Dr. Amlana Panda, Assistant Professor, KIIT School of Mechanical Engineering has been recognized with the ‘Top 100 Researchers’ with India Prime Researchers Award 2021 for his enduring commitments to exceptional contribution towards research. He received this award from FOXCLUES India which is one of the well-recognized and appreciated marketing and research organizations of India. The winners have widely been featured in various national news media such as in Zee News India, Indian Saga, Hindustan Times, Daily Hunt, etc. Dr. Panda has authored several published research papers in peer-reviewed journals indexed in SCI/ESCI/SCOPUS/Web of Science. KIIT-DU has congratulated Dr. Panda for this achievement.