Awards/Honors


  • J.C.Bose National Fellow, 2020

  • Fellow, Indian National Science Academy (INSA), from 2018

  • Fellow, Indian Academy of Sciences (IASc), from 2019

  • Fellow, National Academy of Sciences, India (NASI), from 2021

  • Fellow, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE), from 2013

  • Fellow, Institution of Electronics and Telecommunication Engineers (IETE), from 2013

  • Senior Associate, International Centre for Theoretical Physics (ICTP), Trieste, Italy, 2009–14

  • Senior Member, IEEE, from 2005


  • Prof. Rustom Choksi Award for Research Excellence in Engineering, IISc, 2019

  • ACCS-CDAC Foundation Award, Advanced Computing and Communications Society, India, 2017

  • Prof. Satish Dhawan Young Engineer Award (2013), Engineering Sciences, Govt. of Karnataka, 2015

  • Rajib Goyal Young Scientist Prize 2012-13, Applied Sciences, 2015

  • Dr. Rajkumar Varshney Award for Lifetime Contributions to Systems Theory, Systems Society of India, 2015

  • Young Scientist Award, Systems Theory, Systems Society of India, 2007

  • MSR India Outstanding Young Faculty Award 2008-09

  • MSR India Outstanding Young Faculty Award 2007-08

  • Outstanding Reviewer Commendation, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, 1999



Student Awards


  • Raghuram Bharadwaj, CISCO-CSR Ph.D Fellowship, 2019-2020 and 2020-2021 (Twice Awarded)

  • Meet Pradhuman Gandhi, Prime Minister's Research Fellowship, from August 2020.

  • Indu John, Special Mention Award in the Young Researchers Symposium, CODS-COMAD, 2019

  • Sindhu P.R and Prabuchandran K.J., Shell India Computational Talent Prize (Gold Medal), 2015, for the paper ‘Sindhu P.R., Prabuchandran K.J., and S.Bhatnagar, Energy sharing for multiple sensor nodes with finite buffers, IEEE Transactions on Communications, Vol.63, No.5, pp.1811-1823, 2015’

  • Prashanth L.A., Best Doctoral Dissertation Award (Third Prize), IEEE Intelligent Transportation Systems Society (ITSS), USA, 2014

  • Prabuchandran K.J., TCS Doctoral Fellowship, 2012-15

  • Chandrashekar L., Khambhatti Memorial award for best passing out student,M.E SSA, IISc, 2010

  • Chandrashekar L., Best presentation award in Research Scholar Day, Indian Institute of Space Science and Technology, Thiruvananthapuram, December 2013

  • Prashanth L.A., IBM Doctoral Fellowship, 2012-13