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Distinguished Alumni Awards '16
Distinguished Alumni Awards are given to the most successful alumni of our University every year based on their significant contributions and achievements in the field of Academics & Research, Corporate Career, Entrepreneurship and Social Development. The awards are presented by our Hon’ble Chancellor on VITAA Day every year.

This year saw an unprecedented mix of awardees in each field

Academics and Research

Dr. Libish K Balachandran

(alumnus of M.E. CAD / CAM, 2000)

Country Head –Aerospace and Defence, Analytical Graphics Inc. (AGI), Bengaluru

Corporate Career:

Mr. Amal Juswanth

(alumnus of B.E. ECE, 1988)

Head of Product Engineering,

Client Advisory & Electronic Delivery Platform,

Standard Chartered Bank, Singapore


Mr. Prakash Sadasivam

(alumnus of B.E. CSE, 1997)

Founder & CEO, Sigmaways Inc., USA

Social Development:

Mr. T.K. Thenral

(alumnus of B.E. Mech, 1996)


Thamizh Thenral Thiru.Vi.Ka. Middle School, Ranipet, Vellore Dist.

Young Alumni Achiever Award 2016

Mr. Koushik Babu Koganti

(alumnus of B.Tech. Mech, 2008)

CEO, Godavari Group of Restaurants, USA

Hon’ble Chancellor’s Special Award 2016:

Mr. Aashish Chandra

(alumnus of B.E. ECE, 1999),

Global Head of Technology – Retail & CPG, Tata Consultancy Services, California, USA

Mr. Karthik Rangarajan

(alumnus of B.E. ECE, 2004)

Project Manager,

Cognizant Technology Solutions US Corp.

Certificate of Appreciation

Mr. Ramesh K

(alumnus of B.E. ECE, 1992)

Application Data Architect, VP - Finance Technology,

Bank of the West, San Ramon, CA, USA