Awards

  • Internal
    • 2019 - 2020: University of Waterloo Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.
    • 2019 - 2020: Faculty of Engineering Award for Excellence in Graduate Supervision.
    • 2019: Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Performance Award.
    • 2018: University Outstanding Performance Award.
    • 2015: Research Excellence Award, Department of Electrical & Computer Engineering.
    • 2009: University Outstanding Performance Award.
    • 2008: Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Performance Award.
    • 2006: University Outstanding Performance Award.
    • 2004: Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Performance Award.

 

  • External
    • 2021: CIGRE Pioneer 2020 e-session Achievement Award.
    • 2018: CIGRE Technical Council Award for contributions to Study Committee C5: Electricity Markets and Regulation.
    • 2017: (Class of 2017) Fellow IEEE for contributions to Electricity Markets and Reactive Power Ancillary Services.
    • 2015: Best Paper Award, T. Alharbi and K. Bhattacharya, Energy Management and Smart Charging of PEVs in Isolated Microgrids, IEEE Electric Power & Energy Conference (EPEC 2015), London, Ontario, October, 2015.
    • 2014: Best Paper Award from Elsevier Science: Optimal Planning and Design of a Renewable Energy Based Supply System for Microgrids, Journal of Renewable Energy, Vol.45, 2012 (Omar Hafez and K. Bhattacharya).
    • 2001: ABB Sweden Gunnar Engstrom Foundation Award, for Research in Power System Economics.
    • 2001: Best Paper Award, IEEE T&D Conference 2001, Atlanta, GA, "Automatic Balance Services for Frequency Regulation" (with J.Zhong).
    • 1996: Runner Up Award for "Application of Operations Research to Development", from International Federation of Operations Research Societies for the paper, "Transmission Planning for the Indian Power Grid: A Mixed Integer Programming Approach" (with J.Parikh and R.K.Chaturvedi).