Awards and Honors

  1. Best Research Paper Award (Paper Title: Spatial Variations in Pedestrian and Bicycle Level-of-Service (LOS) for Infrastructure Planning and Resource Allocation) by American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) Transportation & Development Institute hosted Green Streets, Highway, and Development Conference, Austin, TX (2013)
  2. William States Lee College of Engineering Teaching Excellence Award at Graduate Level, UNC Charlotte (2010)
  3. Engineer of the Year, Nominee, Safe Communities Partnership, Las Vegas, NV (2002)
  4. Best Paper Award (Paper Title: Evaluating Ground Holding Policy Implications in Real-Time Using Genetic Algorithms), Student Paper Competition held in Conjunction with the 25th American Society of Civil Engineers (ASCE) International Air Transportation Conference, Austin, TX (1998)
  5. Barrick Summer Session Scholar, Graduate College, UNLV, 1997
  6. Best Paper Award (Paper Title: Optimal Scheduling of Urban Transit Systems Using Genetic Algorithms), ASCE Journal of Transportation Engineering, New York (1996)
  7. National Merit Scholar, University Grants Commission, India, 1993-1995
  8. National Merit Scholar, National Council for Education, Research, and Training, Government of India, 1986-1988
  9. State Merit Scholar, Government of Andhra Pradesh, India, 1986-1988