Dr S R Samantaray has been elevated to the grade of Fellow, IET (Institution of Engineering and Technology), UK

Fellow of the UK Institution of Engineering and Technology (FIET) is the highest grade of Institution of Engineering and Technology membership, awarded to those who have sustained high levels of achievement, for several years. Fellows must demonstrate to fulfil at least some of the nine following criteria: Leadership, Responsibility, Insight and Experience, Creativity, Innovation, Enterprise, Service, Reputation and Influence and Contribution.

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) is the largest multidisciplinary professional engineering institution in the world. The IET was formed in 2006 from two separate institutions: the Institution of Electrical Engineers (IEE), dating back to 1871, and the Institution of Incorporated Engineers (IIE) dating back to 1884. Its worldwide membership is currently in excess of 153,000. The IET's main offices are in Savoy Place in London, England and at Michael Faraday House in Stevenage, England.