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Honours and Awards

A list of some of the presitigious honours and awards that have been presented to Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya in his recent career.

  • Lifetime Business Achievement Award: presented by the Coventry Telegraph for contribution and the key role he has played in enhancing the region’s long-standing reputation for research and innovation in the automotive sector (2015)
  • Honorary Doctorate: Doctor of Laws awarded by Monash University in Australia in recognition of his work to reinvigorate global manufacturing and advising industry and international governments (2015)
  • Fellowship of the Royal Society (FRS): For his contribution to engineering research and education (2014)
  • Coventry Award of Merit: For outstanding personal achievement in raising the status of UK engineering and manufacturing and for his service to the promotion of the University of Warwick and the City of Coventry (2014)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.): Awarded by the Indian Institute of Technology, Bhubaneswar, presented by the President of India, Shri Pranab Mukherjee (2013)
  • Honorary Membership: Awarded by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers for his ability and stature, plus contribution of his substantial skills and talent to accomplish the goals of society (2011)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.): Awarded by the Indian Institute of Technology, Kharagpur (2008)
  • The Duncan Davies Medal: Awarded by The Research and Development Society for outstanding contribution to research and development in the UK (2005)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.): Awarded by the University of Birmingham (2004)
  • Life peerage, UK House of Lords: Appointed a life peer as Baron Bhattacharyya of Moseley in the County of the West Midlands (2004)
  • Honorary Doctor of Business Administration (DBA): Awarded by Hong Kong Polytechnic University (2003)
  • Knight Bachelor (KT): Award of Knight Bachelor for services to Higher Education and Industry in the Queen's Birthday Honours (2003)
  • Padma Bhushan: Awarded by the President of India for services to Science and Technology (2002)
  • Sir Robert Lawrence Award: Awarded by the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport for services to Logistics (1999)
  • Honorary Fellowship: Awarded by the Chartered Institute for Logistics and Transport (1998)
  • Mensforth International Gold Medal: Awarded by the Institution of Electrical Engineers for outstanding international contribution to manufacturing, engineering and management (1998)
  • Honorary Doctorate of Science (D.Sc.): Awarded by University of Technology, Malaysia (1997)
  • Commander of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire (CBE): Awarded CBE for services to Industry and Technology (1997)
  • Honorary Professorship: Awarded by the Ministry of Machinery, Beijing, China (1994)
  • Honorary Professorship: Awarded by University of Technology, Malaysia (1993)
  • Honorary Professorship: Awarded by Hong Kong Polytechnic University (1992)
  • Doctor of the University (D.Univ.): Awarded by the University of Surrey (1992)

Professor Lord Bhattacharyya at the House of Lords