Recognition & Awards

  1. Listed in both single year and in career list of Elsevier and Stanford’s list of Top 2% researcher in 2022. Listed at Rank 2 in Business and Management category in India (Global rank of 10,915 across disciplines and 330 rank in discipline). Details in Ioannidis, John P.A. (2022), “September 2022 data-update for “Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators”, Mendeley Data. Link:
  2. Best Research Paper Award in the ACM International Conference on Theory and Practice of Electronic Governance (ICEGOV 2021) for the article titled “Unpacking digital accountability: Ensuring efficient and answerable e-Governance service delivery” in October 2021 in Athens, Greece. 
  3. Listed in the top 1% Information and Communication Technology researchers based on Scopus indexed publications and their citations: Reference:
  4. Recipient of the Clarivate India Research Excellence Citation Award 2021 in the Social Sciences and Interdisciplinary Sciences category for individuals based on Web of Science Citations in November 2021.
  5. Best Paper Award, 2021, article titled “Information labeling of medical forum posts by non clinical text information retrieval“, in International Semantic Intelligence Conference 2021, NIT Kurukshetra, MERI and University of Lubeck. 
  6. Best Paper Award, 2021, article titled “Using Big Data Analytics on Social Media to understand Tourism Service Encounters”, International Conference on Artificial Intelligence and Sustainable Engineering, National Institute of Technology Goa.
  7. Best Paper Award, 2020, article titled “#Government – Understanding Dissemination, Transparency, Participation, Collaboration and Engagement on Twitter for Citizens“, in International Federation of Information Processing WG 8.6 Conference – Re-Imagining Diffusion and Adoption of IT, in Indian Institute of Management Trichy, India.
  8. Recognised in the top 1% of Information Systems researchers globally, in  a study from Stanford University, based on publications from 1995. List had 5 IS/IT researchers from India. The study identified top 2% researchers across disciplines across 22 fields and 176 sub fields in 2020. Source: Ioannidis JPA, Boyack KW, Baas J (2020) Updated science-wide author databases of standardized citation indicators. PLoS Biol 18(10): e3000918. doi:10.1371/journal.pbio.3000918
  9. Awarded best seller certificate from IVEY Case Publishing, for case study titled “Tech Talk: Creating a social media strategy”, now designated as a Ivey Classic Case Study. link:
  10. Awarded second place in India for the prestigious “B. K. Birla Distinguished Research Scholar Awards for Social Science and Management 2019” based on number of very high quality publications (ABDC A*, ABS 4 or FT50) by Birla Institute of Management Technology.
  11. Best Paper Award for the article titled “Factors influencing integration of Artificial Intelligence and Robotics” in AGBA 16th World Congress, 2019, Delhi.
  12. IFIP I3E Best Paper Award” in 2018 for the article titled “Blockchain for businesses: A systematic literature review” at “The 17th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society“, held in Kuwait City, Kuwait.
  13. Certificate of Recognition as Supervisor of Grand Award, Initiative for Research and Innovation for Science, National Science Fair, for the work titled “Detection of Phishing Algorithms using Nature Inspired Optimization Algorithms and Machine Learning”, Delhi, India by Indo US Science and Technology Forum, Department of Science and Technology and Intel South Asia.
  14. Excellence in Teaching Award in 2017 by Indian Institute of Technology Delhi based on teaching feedback of students. This is recognized annually by the Director IIT Delhi from among 600+ faculty members of the institute.
  15. IFIP I3E Best Paper Award” for the article titled “The Untold Story of USA Presidential Elections in 2016-Insights from Twitter Analytics” at “The 16th IFIP Conference on e-Business, e-Services and e-Society“, held in New Delhi, India.
  16. Award for “PMI Young Research Scholar Award 2016” by Project Management Institute, USA, for recognizing academicians below 40 with outstanding contributions in education, training, consultancy and advocacy in project management, New Delhi, India.
  17. Recognition for valued contribution in Smart City and Urbanization in a Digital Society, 2014, by National Technical Research Institute, Government of India.
  18. Recognition of being the “Leading Contributor” in research and publications, 2013, in Indian Institute of Management Rohtak, in the Director’s Presidential Address in the 3rd Convocation and in the Annual Report of the Institute.
  19. Silver Medal, JL Batra Best Researcher award for business management research, awarded by the Association of Indian Management Schools (AIMS), among all Business School faculties & researchers in India, 2010, New Delhi.
  20. Gold Medal, for the best research project, titled “A digital image watermarking scheme based on the vector quantization technique”, awarded by Tata Consultancy Services, 2007.

Reviewing Excellence Awards

  1. Outstanding reviewer, International Journal of Information Management (ABDC A*, ABS 2*), May 2018.
  2. Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Computational Science (SCI Impact Factor 1.8), May 2018.
  3. Outstanding reviewer, Journal of Retailing and Consumer Services (ABDC A, ABS 2*), April 2018.
  4. Outstanding reviewer, Land Use Policy (ABDC A), September 2018.
  5. Outstanding reviewer, Government Information Quarterly (ABS 3*), January 2017.
  6. Outstanding reviewer, Information and Management (ABDC A*, ABS 3*), March 2018.
  7. Outstanding reviewer, Decision Support Systems (ABDC A*, ABS 3), February, 2016.


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