Endowed chairs for the Faculty

ABB

Established during 1996 by the Asea Brown Boveri Limited, Bangalore, has instituted a Professorial Chair called “ABB Chair” at the Institute in the area of High Voltage Engineering, Power Systems and Power Electronics with an original corpus of `20.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of  `100,000/- p.a towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or upto superannuation, whichever is earlier.  Nominations of Professors from the Division of Electrical Sciences are considered for this award.

Prof. K Parthasarathy, Electrical Engineering,1996-97
Prof. M S Naidu, Electrical Engineering,1997-2000
Prof. R S Nema, Electrical Engineering,2000-01
Prof. K R Padiyar, Electrical Engineering,2001-03
Prof. G R Nagabhushana, Electrical Engineering,2003-04
Prof. H P Khincha, Electrical Engineering,2004-06
Prof. V Ramanarayanan, Electrical Engineering,2006-09
Prof. P S Sastry, Electrical Engineering,2012–15
Prof. K Gopakumar, Electronics Systems Engineering,2015-18

AMRUT MODY

Established during 1995 by the Unichem Laboratories Limited, Bombay, in the area of Chemical Sciences with an original corpus of ` 15.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses for a period of 2 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.  Nominations of Professors from the Division of Chemical Sciences are considered for this award.

Prof. S S Krishnamurthy, Inorganic &Physical Chemistry,1995-98
Prof. S Chandrasekaran, Organic Chemistry,1998-01
Prof. S Ramasesha, Solid State Structural Chemistry Unit,2001-04
Prof. Biman Bagchi, Solid State Structural Chemistry Unit,2004-07
Prof. K L Sebastian, Inorganic &Physical Chemistry,2007-10
Prof. K B R Varma, MRC,2011-13
Prof. P K Das, Inorganic Physical Chemistry,2011-13
Prof. Binny J Cherayil, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry,2015-18

ASTRA

Established  during the year 1985  by the ASTRA Zeneca India Pvt. Limited, Bangalore, in the area of Biological Sciences with an original corpus of ` 10.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.    Nominations of Professors from the Division of Biological Sciences are considered for this award.

Prof. V Sasisekharan, Molecular Biophysics Unit,1985-87
Prof. J D Padayatty, Biochemistry,1987-88
Prof. V S R Rao, Molecular Biophysics Unit,1988-90
Prof. N R Moudgal, Biochemistry,1990-91
Prof. M Vijayan, Molecular Biophysics Unit,1991-94
Prof. P R Adiga, Biochemistry,1991-94
Prof. N Appaji Rao, Biochemistry,1991-94
Prof. MadhavGadgil, Centre for Ecological Sciences,1991-94
Prof. T Ramasarma, Biochemistry,1991-92
Prof. P S Sastry, Biochemistry,1992-95
Prof. P V SubbaRao, Biochemistry,1994-97
Prof. K P Gopinathan, Microbiology & Cell Biology,1994-97
Prof. K R K Easwaran, Molecular Biophysics Unit,1994-97
Prof. P Balaram, Molecular Biophysics Unit,1997-2000
Prof. A Surolia, Molecular Biophysics Unit,2000-03 (Joint Award)
Prof. M R S Rao, Biochemistry,2000-03 (Joint Award)
Prof. Rabindranath Nayak, Microbiology & Cell Biology,2003-06
Prof. DipankarChatterji, Molecular Biophysics Unit,2006-09
Prof. ManjuBansal, Molecular Biophysics Unit,2009-12
Prof. Sandhya S Visweswariah, Molecular Reproduction Development &Genetics,2012-15
Prof. C Jayabaskaran, Biochemistry,2015-18

KSIIDC

Established during 1985 by the Karnataka State Industrial Investment and Development Corporation in the areas related to Energy and Mechanical Sciences with an original corpus of ` 10.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.  Nominations of Professors from the Division of Mechanical Sciences are considered for this award.

Prof. R Kumar, Chemical Engineering,1985-87
Prof. A K Rao, Aerospace Engineering,1987-89
Prof. N S LakshmanaRao, Civil Engineering,1989-90
Prof. G N V Rao, Aerospace Engineering,1990-93
Prof. S Ranganathan, Materials Engineering,1991-94
Prof. A Sridharan, Civil Engineering,1991-94
Prof. M L Munjal, Mechanical Engineering,1991-94
Prof. S Sathyanarayana, Inorganic &Physical Chemistry,1991-92
Prof. D P Sen Gupta, Electrical Engineering,1992-95
Prof. H S Mukunda, Aerospace Engineering,1993-96
Prof. K T Jacob, Materials Engineering,1994-97
Prof. T S Nagaraj, Civil Engineering,1994-97
Prof. Y V R K Prasad, Materials Engineering,1994-97
Prof. A V Krishna Murty, Aerospace Engineering,1997-2000
Prof. B Dattaguru, Aerospace Engineering,2000-03
Prof. R Narayana Iyengar, Civil Engineering,2003-05
Prof. M K Surappa, Materials Engineering,2006-09
Prof. Jayawant H Arakeri, Mechanical Engineering,2009-12
Prof. P PMujumdar, Civil Engineering,2012–15
Prof. Chanda J Jog, Physics,2012-15
Prof. B Ananthanarayan, Centre for High Energy Physics,2015-18
Prof. VasantNatarajan, Physics,2015-18

MSIL

Established during 1985 by the Mysore Sales International Limited in the area of Physical Sciences with an original corpus of `10.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.  Nominations of Professors from the Division of Physical and Mathematical Sciences considered for this award.

Prof. P S Narayanan, Physics,1985-86
Prof. K P Sinha, Physics,1986-88
Prof. T V Ramakrishnan, Physics,1988-90
Prof. N Kumar, Physics,1990-93
Prof. N Mukunda,Centre for High Energy Physics,1991-94
Prof. R Rajaraman,Centre for High Energy Physics,1991-94
Prof. E S Rajagopal, Physics,1991-94
Prof. M A Viswamitra, Physics,1991-93
Prof. Phoolan Prasad, Mathematics,1993-96
Prof. S V Subramanyam, Physics,1993-96
Prof. Anil Kumar, Physics,1994-97
Prof. P L Sachdev, Mathematics,1994-97
Prof. J Pasupathy, Centre for High Energy Physics,1994-97
Prof. J Ramakrishna, Physics,1997-2000
Prof. A K Sood, Physics,2000-03
Prof. H R Krishnamurthy, Physics,2003-06
Prof. Rohini M Godbole, Centre for High Energy Physics,2006-09
Prof. Rahul Pandit, Physics,2009-12
Prof. Chanda J Jog, Physics,2012–15

Prof. SATISH DHAWAN

Two chairs – one for institute faculty and one visiting chair institued during 1996 by the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) in the field of Engineering Science, which has relevance to Space Science & Technology with an orginal corpus of ` 30.0 lakhs.   Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.   Nominations of Professors from the Engineering Faculty are considered for this award.

Prof. M A Ramaswamy, Aerospace Engineering,1996-97
Prof. K P Rao, Aerospace Engineering,1997-2000
Prof. S M Deshpande, Aerospace Engineering,2000-03
Prof. N Balakrishnan, Aerospace Engineering,2003-06
Prof. B N Raghunandan, Aerospace Engineering,2006-09
Prof. P R Mahapatra, Aerospace Engineering,(Joint Award)
Prof. M SeetharamaBhat, Aerospace Engineering,2009-12
Prof. C R L Murthy, Aerospace Engineering,(Joint Award)
Prof. K P J Reddy, Aerospace Engineering,2012–15
Prof. RanjanGanguli, Aerospace Engineering,2015-18

TATACHEM

Established during 1991 by the Tata Chemicals Limited in the areas of Chemical, Materials and Electrical Sciences with an original corpus of ` 10.0 lakhs.  Currently, the Chair carries with it an allowance of `15,000/- p.m. (fixed) in addition to pay plus allowances and a provision of ` 100,000/- p.a. towards contingency expenses.  The Chair is for a period of 3 years from the date of award or up to superannuation, whichever is earlier.  Nominations of Professors from the Divisions of Chemical and Electrical Sciences are considered for this award.

Prof. V Krishnan, Inorganic &Physical Chemistry,1991-94
Prof. V Rajaraman, Supercomputer Education &Research Centre,1991-94
Prof. M A L Thathachar, Electrical Engineering,1991-94
Prof. T R Kasthuri, Organic Chemistry,1991-92
Prof. K J Rao, Solid State &Structural Chemistry Unit,1992-95
Prof. N Viswanadham, Computer Science & Automation,1992-95
Prof. K M Madyastha, Organic Chemistry,1994-97
Prof. G S R SubbaRao, Organic Chemistry,1994-97
Prof. B S Sonde, Electrical Communication Engineering,1994-97
Prof. Y V Venkatesh, Electrical Communication Engineering,1997-2000
Prof. J Gopalakrishnan, Solid State & Structural Chemistry Unit,2000-03
Prof. K Chattopadhyay, Materials Engineering,2003-06
Prof. S B Krupanidhi, Materials Research Centre,2006-09
Prof. A G Samuelson, Inorganic & Physical Chemistry,2009-12
Prof. P Vijay Kumar, Electrical Communication Engineering,2012–15
Prof. N Surya Prakash, NMR Research Centre,2015-18

Prof. RAMAKRISHNA RAO

The Council in its meeting held on 28/12/2013 has instituted, the following two chairs in the memory of Prof. Ramakrishna Rao, former Professor & Chairman of the Dept. of Instrumentation out of the donation of  ` 1.0 crore  received from Mr. Apparao Mallavarapu, Chairman & Managing Director, Centum Electronics Ltd., Bangalore:

Faculty member of Institute gets an honorarium of ` 25,000/- p.m. over and above pay and allowances drawn by the faculty, for a period of 3 years;

Prof. Srinivasan Raghavan, Centre for Nanoscience& Engineering,2014-17