IIT Goa wins Defence India Startup Challenge : A team of Dr. Arindam Das, Assistant Professor and Dr. Shakthi Prasad D, Assistant Professor guided by Prof. B K Mishra, Director and Professor of Mechanical Engineering has won the 'Defence India Startup Challenge (DISC-1) launched under iDEX initiative of Govt. of India.
Dr. Sharad Sinha, Asst. Prof. of CSE, has been awarded the DST-INRIA-CNRS Joint Research Grant 2018-2019. The project is in collaboration with INRIA (https://www.inria.fr/en/), the French national research institute for digital sciences. Prof. Olivier Sentieys (http://people.rennes.inria.fr/Olivier.Sentieys/) is the French Principal Investigator in this project. The project will run for three years under the joint IIT Goa and INRIA Associate Team "IntelliVIS" that is established as a result of the grant.
Professor BK Mishra, Director of IIT Goa, has been nominated for three years to the Governing Council of the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE). Prof. Mishra will serve as the representative of DST, Ministry of Science and Technology, Govt. of India in the Governing Council. INAE functions as the national apex engineering academy covering the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines.
Dr. Sharad Sinha of CSE has recently received an Amazon AWS Educate Grant from Amazon.His grant will enable faculty and students of IIT Goa to benefit from this grant in the following manner:
The grant is worth US$65,000 annually and will be provided in-kind as Amazon Web Services (AWS) service credits to our faculty and students to use Amazon's Cloud Computing Infrastructure for modeling, simulation, robotics, internet of things, big data analytics etc. research and teaching exercises across all disciplines. Each faculty member will be entitled to US$200 worth of time on Amazon's Cloud Computing Infrastructure and the entitlement of each student is US$100.
The research work of Dr. Bidhan Pramanick (EE) and his coauthors (published in Nature Microsystems and Nano engineering) in December 2018 has been highlighted by The Hindu on 5 January. This research article was also the Editor's pick and was displayed in the journal home page.
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A paper entitled 'Single-shot large field of view imaging with scattering media by spatial demultiplexing' by Dr. Sujit Kumar Sahoo of our School of Electrical Sciences, with his co-authors, recently published in Applied Optics', has been designated as 'Editors' Pick by the journal.
Prof. Somenath Biswas from the School of Mathematics and Computer Science will be honored by IIT Kanpur as an Institute Fellow during its Diamond Jubilee Celebration to be held on November 2, 2018.
Dr. Sudhakar Yogaraj, Asst Professor (Mechanical Engineering) has received the prestigious Ramanujan Fellowship from Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB) of Dept. of Science and Technology. The fellowship runs for five (5) years and allows Prof. Sudhakar to work on his project titled "A multiscale modeling framework for fluid-poroelastic structure interaction".
Dr. Sharad Sinha, Asst. Professor (Computer Science and Engineering) has received a Best Paper Award Nomination at the ACM/IEEE International Conference on Compilers, Architecture and Synthesis for Embedded Systems (CASES 2018) to be held in Torino, Italy, Sept. 30 - Oct. 5, 2018. His paper is related to dynamic memory management in High Level Synthesis, which is a framework for rapid design of digital hardware. This work was done together with his collaborator at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST)
Prof. T.S. Rathore, School of Electrical Sciences, IIT Goa has been awarded for the Best Paper published in Institutions of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE) journal - 2017" on 30th September 2018 during 61st IETE Annual Technical Convention, Amravati.