This is the last call for nominations for the “Distinguished Alumnus/Alumna 2015” awards…. Oct 15th is the deadline, and the online nomination link is at: http://alumni.iitm.ac.in/daa.
The Distinguished Alumnus Awards are presented annually by the Institute. Since the inception of the awards in 1996, 113 alumni have been selected for the award.
The Office of International & Alumni Relations receives nominations for the Distinguished Alumnus Awards. The selection is done by a Committee appointed by the Director, and includes representatives from the IITM Alumni Association, industry and academia. Around 8 to 10 alumni are selected for the awards each year. The awards are presented during “Institute Day” held around mid-April each year.
The nominations are received under the following categories:
A: academic achievements and honors, intellectual contributions to the field of expertise, pioneering work, journal papers & citation indices, conference papers, books and book chapters, number of Ph.D. scholars guided, visiting professorships, lectureships, fellowships in professional associations, student mentoring & welfare activities, peer testimonials, awards & recognition
B: innovations in application of technology, design & development achievements, awards & recognition (external & internal), technical leadership activities & positions, fellowships in professional organizations, patents & publications, industry standards activities, collaborations with academia, community service
C: exceptional management skills, leadership position with company, awards & recognition, Board memberships, Fellowships, testimonials, global stature, collaborations with academia, community service, team leadership in setting up new enterprises, mentoring track-record
D: significant entrepreneurial skills & accomplishments, creation of support structure for entrepreneurs, success of start-ups in establishing market presence, scale of operation & reach to society, awards & recognition, coaching & advisory activities
E: significant accomplishments in various arenas—service to society, service to the Institute, service to alumni, excellence in public administration, notable achievements in media & fine arts, leadership and innovation, scale of impact.
For a name-searchable list of previous awardees, please visit: http://alumni.iitm.ac.in/daa/list.php.
For a statistical analysis of DAs, batch-wise, region-wise, branch-wise, etc., see: http://alumni.iitm.ac.in/wp-content/uploads/2014/08/daa_stats_1996-2014.pdf
The range and accomplishments of our Distinguished Alumni are astonishing. Please help us add a few more deserving names to this illustrious list. Take a few minutes to nominate.