» NMD 2020

58th National Metallurgists Day cum IIM Platinum Anniversary Celebrations 24th February 2021

Memorial and Medal Lectures

10:30 – 11:00 AM
N P Gandhi Memorial Lecture (Prof B K Mishra, Director IIT Goa)
11:00 – 11:30 AM
Daya Swaroop Memorial Lecture (Prof I Manna, VC, BIT Mesra)
11:30 AM – 12:00 PM
G D Birla Gold Medal (Prof Satyam Suwas, Head, Materials Engg, IISc)0

NMD Awards

12:30 - 1:30 PM

The following awards will be presented:

  • JRD Tata Award (recipient: Shri Vikram Kirloskar, Chairman Kirloskar Systems Ltd)

  • IIM National Sustainability Award: Iron & Steel 2019-20

    • Large Integrated Steel Plants – (a) First Prize: Tata Steel Ltd (b) Second Prize: JSW Steel Vidyanagar

    • Forging Units/DRI Plants – L&T Special Steels and Heavy Forgings Ltd

  • IIM Non –Ferrous Best Performance Award: 2019-20

    • Large integrated manufacturing plants – (a) First Prize – NALCO Angul, (b) Second Prize – Hindustan Zinc Ltd Udaipur

    • Secondary processing/ fabrication plants (other than casting and forging) – Hindalco Hirakud

    • Units engaged in casting and forging operations – Foundry and Forge HAL

  • Launching of the year-long IIM Platinum Jubilee events

    • Felicitations

    • Release of Platinum Jubilee logo

    • Release of IIM Vision Statement

    • Streaming of a short movie on Dr Dara P. Antia, IIM President (1962-65)

IIM Awards Function

2:30 - 4:00 PM

IIM Honorary Member Awardees

Dr U Kamachi Mudali, Immediate former President

Prof Jurgen Eckert, Director, Erich Schmid Institute (ESI) of Materials Science, Austria

Mr V Babu Sathian, MD, Process Pumps (I) Pvt Ltd

Mr J D Patil, Whole Time Director, and VP for Defence and New Age Technologies, L&T

IIM Platinum Medal Award  

Mr Anand Sen

IIM Fellowship Awards

Dr R Gopalan, ARCI, Chennai

Dr N B Dhokey, CeEP, Pune

Dr Sanjay Chandra, Head, Tata Steel R&D

Dr Amit Bhattacharjee, DMRL

Dr T Sundararajan, Wheels India

Prof G S Gupta, IISc

Dr N C Santhi Srinivas, IIT-BHU

IIM Tata Gold Medal – Dr S K Jha, Midhani

IIM G D Birla Gold Medal – Prof Satyam Suwas, IISc

IIM TSL New Millennium Award – A Srinivas Rao, JSW Steel

IIM Hindustan Zinc Gold Medal –  Dr Dibyendu Chatterjee, DMRL

IIM O P Jindal Gold Medal – Dr Basudev Mishra, SAIL

IIM NALCO Gold Medal – Dr A K Chaube, IMMT

IIM SMS Demag Award – Shankar Pratap Singh, JSW Steel

IIM Distinguished Educator Award – Prof N N Viswanathan, IIT Bombay

IIM Distinguished Contributor Award – No Awardee

IIM Distinguished Service Award – Dr R Sandhya, formerly ICGAR and IIM Metals News

IIM Certificate of Honour – Dr A N Bhagat, Tata Steel

IIM Students Prize – 1. Mr Baibhav Karan, 2. Mr Abhishek Behera, 3. Ms Anwesha Panda

IIM Vidya Bharati 2020 – Anushka Pal

Dr A K Bose Gold Medal 2020 – Namrata Mazumder

Best Chapter Awards: Large (Jamshedpur), Medium (Coimbatore), Small (Kharagpur)

SAIL Gold Medal: Mr. Ankur Agnihotri (Other authors – Prince K. Singh, Rishikesh Mishra, Dipak Mazumdar) – IIT Kanpur

Best Nonferrous Paper Award –  Mr. Vignesh Raja (Other authors – Brahma Raju Golla, Mahammad Ali Shaik, Ankit Yadav, Sarath Chandra Dongari Taraka & Shivkumar Khaple) –  NIT Warangal

Release of Special Issue of Transactions of IIM on Design and Manufacturing –  Dr Sanak Mishra and Prof J Mazumdar (Guest Editor)

Announcements from the Publication Committee:

IIM Springer award for the best reviewers

Special Issue of Transactions of IIM on Design and Manufacturing

New book publication plans by Chief Editor IIM Book series

03:00 – 05:00 PM
Poster and Metallography Presentation, Exhibition
05:30 – 08:30 PM
International Conference