Taking note of Dr. Ulrich L. Rohde's outstanding contributions to engineering and also his dynamic leadership in the engineering domain that have immensely contributed for the faster development of India, the Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) Council has decided to elect Dr. Rohde as a Fellow of the INAE at its recent meeting under the special provision of Rule 37(g). Dr. Rohde is only the third foreign fellow elected by the INAE, Professor David Jeffery Wineland and Philip Knight were the only others.

The INAE was established in 1987 and is a “peer” body of distinguished engineers and technologists. The Academy covers the entire engineering profession and fosters the promotion and advancement of the practice of engineering and technology and their applications to problems of national importance. The Academy is also a Member of the International Council of Academies of Engineering and Technological Sciences (CAETS). As on date, INAE has 889 Indian and 94 Foreign Fellows on its rolls.

This year the INAE Annual Convention will be held in a physical mode on December 14-16, 2022 at Bhabha Atomic Research Centre (BARC). Dr. Rohde will be inducted as a Fellow of INAE formally during the induction ceremony which will be held on 16th December 2022. Congratulations to Dr. Rohde.