Awards & Recognitions

International Recognitions

  • Qualcomm Faculty Award

    by Qualcomm Technologies, Inc., USA. 2022

  • Winner of "Connecting the Unconnected" Award

    at Impact Engineered event hosted by American Society of Mechanical Engineers (ASME) and Engineering for Change (E4C), New York University Tandon School of Engineering

    Brooklyn, New York, October 11, 2018

  • Winner of Mozilla Open Innovations Challenge

    for our Gram Marg solution for Rural Broadband. 98 submissions were made from 27 countries and our solution was adjudged as the best in a presentation in New York and declared Winner

    Brussels, March 29, 2017 

  • IEEE Standards Medallion

    awarded by IEEE Standards Association, USA for accomplishments that have resulted in revolutionary changes to Indian Technology, Policy and Standardization

    New Jersey, USA, December 2016 

Finalist/Best Paper Awards in Conferences

  • Best Paper award in Workshop on Indoor and Outdoor Small Cells, Modelling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt)

    Hammamet, Tunisia, May 12-16, 2014

  • Finalist for the Best Paper award in National Conference on Communications (NCC)

    IIT Kanpur, February 28 – March 2, 2014

  • Finalist (one of the three) for the Best Paper award in IEEE Local Computer Networks (LCN)

    Florida, USA, October 22-25, 2012

  • Best Paper Award in ACM Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoC)

    Louisiana, USA, May 18-21, 2009

Excellence in Teaching Awards at IIT Bombay

  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay


  • Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay


Other Awards

  • IIT Bombay Research Award for Impactful Research


  • VASVIK Industrial Research award for Electrical and Electronics Sciences and Technology


  • National Academy of Sciences of India (NASI)-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award for Application oriented Research


  • Hari Om Ashram prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research Award


  • Prof K Sreenivasan Memorial Award of IETE


  • Prof SVC Aiya Memorial Award by Prof SVC Aiya Trust


  • Dr PK Patwardhan Technology Development Award of IIT Bombay


Other Honors

  • Fellow of IETE

  • Nominated member of academic senate of IIT Bombay (during the tenure of Associate Professor)