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Awards and Recognition of Dr. M. Ponnavaikko

 
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  *   Sir Dr.M.Ponnavaikko, Vice-Chancellor of SRM University was awarded the prestigious Bharat Jyoti Award, Certificate of Excellence, of the India International Friendship Society for his Meritorious Services, Outstanding Performances and Remarkable Role by Shri Rajeev Shukla, Hon’ble Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs in the presence of Dr.Bhishma Narain singh, former Governor of TamilNadu & Assam, during the Global Friendship Day celebration held on 11th January 2012 at Winsor Palace, Janpath, New Delhi.
       
  *   "Knights of Sovereign order of Princes and Knights of Antarcticland" of the Sovereign Order of Knights of Antarcticland, was awarded to Dr.M.Ponnavaikko by His Highness Sir Giovanni Caporaso Gottlieb, elected 42nd Grandmaster of Sovereign Order of Knights of Antarcticland State, USA, in the Nobility Awarding ceremony held on the 7th November 2009. With this Honor he is entitled to use the title Sir affixed to his name, His Excellency Sir M.Ponnavaikko.
       
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Certificate of Honour, awarded by The International Council of CCLP Worldwide, Brazil, in recognition of his valuable contributions  to the field of higher education in India, on 6th November 2009.

       
  *   Amity Academic Excellence Award,  awarded by the Amity International  Business School, Noida, New Delhi, on the occasion of the Eleventh International Business Horizon Conference - INBUSH 2009, during 25th - 27th Feb. 2009.
       
  *   "Lifetime Achievement Award", presented by the International Association of Educators for World Peace, Hunstsville, Alabama, USA, affiliated to the United Nations, at New Delhi on the occasion of  the South Asia Virtual Education Submit held on 13-14 March 2008.
     
     
       
  *   "Achievement Award" presented by the Indian Science Monitor at the 5th Annual Achievement Award Function during the National Science Day Celebration on 28th February 2008.
     
       
  *   Certificate of Appreciation  awarded by IEEE Inc. USA to Dr.Murugesan Ponnavaikko,  for his Notable Services and Contributions towards the Advancement of IEEE and the Engineering Professions,  as Chair, IEEE Madras Section, 2006-2007.
   
   
       
  *   "Distinguished Service to Tamil Award" presented by the California Tamil Academy, USA, in Recognition of  his Untiring Efforts to Promote Tamil Education Worldwide in June 2003.
     
       
  *   Jaya Distinguished Academician Award 2001.
       
  *   Madras Chapter IEEE / PES Outstanding Engineer Award 2000.
       
  *   Recipient of the Best Project Award for the development of "Walking Aid for Blind" from the Tamilnadu State Council for the Science and Technology, 1994.
     
       
  *   Listed in the Directory of Prominent individuals in the fields of Science and Engineering in Marquis Who's Who in America, 1998.
     
       
  *   Vice-Chairman, Computer Society of India, Tiruchirappalli Chapter, 1991 and 1992.
       
  *   Chairman, Computer Society of India, Tiruchirappalli Chapter, 1993 and 1994
       
  *   Member, Board of Studies in Computer Science (UG & PG ), Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 1991 -1995
       
  *   Member, Research Committee, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli, 1993 -1995.
       
  *   Member, Board of Studies in Computer Science (UG & PG ), Madras University, Chennai, 1997 - 2000
       
  *   Member, Academic Council, Bharathidasan University, Tiruchirappalli. 1993 -1995
       
  *   Expert Member in the National Committee on "National Initiatives on Engineering Experimentation" constituted by AICTE, New Delhi.
     
       
  *   Expert Member in the UGC Sub-Committee to propose measures to deal with fall-out on higher education as a result of a recent Constitutional (86th) Amendment, making education as fundamental right for children of 6-14 age group.
     
       
  *   Special Invitee to the National Graduate Student Repository formulation Committee, constituted by the UGC, Sept. 2004 to Sept. 2005.
     
       
  *   Special Invitee to the Committee, constituted by the UGC,  for framing Norms and Methods for implementing the proposal on National Graduate Student Repository Scheme,  July 2006 to October 2006.
     
       
  *   Member, Academic Council, Anna University, for a 3 year period from 3rd January 2006 to 2nd January 2009.
       
  *   Vice-Chairman, IEEE Madras Section, 2004, and 2005.
       
  *   Chairman, IEEE Madras Section, 2006, and 2007.
       
  *   Vice-Chairman, Committee on 16-bit Tamil All Character Encoding: TACE-16, constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu, March 2007.
     
       
  *   Chairman, Committee on Tamil in Mobile phones, constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu, March 2007-08.
       
  *   Member, First Class Administrative Reforms Committee, constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu, March 2007-08.
     
       
  *   Member, South Asia Subcommittee, constituted by the Unicode Consortium, USA.  to Examine the encoding of Tamil and other scripts of India, 2007 - till date
       
  *   Vice-Chairman, Committee on 16-bit Tamil All Character Encoding: TACE-16, constituted by the Government of Tamil Nadu,June 2009.
       
       
 
 
 
 
 
 

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