With the admissions process for 2014 completed. a fresh batch of M.Tech., M.Sc. and Ph.D. students have joined the department.
Dr Phaneendra Yalavarthy has been awarded the NASI-Young Scientist Platinum Jubilee Award for 2014 in the field of Physical Sciences.
Mr. Calvin B. Shaw, Ph.D. Student, has been awarded SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship for the year 2014-2015 (May 25, 2014)
SERC Assistant Professor Dr. Partha Talukdar received a Focused Research Award from Google Research. This invitation-only award includes an unrestricted gift of USD 50,000, and one of only two such awards offered to researchers from India.
Prof. Vaidy Rajaraman conferred D.Sc(Honoris Causa) by IIT Kanpur at their convocation held on Jun 18, 2014 (Jun 23, 2014)
Candidates short-listed following the research interviews held during June 2-6, 2014 (Jun 11, 2014)
Dr Phaneendra Yalavarthy has been selected for the Innovative Young Biotechnologist Award (IYBA) for the year 2013 from Department of Biotechnology (Ministry of Science and Technology, Government of India) (March 25, 2014)
Mr. Avinash Ramakanth, M.Sc.[Engg.] Student of SERC, has won the best presentation award in the M.Sc. (Engg.) category at the IISc Fifth Electrical Sciences Symposium held on February 20-21, 2014 (Feb 26, 2014)
Best paper presentation award for SERC Ph.D. student Mr. Ansuman Biswas in the 42nd National Seminar on Crystallography (New Delhi, November 21-23, 2013).