The paper by Shri R. Ramakrishnan (ME09D025), PhD Research Scholar, Department of Mechanical Engineering  entitled ‘Modeling, Simulation and Design Optimization of Series Hydraulic Hybrid Vehicle’ has been chosen for the ‘Excellent Paper Award’ at the International Conference on Control, Mechatronics and Automation (ICCMA 2013) held in Sydney, Australia during December 6-7, 2013.    He is being guided by Dr. Somashekar S. Hiremath, Associate Professor and Prof. M. Singaperumal, Emeritus Professor.