Awards/Recognition:


  • • B.H.U. Medal” and “R.B.G. Modi Medal” for standing first at the B.Tech. V year in Elect. Engg. Exam., 1976.
  • • “Lala Balak Ramji Kohinoor Memorial Medal” for highest marks at B. Tech. V. year Exam. 1976, amongst branches of Civil, Mechanical, Electrical and Electronics Engg.
  • • Declared as “Best Tutor” and “Outstanding Instructor” for UG core courses and also PG courses based on students evaluation almost in each semester (since years 1989-90, till 2017-18) at IIT Kanpur.
  • • Declared as one of the five top ranked and one of the three top ranked instructors and the courses offered during Jan’97 and May’97 terms, respectively in the school (SERD) at AIT.
  • • Paper entitled “Reactive Power Planning for secure operation of Power system” got award of “Certificate of merit” in International R & D session organized by C.B.I.P. at New Delhi, (India) during Oct 9-12, 1995.
  • • Khosla Research Commendation Certificate of University of Roorkee ( 1998 ) on paper entitled ‘Improved Voltage and Reactive Power Distribution Factors for Outage Studies’, co-authored with S.N.Singh.
  • • Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Bhaikaka Inter-University Smarak Trust Prize for the year 1997-98 for paper “Estimation of Closest Hopf Bifurcation in Electric Power System”, co-authored with S.K.Joshi.
  • • Member Standing Committee on identification of ‘National Perspective Plan (for 15 years) for R&D in Indian Power Sector, constituted by Ministry of Power ( Report submitted in Jan. 2002) and also member of a national committee on ‘ Identification of Software for Distribution System Planning’ under APDRP scheme.
  • • Hari Ohm Ashram Prerit Bhaikaka Inter-University Smarak Trust Prize for the year 1999-2000 for paper “Impact of Generator and FACTS Devices’ Rescheduling on Voltage Stability Margin”, co-authored with S.K.Joshi.
  • • Elected as Fellow of ‘Indian National Academy of Engineering’ 2001.
  • • Member, Editorial Board of the ‘International Journal of Power and Energy Systems’ (ACTA Press).
  • • Editor of International Book Series on ‘Power & Energy’ by Narosa Publishers, New Delhi, India.
  • • Member Editorial Board of the ‘International Journal of Emerging Electric Power Systems (IJEEPS) (Berkley Electronic Press).
  • • Member Advisory and Editorial Board of the ‘GMSARN International Journal published by Greater Mekong Sub-region Academic and Research Network, AIT Thailand
  • • Member of Project Advisory Committee (PAC) of Department of Science and Technology (DST) and subsequently Science and Engineering Research Board (SERB), New Delhi since 2004.
  • • Chairperson IEEE Uttar Pradesh (UP) section during 1995. Also served as Treasurer and Secretary of the IEEE UP Section.
  • • Elected as Vice Chairperson, Technical Activities of IEEE India Council for the years 2005-06 & 2007-08.
  • • Member of the State Advisory Committee of the U.P. Electricity Regulatory Commission, India (2007-2008).
  • • Chairman of ‘Quality Control’ committee formed by UP State Electricity Regulatory Commission during 2007-08 and subsequently chairman of its implementation committee.
  • • Member of the International Advisory Committee of EMCO Limited, Mumbai, India (2007-2010).
  • • P.K. Kelkar Chair Professor position (IIT Kanpur endowed chair position) during Oct. 2009-Sept.2012.
  • • Expert Member, International advisory Committee of Power Grid Corporation of India Limited, Gurgaon on ‘Smart Grid Technology’ (October 2010 till date)
  • • Member, Central Advisory Committee, Central Electricity Regulatory Commission, New Delhi. (Since 2010)
  • • Member, Smart Grid Task Force on ‘Identification of Pilot Projects’ coordinated by CPRI Bangalore (since 2011)
  • • Member 12th plan subgroup-6 on R&D in Power (during 2011).
  • • Vice President, Indian Society for Mathematical Modeling and Computer Simulation (ISMMCS) during 2011-13.
  • • Member of the Governing Council of Central Power Research Institute (CPRI) Bangalore under Ministry of Power Government of India (2007-2009 and 2013-18).
  • • Member, Sectorial Committee of National Innovation Council on Electric Power, 2013.
  • • Nominated by DST as Coordinator of the ‘Smart Energy Grid System’ activities from the Indian side under the Indo-Dutch S&T Cooperation Programme (2012).
  • • IEEE Power & Energy Society (PES) Outstanding Engineer Award 2012 from PES/IAS Chapter, IEEE Uttar Pradesh Section.
  • • Member- Enquiry Committee formed by Ministry of Power on Investigation of Blackout Events on 30th and 31st July 2012.
  • • Received ‘Academic Excellence Award’ for outstanding contributions in Power Engineering during 17th National Power Systems Conference, IIT (BHU) Varanasi, December 12-14, 2012.
  • • Member, Governing Council, Indian National Academy of Engineering (INAE) for the period 2014-16.
  • • Member, National Reliability Council for Electricity, formed by MOP, GOI in 2014.
  • • Member, Central Advisory Committee Sub-Committee on Power Congestion, formed by CERC in 2014.
  • • Chairman of Technical Committee on Transmission Research by Ministry of Power for R&D schemes of CPRI, formed in 2015.
  • • Member, Expert Committee, Clean Energy Research Initiative Committee formed by DST New Delhi in 2015.
  • • Member, Academic Council, Madan Mohan Malviya Technical University (MMTU) Gorakhpur since July 2017.
  • • Member, Academic Council, Netaji Subhash Technical Institute (NSIT) New Delhi, since September 2017.
  • • “The Life time Achievement Award for Academic Excellence and Furthering the Cause of Technical Education’ during International Conference on Emerging Trends in Electrical, Electronics & Sustainable Energy Systems (ICETEESES-16), KNIT Sultanpur, India, March 11-12, 2016.
  • • “Prof GK Dubey Memorial IEEE UP Section Life Time Achievement Award 2016” during 3rd UPCON 2016 at IIT BHU, Varanasi, India, December 10, 2016.
  • • Serving as Chairman of the Expert Committee on Mission Innovation in Smart Grids, formed by DST, New Delhi since 2018.
  • • Member of R&D Advisory Committee of NETRA, NTPC since July 2018.