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INAE- Innovative Student Projects Award-2018

INAE-Innovative Student Projects Award-2018
The last date of the receipt of nomination is July 7, 2018
INAE-Innovative Student Projects Award-2018

A database of Engineering Institutions in the country has been established by INAE covering Government and Private as well as Defense Services Technical Institutions. One best project/thesis in each of the Engineering Sections of INAE (mentioned in serial 7 of the Nomination Proforma) at the three levels, viz., Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor recommended by the Heads of various Engineering Institutions / Colleges will be evaluated for their innovative potential by an INAE Selection Committee comprising of experts from each major field of engineering.

Call for Nominations:

One nomination for projects/theses in each of the Engineering Sections of INAE listed in Serial 7 of the Nomination Form, at the three levels, viz., Doctoral, Master’s and Bachelor are invited from Deans/Heads of Engineering College/Departments for assessing their innovative potential and intrinsic merit.

The nominations are to be sent on A-4 size paper in the prescribed format given in the brochure. (Ink signed copy of the nominations are to be sent, in case the same has been downloaded from INAE website). A CD containing a soft copy of the same may also be sent in MS Word along with the hard copy of the Proforma.

The nominations must be sent by Deans/Heads of Engineering College where the candidate has carried out his project/thesis for award of degree and not through the organization where the candidate is presently working.


Potentially innovative projects/theses are assessed at three levels, viz., B.E./B.Tech, M.E./M.Tech and Ph.D. Nominations for the awards 2018 will be accepted by the Academy according to the following eligibility requirement.


B.E./B.Tech projects completed upto June 30 during the academic year 2017-2018. Only Final Year (4th year) projects of students who will be completing their B.E./B.Tech degree requirements by June 30, 2018 are eligible to be nominated for the subject award.

M.E./M.Tech theses examined from July 1, 2017 upto June 30, 2018 during the academic year 2017 -2018.


Ph.D. theses examined and accepted/recommended for Award from June 1, 2017 upto May 31, 2018.


It is compulsory that Degree / Provisional Degree Certificate must accompany the nomination proforma.


Awards and Grants:

The Award: The Award shall comprise a certificate and Rs.25000/- in cash for selected theses at Doctoral Level; Rs.15000/- in cash for selected Master’s Level theses; and Rs. 10,000/- in cash to each team member of the selected project at Bachelor level, subject to a maximum of four team members.


How to Apply: After downloading and Filling the Nomination form, the ink signed hard copy of the nominations should be sent by courier/Speed Post to:

Executive Director,

Indian National Academy of Engineering,

6th Floor, Unit No. 604-609,

SPAZE I-Tech Park, Tower A,

Sector 49, Sohna Road,

Gurgaon – 122018

Tel : 0124 – 4239480

Fax : 0124 -  4239481

Email :

Important Dates:

The last date of the receipt of nomination is July 7, 2018.

Please click on the “Nomination Form” button to download nomination form and click on the “Previous Awardees” button for all previous award winners.

Recipients of Innovative Student Projects Award: 2017

Doctoral Level:

Dr.Anirban Roy, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur(Ultra Low Cost Indigenous Technology For Spinning Of Hemodialysis Hollow Fiber Membranes)

Dr.Anindya Pain, CSIR-Central Buiding Research Institue, Roorkee.(Modified Pseudo-Dynamic Method For Seismic Earth Pressure and Associated Problems)

Dr. NS Karthiselva, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.(Simultaneous Synthesis and Densification of Ultrahigh Temperature Ceramics and Composites by Reactive Spark Plasma Sintering)

Dr.Gourab Dutta, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras.(Effect of Gate Dielectric Engineering on the Performance of Gan-Based Mis-Hemts)

Dr. Adarsh Patel, Indian Institute of Technology, Kanpur.(Robust Spectrum Sensing for Multiple-Input Multiple-Output (Mimo) Cognitive Radio Networks)

Master’s Level:

Mr. Mahenderan C, Indian Institute of Space and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram(Experimental Investigation of Spray and lame Characteristics in a SwrilStablized Burner)

Mr. Jibin T Philip, Saintgits College of Engineering, Kottayam(Synthesis Of Surfactant-Modified Ceria-Zirconia Hybrid Nanoparticles And Evaluation Its Tribolgical Properties As An Additive In Coconut Oil)

Mr. L Karthikeyan, Indian Institute of Space and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram(Optically-Activated Zno Nanomaterial For Hydrogen Gas Sensor and its Correlation With Photoluminescence Spectra)

Ms. ShreyasiSom, Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar(Low Voltage DC Microgrid Protection)

Ms Pallavi Venugopal M, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram(Computationally Efficient Deep Tracker : Guided MDNET)

Bachelor Level:

Padala Suresh Kumar, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi. (Modelling Chloridvirene Ingress in Concrete Exposed to Oceanic Wave Splash)


A.Raghu, P Bharath Kumar and K.Sarika Mahatma Gandhi Insitute of Technology, Hyderabad
(Preliminary Evaluation of Multilayer High Temerature Coatings on Cf-SiC Composites)

Pavithraa Devi A, Vignesh Shankar And Yashvi Singh National Institute of Technology, Tiruchirappalli (High Temperature Erosion and Oxidation Behaviour of Gas Nitrided Valve Steel for IC ENGINE)

Mallikarjun.S.E, Salil Chadha, Shubham Sham Sangodkar and SudeepDev S
International Institute for Aerospace Engineering and Management, (IIAEM, JAIN UNIVERSITY)
(Design, Analysis and Testing of Foldable Winglet for a Flying Wing Muav (Mini Unmanned Aerial Vehicle) Configuration)


Chidambaram. SP, SakthishCharan. P, Saravanan. K and Sai Krishna. B Sri Venkateswara College of Engineering, Sriperambudur Tk, Kancheepuram (Design of Variable Braking System Using Intelligent Dual Calipers)

Sant Saran, Dayalbagh Educational Institute, Agra. (Study of Optogenetic Control of Neuronal Signalling)

Saurav Chandel and Piyush Menghani Delhi Technological University, Delhi (High Efficiency High Power Density Isolated DC-DC Resonant Converter)

Divyansh Chourey, Bhilai Institute of Technology, Durg, CG (Forecasting The Frequency Of Power Grid For Optimal Frequency Stabilization Using Neuro-Fuzzy System On Matlab Based Platform)

S Nivetha and K Priyanka St. Joseph’s Institute of Technology, Chennai (Fool Proof Centralized Voting Machine Using Automation Systems) Karthicraja VM and Krishna Prasad VL St. Joseph’s College of Engineering, Chennai (Cassandra-IOT In Women Safety)

About Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)

The Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) founded in 1987 comprises India’s most distinguished engineers, engineer-scientists and technologists covering the entire spectrum of engineering disciplines, and functions as an apex body to promote and advance the practice of engineering and technology and the related sciences and disciplines in India and their application to problems of national importance.

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