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Institute Celebrates Teachers’ Day Virtually

6 Sep 2021

The 63rd Teachers’ Day celebrations of the Indian Institute of Technology Bombay was held online on September 06, 2021 in view of the ongoing pandemic. Prof. K. VijayRaghavan, Principal Scientific Adviser to the Government of India, was the Chief Guest for the occasion. IIT Bombay Director Prof. Subhasis Chaudhuri presented the ‘Prof. S. P. Sukhatme Award for Excellence in Teaching’ and ‘Dr. P.K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award - 2020’ to selected faculty members and ‘Institute Academic Prizes’ to students. The awardees expressed their gratitude to the Institute through video messages. The Institute also launched a Faculty Handbook during the virtual event. The online function was attended by faculty, staff members and students.

 The recipients of the Prof. S. P. Sukhatme Excellence in Teaching Award 2021 include:

 Prof. Krishnendu Sinha, Department of Aerospace Engineering

Prof. Soumyajit Mukherjee, Department of Earth Sciences

Prof. Suryanarayana Doolla, Department of Energy Science and Engineering

Prof. Shyam Asolekar, Department of Environmental Science and Engineering

Prof. Sachin Patwardhan, Department of Chemical Engineering

Prof. Madhu Vinjamur, Department of Chemical Engineering

Prof. Alok Goyal, Department of Civil Engineering

Prof. Prakash Nanthagopalan, Department of Civil Engineering

Prof. Ajit Diwan, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Amitabha Sanyal, Department of Computer Science and Engineering

Prof. Mukul Chandorkar, Department of Electrical Engineering

Prof. Virendra Singh, Department of Electrical Engineering

Prof. Arunkumar Sridharan, Department of Mechanical Engineering

Prof. Dibyendu Das, Department of Physics

Prof. Arti Kalro, Shailesh J. Mehta School of Management

The Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award for the year 2020 was awarded to Prof. Ganesh Ramakrishnan and Mr. Vishal Kaushal, Department of Computer Science and Engineering for technology development efforts entitled “Video Analytics for Security and Compliance Applications”, and Prof. Prasanna Gandhi, Department of Mechanical Engineering for technology development efforts entitled “Compliant mechanisms for ultra-precision linear and rotary motion control”.