Awards and Grants


  • Full support to present “Maximum Joint Entropy and Information-Based Collaboration of Automated Learning Machines”, at 31st International Workshop on Bayesian Inference and Maximum Entropy Methods in Science and Engineering (MaxEnt 2011), Waterloo, Canada.

  • Full support to present “Entropy-based search algorithm for experimental design”, at MaxEnt 2010, Chamonix, France.

  • Benevolent Research Grant, University at Albany - SUNY, spring 2009.

  • Full support to present “The Spatial Sensitivity Function of a Light Sensor” at MaxEnt 2009, Oxford, Mississippi, USA.

  • Full Support to present “The Field of a Permanent magnet: A Challenge for Competing Models” at MaxEnt 2008, Sao Paulo, Brazil.

  • Outstanding performance in Comprehensive Examination 2007, Physics Department, University at Albany, SUNY, NY, USA.

  • Selected and participated as a representative student of Tribhuvan University for International Astronautical Congress 2003 (supported by European Space Agency), Bremen, Germany.

  • Scholarship Award for M Sc. 1st and 2nd year, Tribhuvan University, Kirtipur, Nepal.



  • Travel Grant, Graduate Student Organization, Summer 2010, $375.00.

  • Designing Autonomous Intelligent Robots”, N.K. Malakar, PI. $440.00

  • Benevolent Association Research Grant, University at Albany, SUNY, Spring 2009.


  • Recognized Graduate Student Organization (RGSO) Grant, $225.00

  • N.K. Malakar, Secretary, Nepali Student-RGSO: Academic Year 2009/2010.

  • Recognized Graduate Student Organization (RGSO) Grant, $750.00

  • N.K. Malakar, President, Physics-RGSO: Academic Year 2007/2008,

  • Also the winner of the “Most educationally enriching RGSO” award.