On behalf of Section Awards Committee, we are happy to announce the winners for K. Shankar Meritorious Paper Awards 2021.
Results have been communicated to all the winners separately via email.
We extend hearty congratulations to all winners and best wishes to all the participants.

Sr. NoNominee DetailsAreaCategoryMembership NumberPaper Title
1
Pooja Singh
Email: poojasingh1615@gmail.com
Affiliation: VJTI Mumbai
Section: Bombay Section
Demonstrated and validated on 11 safety critical systems. Received 2 citations

Reliability and safety engineering (Dependability engineering)JP97542475Modeling and Measuring Common Cause Failures in Measurement
of Reliability of Nuclear Power Plant Systems
2SATISH BELKHODE
Email: sat9766@gmail.com
Affiliation: INDIAN INSTITUTE OF TECHNOLOGY BOMBAY
Section: Bombay Section

Power Systems/PECSD92438274A Carried-based Space Vector Modulation Scheme
for Si and SiC based Enhanced Hybrid-ANPC Converter
3PALAK MANIAR
Email: palak.maniar17@gmail.com
Affiliation: St.Francis Institute of Technology
Section: Bombay Section
AUPEC Prize based on the merit of the paper

PowerCSUG96137089Deep Learning models for Smart Building Load Profile Prediction
4Hemant Rathore
Email: hemantr@goa.bits-pilani.ac.in
Affiliation: Birla Institute of Technology and Science, Pilani
Section: Bombay Section

Network SecurityJSD94475193Robust Android Malware Detection System against Adversarial Attacks using Q-learning
5Dr Gayatri Phade
Email: gayatri.phade@ieee.org
Affiliation: Sandip Institute of Technology and Research Centre Nashik
Section: Bombay Section

IoTCP92427365Design and Development of Smart Personal Protective Equipment
Vending Machine using Internet of Things