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2021
Four Start-Up Research Grants (SRG) funded by SERB-DST were awarded each to Prof. Abhisek Kumar Behara (S&C), Prof. Avanish Tripathi (EDPE), Prof. Deep Kiran (PSE) and Prof. Jishnu Kavil Kambrath (EDPE).

Mr. Kshitij Bithel (18115053) and Mr. Keshav Dixit (18115050) were awarded the first edition of the Student Innovation Grant Program by ARTPARK, IISc Bengaluru.

Prof. G. K. Singh co-authored a book titled "Computational Intelligence and Biomedical Signal Processing: An Interdisciplinary, Easy and Practical Approach", Springer International Publishing, 2021.

Mr. Pranav Kumar Jha was selected for the prestigious Prime Minister’s Research Fellowship Scheme (May 2021 cycle) for PhD.

Mr. Abhishek Karanath (17115004) and Ms. Purva Chiniya (17115068) won the Best Innovation Award, IIT Roorkee and a prize of Rs. 50,000 per team on their project titled "A Deep Learning-based Communicator System with Lip-reading Software to Ease Interaction for Hearing Impaired".

Mr. Alankrit Mahajan (17115010), Mr. Sarthak Gupta (17115079), Mr. Shashank Gupta (17115084) and Mr. Swapnil Singh (17115102) won the Judge's Choice Award, IIT Roorkee (Joint Award) and prize of Rs. 25,000 per team on their project titled "Gunshot Detection and Positioning System".

Prof. G. K. Singh, Prof. N. P. Padhy and Prof. B. Das featured in the database compiled by Stanford University that ranks the top two per cent of scientists worldwide based on their research publications in the field of 'Energy' (published in October 2021).

Three new PECs are introduced: Design of WBG Device based Power Converters, Machine Learning for Signal Processing and Applied Machine Learning.

A project titled "Development of active or passive leg exoskeleton based on series elastic actuation for assistance of elderly humans" funded by TIH-Cobotics (IIT Delhi) is granted to Prof. Felix Orlando Maria Joseph (PI, Assistant professor, EED, IIT Roorkee).

Mr. Suraj Kumar Chaurasiya (Research scholar, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Roorkee; Supervisors: Prof. A. Bhattacharya and Prof. S. Das) is selected as an Intern with GE India Industrial Private Limited for six months. 

Congratulations to Prof. Yogesh Hote for winning the best teacher award in 2021. Also, congratulations to Prof. Ganesh Kumhar for getting inducted among the top 10 teachers for consecutive two years.

Congratulations to Dr. Gururaj, Ph.D. student of Prof. N. P. Padhy, on his appointment as Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur.

Mr. Viral Rathod is a research scholar in the Electrical Engineering Department and has received the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) award for 2021. Congratulations to him on his achievement which has made the department and the institute proud.

Mr. Het Bhalja is a research scholar in the Department of Electrical Engineering and has received the prestigious Prime Minister's Research Fellowship (PMRF) award for 2021. Congratulations to him on his achievement which has made the department and the institute proud.

Mr. Sarthak Malik, 2nd year in the Department of Electrical Engineering, has received the GFH Award (2021) on Hackathon in Machine Learning and Data Science. Amidst high competition from around the world, he has secured Rank 4. We congratulate him on his achievement which has also made the department and the institute proud.

We welcome our new faculty colleagues, Dr. Apurv Kumar Yadav and Dr. Ashish Kothyari, who have joined our department in the EDPE and S&C groups, respectively.

 

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