Awards


  • IIT Kharagpur Institute Faculty Excellence Award, for Newly-joined Assistant Professors, by IIT Kharagpur, 2018

  • IEI Young Engineers Award 2017-2018 in Computer Engineering discipline, by The Institution of Engineers (India) 

  • Runners-up at the MSR India Summer Workshop on Artificial Social Intelligence organised by Microsoft Research India, for the project titled "Utilising Social Media for Disaster Relief: Linguistic Analysis of Resource Requests and Offers on Twitter" (June 2017) [Youtube link for our final project presentation]

  • Max Planck-India Mobility Grant -- for visiting the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany to continue collaborative research (November 2015)

  • Humboldt Post-doctoral research fellowship for pursuing post-doctoral research at the Max Planck Institute for Software Systems, Germany (October 2014 -- September 2015)

  • Microsoft TechVista PhD Students Poster Competition, organized by Microsoft Research India: 2nd prize in TechVista 2011, 1st prize in TechVista 2013

  • Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Progamme, organized world-wide by Yahoo! Research Labs: Honorable Mentions in 2011 and 2012

  • Awarded Grants to attend International Conferences – SIGIR 2012, WWW 2012 (grants by Google, India), WWW 2011 (NIXI Fellowship), SIGCOMM 2010 (SIGCOMM Travel Grant), WOSN 2010 (USENIX Grant)

  • Institute Silver Medal at IIT Kharagpur, for ranking 1st in Department in M.Tech. (2007)

  • Presidents Gold Medal for 1st rank in University in B.E., Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur.

  • Tata Consultancy Services Best Student Award, Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur (2005)

  • Dr. B. C. Roy Memorial Award for best graduating student at Bengal Engineering and Science University Shibpur (2005)