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Teacher's Day celebrated

The month of September started with the celebration of Teacher’s day on 5th September at the Prof B. Nag Auditorium of the Victor Menezes Convention Centre, IIT Bombay. The chief guest on this august occasion was Dr Srikumar Banerjee, Chancellor of Homi Bhabha National Institute, BARC, Trombay.

The gathering was addressed by Prof Devang Khakhar, Director, IIT Bombay. The program had a cultural performance by students as a mark of gratitude to their teachers. Then, we had the chief guest address. On this occasion, Dr. Banerjee conferred the Prof. S.P. Sukhatme Excellence in Teaching Awards (2017) and  Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award (2016) as a recognition to the contribution made by the faculty members of IIT Bombay in the field of teaching and research.

The list of the awardees is as follows:

  • Prof. S.P. Sukhatme Excellence in Teaching Awards (2017)
  • Prof. P. V. Balaji,  Dept. of Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • Prof. D.N. Singh, Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Prof. Santanu Banerjee, Dept. of Earth Sciences
  • Prof. Malhar A. Kulkarni, Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Prof. Alok Porwal, Centre of Studies in Resources Engineering  
  • Prof. Phani Tetali, Industrial Design Centre
  • Prof. Raghavan B. Sunoj, Dept. of Chemistry
  • Prof. P. Jayadeva Bhat, Dept. of Biosciences & Bioengineering
  • Prof. Rashmi S. Patil, Centre for Environmental Science & Engineering
  • Prof. Yogesh M. Desai, Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Prof. Virendra Sethi, Centre for Environmental Science & Engineering
  • Prof. Deepankar Choudhury, Dept. of Civil Engineering
  • Prof. Suryendu Dutta, Dept. of Earth Sciences
  • Prof. Surajit Bhattacharyya, Dept. of Humanities & Social Sciences
  • Prof. Saraswati Pratul Kumar, Dept. of Earth Sciences

Dr. P. K. Patwardhan Technology Development Award (2016) was awarded to Prof. Shaibal K. Sarkar & his team members, Dept. of Energy Science and Engineering. The campus was teeming with an atmosphere of gratitude on the Teacher’s day.