ACHIEVEMENTS

FUNDING

  • 2020-23 - Rakuten Mobile, Japan, sponsored Edge Computing Research Hub (PI): CASE - Context Aware, Adaptive and Scalable Edge Management - £778,824

  • 2020-23 - CHIST-ERA (CoI): DiPET: Distributed Stream Processing on Fog and Edge Systems via Transprecise Computing - £257,022

  • 2017-19 - SFI-DEL (CoI): Meeting the Future Challenges of Heterogeneous and Extreme Scale Parallel Computing - £322,000  

  • 2017 - EPSRC and QUB Collaboration Grant - £2,500

  • 2016 - Summer Internship Student for €5,007 (paid to applicant) from Government of Spain

  • 2016-18 - Scottish Crucible Research Grant (collaborator) for £4,800

  • 2014-15 - Impact Acceleration Account Award (joint PI) for £33,323

  • 2014-15 - Microsoft Windows Azure Research Award (PI) equivalent to US $40,000

  • 2013-14 - NVIDIA Research Award (PI) equivalent to £11,000

  • 2013-14 - Amazon Web Service in Education Research Grant Award (PI) equivalent to US $10,000

FELLOWSHIPS AND SCHOLARSHIPS

  • 2018 - Schlumberger Scholarship as PhD supervisor (paid to applicant), USD 150,000 

  • 2017 - Frederik and Catherine Eaton Fellowship, CAD 10,000

  • 2017 - Santander Scholarship, £1,000

  • 2017 - Fellowship, Higher Education Academy (FHEA)

  • 2016 - School of EEECS Teaching Fellowship, equivalent to £3,000

  • 2015 - Scottish Crucible, a leadership programme by Royal Society of Edinburgh equivalent to £3,000

  • 2010 - Reading International Scholarship equivalent to £49,000 – covering tuition fees and living expenses

  • 2008 - ACET Postgraduate Scholarship equivalent to £24,500 – covering tuition fees and living expenses

  • 2007 - Felix Scholarship, a highly competitive scholarship equivalent to £27,800 – covering international tuition fees, living expenses, return air fare, and allowance for clothing and books

RECOGNITION

  • 2019 - Finalist Team, GSMA Mobile World Congress

  • 2015-19 - Member, ESRC Peer Review College

  • 2014 - Best Paper Award Nominee, Symposium on Big Data Computing at the IEEE/ACM UCC, London, UK

  • 2009 - Best Paper Award Nominee, Complex Distributed Systems Conference, Leipzig, Germany

  • 2008 - Best Paper Award, International Journal of Arts and Science, Gottenheim, Germany

  • 2008 - Best Poster Award, Towards Autonomous Robotic Systems, Edinburgh, UK

INDUSTRY

  • 2004 - Entitled ‘Student Champ’ by Microsoft Ltd., with honorary scroll

  • 1999 - Silver Medallist for All India Talent Search Maths Olympiad

  • 1995 - United Nations International Award for topping Annual UN Information Test

 

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