• Prof G. N. Ramachandran, (Former Faculty Member, IISc) ,1977

  • Dr. Sukh Dev, (Former INSA SN BOSE RES. PROF., IIT, Delhi & Director, MALTI-CHEM Research Centre, Vadodara) ,1978

  • Sri C R Subramanian, (Former Chairman & Managing Director, BEL) ,1979

  • Late Prof. Harish Chandra (USA) ,1980

  • Sri T. R. Satish Chandran, ( Formerly Principal Secretary to the Prime Minister/ Governor of GOA ,1981

  • Prof. T.R. Anantharaman, (Former Director, Institute of Technology, Banaras Hindu University) ,1982

  • Prof C N R Rao, (Former Director, IISc, / President, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research) ,1983

  • Prof Satish Dhawan, (Former Director, IISc / Chairman, Space Commission) ,1984

  • Dr V. Jagannathan, (Former Head, Biotechnology, Tata Energy Res. Institute, Delhi) ,1985

  • Prof. S.C. Bhattacharya, IIT, Bombay ,1985

  • Prof. N.S. Govinda Rao, Bangalore ,1985

  • Prof. Karamchatti, Stanford University, USA ,1985

  • Prof. R.S. Krishnan, Bangalore ,1985

  • Dr. P.S. Maruvada, Canada ,1985

  • Shri. S.G. Ramachandra, Chartered Engineer, Bangalore , 1985

  • Dr. A. Ramachandran, Bangalore ,1985

  • Dr. D.R. Sanadi, USA ,1985

  • Prof. K.P. Sinha, Bangalore ,1985

  • Prof. K. Sreenivasan, Bangalore ,1985

  • Prof. S. Srikantiah, Bangalore ,1985

  • Prof. S. Ramaseshan, Raman Research Institute, Bangalore ,1985

  • Prof. C.V. Sundaram, NIAS, Bangalore ,1985

  • Dr. J.R.D. Tata, NIMR, London ,1985

  • Prof. A.R. Vasudeva Murthy, Bangalore ,1985

  • Dr. S. R. Valluri, (Former Director, NAL) ,1986

  • Prof. B.V. Sreekantan, (Former Director, TIFR, Bombay) ,1987

  • Prof. R. Narasimha, (Former Director, NAL & Present Director,NIAS) ,1988

  • Prof. P. Somasundaran, (Former Chairman, Henru Krumb School of Mines, Columbia University) ,1989

  • Dr. P. Ramarao, (Former Secretary, Dept. of Sc. & Tech., Govt. of India) ,1990

  • Prof. R. Chidambaram, (Former Chairman, Atomic Energy Commission) ,1991

  • Prof. V. J. Modi, (Professor, University of British Columbia) ,1992

  • Dr. N. Seshagiri, (Former Director General, National Informatics Centre, New Delhi) ,1993

  • Dr. M. Ramamoorthy, (Former Director General of CPRI and Present Director of ERDA, Vadodara) ,1994

  • Prof. R. Kumar, (Dept. of Chem Engg., IISc) ,1995

  • Prof. M. A. Viswamitra, (Dept. of Physics, IISc) ,1996

  • Dr. R. R. Tummala, (Director, Packaging Res Centre, Georgia) ,1997

  • Dr. V. K. Aatre, (Scientific Adviser to Defence Minister & Secretary, Dept. of Defence Research & Development, Ministry of Defence, South Block, New Delhi) ,1998

  • Prof. G. Padmanaban, (Former Director, I.I.Sc.) ,1999

  • Dr. Ramadas P. Shenoy, (Former Director of LRDE & ‘Distinguished Scientist’ of DRDO) ,2000

  • Prof. P. Ramachandra Rao, (Vice-Chancellor, Banaras Hindu University, Varanasi) ,2001

  • Prof. S. S. Iyengar, (Chairman and Professor, Computer Science Dept., Louisiana State University, USA) ,2001

  • Prof. Satya N. Atluri, (Director, Center for Aerospace Research & Education, University of California, IRVINE, CA 92612, USA.) ,2002

  • Prof. A. Sridharan, (Formerly Deputy Director & Advisor , IISc) ,2002

  • Prof. K. R. Sreenivasan, (International Center for Theoretical Physics) ,2003

  • Prof. Brij M. Moudgil, (Director of the Engineering Research Center for Particle Science and Technology, University of Florida, USA) ,2003

  • Prof. H. S. Mukunda, (Honorary Advisor, ABETS, Combustion, Gasification & Propulsion Laboratory of Aerospace Engineering, Indian Institute of Science) ,2004

  • Prof. B.L. Deekshatulu, (Visiting Professor, Department of Computer & Information Science, University of Hyderabad.) ,2004

  • Prof. M. Vijayan, (Hon. Professor, Molecular Biophysics Unit, Indian Institute of Science) ,2005

  • Dr. Ashok K. Sinha, (Senior Vice President & General Manager, Applied Material Inc., USA ) ,2005

  • Prof. S. Ranganathan, (Hon. Professor, Materials Engg., Dept., IISc.and Visiting Professor at NIAS) ,2006

  • Dr. Prathima Agrawal, (Samuel Ginn Distinguished Professor and Director, Wireless Engg. Research & Education Centre, Auburn Site Director, NSF WICAT ECE Department, Auburn University, USA) ,2006

  • Dr. Baldev Raj, (Hon. Member, International Committee on NDT, Distinguished Scientist & Director, IGCAR, Kalpakkam, Tamil Nadu) ,2007

  • Dr. Bishnu S. Atal, (Affiliate Professor, University of Washington, USA) ,2007

  • Prof. E.S. Raja Gopal, Professor (Rtd.), Department of Physics, IISc., Bangalore ,2008

  • Prof. S.K. Brahmachari, Director General, CSIR, New Delhi ,2008

  • Dr. Mahtab S. Bamji, INSA Honorary Scientist, Dangoria Charitable Trust, Hyderabad ,2008

  • Prof. S. S. Krishnamurthy, Professor(Rtd.), Dept. of Inorganic & Physical Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008

  • Dr. B. Swaminatha Reddy, President and CEO, SP Systems, Inc., Greenbelt, MD ,2008

  • Prof. N. Appaji Rao, Professor (Rtd.), Dept of Biochemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008

  • Prof. G. Baskaran, Professor, Institute of Mathematical Sciences, Chennai ,2008

  • Prof. K. Venkatesan, Professor(Rtd.), Dept. of Organic Chemistry, IISc, Bangalore ,2008

  • Prof. V. Rajaraman, Professor (Rtd.), Dept of CSA/SERC, IISc, Bangalore ,2008

  • Prof. M.A.L. Thathachar, Professor (Rtd.), Dept. of Electrical. Engg, IISc, Bangalore ,2008

  • Dr. Nikil Jayant, Georgia Research Alliance Eminent Scholar, School of ECE, Georgia Institute of Technology, and Executive Director of the Georgia Centers for Advanced Telecommunications Technology ,2008

  • Prof. I. Chopra, Alfred Gressow Prof. of Rotorcraft Engineering, Director, Alfred Gessow Rotorcraft Center, Dept. of Aerospace Engg., Univ. of Maryland, College Park, MD ,2008

  • Dr. Kota Harinarayana, Raja Ramanna Professor, NAL, Bangalore ,2008

  • Dr. Sanak Mishra, Chief Executive Officer, India Greenfield Projects, New Delhi. ,2008

  • Prof. Y.V.R.K. Prasad, Technical Consultant, Processing maps.com, USA, and Visiting Professor, City University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong ,2008

  • Mr. Lakshmi Narayanan, Director/Vice Chairman, Cognizant Technology Solutions Corporation, USA and also Chairman of NASSCOM. ,2008

  • Prof. M. V. Srinivasan, Professor of Visual Neuroscience, Queensland Brain Institute and School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, University of Queensland, Australia. ,2009

  • Prof. N. Viswanadham Executive Director of the Centre for Global Logistics and Manufacturing Strategies (GLAMS) at the Indian School of Business, Hyderabad. ,2009

  • Prof. K. P. Gopinathan Honourary Professor and INSA Senior Scientist, Microbiology and Cell Biology Department, IISc. ,2009

  • Dr. T. S. Prahlad, Distinguished Scientist, National Aerospace Laboratories, Bangalore ,2009

  • Shri. M. D. Mallya, Chairman & Managing Director, Bank of Baroda ,2009

  • Prof. J. Gopalakrishnan, Honorary Professor & INSA Senior Scientist. Solid State and Structural Chemistry Unit, Indian Institute of Science, Bangalore ,2010

  • Dr. R. L. Kashyap, Dept of Electrical and Computer Engineering Purdue University, USA ,2010

  • Mr. P. S. Raghavan, Ambassador of India to Ireland ,2010

  • Dr. Umeshwar Dayal, H P Labs, USA ,2010

  • Dr.Vijay Kumar Saraswat, Scientific Advisor to Rakshamantri, DRDO, New Delhi ,2010

  • Prof. V. Krishnan, Honorary Professor, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore ,2011

  • Dr. Ravi Bhushan Grover, Director, Homi Bhabha National Institute, Mumbai and Principal Advisor, Department of Atomic Energy, Mumbai ,2011

  • Lt. Gen.(Dr.) V. J. Sundaram (Retd.), Advisor (Micro and Nano Systems)j, National Design and Research forum and Former Director, DRDL and RCL, Hyderabad ,2011

  • Dr. Subhash Mahajan, Distinguished Professor and Special Advisor to the Chancellor, University of California, Davis ,2012

  • Prof. Ramesh Ramamoorthy, Plato Malozemoff Professor of Materials Science and Physics, University of California, Berkeley ,2012

  • Dr. H. R. Nagendra, Vice Chancellor, Swami Vivekananda Yoga Anusandhana Samsthana (S-VYASA), Yoga University ,2012

  • Prof. B. Yegnanarayana, Institute Professor and Microsoft Chair, IIT, Gachibowli, Hyderabad ,2013

  • Mr. K. Naresh Babu, Managing Director, HAL, Bangalore Complex+B26 ,2013

  • Mr. Srinivasan Rajam, Co-Founder, Chairman & CEO, Ittiam Systems, Bangalore ,2013

  • Prof. Chanchal Uberoi, Retired Professor, Dept. of Mathematics, IISc ,2013

  • Prof. S. Seetharaman, Visiting Professor, TU-Bergakademie, Freiberg, Germany ,2013

  • Dr. K. S. Rajasekhara, University of Texas at Dallas, Richardson, TX, USA, Distinguished Professor of Engineering and Endowed Chair in Erik Jonsson, School of Engineering & Computer Science, Director of Advanced Energy Systems ,2013

  • Dr. Rudrapatna Kallikote Shyamasundar, Senior Professor and JC Bose National Fellow, Tata Institute of Fundamental Research, Mumbai ,2014

  • Prof. M. R. S. Rao, Honorary Professor and SERB Distinguished Fellow, Jawaharlal Nehru Centre for Advanced Scientific Research, Bangalore ,2014

  • Prof. M. R. Madhav,Professor Emeritus, JNT University, Hyderabad ,2014

  • Mr. A. Dinesh Kumar, Managing Director, CT Control Technology(India) Pvt. Ltd., Bangalore ,2014

  • Prof. K. R. Padiyar, Honorary Professor/Emeritus (Retd.), Electrical Engineering, IISc ,2014

  • Dr. Raj Jain, Professor, Computer Science and Engineering, Washington University in St.Louis, Missouri ,2014

  • Shri. A. S. Kiran Kumar, Chairman, Space Commission, GOI, Secretary to the GOI, Dept. of Space, Chairman, ISRO ,2015

  • Prof. Sunil Kumar, Dean and George Pratt Shultz Professor of Operations, Management, Booth School of Business, University of Chicago ,2015

  • Shri. K. S. R. Charan Reddy, Inspector General of Police, Special Investigation Team, Karnataka Lokayukta, Bengaluru ,2015

  • Prof. Vedu Mitter, Principal Consultant / Chief Executive, Changeman, Bengaluru, (Excellence Counsellors and Six Sigma facilitators) ,2015

  • Dr. Subhash Chandra Singhal, Battelle Fellow Emeritus, Pacific Northwest National Laboratory, Richland, Washington, USA ,2015

  • Prof. N. Balakrishnan, Honorary Professor, Department of Aerospace Engineering and Supercomputer Education and Research Centre, IISc ,2016

  • Prof. Ajay K. Sood, Honorary Professor, Department of Physics, IISc ,2016

  • Prof. Ramalingam Chellappa, Chair, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Maryland, College Park, Maryland, USA , 2016