Awards and Achievements

  • My dissertation honored as one of the top 3 dissertations throughout USA and Canada in the field of Mathematics, Physical sciences and Engineering by the Council of Graduate Schools (2016)

 

  • Lancaster Award for the best PhD Dissertation in the field of Mathematics, Physical Sciences and Engineering at UCSB in the period 2014-2016

 

  • Received Materials Research Society's Graduate Student Award (2015)
 
  • Named a "Rising Star" in Electrical Engineering and Computer Science by MIT (2015)
 
  • One of the 3 winners of Falling Walls Lab Young Innovator's competition at UC San Diego(2015)
 
  • One of the 4 young researchers from USA honored as "Bright Mind" and  invited to speak at the KAUST-NSF Conference (2015)
 
  • Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering Dissertation Fellowship, UCSB (2014)
 
  • Work on ultra-sensitive electrical biosensor highlighted in Nature Nanotechnology (2012)
 
  • Only researcher from the Americas and one of the 3 students worldwide to receive the prestigious 2011 IEEE Electron Devices Society’s PhD Fellowship Award (2011)

 

  • US Presidential Fellowship for pursuing graduate research (2008)
 
  • Outstanding Doctoral Candidate Fellowship (2008)

 

  • Best Female Student Award by Indian Institute of Technology, Dhanbad (2008)

 

  • Best Student Paper Award in All India Paper Presentation Competition “Vyakhan” (2008)
 
  • National scholarship for outstanding performance in the high-school examination (2003)