in India.The selection includes Student Travel Support (STS) of USD 558 for attending the conference
Seena. V, Member of Faculty, Department of Avionics, had received the Young Scientist Award from Prof. M.G.K Menon at 82nd Annual Session of National Academy of Sciences India at Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi. The award consisted of Medal, Certificate and Rs. 25,000.
Dr. Deepak Mishra, Member of Faculty, Department of Avionics, had received the SSI Young Scientist Award(2012) from System Society of India on December 6, 2012.
Dr. Deepak Mishra currently works as Assistant Professor, Department of Avionics, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram.
System Society of India (SSI) is the umbrella body of the systems scientists and engineers all over the country. The Society was founded in 1981 by Prof. P.S. Satsangi at IIT Delhi and has now 19 Chapters all over the country. The Society organizes a National Systems Conference every year.