Established 2008


The fellowship was established by Dr. Lalit R. Bahl and Kavita Kinra and will provide graduate fellowships to students in the Electrical and Computer Engineering Department. The fellowship may be renewed for one additional academic year if the recipient remains in good academic standing and is making adequate progress toward degree completion.


  • Applicants must not be graduating before May of the next calendar year.
  • Academic performance as demonstrated by (but not restricted to) coursework and grades, recommendations, and previous recognition (awards).
  • Preference will go to students whose families reside in India or who originated in India.
  • Applicants must not be graduating before May of the next calendar year.

Selection Process

The ECE Fellowship committee will make the selection based on the applications submitted by the deadline.


The recipient(s) will be recognized during an annual Student Awards Banquet. All student recipients are featured on the second floor of the ECE Building's Student Honors Wall.

Past Recipients of the Award

School Year Recipient
2018-2019 Ashok Vardhan Makkuva, Vikram Sharma Mailthody, Pratik Prasad Joshi, Moitreya Chatterjee
2017-2016 Moitreya Chatterjee, Shripad Gade, Ravi Raman, Aditi Udupa
2016-2017 Shripad Gade, Ravi Kiran Raman, Nirupam Roy, Aditi Udupa
2015-2016 Amit Das, Ameya Patil, Nirupam Roy, Shaileshh Bojj Venkatakrishnan
2014-2015 Amit Das, Ameya Patil, Shailesh Bojja Venkatakrishnan
2013-2014 Karthik Balasundaram, Shyamala Devi Malagari, Sabareesh Ravikumar
2012-2013 Sujeeth Bharadwaj, Jonathan Ligo, Saurav Mohapatra
2011-2012 Tejaswi Gorti, Abhishek Singh
2010-2011 Arjun Kripanidhi
2009-2010 Sudipta Dutta, Arjun Kripanidhi
2008-2009 Sudipta Dutta