The 1998 Dell K. Allen Outstanding Young Manufacturing Engineer Award. This award is conferred by the Society of Manufacturing Engineers (SME) and ranks in stature with the SME International Honor Awards and the SME Award of Merit.
The 1996 Pritsker Doctoral Dissertation Award for "On-Line Tool Wear Estimation in Turning Through Sensor Data Fusion and Neural Networks.". This award is given by Institute of Industrial Engineers to the outstanding doctoral dissertation research in the areas related to industrial and manufacturing engineering.
The 1995 Theoretical Development Award (2nd runner-up) for "Convergence Behavior of an Iterative Process: Application to Neural Networks." at the International Conference on Artificial Neural Networks in Engineering (ANNIE'95), St. Louis, Missouri, USA.
The First Prize in the Fourth Annual Graduate Research Exhibition (1989) for "Optical Neural Networks and Their Applications in Manufacturing Systems," at The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA, USA.
The First Prize in the National Student's Design
Competition (1982) for "Manufacture of Formaldehyde," conducted
by Indian Council for Science Museums, Bangalore, India.