• The Raman-Charpak Fellowship (RCF 2018): Awarded the prestigious fellowship (Only 4 applicants were selected in the Engineering Sciences across India) to conduct research in a French Research Organization for 3-9 months. 

  • Council of Scientific and Industrial Research Fellowship (CSIR): Fellowship was awarded to selected Ph.D. scholars across India to pursue research work during 2017-20.

  • Institute Scheme for Innovative Research and Development (ISIRD) Fellowship: The fellowship is received in 2013 to work on a research project at the Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, India.

  • Ministry of Human Resource Development (MHRD) Fellowship: Received MHRD fellowship in 2011 to work on a research project.


  • ICACIE, Springer Best Paper Award: Paper titled QSens: QoS-aware Sensor Node Selection in Sensor-Cloud Architecture was recognized as est Paper Award.

  • IEEE Systems Journal Best Paper Award: Paper titled MEGAN: Multipurpose Energy-Efficient, Adaptable, and Low-Cost Wireless Sensor Node for the Internet of Things was recognized as ISJ Best Paper Award. In 2019, only 7 papers were selected by the journal committee for the best paper out of a total of 793 papers. 

  • Top Downloaded Article 2017-18: Paper titled Knowledge Discovery for Enabling Smart Internet of Things: A Survey, published in Wiley Interdisciplinary Review - Data Mining and Knowledge Discovery, was amongst articles published between January 2017 and December 2018. The paper received some of the most downloads in the 12 months. The paper was also recognized as a top 20 most read paper.

  • InSc Young Achiever Award 2019: The award was received for the research paper Topology Control for Self-Adaptation in Wireless Sensor Networks with Temporary Connection Impairment, published in ACM Transactions on Autonomous and Adaptive Systems.

  • Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF) 2018: Selected as one of the most qualified young researchers (\textbf{among 200 researchers worldwide) to participate in the 6th HLF and interact with the Nobel Laureates, Abel Prize Awardees, Fields Awardees, ACM A. M. Turing Awardees, ACM Prize Awardees, and Navanlinna Awardees. 

  • Dr. Amulya K. N. Reddy Award: Awarded by the Hari-om Ashram Prerit Society for commercialization of prototype (INR 50,000) developed to address a socially relevant problem in 2018. Only 3-4 awards are granted annually among 25,000 (approx.) entries.

  • Gandhian Young Technological Innovation (GYTI) 2018: An awardee of GYTI for the product Batteryless IoT Sensing Nodes. Award was received from the honorable President of India

  • IBM Day Award: Runner-Up in Demo Presentation for the product Batteryless Sensing in IoT in IBM Day, organized by IBM and IIT Kharagpur, 2016    

  • Runner-Up in Poster Presentation in 6th Research Scholars' Day, organized by the School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2015

  • Received Honorary Certificate of Appreciation at IEEE ComSoc Student Competition "Communications Technology Changing the World", 2014 for being ranked among the top 9 projects worldwide

  • Second Runners Up in Samsung Innovation Award 2014 for the product Big-Sensor-Cloud

  • Outstanding Poster Presentation Award in 5th Research Scholars' Day, organized by the School of Information Technology, Indian Institute of Technology Kharagpur, 2014

  • Runner-Up in National Acron Imagination Competition

  • Received full financial assistance from IIT Kharagpur to present a paper at the 53rd IEEE International Conference on Communications (IEEE ICC) 2018

  • Received full financial assistance from IIT Kharagpur to present a paper at the IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (IEEE WCNC) 2018

  • Fully funded to visit the Loughborough University, and City, University of London for attending the project meeting and delivering a talk in 2017 and 2018.

  • Received full financial assistance from Microsoft Research (MSR) for participating in ACM - MSR Academic Research Summit 2016 and 2017

  • Received full financial assistance from IIT Kharagpur to present a paper at the 6th IEEE International Conference on Cloud Computing Technology and Science (IEEE CloudCom) 2014

  • Received travel grant from IIT Kharagpur to present a paper at the 11th IEEE India Conference on Emerging Trends and Innovation in Technology (INDICON) 2014

Travel grants

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Positions served/Memberships

  • Technical Program Committee in the 1st ACM International Workshop on Future Industrial Communication Networks in conjunction with ACM MobiCom 2018, the 4th International Conference on Advanced Computing and Intelligent Engineering, Springer, the 4th IEEE International Conference on Scalable Computing and Communications, 2014

  • Reviewer in the IEEE Transactions on Mobile Computing, the IEEE Transactions on Vehicular Technology, the IEEE Wireless Communication Magazine, the Internet of Things Magazine, the IEEE Communications Letters, the Elsevier Pervasive and Mobile Computing, the IET Wireless Sensor Systems, the IEEE Access, and the International Journal of Communication Networks and Distributed Systems

  • Organizing Committee Member in IEEE Students' Technology Symposium, 2016

  • Reviewer in IEEE Students' Technology Symposium 2014 and 2016, the IEEE International Conference on Advanced Networks and Telecommunications Systems 2015 and 2016, and the 4th IEEE International Conference on Intelligent Human-Computer Interaction, 2014

  • General Secretary-Technology for Research Scholar Hostel (VSRC), IIT Kharagpur, 2015-2016 

  • Organizing committee member in All India Council for Technical Education sponsored short term course - 2015 on Internet of Things: Convergence of Sensing, Cloud, and Big-Data Networking

  • Organizing committee member in Knowledge Dissemination Program - 2015 on Wireless Sensor Networks & Internet of Things

  • Organizing committee member in International Summer and Winter Term - 2015 on Enabling Internet of Things with Cloud and Big Data Networking

  • IEEE Student Member 

  • ACM Student Member

  • InSc Professional Member