BITES’ best PhD thesis award, one of the prestigious awards, was conferred on Dr Rudraswamy S B, associate professor, department of electronics and communication at Sri Jayachamarajendra College of Engineering (SJCE), Mysuru, for the year 2014-15 by the Government of Karnataka’s Board for IT Education Standards (BITES).
Every year, BITES gives away awards for the best PhD thesis. Dr Rudraswamy’s thesis titled ‘Design, Fabrication and Development of Metal Oxide Semiconductor based Gas Sensor System for CO2 Monitoring’ won the award in the category of Electronics and Communication area.
Dr Rudraswamy has extensively researched in the detection of pollutant gases using chemical sensor designed and fabricated in house. He has several peer reviewed research publications to his credit and has presented his research at national and international conferences.
Dr Rudraswamy has done his PhD from the prestigious Indian Institute of Science, Bengaluru in the area of Microelectronics and Nanotechnology during the year 2014-15. He is a recipient of prestigious ‘Commonwealth Fellowship’ from United Kingdom for the year 2016-17 and will be visiting University of Manchester for his doctoral work between January and April.
Prof R Natarajan, Chairman BITES, and former Chairman AICTE and IIT Madras presented the award to Dr. Rudraswamy at a function held at JSS S & T University (SJCE), Mysuru on December 26 which carries a citation and a cash prize. Prof B G Sangameshwara, Vice Chancellor, JSS S & T Universitry and Prof Syed Shakeeb Ur Rahman, Principal, SJCE were also present.