IITG has continuously witnessed 10+ selections in Google Summer of Code (one of the highest selection rate in the world), which is a global program encouraging students to contribute to open-source development.
3 teams qualified for the Microsoft's Code.Fun.Do 2016-17 National Finale stage and 2 finished in the top 10.
Every year, 10+ teams have been qualifying for the onsite stage of ACM ICPC.
Winning team of American Express - Analyse This 2016 was from IIT Guwahati.
Winning team of GS Quantify 2016 was from IIT Guwahati.
3 teams had qualified for Microsoft's Build the Shield 2016 Finale, with a team making it to top 10.
A team of IIT Guwahati won the best project video award in finals of Texas Instruments Innovation Challenge.
A team made it to the top three at the International Green Champ competition 2016, an annual event held by Schneider Electric. (Source)
2 students have been selected (out of 14 selected students among all IITs) for Honda YES (Young Engineer and Scientist) Award 2013. The award recognises brilliant students who would drive future society towards an ecotechnological orientation.
A team from IITG had qualified to participate in PeakTime 2016, the prestigious case study competition held at Riga, Latvia.
A team went to the national finals of CIMA Global business challenge 2014, sponsored by Barclays. The team stood among the top 7 teams of the country.
3 students were selected for O.P. Jindal Engineering and Management Scholarship (OPJEMS) 2013.
IITG students have been continuously bagging the prestigious Aditya Birla Scholarship.
In Inter IIT tech meet, IITG squad’s performance has been outstanding in events like Robotics, Case study, Entrepreneurship event, Astronomy; with teams bringing several medals home every year.
Mechanical engineering students fabricate energy-efficient tricycle to check pollution. (Source)
Ms. Shraddha Shukla, doctoral student in Biotechnology under Prof. Arun Goyal successfully completed joint international collaborative research project with University of Helsinki, Finland under Centre for International Mobility (CIMO) fellowship for doctoral programme during June 2013 to December 2013.
Mr. Santosh Kumar Sahoo, doctoral student in Chemistry, received Eli Lilly and Company Asia Outstanding Thesis Awards for Best Thesis. The award was given at IISER Bhopal During 9th J- NOST Meeting held during 4-6 December 2013.
Dr. Atul Kumar Dwivedi, doctoral student in Chemistry was awarded 2nd Prize of Lilly Outstanding Thesis Awards 2013. The award consists of US $ 1000 and a Lilly plaque.
Dr. Krishna Chaitanya Nadimpally, doctoral student in Chemistry selected for Gandhian Young Technological Innovation Awards / Appreciations 2014 (GYTI) for his project: "Concept of S-Breaker Dipeptides and its Application in Alzheimer's Amyloid Disruption". The award was given at IIM Ahmedabad on 29 March, 2014.
Mr. Thainswemong Choudhury, a PhD student in Department of Civil Engineering, received Erasmus Mundus scholarship to work at Milan, Italy for a period of eight months.
Mr. Rishi Barua and Mr. Parag Agrawal, BTech, Computer Science and Engineering, received innovative student project 2013 award from the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE).
Mr. Harshvardhan Upadhyay, an MDes student, was awarded Indira Gandhi Priyadarshini Award for his Master's Thesis Project based on National Unity and Integration. Award was presented by All Indian National Unity Conference on 20 November 2013 at the India International Centre, New Delhi.
Ms. Prarthana Saikia, a PhD student in the department of Humanities and Social Sciences, has been awarded Sahitya Academi Yuva Puraskar for 2016 for her novel Jatadhari.
Gautam Biswas, Professor of Mechanical Engineering Department and Director, IIT Guwahati has been awarded Honorary Doctorate by the Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, Greece. The degree will be handed over at an official ceremonial function in July 2018 at the University campus.
Pinakeswar Mahanta, Professor, Department of Mechanical Engineering has received an invitation to Japan under the "JSPS Invitational Fellowship for Research in Japan". He will be availing the fellowship during October 15 to December 14, 2017.
Rakhesh Singh Kshetrimayum, Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering has been elected as a Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology, UK in September 2017.
Debabrata Sikdar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering has been awarded "The Douglas Lampard Electrical Engineering research prize and medal for 2016" for the Best PhD thesis by Monash University, Australia in Aug. 2017.
Sovan Chakraborty, Assistant Professor, Department of Physics has been nominated for a Max Planck-India Mobility grant in Feb. 2017.
Utpal Barua, Professor, Department of Design has received Gold Medal for his visualization work on this year's G20 theme; Freedom, Peace, Humanity and Environment as "outstanding work" in an International Exchange exhibition in Hangzhao, China in Oct. 2016.
Vijay S. Moholkar, Professor, Department of Chemical Engineering has been selected a Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry, UK in July 2016.
Chandan Kumar, Assistant Professor, Department of Electronics and Electrical Engineering has been selected for the award of Humboldt Research Fellowship in Nov. 2015.
T. Punniyamurthy, Professor of Chemistry Department has been selected as the Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (FRSC), UK in Nov. 2014.
A. Chattopadhyay, Professor of Chemistry, Fellow of Royal Society of Chemistry, UK (2014).
Ranjan Tamuli, Associate Professor, Biotechnology, awarded Indo-US Research Fellowship 2013 by the Indo-US Science and Technology Forum (IUSSTF) for research at the University of California Riverside, USA.
D. Bandyopadhyay, Assistant Professor, Chemical Engineering, Visiting Faculty, Yeungnam University South Korea, June 2013.
Parameswar K. Iyer, Professor of Chemistry, awarded "Head of Max Planck India Partner Group" in India by Max Planck Society, Germany and DST, India (2012-2017).
Avinash Shende, Assistant Professor, Design, received Good Design Award (USA) for 2012-2013 for designing wired CU! chair.
Keyur Sorathia, Assistant Professor, Design, was among the 'Top 30 Innovation' of the India Innovation Growth Programme - a joint initiative of DST, Lockheed Martin Corporation, Indo-US Science and Technology Forum, Federation of Indian Chambers of Commerce and Industry; Stanford Graduate School of Business and the IC2 Institute at the University of Texas.
M. K. Bhuyan, Assistant Professor, Electronics and Electrical Engineering, received Fulbright Academic and Professional Excellence Fellowship (Fulbright Senior Research Fellowship 2013-14) to carry out a combination of teaching and research at School of Engineering and Technology, University of Purdue, Indiana, USA.
Amaresh Dalal, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Visiting Faculty in the Department of Mechanical Engineering at Texas A&M University, USA, June - July 2013.
Deepak Sharma, Assistant Professor, Mechanical Engineering, Received DAAD's "Research Stays fellowship" to carry out research at Karlsruhe Institute of Technology, Germany, May - July 2013.
Amarendra K. Sarma, Associate Professor, Physics Department, Awarded the Indo-US Research Fellowship for the year 2012 to work at CREOL, University of Central Florida, USA.