Honors and Awards

2020

Best Paper Award

For the paper ``DeepRacing AI: Agile Trajectory Synthesis for Autonomous Racing''; International Conference on Intelligent Robotics and Systems (IROS): Workshop on Perception, Learning, and Control for Autonomous Agile Vehicles..

2019

Best Systems Design Award

For the paper ”Autonomous Electric Vehicle Charging System", 2019 Systems and Information Engineering Design Symposium (SIEDS).

2018

Best Poster Award

For the paper ”Reputation System for Ensuring Data Trustworthiness of Crowdsourced Weather Stations", 5th ACM International Conference on Systems for Energy-Efficient Built Environments (BuildSys 2018), Shenzhen, China.

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.