Awards and Recognitions

Tier II Canada Research Chair, NSERC, Canada, 2015

Outstanding Contribution Award, from Defence Research and Development Canada, Ottawa, 2013

IEEE MGA Achievement Award, 2012

Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal, 2012

Outstanding Volunteer Award, IEEE Ottawa Section, 2012

Competent Leader, Toastmasters Inc., 2012

IEEE MGA Best Large Section Award, 2011

IEEE Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Best Chapter Award, 2011

Competent Communicator, Toastmasters Inc., 2011

IEEE Canada Best Large Section Award, 2011

IEEE Ottawa Best Chapter Award for IEEE Ottawa Engineering in Medicine and Biology Society Chapter, 2008, 2010, 2014

Wally Reed GOLD Best Paper Award, 2008

Recognition Award for successful DRDC Workshop in IEEE CCECE 2006

Best Mentor Award, Dalhousie University Co-op Program, 2002

Second Rank, Bharathiyar University, 1987

Government of India Merit Scholarship, 1982-1986


2015-2019 Tier II Canada Research Chair (Sensor Systems): $500,000

August 2014-March 2015 Co-Principal Investigator: Research of Doppler radar-based Life Sign Monitoring System Technology, Correctional Services Canada, $98,850

2013-2015 Lead Investigator: Scoping Study for Integrating Communication and Radar Electronic Warfare on Royal Canadian Air Force Assets, Royal Canadian Air Force, Canada $50,000

2012-2015 Principal Investigator: Fugitive Signal Interceptor: Compressive Sensing-based EW receiver, DRDC Technology Investment Fund $500,000