Academic Awards/Honors

  1. Fellow of Society of Information Reuse and Integration (SIRI) – Elected in Aug, 2013

  2. Member of the SIRI Board of Governors, 2014 onwards

  3. Elected to ACM Senior Membership in Oct, 2013

  4. Elevated to IEEE Senior Membership in July, 2013

  5. SIG Chair of Technical Committee on Multimedia’s for Security and Privacy (since 2012)

  6. Member of IEEE Technical Achievement Awards committee (since 2012)

  7. Best Student Paper Award in ACM SPRINGL, 2011

  8. Best Paper Award in ACM CODASPY 2011

  9. NSF-CAREER Award, 2006

  10. Service Award, IEEE Conference on Information Reuse and Integration, 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012

  11. Certificate of Appreciation, International Conference on Collaborative Computing (CollaborateCom06)

  12. Listed in “Who's Who of Emerging Leaders,” 2007

  13. Listed in “Who’s Who in Science and Engineering,” 2005.

  14. Honored for faculty accomplishments in 2004, & 2006 Honors Convocation of the University of Pittsburgh.

  15. Listed in “Who’s Who in America” since 2003.

  16. Student Author Travel Award, International Conference on Multimedia and Expo, August 2000, New York

  17. Colombo Plan Scholarship for pursuing BE Computer Science & Engineering degree at MNNIT, India

  18. Gold medal for standing 7th in Nepal in School Leaving Certificate Examination (10th Grade)

  19. Academic Scholarship Awards for the last three years in high school for standing first in class