Awards

International Recognition
  1. Winner of Mozilla Open Innovation 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 on 29th March 2017 in Brussels.
  2. IEEE Standards Medallion awarded by IEEE Standards Association, USA for accomplishments that have resulted in revolutionary changes to Indian Technology, Policy and Standardization in December 2016 in New Jersey, USA.
Finalist/Best Paper Awards in Conferences
  1. Best Paper award in Workshop on Indoor and Outdoor Small Cells, Modeling and Optimization in Mobile, Ad Hoc, and Wireless Networks (WiOpt) 2014 held in Hammamet, Tunisia, May 12-16, 2014.
  2. Finalist for the Best Paper award in National Conference on Communications (NCC) 2014 held in IIT Kanpur, February 28-March 2, 2014.
  3. Finalist (one of the three) for the Best Paper award in IEEE Local Computer Networks (LCN) 2012 held in Florida, USA, October 22-25, 2012.
  4. Best Paper Award in ACM Mobile Ad Hoc Networking and Computing (MobiHoC), 2009 held in Louisiana, USA, May 18-21, 2009.
Excellence in Teaching Awards in IIT Bombay
  1. Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay 2011.
  2. Award for Excellence in Teaching, IIT Bombay 2006.
Other Awards
  1. VASVIK Industrial Research award 2013 for Electrical and Electronics Sciences and Technology.
  2. National Academy of Sciences of India (NASI)-Reliance Industries Platinum Jubilee Award 2012 for Application oriented Reseach.
  3. Hari Om Ashram prerit Dr Vikram Sarabhai Research Award 2009.
  4. Prof K Sreenivasan Memorial Award of IETE, 2006.
  5. Prof SVC Aiya Memorial Award by Prof SVC Aiya Trust, 2006.
  6. Dr PK Patwardhan Technology Development Award of IIT Bombay, 2004.