Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala

27th August 2015

Held on : December 31, 2011
Venue : IVWS
Event Profile : On 31st Dec.2011, Prof. Ashok Jhunjhunwala, professor of the department of Electric Engineering, IIT Chennai visited our school. From 1979 to 1981, he was with Washington State University as Assistant Professor. Dr. Ashok Jhunjhunwala has been awarded Padma Shri in the year 2002. He has been awarded Shanti Swarup Bhatnagar Award in 1998, Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Research Award for the year 1997, Millennium Medal at Indian Science Congress in the year 2000 and H. K. Firodia for “Excellence in Science & Technology” for the year 2002, Shri Om Prakash Bhasin Foundation Award for Science & Technology for the year 2004, Awarded Jawaharlal Nehru Birth Centenary Lecture Award by INSA for the year 2006 and IBM Innovation and Leadership Forum Award by IBM for the year 2006. He is a Fellow of INAE, IAS, INSA and NAS. Dr. Jhunjhunwala is a Director in the Board of SBI. He is also a Board member of several companies in India, including TTML, BEL, Polaris, 3i Infotech, Sasken, Tejas, NRDC, and IDRBT. He is member of Prime Minister’s Setup Scientific Advisory Committee. Dr.Jhunjhunwala went around the school, observed minutely the infrastructure and facilities and before leaving he wrote and signed off : “An Excellent school; a home away from home; a place to develop oneself. A place to make life-long friends.”
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