Institute Of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) Awards-2020

Nominations for ISSS Awards-2020 opens shortly
Institute Of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) Awards

Institute Of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS) sponsoring three different awards for students, Researchers and Entrepreneurs namely Student Award, Young Scientist Award & Technology Award.


1. ISSS Student Awards

ISSS has instituted special student awards for full time regular students in India to recognize their outstanding contributions in the area of micro and smart systems. 

There are separate categories for undergraduate (BSc, BE, BTech, etc) postgraduate (MSc, MS, ME, MTech, MPhil, etc) and research (PhD) students. 

To qualify for these awards, the student(s) should have completed the reported work during the respective academic programs. A summary/synopsis of the research work during the tenure of the respective degree program may be sent for consideration for these awards. In the case of UG award, an individual or a team of up to four members can submit their contributions. The Academic supervisor(s) of award winning students will be given a Commendation Certificate.


ISSS UG Student Project Awards: Rs. 15,000,

  • Eligibility: Student of BSc, BE, B.Tech, or equivalent undergraduate degree programs.


ISSS Post Graduate Student Award: Rs. 20,000,

  • Eligibility: MSc, ME, MTech, MS, or MPhil .or equivalent postgraduate degree programs.


ISSS PhD Thesis Award:  Rs. 25,000 Submissions may include a synopsis of the research towards the PhD degree and a list of all publications and/or patents during the course of research.


How to Apply: Download the UG/PG/PhD format & Certificate from Guide/Supervisor/Adviser below and send your Entries by mail directly to admin@isssonline.in.


UG/PG/PhD Student Template: http://isssonline.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/ISSSstudentPaperFormat.doc


Certificate Format Guide/Supervisor/Adviser Template: http://isssonline.in/wp-content/uploads/2017/01/guideLetter.doc


ISSS Student Award Winners-2019

PhD Thesis Award: Luv Verma, Indian Institute of Technology, Madras (Presented on April 27, 2019, during ISSS Researchers Forum, IISc Bangalore)

Postgraduate Student Award (Masters):Shalini Singh, Indian Institute of Technology, Indore (Presented during ISSS National Conference 2019 at NAMIT, Nitte, Karnataka)


2. ISSS Young Scientist Award:

ISSS presents a Young Scientist Award for outstanding researchers (aged below 40 years as on the nomination/submission deadline) for their work done in India in the area of micro and smart systems.


From 2015, this award carries an ISSS Medal, a Citation, and a Cash prize of Rs 50,000. This award is for someone who has carried out extensive research beyond their academic programs, on a topic relevant to this area.


Nomination in the prescribed form should include the list of publications and a short description of the nominee’s contributions. Nomination by “self” should be supported by reference letters by two experts familiar with the nominee’s work. Nomination by an ISSS member should be seconded by another ISSS member or a subject expert and should contain a brief justification for the nomination. Nomination by Head of Institution should contain details of the nominee’s work at the institute and a recommendation from an expert such as thesis supervisor or a senior member of faculty. Nominations will be carried forward for subsequent years, provided the nominee meets other requirements of this award.


The winner is required to make a short presentation summarising his/her recent research work and receive the award at a special session at the ISSS National conference.


How to Apply: Download the Young Scientist award Nomination format Below and send your entries by mail to admin@isssonline.in [cc to kjvinoy@ieee.org].


Young Scientist Nomination Form: http://isssonline.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ISSS_ysa_nomination_rev1.docx


ISSS Young Scientist Award winners-2019:

  • Prof Samaresh Das   Centre for Applied Research in Electronics, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi


3. ISSS Technology Award:

ISSS has initiated a Technology Award for scientists/engineers who undertake major initiatives to commercialize a product in the area of micro and smart systems. The award will carry a Citation and a Cash prize of Rs 50,000.


This award is intended to promote technology development, innovation and entrepreneurship in India in the area of micro and smart systems. This award is intended to recognize contributions made by (i) an entrepreneur who has set up, or is at an advanced stage of setting up start-ups pertinent to the general area devices or systems using micro and nano technologies and applications or (ii) someone who have championed the cause of commercialization with appropriate technology innovation, leading to a product or application.

The winner is required to make a short presentation summarising his/her activities and receive the award at a special session at the ISSS International conference. In order to keep the standards high, the judging panel may choose not to offer this award in a given year.


How to Apply: Download the Technology award Nomination format Below and send your entries by mail to awards@isssonline.in [cc to kjvinoy@ieee.org].


Tech. Award Nomination Form: http://isssonline.in/wp-content/uploads/2019/07/ISSS_tech_nomination_rev1.docx3


ISSS Technology Award Winners-2015:

  • Dr. J. Raviprakash and M.N. Manoj, Bigtec Labs Pvt Ltd, Bangalore


Important Dates

  • Last date for submission of Nominations: Will be announced shortly

  • Presentation of Awards: Yet to announce


For more information on the Award Eligibility, Nomination details, forms, Award amount and important dates, please click on the "ISSS Awards" button and for 2020 notification click on the "Notification" button below.

About Institute Of Smart Structures and Systems (ISSS)

ISSS is a Professional Society that helps to keep pace with the advances being made and give impetus to the emerging Smart technology in India. It organizes an international conference every three years on Smart Materials, Structures and MEMS, which has helped to bridge the gaps between the advanced level of technology abroad and the R&d effort in India. In addition, it organizes and supports various national conferences and awareness workshops in this area. It also provides a common forum for the scientists and researchers working in various inter-related fields. Basic aim of this Society is to foster dedicated research among Indian scientists in this vital, state-of-the-art/cutting edge technology.

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