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Awards/Achievements

  1. Prize Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2022
  2. One of the 2 highlighted letters for the June 2022 IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Issue (Paper Link)
  3. Honoring Our Professors’ Excellence (HOPE) Award, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2021
  4. Distinguished Lecturer for the US Region, IEEE Power Electronics Society, 2021-2022
  5. Fellow, American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS), 2020
  6. Distinguished Researcher of the Year Award in Natural Sciences and Engineering, University of Illinois at Chicago, 2020
  7. Editor at Large, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2019-2021
  8. One of the 2 highlighted transaction papers for the May 2018 IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics Issue (Paper Link)
  9. Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Power Electronics Society (PELS), 2016-2019 (Video Link)
  10. Fellow, Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), 2016
  11. Best Paper Presentation, respectively, at IEEE APEC, IEEE IECON, and IEEE IECON, 2015, 2012, 2003
  12. Inventor of the Year Award, University of Illinois at Chicago (awarded to only 1 recipient each year), 2014 (award ceremony pictures) (UIC News)
  13. University Scholar Award (highest award of the university), University of Illinois (sole engineering recipient in all 3 campuses), 2013 (letter) (award ceremony picture)
  14. Best Paper Award at the IEEE International Symposium on Power Electronics and Distributed Generation, 2013
  15. Teaching Recognition Program (TRP) Award, Council for Excellence in Teaching and Learning, University of Illinois, Chicago, 2011
  16. Certificate of Recognition from the IEEE Trans. on Industrial Electronics for Outstanding Contribution as an Associate Editor to elevate the ranking of the transaction to number one in terms of impact factor, 2009
  17. Faculty Research Award for Excellence in Research and Scholarly Activities at University of Illinois at Chicago, 2008, 2006
  18. Outstanding Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Advanced Information Networking, 2007
  19. IEEE International Future Energy Challenge Award – first among U.S. universities, 2005
  20. Young Investigator Award, Office of Naval Research, 2005 (One of the most prestigious awards for a tenure-track professor n USA)
  21. CAREER Award, National Science Foundation, 2003 (One of the most prestigious awards for a tenure-track professor n USA)
  22. Prize Paper Award, IEEE Transactions on Power Electronics, 2002
  23. Received about 50 sponsored projects – PI in majority of them, 2001-to date
  24. Olympiad Award for outstanding performance in mathematics, Math. Society of India, 1984
  25. National Merit Scholar (ranked 9th out of 250,000 students), India, 1983