For Peace, Justice and Sustainable Development

(Ideology:World is One)


Social Change Maker Award

Dr. Nandita Pathak

Dr. Nandita Pathak

Social Entreprenuer Founder Director Udyamita Vidyapeeth JP Foundation at Social Work Satna, Madhya Pradesh, India

Dr. Nandita Pathak is Social Entreprenuer Founder Director Udyamita Vidyapeeth JP Foundation at Social Work Dr.Nandita Pathak is a rare Social Entrepreneur with a unique skill-set in Rural Development in both the Farm as well as Non-Farm Sectors. Over a decade she has been the prime catalyst in bringing Transformation to the Economic conditions of the people of the most under developed regions of Chitrakoot - Gonda (Uttar Pradesh / Madhya Pradesh). This diminutive Community Mobiliser with a Heart of Gold has mobilised even the most Traditional Communities to participate as Stake Holders in Economic Development and Cultural Activities in this region. With a Phd in Food Processing she was selected by the Legendary Nanaji Deshmukh to translate his Vision of "Gramoday” at the Grass Roots in the "Dacoit Infested" and extremely economically impoverished region of Chitrakoot. It is said of her that "never has there been a Social Worker who has perfected such a comprehensive Delivery of Pt Deendayal Upadhyaya's Development and Cultural aspects of "Integral Humanism" so effectively and so universally. Impacting on the vast region of Chitrakoot-Gonda, "Nandita Didi" is perceived as the "Angel of Rural Transformation" across all castes, creed and faiths.

World Power Leader Award

Prof. Manoranjan Parida

Prof. Manoranjan Parida

Director, CSIR-Central Road Research Institute, India

Prof. Manoranjan Parida was Deputy Director at IIT Roorkee before joining CSIR-CRRI. He has been MoRTH Chair Professor on Development of Highway System in India at IIT Roorkee during 2013-2017. He has worked on an Imprint Research Project “Propagation and Mitigation Model of Mixed Traffic Noise for Planning Mid Sized Indian Cities”. Design and Development of Noise Barrier for Flyovers in Delhi is an innovative contribution by him. He has provided substantial inputs for third party quality audit of 1700 km. of State Highway in the State of Bihar (during 2007-2013) under the RSVY Project. He has provided consultancy for more than 350 urban road infrastructure projects, intercity corridors, rural roads, and expressways. He received Pt. Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Award in the year 2004 from Indian Road Congress. He has received the Outstanding Teacher Award of IIT Roorkee. He is presently Convener of Urban Roads & Streets Committee(H-8) of Indian Roads Congress, New Delhi.

Educational Leadership Award

Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar

Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar

Director, IIT, India

Prof. Shreepad Karmalkar is a Professor of Electrical Engineering and Head of the Teaching Learning Center at IITM. He received the B. Tech and accelerated PhD degrees in Electrical Engineering from the Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IITM), in 1983 and 1989, respectively. He has held visiting research / teaching assignments at several US universities, namely, University of California, Santa Barbara; Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, Troy, New York; and University of South Carolina, Columbia, USA. He has authored numerous articles in journals, conferences and books, and has been awarded three patents in the areas of semiconductor device modeling and process development. His recent work is on modeling and simulation of power devices, nano-devices, GaN HEMTs and solar cells. He has received the 2006 Vikram Sarabhai Award for research, 2007 IBM Faculty Award for research and teaching, 2021 VLSI Society of India Best Faculty Award for "contributions in the area of teaching, popularizing and creating some of the best minds in Microelectronics in the last 30 years," and the president’s nomination to the IIT Council for “contributions in education, science or technology”. He is an Associate Editor of IEEE Trans. on Education (first ever from India). He has acted as a consultant to industries for developing manufacturing processes for semiconductor devices. His contributions in the field of education include three widely viewed online video courses on Solid State Devices, Semiconductor Device Modeling and Introduction to Research (see links below). The latter is a lecture-cum-activity oriented course to foster research skills among research scholars. He initiated this as a compulsory course for all research scholars in IITM and has conducted over 30 workshops country-wide. He has also conducted solely or jointly over 80 Faculty Development sessions on various aspects of “How teachers can make a difference” in institutions including IITs, IISERs, NITs, and IIIT. He is a member of the Governing Council of CeNS (Center for Nano and Soft Matter Sciences). He was a member of the National Working Group on Nanotechnology set up by the Department of Information Technology, Govt. of India. He is a member of the executive committee of AICTE and the Chairman of AICTE’s All India Board of PG Education and Research. He was a member of the All India Board of Undergraduate Studies of the AICTE. He was the Vice-Chairman of JEE 2006 and Chairman of JEE 2007 operations in the South Zone. He is a strong espouser of holistic education, and a multilingual – can read, write and speak – Bengali, Hindi, Marathi, and can converse in – Thelugu, Thamizh and to an extent, Sanskrit.

Distinguished Leadership Award

Sudarsan Nanda

Sudarsan Nanda

Research Chair, KIIT DU

Dr. S. Nanda holds Ph.D Degree from Sambalpur University. He was Vice-Chancellor at North Orissa University from the year 2005-2008. He has made significant research contributions to the fields of Fuzzy Mathematics, Functional Analysis, Optimization and Discrete. Mathematics. He was visiting the professor at the University of Milan, Italy and Visiting Scientist at Pohang University of Science and Technology, South Korea. He has Publications 198 Publication in International and National Journals.

Business Leader of the Year Award

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Mr. Hemendu Sinha

Sr. Vice President & Business Head - B2B at LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd., Delhi, India.

Hemendu Sinhais a business leader with proven track of leading team of professionals and creating milestones of success. Owning P&L and delivering results through well designed strategy and planning. Hands on experience in sales and marketing of IT,OA products and solutions. Work Experience Business Head - B2B at LG Electronics India Pvt Ltd, May 2011 - Current Zonal Manager - East & Northeast at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jul 2009 - Apr 2011 Zonal Manager - Central Zone at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jul 2006 - Jun 2009 Business Entity Manager at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jul 2005 - Jun 2006 Business Entity Manager at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jul 2004 - Jun 2005 Regional Manager at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Nov 1997 - Jul 2004 Area Manager at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jul 1995 - Oct 1997 Area Manager at HCL Infosystems Ltd. (NOIDA, UP, India), Jun 1989 - Jul 1995 Education MDP at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore MDP at XLRI Jamshedpur Bachelor of Engineering (B.Eng.) at Motilal Nehru National Institute of Technology Undergraduation at Patna Science College

Young Researcher Award

Dr. Aditya Kumar

Dr. Aditya Kumar

Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT (ISM) Dhanbad

Dr. Aditya Kumar is working as an associate professor in the Department of Chemical Engineering, Indian Institute of Technology (IIT-ISM) Dhanbad, India. He received his PhD from University of Siegen, Germany, with a specialization in surface and interfacial engineering. He has published more than 65 peer-reviewed publications, several book chapters, and editorial-type scientific articles in various areas of science and engineering. He is associate editor of Frontiers in Chemical Engineering and Frontiers in Nanotechnology. He has edited and served as a scientific reviewer in numerous peer-reviewed journals and scientific organizations.

Excellent Researcher Award

Prof.Raouf Abdel Hamid El-Mallawany

Prof.Raouf Abdel Hamid El-Mallawany

Professor, Menoufia University,Egypt

Raouf Abdel Hamid El-Mallawany, Egyptian physics educator, researcher. Recipient Overseas Research Students award Committee of Vice-Chancellers and Principals Universities of the United Kingdom, England, 1983, English Teaching Cooperation award British Council in Cairo, England, 1986, Glass Science & Technical award Egyptian Academy of Sciences, 1990, Egyptian State Prize in Physics Egyptian Academy of Sciences, 1994.

Excellent Teacher Award

Prof. Gajendra Kumar Viswakarma

Prof. Gajendra Kumar Viswakarma

Professor, Department of Mathematics & Computing, Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad, India

Prof. Gajendra Kumar Viswakarma is a distinguished leader in the field of academics. He has rich experience of teaching and research at various level. He has published more than 150 publications at various national and international journals. He has undertaken several projects of AICTE, UGC and DST. You have been engaged in creation and dissemination of knowledge through your research, teaching, projects, and organization and coordination of conferences and conclaves. He has played a key role in development various laboratories at UCE, Burla, NIT Rourkela, and NIT Meghalaya. His contribution as invited speaker, Keynote speaker, visiting academician, expert member, reviewer, editor and in various other roles has been enormous. He is a Fellow of IE (I), a Member of ASME, a Sr. Member of IEEE, a Life Member of ISTE and of Association for Machines and Mechanisms(AMM), a Member of ISTAM, International Association of Computer Science and Information Technology (IACSIT), and International Association of Engineers (IAENG). His contribution through his administrative roles at various capacities in the field of education is significant.

Excellent Administrator in Education Award

>Dr. Vustikayala Sivakumar Reddy

Dr. Vustikayala Sivakumar Reddy

Vice Chancellor & Professor, Malla Reddy University, Hyderabad, India

Dr. Vustikayala Sivakumar Reddy Vice Chancellor, Malla Reddy University has an experience of more than 25 years in Teaching and Industry put together. He is an alumni of Indian Institute of Technology, (IIT) Kharagpur, obtained his Ph.D. and he is versatile in multidisciplinary specializations in Signal Processing & Communications as well as Computer Science Engineering. His laurels include more than 150 Publications in reputed National and International Conferences and Journals. ​ He is a fellow of IETE, Life Member of ISTE, Member of IEEE and member of CSI. He was awarded as “Best Teacher” in three consecutive Academic years with citation and cash award. He is the recipient of “India Jewel Award” for outstanding contribution to research in the field of Engineering and Technology. He was a member of Board of Studies for JNT University, Hyderabad, India. ​ He is the Education Fellowship Awardee from British Council, UK to visit England, Scotland, Wales and Ireland Countries for analyzing the education system in UK. He is an accomplished academician, renowned speaker and visiting professor to various Universities in UK and Malaysia.

Emerging Leader in Research Award

>Dr. Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi

Dr. Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi

Professor, Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Delhi

Dr. Bijaya Ketan Panigrahi is a leader in the field of academics and research. You have authored more than 300 research publications in national and international journals and conferences. Your publications are in wide range of reputed Indexed Journals. You have also been engaged in editorial activities in several reputed journals in various roles and were engaged in the organization of conferences in various capacities. You have been awarded with Young Scientist Award for the Year 2004 in Engineering and Technology, given by Orissa Bigyan Academy, Department of Science & Technology, Govt. of Odisha. You have supervised 30 Ph.D. and 32 M.Tech. theses. You have also completed six projects as PI or Co-PI.

Emerging Leadership in Teaching Award

>Dr. A Venu Vinod

Dr. A Venu Vinod

Profesor, Department of Chemical Engineering, NIT Warangal , TS

Dr. A Venu VinodProfessor in Chemical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Warangal was born on 09 November 1969 in Hyderabad. He obtained his Chemical Engineering from NIT (REC) Warangal with First Class with distinction in 1990. He had done his Masters from IIT Kanpur in 1992 and Ph.D from NIT Warangal in 2006. After his M.Tech, he worked as Executive at AP Rayons Ltd, Kamalapuram, Warangal and as Scientific Officer at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC) Bombay before joining in REC Warangal as Lecturer in 1996. Dr. Venu Vinod got elevated to the rank of Professor in 2018. He has more than 26 years of experience in Teaching and Research. He taught several subjects for UG and PG students of Chemical Engineering. Prof. A. Venu Vinod guided 7 PhD students and is presently guiding 2 students. He also guided 26 M.Tech. Dissertation works. He has 47 Journal publications and 46 Conference publications at National and International level to his credit. As a part of paper presentation he visited USA, China and Singapore.

Innovative Researcher Award

>Dr. Pijush Samui

Dr. Pijush Samui

Professor, NIT PATNA

Dr. Pijush Samui is working as a professor in civil engineering department at NIT Patna, India. He graduated in 2000, with a B.Tech. in Civil Engineering from Indian Institute of Engineering Science and Technology, Shibpur, India. He received his M.Sc. in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India (2004). He holds a Ph.D. in Geotechnical Earthquake Engineering (2008) from Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore, India. He was a postdoctoral fellow at University of Pittsburgh (USA) (2008-2009) and Tampere University of Technology (Finland) (2009- 2010).

Innovative Teaching Award

>Dr. Tangellapalli Srinivas

Dr. Tangellapalli Srinivas

Associate Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering, Dr B R Ambedkar National Institute of Technology Jalandhar ,Punjab,India

Dr. Tangellapalli Srinivas is an Associate Professor in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at the Dr. B.R. Ambedkar National Institute of Technology, Jalandhar, Punjab, India. He previously worked as a professor at the CO2 Research and Green Technologies Centre of the School of Mechanical Engineering at Vellore Institute of Technology, Vellore, Tamil Nadu and Gudlavalleru Engineering College, Andhra Pradesh. He received his PhD from JNT University College of Engineering, Hyderabad, Telangana in 2008 and was a postdoctoral fellow at the University of Ontario Institute of Technology (UOIT), Canada in 2010 and 2013. He is the principal investigator for research projects funded by CSIR, SERB, SERB (IMPRINT), and DST. He has industrial consultancy experience in the areas of solar thermal energy and thermal systems. He has two copyrights to his credit and has published six patents. He has authored 4 full books (titles: Thermal Polygeneration, Flexible Kalina Cycle Systems, Thermal Cycles of Heat Recovery Power Plants, and Desalination and Cooling Integration), 15 book chapters, 125 journal publications, and 90 conference proceedings. His current areas of research are solar thermal energy and poly-generation. He has supervised five Ph.D. students, 40 M. Tech thesis, and 45 UG projects. He also has industrial experience of 4 years in the machine tool industry. He serves on the editorial boards of the journals Recent Innovations in Chemical Engineering and Applied Solar Energy (Springer). For teaching excellence, he received the best teacher award in 2021 at NIT Jalandhar.

Researcher of the Year Award

>Dr. Neelamadhab Padhy

Dr. Neelamadhab Padhy

Associate Professor, Dept. of Computer Science and Engineering GIET University, Gunupur, Odisha

Dr. Neelamadhab Padhy received his MCA in 2003 from the BPUT, Raurkela, and his M.Tech. (CS) in 2009 from Berhampur University, Odisha. He received his Ph.D. in Computer Science and Engineering from sssutm,sehore, under the supervision of Prof. R.P.Singh . He has published many articles in SCI indexing and Scopus Indexing like Springer, Elsevier, Inderscience, MDPI, etc. He has also published many conference papers and book chapters. He has more than 100 publications in various reputed international journals and conference proceedings to his credit. He has more than 21 years of teaching and research experience. His research interests include machine learning, data mining, swarm intelligence studies, and their applications to engineering. Recently he has published 8 patents and copyright. Currently, he works as an Asso Professor at GIET, University Gunupur. His Google scholar citation reached 1042 his H-Index is 16, and his i-10 index is 23. He served as a reviewer and editorial board member of several journals and conferences.

Women Researcher of the Year Award

>Dr. Richa Chaudhary

Dr. Richa Chaudhary

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences,, Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IIT Patna)

Dr. Richa Chaudhary is an Associate Professor of Human Resource Management and Organizational Behaviour in Department of Humanities and Social Sciences at IIT Patna. She obtained her PhD from Department of Management Studies, IIT Roorkee and holds an MBA with specialization in human resource management. She has done her Bachelors in Science and Education (B.Sc B.Ed, 4 year integrated course) from Regional Institute of Education Ajmer (NCERT) and was awarded with best outstanding student award for all the four years. She has been a topper throughout her academic career. She teaches courses on research methodology, human resource management, organizational behavior, entrepreneurship, business ethics, and industrial and organizational psychology. She is a prolific researcher and has published a number of research papers in international journals of repute like Journal of Business Ethics, International Journal of Hospitality Management, Personality and Individual Differences, International Journal of Human Resource Management, International Journal of Conflict Management, Personnel review, Journal of Cleaner Production etc. She has presented her work in National and International conferences of repute such Academy of Management (AOM) Annual Meeting, European Group of Organizational Studies (EGOS), PAN IIM, and GLOGIFT and has number of best research papers awards to her credit. She has been ranked among top 2% scientists in the world by Stanford University consistently for the year 2021 and 2022. She has worked as principal director on a number of government projects sponsored by ICSSR and MHRD. She is a regular reviewer for many International journals of repute. She has conducted a number of workshops and short term courses on research methodology and data analysis. Her current research interests include green human resource management, corporate social responsibility, sustainability, workplace incivility, and workplace loneliness.

Faculty of the year Award

>Dr. Niladri Das

Dr. Niladri Das

Associate Professor, Department of Humanities & Social Sciences,, Indian Institute of Technology Patna (IIT Patna)

Dr. Niladri Das is working in the area of Finance and Entrepreneurship since 2006, particularly in Financial Markets, Behavioural Finance, Corporate Governance, Intellectual Capital Reporting and Entrepreneurship. I have executed several R&D Projects in the area of Entrepreneurship and Microfinance funded by DST, ICSSR and UGC, GOI along with Consultancy Projects in the area of Corporate Social Responsibility and Issues in Rehabilitation for Coal India. I have also conducted several FDPs in the area of Entrepreneurship funded by DST, GOI and EDP and MDP on Project and Financial Management funded by various industrial organizations. I have also guided several the area of Intellectual Capital, Behavioural Finance, Sustainability Reporting, Entrepreneurship and Corporate Governance. The focus of my work has been in identifying the framework of entrepreneurial success in India, analyzing the impact of behavioural factors in influencing financial markets, exploring the role of corporate governance in enhancing financial performance, issues and challenges in sustainability reporting and developing models for investigating the role of intellectual capital in maximizing financial and operational performance. I have been instrumental in setting up the first Business Incubator in the institute, funded by Ministry of MSME, GOI in 2008.

Leadership in Innovation Award

>Dr. Sukumar Mishra

Dr. Sukumar Mishra

Professor, and Associate Dean Research & Development, IIT Delhi

Dr. Sukumar Mishra(Senior Member, IEEE), received his M.Tech and Ph.D in Electrical Engineering from National Institute of Technology, Rourkela in 1992 and 2000 respectively. Presently, Dr. Mishra is a Professor at the Indian Institute of Technology Delhi and has been its part for the past 19 years. Prof. Mishra has won many accolades such as Young Scientist award (1999) by Orissa Bigyan Academy, INSA medal for young scientist (2002), INAE young engineer award (2002), INAE silver jubilee young engineer award (2012), The Samanta Chandra Shekhar award (2016), Bimal Bose award (2019) and NASI-Reliance Platinum Jubilee award (2019), National Mission Innovation Championship award (2019) and INAE Outstanding Teachers award (2021).

Leadership in Technology Award

>Dr. Sukumar Mishra

Dr. Vimlesh Verma

Assitant Professor, IIT Patna

Dr. Vimlesh Verma was born in Mumbai, India. He received the B.Tech. degree in electrical and electronics engineering from Andhra University, Andhra Pradesh, India, M.Tech. degree in power apparatus and systems fromNirma University, Gujarat, India and Ph.D degree in Electrical Engineeringfrom IndianInstitute of Technology Kharagpur, India. He is currently working as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, NIT Patna, where he completed 2 national sponsored research projects and leading a team of multiple researchers in the domain of electric drives, shunt active power filter, and multilevel converters. He has authored more than 50 research papers in international journals/conferences, including many articles in IEEE TRANSACTIONS/journals. He is also an inventor of 4 patents granted/published by the patent office of India.He has delivered many invited talks in various conferences/workshops/FDP/Engineering colleges. He is a senior member of IEEE. Dr. Verma was awarded the Queensland-India Friendship Scholarship to pursue a part of his research at The University of Queensland, Brisbane, Australia.

Indigenous Entrepreneur Awards

>Ms Manorama Pal

Ms Manorama Pal

Handloom Entrepreneur

Ms Manorama Pal is continuing the Handloom Product Business for the last twenty two years. After the early demise of your spouse, you have managed and continued the Handloom production and sale of Handloom products in spite of all difficulties. Your Handloom Business provides employment opportunities to 42 local weavers’ families of Maniabandha, Cuttack. Despite difficulties and struggles, you have not stopped your journey as a Handloom Entrepreneur. Your contribution to make the product of high quality and value is exemplary.

Honorary Fellow

Prof.Yudong Zhang

Prof.Yudong Zhang

Chair Professor of Knowledge Discovery and Machine Learning,School of Computing and Mathematic Sciences, University of Leicester, East Midlands, LE1 7RH, UK

Prof.Yudong Zhang Prof. Yudong Zhang worked as a postdoc from 2010 to 2012 with Columbia University, USA, and as an Assistant Research Scientist from 2012 to 2013 with the Research Foundation of Mental Hygiene (RFMH), USA. He served as a Full Professor from 2013 to 2017 with Nanjing Normal University. Now he serves as a professor at the School of Computing and Mathematical Sciences, University of Leicester, UK. His research interests include deep learning and medical image analysis.

Dr Xin-She Yang

Dr Xin-She Yang

Associate Professor in Simulation & Modelling,School of Science & Technology,Department of Design Engineering & Maths,Middlesex University London

Dr Xin-She Yang My main interests are applied mathematics, algorithm development, computational intelligence, engineering optimisation, mathematical modelling, optimisation and swarm intelligence. Some of my recent publications can be found at Middlesex University Research Repository or Google scholar