Honors and Awards

2017 Best Energy Systems Paper Award
For the paper ”Data Predictive Control for Building Energy Management ", at American Control Conference (ACC ’17 ), Seattle, USA.
2016 Best Presentation Award
For the paper ”Data Predictive Control for Peak Power Reduction.", at 3rd ACM International Conference on Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys), Standord, USA.
2016 Cleantech Prize Winner
Winner ($50K) of the Department of Energy's regional Cleantech University Prize for DR-Advisor demand response software. Held at Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh, USA.
2015 Best Paper Award
For the paper ”Sometimes, Money Does Grow on Trees: Data-Driven Demand Response with DR-Advisor", at Internet of Things Session at the Semiconductor Research Corporation’s (SRC) TECHCON, Austin, USA.
2015 Finalist at the inaugural $50K iDesign Prize
For MotionView: Gesture based interaction for medical imaging, at the University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
2014 Student Travel Award(s)
IEEE International Conference on Automation Science and Engineering (Taipei,Taiwan); Mathe- matics of Planet Earth Workshop on Data-aware Energy Use (San Diego, USA).
2012 Best Demo Award
4th ACM Workshop On Embedded Systems For Energy-Efficiency In Buildings (BuildSys), Toronto, Canada
2011 School of Engineering and Applied Science Student Award
Richard K. Dentel Memorial Prize in Urban Transportation, at University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, USA.
2010 First prize (Award of Excellence) at the World Embedded Software Contest
Presented by the Korean Ministry of Knowledge Economy and Electronics and Telecommunications Research Institute (ETRI), Seoul, South Korea.
2009 Award for excellence in Robotics
Highest honor for consistent performance and contribution, at PEC University of Technology, Chandigarh, India.
2007 First runner up at the Young Business Development (YBD) Competition
Held at the Said Business School, University of Oxford, UK.