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  • IBB Travel Award, Institute of Biosciences and Bioengineering (2015)
  • Travel Award, Rice University Graduate Student Association (GSA) (2014) 
  • q-bio conference fellowship, Los Alamos National Laboratory (2014)
  • 2nd Best Poster Award, 1st Annual Bioengineering Graduate Student Symposium, Rice University (2014)
  • Best Poster Award, 10th Annual Computational and Theoretical Biology Symposium, Rice University (2013)
  • Overall 2nd place and People’s Choice Award, SCREECH, Rice University (2013). SCREECH is a graduate student competition to communicate one’s research in 90 seconds to people from different departments at Rice U, and also industry. Here is my SCREECH video
  • Summer Innovation Award, BSBE, IIT Kanpur (2009) – an annual award given to the best undergraduate research project.
  • SURGE (Summer Undergraduate Research Grant for Excellence) fellow, IIT Kanpur (2008) 
  • Top 0.6% of 3,00,000 students appeared in the IIT Joint Entrance Examination (JEE), India (2006)