Dr Gautam Shroff, Senior Vice President and Head, TCS Research, and Dr Lipika Dey, Principal Scientist, TCS Research, have been named among the 2021 elected Indian National Academy of Engineers (INAE) Fellows. They have been elected under the ‘Engineering Section II - Computer Engineering and Information Technology’.
The INAE honors Indian and foreign nationals who are elected by peer committees for their personal achievements in the field of engineering. Election to the Academy is by nomination only. Founded in 1987, INAE is the apex body that promotes the practice of engineering and technology, and allied sciences for their application to solving problems of national importance. These achievements are of exceptional merit, demonstrating distinctive eminence in new and developing fields of technology.
The INAE Fellows were inducted with effect from November 1, 2021. No more than 50 Fellows from academia, research and development, and industry may be elected each year from nominations received from Fellows of INAE affiliated to various streams of engineering.
Here’s a quick look at the career milestones of Dr Shroff and Dr Dey.