Dr.Jimmy Thomas, Professor in the Department of Civil Engineering, AISAT has been greatly honored for his exceptional contributions in the field of Geosynthetics by the Central Board of Irrigation and Power, Govt. of India and the International Society of Geosynthetics, India Chapter. The annual appreciation awards are instituted for the invariable talents in the field of research particularly in the field of Geosynthetics and this year five personalities in the field were selected for the same from across the country. The AISAT family appreciated him in recognition to his great achievement during a joyous moment in the faculty meeting held on 21st November 2015.