Prof. V. G. Idichandy, Professor Emeritus, Department of Ocean Engineering and Prof. Kurian V. John (a former M.Tech. student of Civil Engineering and doctoral student of Ocean Engineering) has won a ‘Silver Medal’ for their Wave Force Totaller, a sensor developed with University Teknologi Petronas, Malaysia that was showcased at the 25th International Invention, Innovation and Technology Exhibition (ITEX ’14) held in Kaula Lampur, Malaysia from 8th to 10th May, 2014.