Information & Communication Technology
|YEAR||WINNERS||SUBJECT OF RESEARCH|
Shri Sunil Khandbahale
Founder, KHANDBAHALE.com, Nasik
|For building a technology enabled Multi-lingual translation platform for languages with extensive vocabulary and for his first ever search-engine algorithm for Marathi language and spell checker software programme.|
Dr. Hemant Darbari
Executive Director, C-DAC, Pune
|For the development of Computer Assisted Translation Systems, Natural Language Based Information Extraction / Retrieval System, Packages for learning Indian languages through Artificial Intelligence and high performance computing system.|
Prof. Shiban K. Koul
Dy. Director, (Strategy & Planning), IIT, Delhi
|For development of an housing assembly for Phase Shifter and products made thereof (Patent assigned to AstraMicrowave -DRDO), suspended stripline to NRD guided transition and Hybrid integrated NRD guided Branch Line Coupler.|
Dr. Pradeep Kumar Sinha
Senior Director (HPC and R & D), Centre for Development of Advanced Computing, Pune
|He has led national programs for building Supercomputing Systems and National Supercomputing Facilities, which have helped researchers and scientists carry out their research effectively. He steered the development and deployment of ICT enabled healthcare solutions for better healthcare services to citizens.|
Prof. Rajat Moona,
Director General, C-DAC, Pune
|He has contributed in the development of several large scale applications of ICT at C-DAC and also lead the initiatives in High Performance Computing, multilingual computing, professional electronics, cyber security, cyber forensics, health informatics, software technologies and education and training.|
Dr. Raghunath K. Shevgaonkar
Director, Indian Institute of Technology, Delhi
|He has outstanding accomplishments in use of ICT for Higher Education.|
Shri Vivek Sawant
Managing Director, Maharashtra, Knowledge Corporation Ltd. Pune.
|For contribution in the field of e-Governance & I.T. literacy in the State of Maharashtra.|
Dr. Rajeev Sangal
Director, International Institute of Information Technology, Hyderabad.
|For development of "anuskara system" (Paninian Grammer framework for Natural language Processing, NLP) where translation of Information from regional such as Telugu, Kannada, Marathi, Bengali & Punjabi into Hindi is made feasible languages.|
Dr. Surendra Prasad
Director, IIT, Delhi.
|For development of new techniques and algorithms for signal processing and its application in Sonar and Seismic signal processing and in Digital Communication Networks|
Dr. Rajendra Pawar
Chairman NIIT Ltd.
|For contribution to education and training in information technology.|
Prof D Dutta Majumdar
Professor Emeritus,ISI Kolkata.
|For pioneering contributions in computer's memory system, intelligent recognition of non-numerical information and fuzzy soft computing approaches to pattern recognition.|
Dr. R Narasimhan
Former Professor of Eminence,TIFR, CMC Fellow, Banglore.
|For his contribution to parallel-processing techniques retinal-image processing system and visual data processing|
Senior Director, M/o Communications & Information Technology, New Delhi.
|For contribution to Indian language processing, translation support and human machine interface systems.|
Director General, National Informatics Centre, New Delhi.
|For contribution in Computer data base management system NICNET.|
|2000||Dr. P. P. Gupta
Former Mng. Director, CMC.
|For significant and distinguished contributions to the growth of Information Technology in India.|
|1999||Shri F. C. Kohli
Dy. Chairman, TCS.
| For contribution to information technology. He participated in
information revolution and software development. He has been
pioneer in emerging technologies such as speech and handwriting recognition systems.
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- Smt. Chandaben Mohanbhai Patel Industrial Research Award for Women Scientists
- Dr. Mohan I. Patel VASVIK Award for
Leadershipin Leveraging Scientific and
Technological Research for Economical Growth