IISc Distinguished Alumnus/alumna Award (given by the IISc Alumni Association)

Prof G. N. Ramachandran, (Former Faculty Member, IISc) ,1977
Dr. Sukh Dev, (Former INSA SN BOSE RES. PROF., IIT, Delhi & Director, MALTI-CHEM Research Centre, Vadodara) , 1978
Sri C R Subramanian, (Former Chairman & Managing Director, BEL) ,1979
Late Prof. Harish Chandra (USA),1980
Sri T. R. Satish Chandran, ( Formerly Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister/ Governor of GOA ,1981
Prof. T.R. Anantharaman, (Former Director, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University) ,1982
Prof C N R Rao, (Former Director, IISc, / President, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research) , 1983
Prof Satish Dhawan, (Former Director, IISc / Chairman, Space Commission) ,1984
Dr V. Jagannathan, (Former Head, Biotechnology, Tata Energy Res. Institute, Delhi) ,1985
Prof. S.C. Bhattacharya, IIT, Bombay ,1985
Prof. N.S. Govinda Rao, Bangalore ,1985
Prof. Karamchatti, Stanford University, USA ,1985
Prof. R.S. Krishnan, Bangalore ,1985
Dr. P.S. Maruvada, Canada ,1985
Shri. S.G. Ramachandra, Chartered Engineer, Bangalore , 1985
Dr. A. Ramachandran, Bangalore ,1985
Dr. D.R. Sanadi, USA ,1985
Prof. K.P. Sinha, Bangalore ,1985
Prof. K. Sreenivasan, Bangalore ,1985
Prof. S. Srikantiah, Bangalore ,1985
Prof. S. Ramaseshan ,1985
Raman Research Institute, Bangalore ,
Prof. C.V. Sundaram, NIAS, Bangalore ,1985
Dr. J.R.D. Tata, NIMR, London ,1985
Prof. A.R. Vasudeva Murthy, Bangalore ,1985
Dr. S. R. Valluri, (Former Director, NAL) ,1986
Prof. B.V. Sreekantan, (Former Director, TIFR, Bombay) ,1987
Prof. R. Narasimha, (Former Director, NAL & Present Director,NIAS) ,1988
Prof. P. Somasundaran, (Former Chairman, Henru Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University) ,1989
Dr. P. Ramarao, (Former Secretary, Dept. of Sc. & Tech., Govt. of India) ,1990
Prof. R. Chidambaram, (Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission)  ,1991
Prof. V. J. Modi, (Professor, University of British Columbia) ,1992
Dr. N. Seshagiri, (Former Director General, National Informatics Centre, New Delhi)  ,1993
Dr. M. Ramamoorthy, (Former Director General of CPRI and Present Director of ERDA, Vadodara) ,1994
Prof. R. Kumar, (Dept. of Chem Engg., IISc) ,1995
Prof. M. A. Viswamitra, (Dept. of Physics, IISc) ,1996
Dr. R. R. Tummala, (Director, Packaging Res Centre, Georgia) ,1997
Dr. V. K. Aatre, (Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister & Secretary, Dept. of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, South Block, New Delhi) ,1998
Prof. G. Padmanaban, (Former Director, I.I.Sc.) ,1999
Dr. Ramadas P. Shenoy, (Former Director of LRDE & ‘Distinguished Scientist’ of DRDO) ,2000
Prof. P. Ramachandra Rao, (Vice-Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi) ,2001
Prof. S. S. Iyengar, (Chairman and Professor, Computer Science Dept., Louisiana State University, USA) ,2001
Prof. Satya N. Atluri, (Director, Center for Aerospace Research & Education, University of California, IRVINE, CA 92612, USA.) ,2002
Prof. A.  Sridharan, (Formerly Deputy Director & Advisor , IISc) ,2002
Prof. K. R.  Sreenivasan, (International Center for Theoretical Physics) ,2003
Prof. Brij  M. Moudgil, (Director of the Engineering Research Center for Particle Science and Technology, University of Florida, USA) ,2003
Prof. H. S. Mukunda, (Honorary Advisor, ABETS, Combustion, Gasification & Propulsion Laboratory of  Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science) ,2004
Prof. B.L. Deekshatulu, (Visiting Professor, Department of Computer & Information Science, University of Hyderabad.) ,2004
Prof. M. Vijayan, (Hon. Professor, Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science) ,2005
Dr. Ashok K. Sinha, (Senior Vice President & General Manager, Applied Material Inc., USA ) ,2005
Prof. S. Ranganathan, (Hon. Professor, Materials Engg., Dept., IISc.and Visiting Professor at NIAS) ,2006
Dr. Prathima Agrawal, (Samuel Ginn Distinguished Professor and Director, Wireless Engg. Research & Education Centre, Auburn Site Director, NSF WICAT ECE Department, Auburn University, USA) ,2006
Dr. Baldev Raj, (Hon. Member, International Committee on NDT,  Distinguished Scientist & Director, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu) ,2007
Dr. Bishnu S. Atal, (Affiliate Professor, University of Washington, USA) ,2007
Prof. E.S. Raja Gopal, Professor (Rtd.), Department of Physics, IISc., Bangalore ,2008
Prof. S.K. Brahmachari, Director General, CSIR, New Delhi ,2008
Dr. Mahtab S. Bamji, INSA Honorary Scientist, Dangoria Charitable Trust, Hyderabad ,2008
Prof. S. S. Krishnamurthy, Professor(Rtd.), Dept.  of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008
Dr. B. Swaminatha Reddy, President and CEO, SP Systems, Inc., Greenbelt, MD ,2008
Prof. N. Appaji Rao, Professor (Rtd.), Dept of Biochemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008
Prof. G. Baskaran, Professor, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai ,2008
Prof. K. Venkatesan, Professor(Rtd.), Dept. of Organic Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008
Prof. V. Rajaraman, Professor (Rtd.), Dept of CSA/SERC, IISc, Bangalore ,2008
Prof. M.A.L. Thathachar, Professor (Rtd.), Dept. of Electrical. Engg, IISc, Bangalore ,2008
Dr. Nikil Jayant, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, School of ECE, Georgia Institute of Technology,  and Executive Director of the Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology ,2008
Prof. I. Chopra, Alfred Gressow Prof. of Rotorcraft Engineering, Director, Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, Dept. of Aerospace Engg., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD ,2008
Dr. Kota Harinarayana, Raja Ramanna Professor, NAL, Bangalore ,2008
Dr. Sanak Mishra, Chief Executive Officer, India Greenfield Projects, New Delhi. ,2008
Prof. Y.V.R.K. Prasad, Technical Consultant, Processing maps.com, USA, and Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ,2008
Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, Director/Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, USA and also Chairman of NASSCOM. ,2008
Prof. M. V. Srinivasan, Professor of Visual Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute and School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia. ,2009
Prof. N. Viswanadham Executive Director of the Centre for Global Logistics and Manufacturing Strategies (GLAMS) at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. ,2009
Prof. K. P. Gopinathan Honourary Professor and INSA Senior Scientist, Microbiology and Cell Biology Department, IISc. ,2009
Dr. T. S. Prahlad, Distinguished Scientist, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore ,2009
Shri. M. D. Mallya, Chairman & Managing Director, Bank of Baroda ,2009
Prof. J. Gopalakrishnan, Honorary Professor & INSA Senior Scientist. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ,2010
Dr. R. L. Kashyap, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Purdue University, USA ,2010
Mr. P. S. Raghavan, Ambassador of India to Ireland ,2010
Dr. Umeshwar Dayal, H P Labs, USA ,2010
Dr.Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Rakshamantri, DRDO, New Delhi ,2010
Prof. V. Krishnan, Honorary Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore ,2011
Dr. Ravi Bhushan Grover, Director, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai and Principal Advisor, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai ,2011
Lt. Gen.(Dr.) V. J. Sundaram (Retd.), Advisor (Micro and Nano Systems)j, National Design and Research forum and Former Director, DRDL and RCL, Hyderabad ,2011
Dr. Subhash Mahajan, Distinguished Professor and Special Advisor to the Chancellor, University of California, Davis ,2012
Prof. Ramesh Ramamoorthy, Plato Malozemoff Professor of Materials Science and Physics, University of California, Berkeley ,2012
Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Vice Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Yoga University ,2012
Prof. B. Yegnanarayana, Institute Professor and Microsoft Chair, IIT, Gachibowli, Hyderabad ,2013
Mr. K. Naresh Babu, Managing Director, HAL, Bangalore Complex+B26 ,2013
Mr. Srinivasan Rajam, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Ittiam Systems, Bangalore ,2013
Prof. Chanchal Uberoi, Retired Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, IISc ,2013
Prof. S. Seetharaman, Visiting Professor, TU-Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany ,2013
Dr. K. S. Rajasekhara, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA, Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Endowed Chair in Erik Jonsson, School of Engineering & Computer Science, Director of Advanced Energy Systems ,2013
Dr. Rudrapatna Kallikote Shyamasundar, Senior Professor and JC Bose National Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai ,2014
Prof. M. R. S. Rao, Honorary Professor and SERB Distinguished Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore ,2014
Prof. M. R. Madhav,Professor Emeritus, JNT University, Hyderabad ,2014
Mr. A. Dinesh Kumar, Managing Director, CT Control Technology(India) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore ,2014
Prof. K. R. Padiyar, Honorary Professor/Emeritus (Retd.), Electrical Engineering, IISc ,2014
Dr. Raj Jain, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University in St.Louis, Missouri ,2014
Shri. A. S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Space Commission, GOI, Secretary to the GOI, Dept. of Space, Chairman, ISRO ,2015
Prof. Sunil Kumar, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations, Management, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago ,2015
Shri. K. S. R. Charan Reddy, Inspector General of Police, Special Investigation Team, Karnataka Lokayukta, Bengaluru ,2015
Prof. Vedu Mitter, Principal Consultant / Chief Executive, Changeman, Bengaluru, (Excellence Counsellors and Six Sigma facilitators) ,2015
Dr. Subhash Chandra Singhal, Battelle Fellow Emeritus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA ,2015
Prof. N. Balakrishnan, Honorary Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, IISc ,2016
Prof. Ajay K. Sood, Honorary Professor, Department of Physics, IISc ,2016
Prof. Ramalingam Chellappa, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA , 2016