Talks, event participations & other activities


  • "Blockchain & Decentralized Web", Tech Talk at Google India, Feb 2019.
  • "Big Data Visualisation - Case Study on Data Management Application in Agriculture", Expert Lecture during DST Sponsored Training Programme on Big Data Management & Comprehensive Analysis, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali, India, Feb 2019.
  • "Blockchain and Internet of Things", Invited Lecture, VIT University, Vellore, India, Dec 2018.
  • "Big Data Collection & Analytics Architectures for Agri-IoT Applications", Keynote speaker at AGRI-SMART 2018, Centre for Development of Advanced Computing (C-DAC), Mohali, India, Nov 2018.
  • "Evolution of Blockchain: From Cryptocurrency to Smart Contracts and Decentralized Web", Industry Academia Expert Lecture Week, Punjab Engineering College, Chandigarh, Sep 2018.
  • "Critical Aspects in Nurturing International Partnerships", Panel Discussion at Emerging Directions in Global Education (EDGE) Forum, Mar 2011.
  • "Smart Grids - Challenges & Research Directions", 3rd GlobalTech Alliance Workshop on Energy Research for Global Sustainability, IIT Bombay, Dec 2011.

Other Activities

  • Founder member of the Robotics Club of Punjab Engineering College, 2006.
  • Member of National Service Scheme, India (2002 to 2006)


  • "Roger P. Webb Research Spotlight Award", Georgia Institute of Technology, Apr 2014.
  • "College Color Award", Punjab Engineering College, 2006.
  • "Certificate of Excellence for contributions made to the Robotics Club", Punjab Engineering College, 2006.