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IEEE Award

IEEE AP/ED Bombay Chapter has been awarded the
2001 Chapter of the Year Award
by the IEEE Electron Devices Society,
out of a total of 103 chapters world-wide.

Congratulations to the IEEE AP/ED Bombay Chapter office-bearers for 2001:
Girish Kumar, Chair
V. Ramgopal Rao, Vice-Chair
A. D. Shaligram, Vice-Chair
Mahesh Patil, Sectretary-Treasurer
29 October 2001
Dr. Girish Kumar
Department of Electrical Engineering
Indian Institute of Technology, Bombay
Mumbai 400076 India

Dear Dr. Kumar:
I am delighted to inform you that the AP/ED Bombay Chapter has been selected as the 2001 recipient of the IEEE Electron Devices Society Chapter of the Year Award. This award is intended to recognize the quantity and quality of the activities and programs implemented by the chapters during the prior July 1st – June 30th period.

A certificate and check for $1,000 will be presented at the 2001 International Electron Devices Meeting (IEDM) at 9:00 a.m. on Monday, 3 December, at the Washington Hilton & Towers Hotel, Washington, D.C. I hope you or a representative from your chapter will be able to attend and accept the award in person. You are also invited to attend the IEDM Luncheon at 12:20 p.m. on Tuesday, December 4th. If you will need financial assistance to attend the award ceremony, I am authorized to reimburse you based on your actual need. Please discuss this matter (if necessary) with Bill Van Der Vort.

Prior to the presentation at the IEDM, we would also like to announce your award at the EDS Administrative Committee meeting which will be held on Sunday, 2 December at the Washington Hilton and Towers Hotel. The approximate time of the announcement will be 9:00 a.m. During the afternoon session of the AdCom Meeting, we would appreciate it if you could give a brief report (5-7 minutes or so) regarding your chapter’s activities this past year, as well as its current and future plans.

Please inform Bill Van Der Vort of the EDS Executive Office at your earliest convenience whether or not you will be able to attend these events.
Bill can be contacted at: Tel:  (732) 562-3926, Fax: (732) 235-1626 or E-Mail:

Hiroshi Iwai
EDS Regions/Chapters Chair