Dr. N. R. Narayana Murthy (MT/EE/1969), the founder of Infosys and one of the most eminent alumnus of IIT Kanpur, honored with the IEEE Founders Medal 2018 for his visionary leadership at Infosys contributing to human progress through technology and for advancing corporate ethics & social responsibility.
Mr. Dinesh Kumar Jain (BT/ME/1981) has been appointed as the new Chief Secretary of the Maharashtra Government. In his earlier role of the Additional Chief Secretary (Finance), he was credited with streamlining the finance of the state and also controlling the increasing debt.
(MT/PhD/EE/1988/1995) has been appointed as the new Director of Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur. Prof. Karandikar currently is Dean (Faculty Affairs) and Institute Chair Professor in the Department of Electrical Engineering, IIT Bombay.
(MT/PhD/EE/CSE/1979/1986), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been selected for the Best Faculty of the Year Award in the category "Evangelizing and Contributing to Spread of Knowledge across several Institutions", by the Computer Society of India's Mumbai Chapter.
(BT/CSE/1998), Department of Computer Science and Engineering, has been selected for the Best Faculty of the Year Award in the category "Innovative Application of Technology Tools in Teaching/Learning" for his work on Prutor, by the Computer Society of India's Mumbai Chapter.