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INAE-Young Engineer Award-2019

INAE-Young Engineer Award-2019
The last date of the receipt of nomination is March 31st, 2019
Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE)-Young Engineer Award-2019

The Academy undertakes programmes on technology policy issues of national concern and recommends measures for appropriate action by policy makers, planners and administrators for the overall development of the country. One of the objectives of the Academy is to encourage inventions, scientific investigations and research to promote their application for development of all sectors of national economy.

With a view to promoting the pursuit of excellence in the field of 'Engineering', the Academy instituted the INAE "Young Engineer Award" in 1996. The selection for this prestigious Award is made by a Committee of distinguished Fellows of INAE on the basis of prescribed criteria. The names of all previous awardees are given in the INAE Website: (

Purpose of the Award: To recognize outstanding achievements /contributions made by Young Engineers in any branch of engineering.


Any citizen of India not older than 35 years as on the 1st of January 2019.

A nomination is valid for one year only. A candidate may be nominated for two successive years, subject to his/her age not exceeding 35 years.

Area of Work: Engineering research, excellence in engineering design, technology development and technology transfer. Work submitted for consideration of the Award should have been carried out totally in India.

Awards and Grants: The Award shall consist of a cash prize of Rs.1 lakh and a citation. All INAE Young Engineer Awardees will also become INAE Young Associates” on the conferment of the award and shall continue to be “INAE Young Associates” till attaining 45 years of age.

How to apply: Nominations are invited from engineers working in academia, R&D laboratories and industry. The sponsor must be either a fellow of INAE or Head of the Organisation/Institution where nominee is working.

The nominations are to be sent on A-4 size paper in the prescribed format clock on the Nomination Form button below or which may also be downloaded from INAE website A scanned soft copy of the completed proforma may also be sent by email to prior to posting original hard copy to INAE Office, Gurgaon by Speed Post/Courier.

The nominations should be addressed 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

Phone : 0124-4239480

Fax: 0124-4239481


INAE Website:


Selection Procedure: The shortlisted nominees will be invited to make a presentation followed by an interaction with the selection committee on the dates to be announced later.


Presentation of Award: The awardees will be invited for the INAE Annual Convention being held in December each year wherein they would be conferred with the award and also inducted as INAE Young Associate.


Important Dates: The last date for the receipt of nominations is March 31st, 2019.


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 Young Engineer Award: 2018

Dr. Swati Ghosh Acharya, Assistant Professor, School of Engineering Science and Technology, University of Hyderabad, Hyderabad (Corrosion science and engineering with emphasis on surface engineering of materials for corrosion control: Modeling and Experimental validation)

Dr. Rishi Raj, Assistant Professor, IIT Patna, Bihar (Energy Efficiency, Boiling, Two-phase flows, Microgravity Science)

Dr. Kabeer Jasuja, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering Office, Indian Institute of Technology Gandhinagar, Gandhinagar (Nanotechnology)

Mr. Thammisetty Devakumar, Scientist/Engineer-SD, EFAD/CPES, Liquid Propulsion System Center, Trivandrum (Liquid propellant rocket engine systems modeling and system engineering)

Dr. Sathesh Mariappan, Assistant Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur (Aerospace Propulsion)

Dr. Siddharth Barman, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer and Automation, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (algorithmic Game Theory and Approximation Algorithms)

Mr. Amitkumar M Patel, Scientific Officer D, Institute for Plasma Research, Gandhinagar (High Voltage and Power Electronics)

Dr. Sushobhan Avasthi, Assistant Professor, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore (Photovoltaics)

Dr. AK Rengan, Assistant Professor, Department of BME, IIT Hyderabad, Kandi, Sangareddy (Biomedical Engineering-Nanotechnology)

Dr. Malay Bhattacharyya, Assistant Professor, Department of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Howrah (Computer Science)

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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