Awards

  • M N Sha Memorial  Award for Best Application Oriented Paper, IETE, 2016
  • Outstanding Contribution to Soft Computing Award of the International Neural Network Society India Chapter , 2014
  • Distinguished Alumnus Award 2012, National Institute of Technology, Rourkela.
  • Top Management Consortium, Pune, Education – Defence Services Excellence Award – 2009, Mar 2010.
  • Biju Patnaik Award for Excellence in Science 2007 (Award given in 2009).
  • Srinivasa Ramanujan Birth Centenary Award, Indian Science Congress Association, 2008.
  • Honorary Fellow, Indian Society for Technical Education, 2006.
  • Goyal Prize for Applied Science, 2005.
  • Distinguished Engineer Award, Institution of Engineers (India), Karnataka State Centre, 2004.
  • Alumni Award for Excellence in Research for Engineering, Indian Institute of Science, 2003.
  • Awarded the IEEE Computer Society’s Meritorious Service Award, 2002.
  • FICCI Award for Innovation in Material Science, Applied Research and Space Science, 2001-2002.
  • Om Prakash Bhasin Award, Electronic and Information Technology, 2001.
  • Indira Gandhi Sadhbavna Award of the National Integration and Economic Council, New Delhi, Nov 2001.
  • Pandit Jawaharlal Nehru National Award for Engineering and Technology, 1999.
  • Bharat Jyoti Award of the India International Friendship Society, New Delhi, September 2001.
  • First SVC Aiya Memorial Trust Award for Telecommunication Education, 2000.
  • Fourth Sir C V Raman Memorial Lecture, The Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers, 2000.
  • Awarded the IEEE Computer Society’s 1999 Technical Achievement Award for contributions in the field of parallel, distributed, and soft computing and high performance genetic algorithms.
  • Awarded the “Distinguished Professional Engineer”, Award of the Computer Engineering Division of the Institution of Engineers(India), 1999.
  • Awarded the “Hands for Indian IT Award” for the year 1998 in recognition of contributions to the Indian IT industry.
  • Awarded the “VASVIK Award” for 1996 in the field of Electronic Sciences and Technology.
  • Awarded the Certificate of Appreciation “For excellent service and dedication to the objectives of the IEEE Computer Society as a Distinguished Visitor”, 1995.
  • Awarded “Samant Chandrasekhar Award” for the year 1994 from the Government of Orissa as the outstanding Oriya Scientist outside Orissa.
  • Platinum Jubilee Lecture Award (Computer Science), Indian Science Congress, 1994.
  • Awarded “Shri Hari Om Ashram Prerit Dr. Vikram Sarabhai Research Award” for the year 1989 for achievements in the field of Electronics, Informatics, Telematics and Automation.
  • Awarded “Fifteenth Ram Lal Wadhwa Award” of the Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers for the year 1992 for contributions in the field of Electronics and Telecommunications during the last 10 years.
  • Awarded Honourable Mention Award for the paper titled Simulated Annealing-Based Channel Routing on Hypercube Computers, presented at the Fourth CSI/IEEE International Symposium on VLSI Design, 1991.
  • Recipient of the Best Alumnus Award from the Regional Engineering College, Rourkela for outstanding contributions in the areas of Automation and Computer Science.
  • State level awards for securing the first rank in the High School Certificate examination in the State of Orissa.
  • Recipient of National Merit Scholarship on the basis of the above examination result.