1.Souvik Mahapatra

IIT- Indian Institute of Technology Bombay

Mumbai, India

for contributions to CMOS transistor gate stack reliability

[Has been individually working and supervising doctoral and master’s students in the areas of (a)
Semiconductor device reliability - Negative Bias Temperature Instability (NBTI) and Hot Carrier
Degradation (HCD) in SiO2, Si oxynitride (SiON), and high-k gate dielectric MOS devices, as well as (b)
Flash nonvolatile memory (NVM) devices - conventional Floating Gate (FG) and SONOS for NOR type,
metal nanocrystal and silicon nitride trap storage for NAND type applications.]

2.Sudip Mazumder

University of Illinois at Chicago

Chicago, IL, USA

for contributions to analysis and control of power electronics systems

 [Switching-sequence and switching-transition based control of power-electronics systems and
interactive-power networks

 Power electronics for renewable energy, micro/smart grids, energy storage

 Wide-bandgap (GaN/SiC) power electronics

 Optically-triggered power semiconductor devices

3.Subhabrata Sen

AT&T Labs Research

Bedminster, NJ, USA

for contributions to analysis of cross-layer interactions in cellular networks

[Dr. Subhabrata Sen is a Lead Inventive Scientist at AT&T Labs Research. Shubho's research interests span
Internet technologies and applications, IP network management, networked video streaming, cellular networks
and applications, application and network performance, cross-layer interactions and optimizations for mobile
networks, network measurements and traffic analysis. He is a co-inventor of the Application Resource
Optimizer (ARO) tool for analyzing cellular friendliness of mobile app designs - that is widely used by top
ISPs, app developers, vendors and testing houses.
Shubho holds a Bachelor of Engineering in Computer Science from Jadavpur University, India, and M.S. and
PHD. in Computer Science from the University of Massachusetts at Amherst. He received the AT&T CTO
Innovation Award in 2008, the AT&T Labs President Excellence Award in 2011, and the 2011/2012 AT&T
Science and Technology Medal. He currently serves as an editor of the IEEE/ACM Transactions on

4.Sudipta Sengupta

NY.Abhijit Mahalanobis Lockheed MartiN Missiles and Fire Control Orlando. data centers. India for contributions to estimation techniques and control of induction machine and drive systems 3. WA. USA for contributions to ubiquitous access to cloud computing and to vehicular speech communications . and peer-to-peer systems 2015*********** 1.Sanjay Lall Stanford University Stanford. India for contributions to topologies and control schemes for solar photovoltaic energy conversion and power quality enhancement 2. USA for contributions to the development of correlation filters for automatic target recognition 5. FL.Microsoft Research Redmond. USA for contributions to control of networked systems 4.Vivek Agarwal Indian Institute of Technology-Bombay Mumbai.Chandan Chakraborty Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur Kharagpur. USA for contributions to network design.Mahesh Viswanathan IBM Corporation Yorktown Heights. CA. routing and applications to Internet backbone.

and estimation 3.Vivek Goyal Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Cambridge. and to the theory of border collision bifurcation 2. Index coding and Wired & wireless network coding.Balaji Rajan Indian Institute of Science Bangalore. communication.] 4. West Bengal. USA for contributions to information representations and their applications in acquisition. optical wavelength division multiplexed networks. India for contributions to high performance and low complexity space-time code designs for wireless communication systems [ Primary research interests include MIMO signal processing & algorithms. MA. Coding for multiple-access and relay channels. India for contributions to the understanding of nonlinear phenomena in power electronic circuits.2014********** 1.Soumitro Banerjee Indian Institute of Science. wireless sensor networks.Krishna Sivalingam Indian Institute of Technology Madras Chennai. Distributed space-time coding and cooperative communication. India for contributions to medium access control and energy-efficient protocol design in communication networks [His research interests include wireless networks. Interference alignment. . and performance evaluation. Education & Research Kolkata. Space-time coding for MIMO channels.

faculty of the Indian Statistical Institute. Bhattacharya.2017************ 1. and an IEEE Fellow. India. a Fellow of the Indian National Academy of Engineering. Dr. India [for contributions to microstrip and wideband dielectric resonator antennas] Wideband Dielectric Resonator Antenna using Hybrid/Composite Configurations Defected Ground Structures (DGS) integration technique for Planar Antennas New Modes and Feeding Techniques for Dielectric Resonator Antennas Wideband Dielectric Resonator Antenna using Hybrid/Composite Configurations High Gain Compact Antennas for Wireless Industry Other Professors************ 1. a Fellow of the National Academy of Sciences. Calcutta. Debatosh Guha University of Calcutta Kolkata.VLSI Design and Test Nanotechnology and Giga-Scale Integration . Prof Bhargab B. Bhattacharya is a Member of the VLSI Society of India (VSI). Research.