Department of Mathematics & Statistics
Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, Kanpur - 208016 (India)


Fellowships, Awards and Recognitions


  1. Received the Vigyan Ratna Samman (Jewel of Science Award) from the Council of Science & Technology, Uttar Pradesh (India) (Deptt. of Science & Technology, Government of Uttar Pradesh, India) in 2018. [This award is given to a scientist  for the continuous contribution to science, special scientific achievement or innovation, special scientific achievements or innovation, special science writing or outstanding technology development. ]

  2. Received the Fellowship of Indian Academy for Mathematical Modeling and Simulation (IAMMS), India in 2018.

  3. Received the  Pandit Girish Ranjan and Sushama Rani Pathak Chair Professorship  for a period of 3 years from 2017-2020 by the Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur (India).

  4. Received the IISA Young Researcher Award  in 2014 in the Theory Category  from the International Indian Statistical Association. [IISA awards Young Researcher Awardin Applications to recognize outstanding contribution made in the areas of Statistics, Probability & related fields.]

  5. Received the National Award for Young Statisticians -- Professor C.R. Rao Award in 2011 for the significant work in the field of statistics by the Ministry of Planning and Programme Implementation, Government of India.

  6. Received Mahalanobis Memorial Medal (MMM) - National Award for the  year 2008  for the contribution in quantitative economics by the Indian Econometric Society, India in 2011.

  7. Invited contributor of SciTopic Pages.

  8. Received Mercator Visiting Professorship from Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft (German Research Foundation (DFG)), Germany to work at Institute of Statistics, Ludwig Maximilian University, Munich, Germany in 2007 for nine months. (Could not avail)

  9. Received Humboldt Fellowship from Alexander von Humboldt Foundation, Germany to work at Institute of Statistics, Ludwig Maximilians University, Munich, Germany in 2006 for eighteen months.

  10. Member of the organizing committee of international workshop on "TLS and Errors-in-variables Modeling'' organized at Leuven, Belgium in 2006.

  11. Received BOYSCAST fellowship to do Post-doc research with Professor Leon J. Gleser at the Department of Statistics, University of Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, U.S.A. in 2001 for one year.

  12. Received Young Scientist Award entitled `ISCA Young Scientists' Award' of the Indian Science Congress Association, India in 1999.

  13. Received Young Statistician Award entitled `Jan Tinbergen Award' of the International Statistical Institute (The Netherlands) in 1995.

  14. Work referred in the book entitled `Linear Models: Least Squares And Alternatives` by C.R. Rao and H. Toutenburg, Second Edition, 1999, Springer-Verlag.

  15. Honoured by The Minister, Ministry of Planning and Implementation, Government of India and Department of Statistics (Central Statistical Organization and National Sample Surveys Organization), Government of India for the Young Statisticians Award in February, 1995.

  16. Qualified National Eligibility Test (NET) for Lectureship jointly conducted by U.G.C. / C.S.I.R. in December, 1992.

  17. Recipient of Junior Research Fellowship (J.R.F.) of Council of Scientific and Industrial Research (C.S.I.R.), India from July, 1993 to May, 1995.

  18. Received travel grants several times from International Statistical Institute (The Netherlands), Royal Statistical Society (U.K.), National Board of Higher Mathematics (N.B.H.M.) (India), Ministry of Planning and Implementation (India) and other organizations.