Awards and Research Grants


  1. Research-I Faculty Fellowship, IIT Kanpur, 2015 - 2018.

  2. Dr. Deep Singh and Daljeet Kaur Faculty Fellowship, IIT Kanpur, 2015 - 2018.

  3. International Conference on Machine Learning (ICML) Reviewer Award, 2015.

  4. Indian Unit of Pattern Recognition and Artificial Intelligence (IUPRAI) Doctoral Dissertation Award, 2014.

  5. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Reviewer Award, 2013.

  6. Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges (Yahoo! KSC) Program Honourable Mention, 2012.

  7. Microsoft Research (MSR India) PhD Fellowship, 2010.

  8. Academic Excellence Awards by IIT Kanpur for the years, 2005, 2006.

  9. Central Board Of Secondary Education (CBSE) Merit Scholarships, 2002, 2004.

  10. Delhi Sanskrit Academy Merit Scholarship for securing 100% marks in Sanskrit at AISSE 2002.

  11. Invited to visit the National Physical Laboratory as a part of the (CPYLS) program and carry out a research project
    The program was intended for the top 10 scorers in the state of Delhi at AISSE 2002

Research Grants

  1. My Ph.D. research was supported by a Microsoft Research India Ph.D. fellowship award.

  2. I received a research grant from Yahoo! as a part of the Yahoo! Key Scientific Challenges Program 2012 for my Ph.D. work.

  3. I have received funding and travel support from the Research-I Foundation during my Ph.D..

Short-term/Travel Grants

  1. Machine Learning Summer School (MLSS) Student Travel Grant for the year 2012.

  2. Neural Information Processing Systems (NIPS) Student Travel Grants for the years 2010 and 2011.

  3. Summer Undergraduate Research Grant for Excellence (SURGE) for the year 2006.