Rajesh M. Hegde

Professor, IIT Dharwad
(On Leave from IIT Kanpur)


Umang Gupta Chair Professor, Awarded to Select Professors at IIT Kanpur for excellence in their Areas of Research,  2018 – 2021.

Outstanding Contributor TRAI Committee on CAS/SMS Standard, Current P.K Kelkar Research Fellow, Awarded to Select Young Faculty at IIT Kanpur for excellence in their Areas of Research, 2009 – 2012.

Senior Member IEEE, Awarded to Select Professionals by IEEE, 2017.

Exemplary Teacher, Directors Appreciation Letter for student feedback greater than 3.5 on a scale of 4.0, 2009, 2016, and 2017 at IIT Kanpur.

Best UG Design Project Mentor, Awarded for mentoring the best undergraduate engineering. design project at Jacobs School of Engineering, UC San Diego, 2005 – 2006.

Best Student Paper Award Finalist, NCC 2009, 2014 and SPCOM 2020.

Mentor for the Student Team that won First Place in North Zone at DRDO Robotics and Unmanned Systems Exposition (DRUSE), 2005-2006.

ISCA ( International Speech Communication Association ) Grant, INTERSPEECH – ICSLP 2004 at Jeju, S. Korea, 2004.

Karnataka State Govt. (India) Merit Certificate for being ranked among top 100 in X, 1985.