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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 AWARDS 2020

  • Academia and Research
    Dr. Raj Kishore Paramguru
    B.Sc. Engineering, Metallurgical Engineering , 1970
    Chief Scientist from CSIR Lab (IMMT BBSR)
    Dr. Raj Kishore Paramguru, having more than 45 years of research superannuated as chief scientist from CSIR lab (IMMT BBSR). He carried out many the developmental (R&D) activities in the area of extractive metallurgy including R&D management as well as Human Resource Development mostly at the Hydro and Electrometallurgy Division. His experience also includes research work at the Technical University, Berlin during 1984-85, 1992 and at Institut fuer Isenhuettenkunde, RWTH Aachen, Germany 2001 with a ‘FELLOWSHIP OF THE ALEXANDER VON HUMBOLDT FOUNDATION, BONN, GERMANY’. He has made Significant Academic Contributions in the area of APPLICATION OF CORROSION PRINCIPLES TO MINERAL LEACHING and study of SMELTING REDUCTION reactions, and recently proposed HYDROGEN PLASMA AS THE FUTURE REPLACEMENT OF CARBON IN IRON AND STEEL MAKING. He has many research publications, technical reports, book chapters with total number of 226 including 1 book and 1 patent in his name.

  • Academia and Research
    Dr. Ashutosh Dutta
    B.Sc. Engineering, Electrical Engineering, 1985
    Senior Scientist and 5G Chief Strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory
    Dr. Ashutosh Dutta is currently senior scientist and 5G Chief Strategist at the Johns Hopkins University Applied Physics Laboratory. He is also a Sabbatical Fellow and adjunct faculty at the Johns Hopkins University. He also serves as the chair for Electrical and Computer Engineering Department of Engineering for Professional Program at Johns Hopkins University. His career, spanning more than 30 years, includes Director of Technology Security and Lead Member of Technical Staff at AT&T, CTO of Wireless for NIKSUN, Inc., Senior Scientist and Project Manager in Telcordia Research, Director of the Central Research Facility at Columbia University, adjunct faculty at NJIT, and Computer Engineer with TATA Motors. He has many conference, journal publications, and standards specifications, three book chapters, and 31 issued patents. Ashutosh is co-author of the book, titled, “Mobility Protocols and Handover Optimization: Design, Evaluation and Application” published by IEEE and John & Wiley. Ashutosh Dutta obtained his MS in Computer Science from NJIT, Ph.D. in EE from Columbia University and is a Fellow of IEEE.

  • Contributions to the Growth of the Institute
    Er. Bharat Bhushan Mohanty
    B. Sc. Engineering, Electrical Engineering, 1969
    Mr. Mohanty is Retd, from the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) at Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) as Executive Director. Mr. Mohanty served under the Steel Authority of India Limited (SAIL) at Rourkela Steel Plant (RSP) with distinction. Just before his retirement, he had also served as the acting Managing Director of the RSP. He has significant contribution to the growth of his Alma Mater, NITR. With his passion for helping his Alma Mater, Mr. Mohanty has made many contributions. (1) The most significant contribution of him is the creation of Prof. Ajay Mohanty Chair Professor and Prof. S. S. Pani Endowed Chair Professorship at NITR by raising up to more than Rs. 1 crore for each one. He has worked at it with dogged determination, devotion and passion, perhaps raising most of the amount by his hard work and seeking some help from a few like-minded alumni. (2) He has also arranged all the reunions held at NITR (in 2000, 2010 Millennium Homecoming, Golden Jubilee of NITR respectively).

  • Contributions to the Growth of the Institute
    Mr. Gary Krishnan
    B. Sc. Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1972
    Mr.Gary Krishnan is Retired Engineering Manager, Comanche Peak Nuclear Power Plant, Glen Rose, Texas, USA. Mr. Gary Krishnan, has taken a leading effort in establishing the 1972 Alumni Endowment Scholarship for needy students. However, his significant achievement is in creating the NITROAA Endowment Scholarship in 2018 with a goal of raising $300,000 by end of 2022. Due to his relentless efforts, a principal of $250,000 has already been raised and 7 nos. of scholarships of Rs. 40,000 each per semester have already been awarded during Autumn 2020 semester to needy students making their education free of cost. More importantly, the above two initiatives have jump started other alumni to start different schemes for giving back to our Alma Mater.

  • Entrepreneurship and Public Life
    Mr. F. C. Mohanty
    B. Sc. Engineering, Chemical Engineering, 1971
    Managing Director at Poly Refractories Pvt.Ltd, Rourkela
    Mr. F. C. Mohanty is currently the Managing Director at Poly Refractories Pvt.Ltd, Rourkela. Growth of this company is seen from a turnover of Rs 6 Lakh per annum to Rs 30 crores. For his innovation and entrepreneurial initiative, he has been awarded the National Award for MSME in 2009 by the Govt. of India at Vigyan Bhawan, New Delhi. He served as President of Rotary Club of Rourkela. Significant Achievement Award from RI for Rotary Paediatric hospital, Avenue of Service award, Club Builder Award and many District awards were bestowed on him. He has also contributed significantly for the alma mater by becoming part of the various l events organized in Chemical Engg. Department and by reviving the dormant Alumni Association of NIT Rourkela. He has also contributed as Chairman of Indian Institute of Chemical Engineers, organised many seminars including Chemical Engineers Homecoming in 1995, 2007 and 2010, organised Golden jubilee seminar and homecoming of Alumni of the Chemical Engineering Department in 2013.

  • Industry and Management
    Air Vice Marshal Subhank Sekhar Lahiri
    B.Sc. Engineering, Electrical Engineering, 1967
    Mr. Lahiri had a very fruitful and effective service life in Indian Air Force with passion and dedication in its Aeronautical Engineering branch. He Joined Indian Air Force by April 1968 as Commissioned Officer in its Engineering Division of Aeronautical Engineers in Electronic Branch AE(L). By his shear perseverance and dedication, he went up to the rank of Air Vice Marshal. In the process he held various prestigious military assignments, appointments and enriched the organisation. He is a recipient of Presidential Award of VSM( Vishist Seva Medal), and AVSM( Ati Vishist Seva Medal), as recognition of distinguished service, by the President of India Sri R Venkatraman ( in 1991) and Dr APJ Abdul Kalam( in 2003) respectively. He is a Safety Management System Specialist and Auditor, accredited by International Agencies like ISBAO (International Standard for Business Aircraft Operations, Canada, affiliated to International Civil Aviation Organisation) and MITRE (The Massachusetts Institute of Technology Research Establishment Corporation, Virginia, USA). He has driven the design of few Pilot Fatigue Monitor and Control as well as Aviation Safety Management System related software for better safety, that are currently being used by some Business Aviation Operators in India.

  • Industry and Management
    Er. S. M. Vaidya
    B.Sc. Engineering, Chemical Engineering, 1985
    Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    Mr. Shrikant Madhav Vaidya is Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, New Delhi. Mr Vaidya heads the 'Fortune 500' energy company, Indian Oil Corporation Ltd., which is India's largest oil refiner and fuel retailer. Mr. Vaidya has been with Indian Oil for nearly 34 years now. A passionate refiner, he is counted among the selected technocrats in the Indian oil & gas industry, proficient in the full gamut of refinery-petrochemicals integration, which is the future format for the downstream business. Mr Vaidya thus brings to the table, his decade-long association with the world-class, Panipat Naphtha Cracker Complex, right from the drawing board stage, to commissioning and its turnaround as a key growth driver of the Company's bottom-line. A champion of clean & green fuels, Mr Vaidya, spearheaded the roll-out of the BS-6 grade transport fuels (conforming to Euro-6 emission norms) at IndianOil, well within the mandated timeline of April 1, 2020. Another highpoint for IndianOil on his watch was the quick formulation of BS-VI Winter grade Diesel for the high-altitude Himalayan region. Under his leadership, IndianOil is looking at fortifying its core strength and increasing petrochemicals intensity, while adding greener energy offerings, including renewables, for its large, diverse customer base.

  • Industry and Management
    Dr. Bishnupada Sethi
    B. Sc. Engineering, Mechanical Engineering, 1989
    Chairman of Indian Oil Corporation Limited
    Mr. Bishnupada Sethi is currently serving as the Principal Secretary, Revenue and Disaster Management Dept., Government of Odisha in addition to his duties as the CMD, OHPC, Odisha. Under his able leadership, Odisha has become a pioneering state and is recognized worldwide today for capabilities to handle multiple disasters. He has taken effective steps to improve the systems and give benefit to the people of KBK region from the National Human Rights Commission, which was then monitoring starvation deaths in KBK region. He has served as the Secretaries to different departments of Govt. of Odisha. He has been the instrumental in the adoption of Odisha Rehabilitation and Resettlement Policy, 2006 and Odisha Fishery Policy, 2015 under the United Nations Development Program project. He has played vital roles in many policy level reformations and executions for the Govt. of Odisha. He has published monographs on eleven indigenous breeds of animals like cattle, buffalo and goat of Odisha which led to registration of seven breeds, for the first time after independence of the country. He has also published a number of articles and books which have been received well and have been translated to other languages. Shri Sethi has also received Bhima Bhoi Award for his contribution to popularize Mahima philosophy in Odisha state.

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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