Don't worry when you are not recognized,
but strive to be worthy of recognition
Abraham Lincoln





MIT Alumni Association Volunteer Honor Roll of Service (2007).
MIT Department of Mechanical Engineering Distinguished Service Award (2007).
Sidney-Pacific Lifetime Achievement Award (2006).
Karl Taylor Compton Prize for excellence in citizenship and service to MIT (2005).
William L. Stewart Jr. Award (co-recipient) for outstanding contributions to MIT (2005).
Sidney-Pacific Award for exemplary service to the Sidney-Pacific Graduate Community (2004).
Winner of Integration Bee, the annual MIT-open integral calculus contest (2002, 2003, 2005 and 2007).
Dean of Graduate Students Certificate of Appreciation for service to MIT (2001).
MIT Presidential Fellowship (Aug 1999 - Jan 2000).
Banco Foundation Gold Medal for best academic record in B.Tech. Mechanical Eng., IIT Madras (1999) (Highest graduating GPA in 16 years from the Dept of Mechanical Engineering, IIT Madras)
Prof. G.V. N. Rayudu memorial prize for best academic record in B.Tech Mechanical Eng., IIT Madras (1999)
Vaidy Krishnan Memorial prize for best all-round performance in academic and extra-curricular activities in the department of Mechanical Eng., IIT Madras (1999). (The only student in our department’s history to be awarded both the best academic prize and best all-around prize).
IIT Madras Institute Gymkhana Certificate of Commendation for outstanding contribution to the institute (awarded to 15 students in a graduating class of 1000) (1999)
Chandrasekharan memorial Silver medal for academic excellence, IIT Madras (1999)
Raghavendran memorial prize for academic excellence, IIT Madras (1998)
IIT Madras Institute Merit prize for academic excellence (1996 - 1999).
Awarded the Summer Research Fellowship by JNCASR, Bangalore, INDIA (May 1997 – July 1997).
Ranked 4th in the Regional Mathematical Olympiad (1995).
Awarded the National Talent Search scholarship by NCERT, New Delhi, INDIA (1993)