Awards / Achievements

  • Kumar S., Biswas S., and Manna B. (2014). Nonlinear Dynamic Response of Floating Piles under Vertical Vibration. 14th International Conference of the International Association for Computer Methods and Advances in Geomechanics (IACMAG), Kyoto, Japan.

  • Kumar S., Biswas S., and Manna B. (2014). Nonlinear Characteristics of Floating Piles under Rotating Machine Induced Vertical Vibration. Journal of Geotechnical and Geological Engineering (under review)


  • Paper Bridge: Designed and fabricated a prototype of 1m span truss bridge using only paper (A4 Sheets), water and adhesive (approx. 2:1 mixture) with unique and innovative design concept of joints which resulted in the working strength up to 250 Kg i.e. 80 X self-weight (3.72 Kg).

  • Technical Paper: On the recent developments and advances of photonic switches and gates over conventional switches and its importance for laying the foundation of future advance computing i.e. Quantum Computing


  • Minor Degree: Completed specialization in Computer Science engineering with department rank 6 out of 117 students
  • IITD Semester Merit Award: Awarded 4 times for being in top 7% students of IIT Delhi for academic excellence
  • HRD Scholarship: Received prestigious Merit-Cum-Means Scholarship consecutively for 4 years worth of INR 248,000
  • UG Assistantship Award:Received scholarship of 50,000 INR for assisting in U.G. Courses in fall, 2013 and spring, 2014
  • Jawahar Gajri Bai Award-2014: Received prestigious scholarship worth 12,000 INR for excellence in U.G. study 
  • Hindustan Pratibha Samman-2010: Felicitated by Honorable Chief Minister of Bihar for collegiate excellence
  • BCECE 2010: Secured 3rd rank among 200,000 aspirants in Bihar State Engineering Entrance examination


  • XIIth Ambedkar State Level Chess : Awarded 3rd among 5000 participants from different schools in Bihar
  • Won a case study, spot the mistake and  palace of cards worth 8000` in Dimensions, IIT Delhi 2014
  • Secured 1st in Torsion (Tryst 2013) and in Krypton (Rendezvous 2011)
  • Knowledge Management Team, Activity Head Open House 2011 (Jan, 2012 - Mar, 2012) 
    • Worked in a team of 12 & managed printing, timely delivery and distribution of more than 500 project posters
    • Maintained Open House website & created and managed online database system for 500+ registered projects
  • Hospitality-Activity Head, Sportech-2012 (October, 2012 - December, 2012)
  • Prizes and Certificates-Activity Head, Rendezvous-2012 (July, 2012 - Nov, 2012)
  • Enthusiastically participated in NSS IIT Delhi and other NGOS activities and have donated blood 6 times.
  • Participated in Inter Hostel Chess and Badminton and led hostel team 1st in Badminton in 2011.