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Message from Director

Alumni constitute an important constituent of an institution of higher learning. It is through them that an institute reaches out to the public. They serve as brand ambassadors who spread the message of their alma mater. Their effort brings in new students, new faculty and staff, and new projects. The prosperity and good name of an institute strongly depends on the goodwill More... ›

With best wishes to one and all.
Prof. Animesh Biswas
Director, NIT Rourkela

Message from Dean (AR)

Dear Alumni family and friends,
I warmly welcome to all NIT Rourkela Alumni. Whether you graduated half a century ago or half year ago, the NIT Rourkela alumni is committed to building and reaffirming the ties connecting the 20,000+ members of NITR alumni family to each other and your alma mater. You all are invited to connect with us and stay engaged with the NIT RKL Alumni Family. More... ›

Prof. Abanti Sahoo
Dean, Alumni Relations

 

 DISTINGUISHED ALUMNI

  • Professor Damodar Acharya
    Professor Damodar Acharya held three highly prestigious position of academic administration: Vice Chancellor Bijupatnaik University of Technology, Chairman AICTE and Director, IIT Kharagpur. Prior to joining IIT Kharagpur he served as Vice-Chancellor of Biju Patnaik University of Technology (BPUT), Rourkela, and also as Chairman, All India Council of Technical Education (AICTE). Presently, he is nominated as a Director in the Central Board of RBI. Professor Acharya has done his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and is recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2009.

  • Padmashri Nalini Ranjan Mohanty
    Sri Nalini Ranjan Mohanty retired as Chairman of Hindustan Aeronautics Limited (HAL), Bangalore. After this, he has worked in Indian Metals & Ferro Alloys Limited and Dynamatic Technologies Limited as is Independent Non Executive Director. He joined HAL in 1971 and worked in various capacities in planning and manufacturing of aero engines and aircraft, and steadily rose to become the Chairman of HAL in 2001. Popularly known as the MIG man he was instrumental in the Development of HAL’s DHRUV Advanced Light Helicopter in collaboration with IAI Avonics, Israel. During his tenure as Chairman, HAL became one of the top ten profit making PSUs in India. In recognition of his exemplary service to the indigenous aircraft industry, the President of India honoured him with Padmashree in 2004. Shri N. R. Mohanty has done his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering and is recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2009

  • Professor Laxmi Narayan Bhuyan
    Laxmi Narayan Bhuyan is Distinguished Professor and Chairman of Computer Science and Engineering Department at the University of California, Riverside (UCR).Prior to joining UCR, he was a Professor of Computer Science at Texas A&M University and also Program Director of the Computer System Architecture Program at the National Science Foundation. His current research interests are in the areas of network packet processing, multiprocessor architectures, network processors and I/O architectures, high-performance IP routers, parallel and distributed processing, and performance evaluation. Professor Bhuyan is a Fellow of the IEEE, ACM, American Association for the Advancement of Science, World Innovation Foundation. Professor Bhuyan has done his bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and is recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010. Shri Chandra Prasad Gurnani Shri C. P. Gurnani is presently CEO Mahindra Satyam and Director Tech Mahidra Ltd. Before taking over as CEO of the company, Sri Gurnani headed Tech Mahindra’s Global Opeations, Sales and Marketing functions and led the development of Tech Mahindr’a competency and solution units. Shri Gurnani also serves on the Board of Directors of a number of other companies including CanvasM Technologies, USA. Shri Gurnani has been chosen as the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year [Manager]’, CNBC Asia’s ‘India Business Leader of the Year’ and Dataquest ‘IT person of the Year’ - for the year 2013. He has also won the 'CEO of the Year' Award for year 2014 declared by Business Standard. Shri Gurnani has done his bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and is recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010.

  • Shri Chandra Prasad Gurnani
    Shri C. P. Gurnani is presently CEO Mahindra Satyam and Director Tech Mahidra Ltd. Before taking over as CEO of the company, Sri Gurnani headed Tech Mahindra’s Global Opeations, Sales and Marketing functions and led the development of Tech Mahindr’a competency and solution units. Shri Gurnani also serves on the Board of Directors of a number of other companies including CanvasM Technologies, USA. Shri Gurnani has been chosen as the Ernst and Young ‘Entrepreneur of the Year [Manager]’, CNBC Asia’s ‘India Business Leader of the Year’ and Dataquest ‘IT person of the Year’ - for the year 2013. He has also won the 'CEO of the Year' Award for year 2014 declared by Business Standard. Shri Gurnani has done his bachelor’s in Chemical Engineering and is recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2010.

  • Professor Lalit Mohan Patnaik
    Prof. Patnaik is Professor Emritus of the Department of Computer Science and Automation at Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore. At IISc, Bangalore, he has made pioneering contribution in the field of intelligent configuration of hierarchical network of extended hypercube, in the field of Genetic Algorithms, transmission power control schemes in wireless adhoc networks, direct digital and supervisory control algorithms, in developing techniques for classification of MRI images for neurological disorders. He is a Fellow of Indian Academy of Science (Bangalore), National Academy of Science (Allahabad), Indian National Academy of Engineering and IEEE. Professor Patnaik has done his bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering and is the recipient of Distinguished Alumnus Award 2011.

  • Prof. Prasant Mohapatra
    Currently Prof. Prasant Mohapatra is a senior professor of Computer Science and Associate Chancellor of the University of California, Davis, USA. He was an Endowed Chair Professor and the Chairman of the Department of Computer Science at the University of California, Davis from 2007-13. In the past, he has been on the faculty position at Iowa State University and Michigan State University. He has also held Visiting Scientist positions at Intel Corporation, Panasonic Technologies, Institute of Infocomm Research (I2R), Singapore, and National ICT Australia (NICTA). Dr. Mohapatra is the Editor-in-Chief of the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing. He is also a fellow of IEEE. Dr. Mohapatra's research interests are in the areas of wireless networks, mobile communications, sensor networks, Internet protocols, and QoS.Prof. Mohapatra has done his bachelor’s in Electrical Engineering.

  • Dr. Akash Khurana
    Dr. Akash Khurana is Co-Founder Nimbus Communications, Mumbai. Dr. Khurana has been acting, writing, and directing for the stage and screen for over three and a half decades. Initially he has worked in TELCO after completeiong his MBA degree. He has done his doctoral from Tata Institute of Social Sciences and was guest faculty of many B schools. Apart from Nimbus he has contributed in many media/picture company. He is very famous for his theatre and TV act and directions. He has created many famous movie scripts and acted in more than 60 films. He has directed a feature film about a mystic journey down the Ganges. Shri Khurana has done his bachelor’s in Mechanical Engineering.

KUDOS TO LAURELS OF OUR ALUMNI

November
2019
  Alumnus Prof. Ashutosh Dutta has been elevated to the grade of IEEE Fellow
November
2019
  Distinguished Alumnus Mr. Prakash Chandra Patnaik received prestigious Scientific Achievement Award from NATO STO

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