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The Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers – Bangalore Section, as part of industry relations, has instituted a prestigious award for industry professionals in India; for excellence in electrical engineering technology, and allied fields of engineering and technology.

The title of the award will be “IEEE Bangalore – Technologist of the Year 2018”; and will comprise of an exclusive plaque, medal, and a certificate.

The objective of this award will be to recognize technical excellence with benefit to society in the field of electrical engineering, and related technical areas. The nominee should have been residing and working in India – at least – for the last 5 years. This award will recognize the outstanding individual contributions in industry.

The awardee will be shortlisted by an eminent jury comprising of experts from the IEEE Bangalore Section. The award will be presented at SmartTech, the IEEE Bangalore Section’s flagship event for professionals (organized every year in the month of August).

Eligibility :

The award is open to both IEEE and non-IEEE members from industry; and anyone (i.e., any IEEE member or any professional) in India can nominate themselves or others for the award.

The nominee should have been residing and working in India at least for the last 5 years, and the technical innovations being cited should have been performed in India.

Since the award is meant to recognize individuals from industry who have made outstanding technical contributions, evidence for the nominee’s specific contributions needs to be clearly documented. If it is a team effort, the individual technical contribution of the nominee to the technical innovations needs to be clearly identified.

The nomination form is available online :

Referral

Self Nomination 

All nominations must be filled and submitted online.

 

Important Deadlines :

Award Nomination Due: 25 May 2018

Winner Notification: 06 July 2018

Award Felicitation: 03 August 2018

Please do not hesitate to reach out to prasant.misra@ieee.org or dileep.paruchuri@ieee.org with any questions regarding the award.

Sincerely,

Prasant Misra and Dileep Paruchuri (Co-Chair, Industry Relations – IEEE Bangalore Section)

 

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Debabrata Das – May 28, 2018

IEEE Bangalore Section – Industry Award 2018:
Call for Nomination – Referred

 Email address *
vipin@cdot.in, edr@cdot.in

 [Nominee] Name*
Mr.Vipin Tyagi

 [Nominee] Designation *
Executive Director

 [Nominee] Affiliation *

 [Nominee] Email ID *
vipin@cdot.in, edr@cdot.in

 [Nominee] Contact Number
+91 9560192600

 [Nominee] IEEE Membership Grade *
Senior Member

 [Nominee] IEEE Membership Number *
40205252

 [Nominee] LinkedIn/Personal Website URL *
https://www.linkedin.com/in/vipin-tyagi-0501592/

 For how many years have you worked in India? *

• Director and Board Member C-DOT from Oct 2009-March 2014
• Executive Director and Chairman of the Board C-DOT from March 2014 – Till date

 What is the MOST significant technical innovation/contribution? Please provide evidence. *

• India’s first 100 Gigabit per wavelength commercial grade optical fiber link in 2015 while at C-DOT.
• Innovative Access product for providing internet based services to illiterate and technology unaware rural population through a product called GYANSETU in 2015.
• India’s first Indigenous Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) development & deployment while at C-DOT, 2010.
• World’s first Broadband Network based Video on Demand System with ATM Switches, Video Servers and set-top boxes for TV sets with global delivery teams in 1997 while at Network Programs.
• India’s biggest and most successful project for development of electronics switching systems for rural India and towns while at C-DOT, 1986–1993.
• India’s first Large Scale Message Switching Systems Development, while at ECIL, 1984.
• Development of over 50 Products in area of Enterprise and Telecommunications Industry.

 What is the impact of the technical innovation? *

• Leader (Director) of the team that developed india’s First and most advanced Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON). GPON technology through a single optical fiber coming to customers place delivers totally convergent connectivity to home /office /building.
• This GPON system forms a major part of Govt of India’s flagship program BharatNet (NOFN), the mandate of which is to connect all 2,50,000 Gram panchayats across India through optical fibre and provide high speed broadband to rural population.

 Please provide any other supporting pointers to strengthen your case

• Leader (Director) of the team that developed india’s First and most advanced Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) that was selected for connectivity of India’s National Fiber Optic Network (NOFN). The project allowed me to file several patents.
• Patent filed on A Gigabit Passive Optical Network (GPON) Ring Architecture.
• Eminent Engineer Award Sep 2017 by IET – The Institution of Engineering and Technology (UK)
• Indo-Africa ICT Award 2017
• Innovation in process award Dec 2016 by Frost and Sullivan
• Outstanding contribution to innovation & Development of Domestic supply Chain Sep 2016 by ELCINA-EFY Awards
• Innovation Award Sep 2014 by ELCINA
• Letter of Appreciation by Telecom commission on contribution to ITU-D May 2014
• Appreciation Letter by DOT Aug 2013
• Electronics for You(EFY) Certificate of Excellence 2012 (Govt. organization of the year) Mar 2013
• Innovation Award 2012 by ELCINA
• Fellow Jan 2007 of IETE

[…] IEEE Bangalore Section, as part of industry relations, has instituted a prestigious award for industry professionals in India; for excellence in electrical engineering technology, and allied fields of engineering and technology. The title of the award will be ‘IEEE Bangalore – Technologist of the Year 2018’, and will comprise of an exclusive plaque, medal, and a certificate. The objective of this award will be to recognize technical excellence with benefit to society in the field of electrical engineering, and related technical areas. The nominee should have been residing and working in India – at least – for the last 5 years. This award will recognize the outstanding individual contributions in industry. The awardee will be shortlisted by an eminent jury comprising of experts from the IEEE Bangalore Section. The award will be presented at IEEE SmartTech 2018. Please check the call-for-nominations link (http://ieeebangalore.org/2018/04/05/ieee-bangalore-section-industry-award-2018-call-for-nomination/); for further details on award guidelines, eligibility, nomination process, and nomination deadlines. […]

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