INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY ROORKEE

RAMKUMAR PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING AND RESEARCH

The "Ramkumar Prize for outstanding Teaching and Research" carries a cash prize of Rs. 1,00,000/-, which is awarded to an outstanding faculty member of IIT Roorkee on the basis of his/her performance in teaching and research.

RAMKUMAR PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING AND RESEARCH

RAMKUMAR PRIZE FOR OUTSTANDING TEACHING AND RESEARCH AWARDEES



 2019
Prof. Vipul Rastogi

Department of Physics
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Prof. Vipul Rastogi's passion for teaching has been recognised earlier also when he won the outstanding teacher award of IIT Roorkee and IAPT-DSM award of Indian Association of Physics Teachers. His teaching methodology includes explaining the concepts in the simplest possible manner, making students conversant with the topic using computer simulations and to provide students an environment which is conducive to developing critical and independent thinking. As a researcher, his notable scientific contributions are conceptualization and design of novel largemode-area optical fibers for high capacity DWDM optical communication systems, few-mode erbium doped optical amplifiers for futuristic SDM based optical communication system and designs for enhancement of the efficiency of organic light emitting diodes. His excellence in research is evident from his several patents and research papers in top journals. He has also developed and transferred the technology of two commercial softwares in the area of Fiber Optics. He has held visiting positions at the University of Nice, France and City University of Hong Kong. Prof. Rastogi had several international research collaborations including an Indo-French Network Project, UK-India Education and Research Initiative and DST-RSF IndoRussian Project. Dr. Rastogi has contributed and shown excellent performance in teaching, research and innovation

 2016
Dr. Partha Roy

Department of Biotechnology
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Dr. Partha Roy, Ph.D in Endocrine Biochemistry & Reproductive Physiology), is a Professor of Biotechnology at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. Prof Roy’s contribution and research work in the field of Life Sciences has received exceptional recognition. This is mainly in terms of natural product based drug discovery research for various diseases like cancer, diabetes and osteoporosis and development of cell based assays for drug screening. His research has been supported by several major funding agencies in India as well as by industries. He has also served as a member of the Scientific Panel on “Functional foods, nutraceuticals, dietetic products and other similar products” constituted by Food Safety and Standards Authority of India (FSSAI). He is an avid writer and has authored various books in the field of life sciences over and above publishing more than hundred research articles in high impact journals. In recognition of Prof Roy’s outstanding professionalism in shaping the lives of young students, he has been adjudged Outstanding Teacher twice in year 2014 and 2019 at Indian Institute of Technology Roorkee. He is a fellow of Society for Reproductive Biology and Comparative Endocrinology, India.






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