ACADEMIC HONORS AND AWARDS
- UTA College of Engineering Outstanding Research Award,
- Outstanding Faculty Research Award, Dept of Computer Science
and Engineering, UTA, 2001 and 2003.
- Faculty Development Leave, UTA, Spring 2003.
- Outstanding Research Award NomineeOutstanding
Research Award Nominee and Robert Q. Lee Award for Excellence
Engineering Teaching Nominee, College of Engineering, Univ of Texas
at Arlington, 2002.
- SAIC Executive Science and Technology Council (ESTC) Best Paper Award in
the Information Technology and Communications Track, for the paper ``IDMP:
An Intra-domain Mobility Management Protocol for Next-Generation Wireless
Networks," IEEE Wireless Communications, Mobile and Wireless Internet,
Vol. 9, pp. 38-45, June 2002.
- Recognition of ACM Service Awards, for contributions as
a founder and organizer of the ACM International Workshop on Wireless Mobile
Multimedia (WoWMoM), 2000--2002.
- IEEE Computer Society's Appreciation Awards, in recognition
of contributions and leadership as General Chair of IEEE MASCOTS 2002
Conference; Vice General Chair of IEEE HiPC'00 and '01; and General Co-Chair
of IEEE MASCOTS'98.
- Best Paper Award at
the International Conference on Information Networking (ICOIN-16), Cheju,
Korea, Jan 2002.
the First IEEE/ACM International Symposium on Cluster Computing and the Grid
(CCGrid), Brisbane, Australia, , May 2001.
the International Workshop on Modeling Analysis and
Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Boston, , Aug 2000
the the Fifth Annual ACM/IEEE International Conference
on Mobile Computing and Networking (MobiCom), Seattle, Aug. 1999.
the 11th ACM/IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed
Simulation (PADS'97), Vienna, Austria, June 1997.
- Best Paper Award Nominee at
4th ACM Int'l Workshop on Modeling and Simulation of Wireless Mobile Systems
(MSWiM), Rome, Italy, 2001.
13th ACM/IEEE Workshop on Parallel and Distributed Simulation (PADS'99), Atlanta,
Georgia, May 1999.
- Best Poster Award
TxTEC Conference, Texas A\&M Univ, College
Station, Jan 2002 (with M. Chatterjee).
TxTEC Conference, Univ of Texas at Arlington, Jan 2003 (with N. Banerjee).
- Recipient of the University of North Texas Student Association Honor
Professor Award for outstanding teaching and scholarly research, 1991
- Nortel Networks published a feature article about my research contributions
in Wireless Communications and Mobile Computing in their 1996 Year Book on
Global External Research, highlighting me as a model for university-corporate
- Recipient of UNT's Service Recognition Award (1998).
- Distinguished Alumni Award Nominee for outstanding professional achievements,
Univ of Central Florida, Orlando, Oct 1997.
- Recipient of the Developing Scholars Award, UNT, Denton, 1996.
- Fellowship from Govt of Italy} under the International Short-term Mobility
Program for Scientists/Researchers.Was invited to visit the
Istituto di Elaborazione dell'Informatzione at the Consoglio Nazionale delle
Ricerche (IEI-CNR) in Pisa, Italy, 1996.
- Faculty Development Leave, UNT, 1996.
- Recipient of a Fellowship from Italy under the International Short-term
Mobility Program for Scientists/Researchers from Italian and Foreign Institutions,
for a research stay at the Istituto di Elaborazione dell'Informatzione at
the Consoglio Nazuionale delle Ricerche (IEI-CNR) in Pisa, Italy, 1996.
- Nominated for the Distinguished Alumni Award for outstanding professional
achievements, University of Central Florida, Orlando, 1995.
- Nominated for the 'Fessor Graham Award and Decker Scholar Award (1991),
and J.H. Shelton Excellence Teaching Award (1993 & 1994) at UNT.
- Included in the Marquis Who's Who in Science and Engineering, 2nd
Edition, 1994-1995 (also in the 3rd Ed. 1995-96); Marquis Who's Who in
the World, 12th Edition, 1995-1996 (also in the 13th Ed.); Marquis Who's
Who in the Southwest, 1995; Fifth Edition of the International Directory
of Distinguished Leadership, published by American Biographical Institute.
- Invited Speaker at the DIMACS Workshop on Network Traffic Modeling
and End-to-End Simulations, Princeton Univ, Oct 1997; Dagstuhl-Seminar on
Data Structures, International Conference and Research Center for Computer
Science, Saarbruecken, Germany, Mar 1998; ALTEC 5 Workshop on Algorithms and
Computation Models for Future Technologies, Charles University, Prague, Mar
1995; Operational Research Society's National Meeting, Chicago, May 1993.
- Receipient of The Leonardo Fibonacci Institute's Scholarship (one among
ten) to participate in the Summer Course on Design of Parallel Algorithms,
Trento, Italy, June 1993.
- Recipient Junior Faculty Summer Research Fellowship, UNT, 1990.
- Recipient of Cambridge Nehru Scholarship (one among ten), England,
- Gold Medalist for standing First Class First in B.Sc. (1980) from
Ramakrishna Residential College at Narendrapur.
- Gold medals awarded by Gandhabanik Education Society, Calcutta, for
outstanding performance in B.Sc. (1980) and B.Tech. (1983) degrees.
- National Merit Scholar, Government of India, 1976-1984.
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