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Mr. Abdul Rasheed P and Ms. Reny Thankam Thomas, Ph.D. Scholars of School of  Nano Science and Technology, won the prestigious Best paper award in the 26th Kerala Science Congress held at Wayanad

Mr. Abdul Rasheed P and Ms. Reny Thankam Thomas, Ph.D. Scholars of School of  Nano Science and Technology, won the prestigious Best paper award in the 26th Kerala Science Congress held at Wayanad, in the categories Chemical Science & Technology and Engineering Sciences, respectively. The award comprises of a certificate, cash price of Rs. 10000/- and a contingency of Rs 1 Lakh.

 

Congratulations to Mr. Abdul Rasheed P and  Ms. Reny Thankam Thomas and their Research supervisor Dr.N.Sandhyarani, Associate Professor, School of  Nano Science and Technology.


Following are the details of the papers:

 

Category : Chemical Science and Technology

IN-SITU SYNTHESIS OF GRAPHENE/GRAPHENE OXIDE-TiO2 NANOCOMPOSITES FOR EFFICIENT WASTE WATER TREATMENT

Reny Thankam Thomas, N Sandhyarani

 

Category : Engineering Sciences

A NOVEL SANDWICH TYPE ELECTROCHEMICAL SENSOR FOR THE DETECTION OF BRCA1 GENE USING CYCLIC BISUREAS/GOLD NANOPARTICLE COMPOSITE

P Abdul Rasheed, N Sandhyarani

2012 ISTE G.S.F.C. National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering    

 FIRST PRIZE

 Deepak G. Dilip
 Dept. of Mech.Engg.
 National Institute of Technology Calicut

 For the thesis titled : Multi-Objective Optimization of Process Parameters in
 Micro Drilling using Vibration Assisted Micro EDM

 Guided by : Dr. Jose Mathew, Professor & Dean (R&C)
 Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
 National Institute of Technology Calicut

 The award consists of cash prize of Rs 10,000 to the winner, Medallion
 and Certificate to winner and thesis guide

NITC CSE team bag first prize in  ethical hacking contest 

Three BTech CSE final year students-  Karthik Singhal,  Nithin V Nath and Jerrin Shaji George won the first prize in SCTF 2012, a Natonal Level "Capture the Flag" style ethical hacking contest organized as part of the first International Conference on Security of Internet of Things held between August 16 to 19 at the Kollam campus of Amrita University . These students were mentored by Sri. Vinod Pathari.

Hearty Congratulations to all the members and the Faculty  mentor!!!

 

Inria Best Paper Award

 The paper titled "Residential search algorithm with multi criteria", authored by Bimal P, Asst. Professor, and Dr. P.P. Anilkumar, Associate Professor, has won "Inria best paper award" at international conference "Geomatrix 12" held at IIT Bombay, from 26th february to 29th february.

 

B.Tech (Biotech) student selected for the PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA

The School of Biotechnology is extremely happy and proud to announce that one of our B.Tech students, Ms. Devika Salim (Sem 8) has been selected for admission into Biophysics PhD program at the University of Wisconsin-Madison, USA, beginning Fall 2012.

Admission into the Biophysics PhD Program is highly competitive, which indicates our confidence that she has great promise for a career in this field. The University will provide a very competitive graduate student research assistantship. The compensation package includes generous stipend, health insurance benefit plan, and full remission of tuition. Founded in 1848, the University of Wisconsin-Madison is the flagship campus of the University of Wisconsin System. UW–Madison ranks as one of the most prolific research universities in the world.

B.Tech (Biotech) student selected for the Khorana Program 2012

The School of Biotechnology, NITC is proud to announce that Ms. Diya Binoy Joseph (B.tech Biotech, Sem 6) has been selected for the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars 2012, sponsored by the University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF). She will be visiting the "University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)" in Summer 2012 for a period of 10 - 12 weeks to undertake research in the frontier areas of Biotechnology. The scholarship includes stipend, accommodations and airfare. The Khorana Program for Scholars is named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Noble Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of chemistry and biology while a member of the UW faculty. This is the second consecutive year a B.Tech student has been selected for this prestigious program from the department.

ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Civil Engineering – 2011

 

The First Prize of 2011- ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Civil Engineering was awarded to Mr. Anup Thomas, M.Tech. (Structural Engineering) for the thesis titled: “Tension Stiffening and Cracking Characteristics of hybrid Fibre Reinforced High Performance  Concrete” Guided by  Dr.N. Ganesan, Dean (P & D) and Professor of Civil Engineering and Dr. P.V.Indira, Professor of Civil Engineering, NIT Calicut. The award consists of cash prize, a medallion and a citation both to the student and the guide.   The award will be presented to them during the Inaugural function of the 41st Annual Convention of ISTE to be held on December 16, 2011.

Best Paper Award.

In the International conference on Society, Technology and Sustainable Development (ICSTSD 2011), jointly organized by the Amrita Institute, UNESCO, State University of New York (SUNY), Buffalo and Deiken university, Melbourne Australia, that was held in the Amritha Institute of Medical Sciences (AIMS) Kochi, from 3rd to 5th June 2011, Dr.P.P.Anilkumar, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, NITC got the Best paper award. The paper is titled as ' Traditional and Vernacular Practices in Architecture- a Roadmap to Sustainable Development'. There was an initial screening based on the content to about 20 papers spread across nearly 10 sessions, and later based on the presentation, the final choice was made. A total of 17 invited talks and about 60 research paper presentations covered different dimensions of  sustainable development with implication for policy making, research, and planning and grassroots level  implementation. Major universities represented included Deakin University (Australia), University of Asia-Pacific  (Bangladesh), University of Johannesburg (South Africa), Swineburne University of Technology (Australia), Saint Ambrose University (United States) and State University of New York, University at Buffalo (United States) etc. National level participants came from institutes of excellence such as IITs, NITs, TISS, JNU, etc.


About 60 papers from around 18 countries were personally presented in the conference. Award was sponsored by  Deiken University of Melbourne, Australia and carried a cash award of Rs. 10000/- , a memento and a certificate.  Its a  matter of immense joy to share this news.

Award for the best Publication of the year

The paper titled ‘Formulating a coastal zone health metric for landuse impacts in urban coastal zones’ published by Dr.P.P.Anilkumar, Associate Professor, Department of Architecture, has won the 'Award  for the best Publication of the year' from amongst the faculty of NITC in the year 2010. The award was given away on the Republic day (2011) by the Director, NITC.

The paper is published in the highly reputed international journal of Elsevier titled ‘Journal of Environmental Management’ in its November 2010 issue. It is one of the highest regarded international journal in the field of Environmental sciences, that publishes only original and seminal work.

Selected for the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars 2011

The School of Biotechnology, NITC is proud to announce that Ms. Devika Salim (B.tech Biotech, Sem 6) has been selected for the prestigious Khorana Program for Scholars 2011, sponsored by University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW), the Department of Biotechnology (DBT), Govt. of India and Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) (http://indousstf.org/Khorana/Scholars_Awards2011.html). She will be visiting the "University of Wisconsin-Madison (UW)" in Summer 2011 for a period of 10 weeks to undertake research in the frontier areas of Biotechnology. Scholarship includes Stipend, Accommodations and Airfare. Khorana Program for Scholars is named in honor of Dr. Har Gobind Khorana, who won the Noble Prize in 1968 for his work at the interface of chemistry and biology while a member of the UW faculty.

Best Paper Award

The research paper coauthored by Mr. Thafasal Ijyas, Reserch Scholor, and Dr. S M Sameer, Assistant Professor,of ECED won the best paper award in "Communications Track" in the prestigious National Conference on Communications, NCC 2011, held recently at I I Sc Bangalore.This conference is rated highly among research community in the area of Communications

Winners of NITC Golden Jubilee Commemorative Sculpture Design Competition


In response to the competition announced by us for the design of NITC Golden Jubilee Commemorative Sculpture, we have received 10 entries. An expert committee constituted for the purpose had evaluated the designs and presentations of the short listed competitors. Based on the recommendation of the expert committee, I am pleased to declare the following entries as winners.


FIRST PRIZE - ` 10000 – Mr. Aswin Sasindran, S8 Arch.

SECOND PRIZE - ` 5000 – Mr. Pratham Karnik, S2 ECE


Hearty congratulations to the prize winners and my commendations to all the competitors.

The awards will be presented to the winners at the Republic Day function on 26th January 2011.

 ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis

ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Civil Engineering was awarded to Ms. Nivi Mariam Mathew, M.Tech. (Structural Engineering -2010 batch) for the thesis titled: “ Experimental Study of Rubber Integrated SFRCC Beam-Column Joints Subjected to Cyclic Loading” Guided by Dr.N. Ganesan, Dean (P & D) and Professor of Civil Engineering and Dr. A. P.Sashikala, Professor of Civil Engineerig, NIT Calicut. The award consists of cash prize, a medallion and a citation both to the student and the guide.   The award will be presented to them during the Inaugural function of the 40th Annual Convention of ISTE on December 2, 2010.
 
Best paper Award

Paper entitled " Stabilzation of clayey soils using bio enzymes" Authored by S.Chandrakaran and S. Vidyadhar(M.Tech student , Traffic and Transporatation Engineering) received best paper Award in the National conference RACE2010 held at CUSAT, Cochin during 16-18 September 2010
 
Second prize in the Kairali TV Super Managers' Contest

MBA students Romin Mathew and Suhas Anil from School of Management Studies have won second prize in the Kairali TV Super Managers' Contest (MBA Grand Business Challenge 2009) among the business schools in the state of Kerala

  
Recommended to be a Commissioned Officer of the Indian Navy

Ms. Purna Kam Singh, a student of NITC has been recommended to be a Commissioned Officer of the Indian Navy. It may be noted that only 108 candidates from all over India has cleared the SSB for the University Entry Scheme 2010
 
Second prize in the Kairali TV Super Managers' Contest

MBA students Romin Mathew and Suhas Anil from School of Management Studies have won second prize in the Kairali TV Super Managers' Contest (MBA Grand Business Challenge 2009) among the business schools in the state of Kerala

 
Gold Medal in Chemical Discipline

 Mr. VAISHAKH NAIR (S3 M.Tech Nanotechnology.) won Gold Medal in Chemical Discipline in the 40th All India Students Design Competition 2009 instituted by the National Design and Research Forum, Institution of Engineers (India) for his work entitled “COMPARITIVE DEGRADATION STUDY OF POLYETHYLENE USING TiO2 NANOPARTICLES AND DESIGNING A DEGRADATION CHAMBER". Rear Admiral K O Thakare, President of Institution of Engineers (India) presented the award on 1st November 2009, at the inaugural function of the 17th IEI Convocation and Technicians'/Students' Convention held at Kochi. This work is part of his M.Tech project, which being guided by Dr.N.Sandhyarani of School of Nano Science and Technology and Dr.Lity Allen Varghese of Chemical Engineering Department of NIT Calicut

HABITAT AWARD

Mr. JONU JOHN THOMAS (S9 B. Arch.) won the prestigious HABITAT AWARD instituted by the Kerala State Nirmithi Kendra. Hon. Minister for Forest & Housing Sri. BINOY VISWOM will present the AWARD on “The World Habitat Day” (October 5th)

ISTE National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis

The First Prize of 2008- ISTE-GSFC National Award for Best M.Tech. Thesis in Mechanical Engineering was awarded to Mr. Sooraj V.S., MTech. (Manufacturing Technology-2008 Batch) for the thesis titled: Theoretical and Experimental Investigations on Mechanical Micro Machining (M3) Guided by Dr. Jose Mathew, Professor, Dept. of Mech. Engineering, NIT Calicut. The award carries a cash price of Rs 10,000/- and a citation both to the student and the guide. 
 
Best Ph.D. Thesis in CSA

Dr. K. Murali Krishnan, Assistant Professor, Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has recieved 'Alumni Medal for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in CSA' From IISc Bangalore.

Best Research Paper Award

Dr. A.V. Babu, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics&Communication Engineering, has been presented the award for 'The Best Research Paper' among the papers published by the members of the faculty during the academic year 2007-2008. The paper was entitled as 'Fairness Analysis of IEEE 802.11 Multi-rate Wireless LAN' published in the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, Vol. 56 (Sep.2007), pp.3073-3088.

Best Young Teacher Award

Sajith V , Lecturer (SS) in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C), has recieved the Best Young Teacher Award for the acedamic year 2007 -2008. It was distributed on Republic day by the Director.

The Best Engineering College Teacher of Kerala State -2008 Award

R. Sreeram Kumar, professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, National Institute of Technology, Calicut (NIT-C), has won the national award for 'The Best Engineering College Teacher of Kerala State -2008,' constituted by the Indian Society for Technical Education (ISTE), New Delhi. The award is in recognition of his contribution to the academic and the student community. Dr. Kumar received the award, comprising a citation, medallion and cash prize, at the 38th annual national convention of the ISTE held recently at Bhubaneswar. The award, constituted this year, is given on the basis of the past five years' documentary evidence of teaching ability based on appraisal by students, professional society activities, publications, R&D and institutional development activities.  


Best Research Paper Award

The research paper entitled Behaviour of Steel Fibre Reinforced High Performance Concrete Members under Flexure published in the Civil Engineering Journal of The Institution of Engineers,Vol.88,May 2007 authored by Dr. N.Ganesan, Dr.P.V.Indira and Mrs Ruby Abraham (QIP Research Scholar)has been selected for the E.P.NICOLAIDES PRIZE.The award will be presented at the Prize Distribution Ceremony of the 23rd Indian Engineering Congress at NIT ,Warangal on 12th December 2008.  

The Railway Board's Prize

A Technical paper entitled A Simplified Procedure for Design of Machine Foundations Subjected to Vertical Vibrations published in Journal of The Institution of Engineers authored by Dr.S.Chandrakaran and Dr. N.Ganesan has recieved The Railway Board Prize. The certificate will be issued in the Ceremony of the 23rd Indian Engineering Congress to be held at Warangal on December 12, 2008.

2012 ISTE G.S.F.C. National Award for Best  M.Tech. Thesis in
Mechanical Engineering


FIRST PRIZE

Deepak G. Dilip
Dept. of Mech.Engg.
National Institute of Technology Calicut

For the thesis titled : Multi-Objective Optimization of Process Parameters in
Micro Drilling using Vibration Assisted Micro EDM

Guided by : Dr. Jose Mathew, Professor & Dean (R&C)
Dept. of Mechanical Engineering
National Institute of Technology Calicut

The award consists of cash prize of Rs 10,000 to the winner, Medallion
and Certificate to winner and thesis guide