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  • 'The Concordia University Distinguished Doctoral Dissertation Prize in Engineering and Natural Sciences', Year 2019.
  • 'The Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, Ph.D. Convocation Award', Concordia University, Year 2019.

  • 'The Canadian Governor General's Gold Medal - Technology, Industry and the Environment Category' for PhD Thesis, Year 2018.

  • Best paper  - S. Samanta, and A. K. Rathore, "A New Direct AC-AC Converter with Active Source Current Control for Wireless Inductive Power Transfer Application" in IEEE Trans. Power Electron. vol. 33, no. 7, pp. 5565-5577, Jul 2018.

  • Conference Travel Grants for presenting papers at 

  1. IEEE IAS Annual Meeting 2017, Cincinnati, OH, USA,

  2. APEC 2017, Tampa, FL, USA, and

  3. IEEE IAS Annual Meeting 2016, Portland, OR, USA.

IEEE Activities and Services
  • Associate Editor in IEEE Trans. Industry Applications
  • Guest Associate Editor in IET Power Electronics
  • Reviewer in IEEE Trans. Industrial Electronics, IEEE Trans. Industry Applications, IEEE Trans. Power Electronics, IEEE Trans. Transportation Electrification, IET Power Electronics, and Electric Power Components and Systems.
  • Founding Chapter Chair of IEEE IAS Student Branch Concordia University (2016-'17).
  • IEEE IAS SB Concordia University Chapter activities presentation at CMD workshop at IAS AM 2016, Portland, USA.
  • Organized IEEE IES and IAS Distinguished Lectures and IEEE Expert/Guest Lectures in Concordia University.