Year Wise Awards/Recognitions Earned by IIITA Alumni

2021

Name: Gaurav Bansal 
Enrollment number: IEC2010037
Course completed from IIITA: BTech EC
Company name: Infoedge India Ltd  – OLX Group
Designation: Technical Lead
 Title of the Award/Recognition: Real time recommendation systems and methods
Month/ Year of Award: February, 2021
Awarding Organization: “US patent and trademark office”
Frequency of Award: Only once
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Patent
Jointly received or Solo: Jointly received with 2 more people

2020

Name: Vidhu Shekhar Rai
Enrollment number: RIT2012092
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Government of INDIA
Designation: IAS
Title of the Award/Recognition: “Scored AIR 54 in Civil Services Exam (2020)
Month/ Year of Award: September 2021
Awarding Organization:  Govt. of India
Jointly received or Solo: Solo

Name: Dr. Anirban bhowal
Enrollment number: ICE2013004
Course completed from IIITA: MTech EC
Company name: INRS Montreal, Montreal, Canada
Designation: Postdoctoral fellow
Title of the Award/Recognition: PhD best thesis award
Month/ Year of Award: September 2020
Awarding Organization:  IIT Guwahati
Frequency of Award: Yearly
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Best PhD thesis in EEE department
Jointly received or Solo: Solo 

Name: Vipul Mittal
Enrollment number: IIT2007102
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Infoedge India Ltd  – ( Naukri.Com), Noida
Designation: Engineering Manager
 Title of the Award/Recognition: Infoedge Merit Award”
Month/ Year of Award: February, 2020
Awarding Organization: Infoedge – Board Members & CEO
Frequency of Award: Annual
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Award For Exceptional Contribution For Growth of New Product – Conversational AI
Jointly received or Solo: Received by 5 team Members

Name: Vineet Sagar
Enrollment number: IEC2007052
Course completed from IIITA: BTech EC
Company name: Venture Garage
Designation: Managing Partner
 Title of the Award/Recognition: Rising Angel Investor of the Year
Month/ Year of Award: March, 2020
Awarding Organization: Department of IT & Electronics, Govt of UP
Frequency of Award: Annual
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Contribution to startups, technology and angel investment in startups.
Jointly received or Solo: Solo

2019

Name: Dr Anupam Agrawal
Enrollment number: RS17
Course completed from IIITA: PhD IT
Company name: Indian Institute of Information Technology Allahabad
Designation: Professor, Dept. of IT
 Title of the Award/Recognition: “Best Professor in Information Technology Studies”
Month/ Year of Award: November, 2019
Awarding Organization:  27th Dewang Mehta National Education Awards endorsed by the World Federation of Academic & Educational Institutions.
Frequency of Award: Annual
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Outstanding academic contribution in Information Technology domain
Jointly received or Solo: Solo

Name: Apoorva Kumar
Enrollment number: IIT2008119
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Microsoft Ireland Research Ltd., Dublin, Ireland
Designation: Senior Product Manager
 Title of the Award/Recognition: Exposing database artifacts (patent)
Month/ Year of Award: June, 2019
Awarding Organization: US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Frequency of Award: Only once
Criteria/ Basis of Award: New technological invention which has not been made before
Jointly received or Solo: Jointly
Note: Apoorva Kumar has one more US Patent granted and 2 are in application.

2018

Name: Arjit Gupta
Enrollment number: B2005015
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Ayu health, Bangalore
Designation: CTO
Title of the Award/Recognition: Forbes 30 Under 30 (2018)
Month/ Year of Award: 2018
Awarding Organization: Forbes India
Frequency of Award: Annually
Jointly received or Solo: Jointly received.

Name: Priyankar Mathuria 
Enrollment number: IEC2008069
Course completed from IIITA: BTech EC
Company name: Texas Instruments
Designation: Manager/Technical Lead
 Title of the Award/Recognition: “Efficient Memory Bank Design”
Month/ Year of Award: Nov, 2018
Awarding Organization: “US patent and trademark office”
Frequency of Award: Only once
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Patent
Jointly received or Solo: Primary Inventor (group)
Note: Priyankar Mathurai has 7 more US Patent granted

2017

Name: Dr. Anirban bhowal
Enrollment number: ICE2013004
Title of the Award/Recognition: COMSNETS Domestic Travel Grant
Month/ Year of Award: Jan 2017
Awarding Organization:  IEEE COMSNETS
Frequency of Award: Depends on international conference
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Depends on research profile and international conference ranking
Jointly received or Solo: Solo
Note: Dr Anirban Bhowal also received two International Student Travel Grants.

2016

Name: Viman Deb
Enrollment number: R200538
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Uber Inc.
Designation: Senior Software Engineer – 2
 Title of the Award/Recognition:Crowdsourcing entity information(patent)
Month/ Year of Award: 1st-Dec-2016
Awarding Organization: US Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO)
Frequency of Award: Only once
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Patent
Jointly received or Solo: Joint, primary author of the idea
Note: Viman Deb has three more US Patents granted..

Name: Deepak Kumhar
Enrollment number: RIT2011030
Course completed from IIITA: BTech IT
Company name: Airtel payment bank
Designation: Senior Software Engineer manager
 Title of the Award/Recognition: Unsung Hero award”
Month/ Year of Award: 2016
Awarding Organization: Delhivery private limited
Frequency of Award: Annual
Criteria/ Basis of Award: Employer Appreciation towards work
Jointly received or Solo: Solo

2014

Name: Bharat Gopalrao Somkuwar
Enrollment number: 2002112
Course completed from IIITA: MTech IT (Bioinformatics)
Company name: Institute of Bioresources and Sustainable Development, Imphal
Designation: Scientist
 Title of the Award/Recognition: implementation of ICT development work” (Certificate of appreciation from former Hon’ble CM of Manipur)
Month/ Year of Award: May 23, 2014
Awarding Organization: Government of Manipur
Frequency of Award: Annual
Criteria/ Basis of Award: G2E based e-governance solution
Jointly received or Solo: Solo