IITH Research Awards & Honours


Dr. Shiv Govind Singh developed 'COVIHOME'

20 Aug 2021

Dr. Shiv Govind Singh developed “COVIHOME”, India’s First Rapid Electronic COVID-19 RNA Test Kit. Validated by CCMB Hyderabad, it gives results within 30 mins and costs Rs. 300/- per test.


IITH sets up a comprehensive waste management system on Campus

15 Aug 2021

IITH sets up a comprehensive waste management system on Campus. Moving towards sustainable waste management, a Resource Recovery Park (RRP) and the bio digestor have been set up.


Dr. Anand Mohan has been selected as Editorial Board member

12 Aug 2021

Dr. Anand Mohan, Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected as Editorial Board member of the Journal Systems Biology and Physiology Reports.


IITH researchers discovered the signature of cannonball fired from the sun.

11 Aug 2021

IITH researchers Dr. Shantanu Desai and Mr. Raghav Girgaonkar in collaboration with InPTA using uGMRT observations discovered the signature of cannonball fired from the sun.


Two temas from IITH have won the Best Paper Awards at CVPR 21

11 Aug 2021

Two temas from IITH, under Dr. Vineeth N Balasubramanian have won the Best Paper Awards at CVPR 21.


Department of Design manufacutured a new face shield under the BUILD program

10 Aug 2021

IITH’s Department of Design manufacutured a new face shield under the BUILD program using LASER cutting technology and CAD desighning, thereby making it much efficient that a normal face shield.


Dr. Kishalay Mitra has been selected as Editorial Board member

10 Aug 2021

Dr. Kishalay Mitra, Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected as Editorial Board member of International Journal of Materials and Manufacturing Processes.


IITH signed an MoU for the cyient chair in future communications

27 Jul 2021

IITH signed an MoU for the cyient chair in future communications. Prof. Rajalakshmi has been chosen the first occupant of the chair.


IIT Hyderabad Develops World's Smallest Microscope 'Muscope'

26 Jul 2021

IIT Hyderabad Develops World’s Smallest Microscope ‘Muscope’, which can help in unraveling the mysteries of the microscopic world.


'India's first' 5G cellular chipset

25 Jul 2021

IITH and WiSig Networks-founded by Dr. Kiran Kuchi announce ‘Koala’, ‘India’s first’ 5G cellular chipset.


Solution to problems around child growth and health monitoring

19 Aug 2020

iTIC Incubator at IITH and WIN foundation, US selects two candidates to develop solution to problems around child growth and health monitoring.


IITH and PharmCADD signed a pact

16 Aug 2020

IITH and PharmCADD signed a pact for the co-development of new drugs.


CRSI Bronze medal

14 Aug 2020

Dr. Tarun Panda, department of Chemistry, wins CRSI Bronze medal 2021 for his research contributions.

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IITH Researcher selected as chairperson of INYAS

28 Feb 2020

IITH researcher Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Department of Chemical Engineering, has been selected as Chairperson of the Indian National Young Academy of Sciences (INYAS).


IITH Professor selected as a National Science Chair by SERB

21 Feb 2020

Prof. M. Vidyasagar, department of Electrical Engineering, has been selected as a National Science Chair for a period of three years by SERB.


Young Turk of Composites award 2019-2020

03 Feb 2020

Dr. Anil Agarwal, department of Civil Engineering and his industrial collaborator Mr. Srinivas Aluri have been jointly awarded the Young Turk of Composites Award 2019-20. The award was given during the National Conference on Recent Advances in Composites (Mar 31-Feb 1, 2020) organized by the FRP Institute, Chennai and TAACMA (Telangana and Andhra Composites Manufacturers Association). They received this award for developing the prototype of a lightweight, portable, assembled-in-place bridge. The bridge can be launched in a few minutes and can provide quick access to areas affected by natural disasters such as landslides, floods, and earthquakes, etc.


IITH Researcher inducted into INYAS

01 Jan 2020

Dr. Aravind Kumar Rengan, department of Biomedical Engineering has been inducted as a member of the Indian National Young Academy of Science (INYAS).


DAE Young Achievers award

19 Dec 2019

Dr. Chandrashekar Sharma has been awarded the prestigious DAE Young Achievers award.


Best Poster Award at the 14th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference held at Stockholm, Sweden

18 Dec 2019

IITHyderabad Researchers T. Appidi, R. Srivastava, Tejaswini Appidi, Deepak Bharadwaj and Dr. Arvind Rengan won the Best Poster Award at the 14th IEEE Nanotechnology Materials and Devices Conference held at Stockholm, Sweden, for their work titled ‘Optical Properties of Plasmonic Gold - An application for diagnosis of cervical cancer’.


Mr. Mamidi Suresh has won the First Prize ( US$ 700) in ‘NanoArtography,’ an international Science Image Competition

03 Dec 2019

Mr. Mamidi Suresh has won the First Prize ( US$ 700) in ‘NanoArtography,’ an international Science Image Competition. He is guided by Dr. Chandra Shekhar Sharma, Associate Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering, IIT Hyderabad. Notably, this time, a total of 5 images (4 from Carbon Lab) were among the FINALISTS from IIT Hyderabad. For more information click here


Ms. Ankita Kolay was among the winners of 'Metrohm Young Chemist Award' presented by Metrohm Group, Switzerland, and IITBombay.

25 Nov 2019

Ms. Ankita Kolay was among the winners of ‘Metrohm Young Chemist Award’ presented by Metrohm Group, Switzerland, and IITBombay. This contest is a privileged platform for young aspiring minds in the scientific fraternity to present their research work to the distinguished Jury panel at IIT Bombay. The basic objective of this contest is to support and honour the ongoing researches and related contribution in the Chemistry domain.