Young Alumnus Awardees 2023

Prof. Mohit Bansal

(John R. & Louise S. Parker Professor, University of North Carolina)

Dr. Pravesh K Kothari

(Assistant Professor Of Computer Science, Carnegie Mellon University)


Started in the year 2019, the Young Alumnus Awards, is conferred to those Alumni who are less then 40 years of age and have contributed significantly and achieved outstanding recognition in their career.


The evaluation committee for the award, as approved by the Board of Governors of IIT Kanpur, comprises of:

  • Director, IIT Kanpur as Chairman.
  • Dean of Resource and Alumni, IIT Kanpur as Convener.
  • Two young Alumni (less than 40 years), nominated the Director of IITK as Members.
  • Young IITK Faculty (less than 40 years, non-alumnus) as Member.
  • Young IITK Faculty (less than 40 years, alumnus) as Member.
  • President Alumni Association as Member.
  • Dean of Faculty Affairs, IIT Kanpur.

Young Alumnus Awardees 2022

Prof. Deepak Pathak

(Senior Research Staff Google AI, Bengaluru, India.)
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Dr. Mohit Kumar Jolly

(Assistant Professor Center for Biosystems Science and Engineering IISc Bengaluru, India.)
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Young Alumnus Awardees 2021

Dr. Prateek Jain

(Senior Research Staff Google AI, Bengaluru, India.)
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Mr. Varun Khaitan

(COO & Co-founder Urban Company.)
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Young Alumnus Awardees 2020

Mr. Abhiraj Singh Bhal

(Co-Founder and CEO of Urban Company)
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Dr. Barna Saha

(Assistant Professor, Department of IEOR University of California, Berkley)
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Young Alumnus Awardees 2019

Mr. Deepak Garg

(Founder of Rivigo)

Dr. Manu Prakash

(Professor of Bioengineering at Stanford University)
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