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Electrical & Electronic Sciences & Technology

Note: Since 2001, Electrical Sciences & Technology has been merged with Electronic Sciences & Technology to form a new category called Electrical and Electronic Sciences & Technology

2021 Dr. Mayank Shrivastava
Faculty Member
IISc, Bengaluru
For his pioneering contribution in the field of applications of emerging materials like Gallium Nitride (GaN), atomically thin two-dimensional materials like Graphene and TMDCs, in electronic and electrooptic devices.
Dr. Kannan Lakshminarayan
Professor, Dept. of Engineering Design
ITM, Chennai
For successfully designing and developing high Efficiency Traction Motors for electrical vehicles and its gainful commercialisation.
2020 Dr. Yogesh Singh Chauhan
IT Kanpur
For developing World’s first Industry Standard Model for Gan HEMT Model – ASH-Gan-HEMT and pioneering work for development of compact models for futuristic devices, including GAA, NCFET, I-IV and TMD transistors.
Dr. Prabhjot Kaur
Co-founder & CEO
Esmito Solutions Pvt Ltd
For his contribution to design, development and setting up the innovative EV charging solutions and battery swapping platform as also development of Solar DC technologies & Electric vehicles.
2019 Prof. Shanthi Pavan
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering
IITM, Chennai
For his fundamental contribution in the areas of analog and mixed signal VLSI design through new designs and design techniques. His contribution to integrated filters and data convertors have been used in multiple industrial products worldwide.
2018 Prof. Kiran Kuchi
Professor, Electrical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad
For invention of India’s first 5G standards essential patents and significant contribution to SEPs on low PAPR waveform “pi/2 BPSK with spectrum shaping” in 5G NR, NB-IoT TDD in 3GPP and study item on massive MIMO cloud RAN based on non-linear precoding.
2017 Prof. V. Kamakoti
Professor – Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Madras, Chennai
For development of Shakti Series of Processors – a culmination of various processor research projects. For efforts in developing computational hardware which helps build capabilities to secure and control data movement and transportation at the interfaces of computing machines.
2016 Shri Rakesh Goel
Managing Director & CEO, S.K. Dynamics Pvt. Ltd., Roorkee
For designs of power-electric systems in India, which include Motors and Motor Controls, Electromechanical Engineering, Digital Signal Processing & Processors, Embedded Software, Power Electronics, FPGA, Analog and Digital Electronics, System Engineering, Prototype Manufacturing Capability & Product Engineering.
2015 Prof. G. Venkatesh
ADI Chair Professor, Dept of EE, IIT Madras, Chennai
Contribution to the field of wireless and broadband embedded communications from India.
2014 Dr. C. S. Rao
President of Reliance Communications Ltd. Bangalore
For his contributions in development of several First time designs of network for Indian Army, Indian Navy, VSNL and Design of the Advanced Radio Network Controller SW suite for 3G/UMTS.
2013 Prof. Shabbir N. Merchant
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IITB, Mumbai
For developing solutions of signal and image processing problems faced by Indian defence and ‘A channel estimation based approach to Backoff adjustment method for MAC System’.
2012 Prof. Rudra Pratap
Professor and Chairperson, Centre for Nano Science and Engg. IISc., Bangalore
For the development of MEMS based electrostatic acoustic transducer ,FET sensor for sensing pressure/force and inertial displacements and CAPFET sensor for sensing analytic.
2011 Shri Narasimhan Venkatesh
Vice Chair., Communications and Signal Processing Societies join Chapter, IEEE, Hyderabad
He has made significant and innovative contributions to the IEEE, 802.11 series of standards for WLAN methodologies and protocols (specifically 11 b/a/g, 11a and 11ac). He was instrumental in incorporating these innovations into WLAN chipsets.
2010 Dr. Abhay Karandikar
Prof. & Head, Dept. of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of Technology, Mumbai
He has made pioneering contributions towards the development of technology for telecom and broadband Internet access with a specific focus on Indian service providers. He has evolved an Innovative architecture that leverages the potential of Ethernet for providing Quality of Service (QoS) based triple play services.
2009 Dr. A. N. Rajagopalan
Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering IIT Madras, Chennai
He has devised novel methods to extract 3D shapes using the degree of blur in an image as a cue for depth estimation and continues to define and revolutionize this exciting area.
2008 Dr. Kumar N. Sivarajan
Chief Technology Officer, Tejas Networks India Ltd. Bangalore
For contribution in the area of communications and data transmission and sharing the same through high speed optical and other net work design and developments efficiently.
2007 No Award
2006 Shri Vinay L. Deshpande
Chairman& CEO, Encore Software Ltd, Bangalore
For development of hardware solutions such as PCs, notebooks, handheld devices and compatible software products such as machine compilers, software for modems and cell phone.
2005 Prof. M. Balakrishnan

Prof. P. V. Madhusudhan Rao

Prof. Kolin Paul
IIT, New Delhi

Shri Dipendra Manocha
National Assn for Blind New Delhi

For Development of Smart Cane for visually Challenged persons. It consist of ultrasonic ranger, vibrator and microcontroller having a range of 3 meter.
Dr. K. Radhakrishnan
Diector, NRSA (ISRO) ,Hyderabad
For Development of data acquisition system for remote sensing satellites, environment security and disaster management system.
2004 Shri V. Chander
Director, Naval Physical & Oceanographic Laboratory, Cochin.
For Development of Sonar system for ships, submarines and helicopters.
Shri B.K.Sinha
Founder and former Director, SAMEER Mumbai.
For Development of microware, antenna, linear accelerator, integrated optics and atmospheric probing instruments.
2003 Dr. M. D. Raj Narayan
Founder& former Director DERL (DRDO) Hyderabad
For Development of Radar and Electronic warfare technologies.
Dr. R. R. Navalgund
Director, Space Applications Center, ISRO, Ahmadabad
For Development of remote sensing application programs for space application, integrated mission for sustainable Development and Disaster management support program.
2002 Mr. S. Rangarajanl
Sterling Group & Pentamedia Graphic Ltd.,

Dr. Krishna Rao Venkatesh
Spectrum Infotech, Bangalore

Mr. A. Rudhiramoorthy
Bharat Electronics Ltd., Bangalore

For development of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) BEL model.
Mr. J. B. Venkataratnam
Electronic Manufacturing Services Div., Hyderabad

Mr. Gadde Raja Koteswara Rao
FOSAPP/ISD/ECIL, Cherlapally, Hyderabad

For For development of Electronic Voting Machine (EVM) ECIL model.
2001 Dr. K. N. Shankara
Director, Space Applications Centre, Indian Space Research Organization, Ahmadabad
For pioneering role in design and development of variety of transponders for INSAT Communication Satellite Program.
Dr. E. Bhagirath Rao
Formerly Director, Institute of Armament Technology, Pune
For development of S-Band Troposcatter equipment for Indian Air Force.

Original Category – Electrical Sciences & Technology

2000 Dr. Bhaskar Ramamurthi
IIT, Chennai
For contribution to image coding,modern algorithms,wireless local loop system and direct internet access system.
1999 Prof. B. B. Bhattacharya

Prof. M. K. Kundu

Prof. C. A. Murthy
ISI, Kolkata

For development of new techniques for processing digital images.
1998 Shri A. S. Kiran Kumar
Space Apllication Centre, Ahemdabad
Development of electro optical imaging instruments for meteorological and remote sensing applications.
1997 Shri P. S. Veeraraghavan

Shri John P. Zachariah

Dr. R. Vikraman Nair
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre, Tiruvanathapuram

Development of Automic Launch Processing System(ALPS) for the PSLV misssion of ISRO.
1996 Prof. L. M. Patnaik
Professor, Microprocessor’s Application
Indian Institute of Science, Banglore
Pioneering contribution to computer science and engineering.
1995 Prof. M. V. Pitke
TATA Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai
Development of Technology for Digital Switching System.
1999 Prof. Bharathi Bhat

Prof. Shiban K. Koul
IIT, New Delhi

Development of Ka-bend Wave component and Ferrite phase shifter for defence organisations.
1993 Dr. Vijay P. Bhatkar
Executive Director, Center for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune
Delivered the PARAM 8000 system on par in technology and performance with the developments in Europe. 26 installations of PARAM, 4 of which are outside India.
1992 Smt. D. Lakshmi
BEL, Bangalore
The Versatile Console Systems was designed, developed, manufactured and installed on the INS VIKRANT, INS GODAVARI, INS GANGA, and INS GOMATI. Extensive sea trials were conducted ‘on each of the above warships to commission and prove the system developed from indigenous and technological efforts for operations use.
1991 Smt. Lakshmi G. Menon
OCS, Mumbai
As Engineer-in-Charge R&D, Overseas Communication Service, responsible for installation /tests/co-ordination with supplier of computer
Controlled Telex/Telegraph Systems and for specifying new systems.
1990 Dr. Vasudev K. Aatre

Dr. G. Devarajan

Shri S. Kedarnath Shenoy

For the design & development of Airborne Sonic Processor System & Modular Fibre Optic Data Bus NPOL, Cochin.
1989 Dr. V. Prasad Kodali
Dept. of Electronics, New Delhi
For his contribution in the development of tracking radars as Project Leader for Microwave Transmit Receiver Chains. These radars are still being used as vital ground support facility for the Nation’s space program.
1988 Dr. M. S. Narasimhan
I.I.T., Madras
Developing Design Methodology of large reflector antennas and high performance feed systems. Design analysis of tropo-antennas of INDO-USSR tropolink RCPO tropo-antennas and of EMI between
DF antennas and radar reflector in a war vessel.
1987 Shri S. Rajendran
Director LRDE, DRDO, Bangalore
Development of high performance Doppler Surveillance Radar.
1986 Shri K. P. P. Nambiar
Dept. of Electronics, New Delhi
Establishment of Industrial Electronic R&D Center in India, establishment of a chain of Industrial complexes in Kerala; establishing leadership in development of Electronics Industry in India.
1985 Prof. P. V. S. Rao

Group Captain A. B. Mehta

Wing Cdr. J. R. Bankapur

Mr. Sugata Sanyal

Mr. Aniruddha Sen

Wing Cdr. T. V. Venkataraman
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay

Design, development and production of an Automatic Data Handling System (ADHS) for strategic air defence of India.
1984 Prof. A. B. Bhattacharya
IIT, New Delhi
Solid-state devices LSI/VLSI Technology. Production of indigenous components.
1983 Dr. R. P. Shenoy

V. Subramaniam

Shri Y. Pichi Reddy

R. L. Verma
Electronics & Radar Development Establishment High Grounds, Bangalore

Military radar and communication systems such as Mortar Locating Radar, VHF/ UHF Direction finding equipment, Automatic Electronic Switch.
1982 Dr. Srinivasan
NPOL, (DR&D) Cochin

Dr. A. Paulraj
Indian Institute of Technology,

Oceanographic Instrumentation Underwater detection techniques and sonar systems
1981 Dr. B. D. Pradhan

Dr. S. R. Borkar

Shri N. A. Gandhi

Shri S. A. Mhatre
Tata Electronics Companies, Bombay

Development and production of advance defence electronic equipment in the field of radar systems.
1980 Prof. U. R. Rao
Director I.S.A.C., Bangalore
Design, fabrication and launching of Aryabhata
and Apple Satellites.
1979 Shri T. V. Ramamurti

Shri N. Radhakrishna Nair
Central Electronics Ltd., Sahibabad

Development and Production of high permeability ferrites used in telecommunications television industry.
1978 Dr. V. Narayan Rao

Shri C.R. Chakravarty

Dr. M. S. V. Gopal Rao
Defence Electronics Research La., Hyderabad

Sonar, underwater sound propagation and Electronic and naval weapon system and Digital Electronics and application to communications and radar system.
1977 Dr. J. Das

Dr. M. N. Faruqui

Dr. P. K. Chatterjee

Dr. C. V. Chakravarty

Shri T. S. Lamba

Dr. S. Rakshit
Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur

Development of Digital Communication Systems Speech processing.
1976 Shri R. V. Sitaram
Head, Microwave Engineering Division

Shri K. V. Ramanathan
Head, Solid Electronics Division
Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Bombay

Development of Microwave Technology & Solid State Technology devices and equipment.

Original Category – Electronic Sciences & Technology

2000 No Award
1999 Prof. R. Arockiasamy
IIT, Delhi
For development of pollution free electric and hybrid electric vehicles for city transportation.
1998 Shri G. P. Shrivastava
Head Control Instrumentation Division,
Bhabha Atomic Research Centre, Mumbai
Development of instrumented pipeline inspection gauge for measurement of pipe thickness of oil pipelines.
1997 No Award
1996 Shri Sudhir Ganan Bhat
Managing Director, Dura Magnets (P) Ltd, Satara
Development of Alnico Magnet.
1995 Shri G. B. Meemamsi
Member Steering Committee, Centre for
Development of Telematics (C-DOT), New Delhi
Development of electronic switching systems.
1994 Prof. V. T. Ranganathan

Prof. V. Ramanarayanan
Indian Institute of Sciences, Banglore

Development of power electronic products.
1993 Dr. A. R. Kalyanaraman
Senior Deputy Director The South India Textile
Research Association,
He has designed ancillaries, which are energy savers when used in textile machines. Already about 5 lakhs energy saving spindles are in use in the industry. The SITRALISED ENERGY SAVING TAPE designed by hi ensures a saving in energy even with respect to Synthetic Laminated tapes.
1992 Dr. P. S. Goel
Controls & Mission Area, I.S.A.C.,
He developed close control for spinning satellites for the first time in the world. He developed the challenging 3-axis stabilization technology for first time for APPLE Satellite, a major breakthrough for ISRO.
1991 Dr. S. C. Kapoor For the following development activities:
1.Development of 800 Kv Equipment Specification
2. GIS Specification & Engineering aspects.
3. Back-to-back HVDC Valve Module Testing facility
4. Synthetic test facility for SVC’s Valves
5. Automation for Sub-stations
1990 Dr. S. C. Gupta
Vikram Sarabhai Space Centre,
For his work, which has resulted in self-reliance in all aspects of control, navigation and guidance of rockets and satellite launch vehicles and of major components of the attitude control system of satellites.
1989 Dr. Hari Ram Sharma
Member (Hydro) Central Electricity Authority, Delhi
For the extensive work in the field of Hydro Power on subjects like design of power intake in run-of-the river Hydro Electric Schemes, Operation Schedule for the Yamuna Hydro Scheme, criteria for elimination of surge tanks at Hydro Power Plants fed by long pressure conduits, tidal power technology in the country.
1988 Shri Mukesh Bandari
Managing Director Electrotherm Machines (I)
P. Ltd., Vatva, Ahmedabad
Development of medium frequency solid-state generators up to 500 KW for applications in melting, heating and hardening and firing circuits for electronic drilling rigs.
1987 Prof. V. V. Sastry
Dept. of Electrical Engineering Indian Institute of
Technology, Madras
Phase shift modification for speed change of Induction machines. Design optimization of electrical machines using CAD. Developing smart motor controller for energy saving.
1986 Dr. M. Ramamoorty
Central Power Research Institute, Bangalore
Development of solid state Relays, high voltage switchgear, high frequency Inverter of 200 KW for induction melting.
1983 & 1984 Shri S. N. Seshadri
Head, Reactor Control Division BARC, Mumbai
Design, fabrication and installation of control system of fast critical facility – Radio telescopes and Servomechanism control engineering.
1976 & 1982 No Award