LRN Foundation Travel Grant Award

Subhrendu Chattopadhyay (IIT Guwahati)
Conference: IEEE Infocom 2019, Paris, France, April 29, May 2nd, 2019
Paper Title: Aloe: An Elastic Auto-Scaled and Self-stabilized Orchestration Framework for IoT Applications

Rohit Verma (IIT Kharagpur)
Conference: IEEE PerCom 2019, Kyoto, Japan, March 11-15, 2019
Paper Title: Avoiding Stress Driving: Online Trip Recommendation from Driving Behavior Prediction

Surjya Ghosh (IIT Kharagpur)
Conference: ACM Intelligent User Interface (IUI), Los Angeles, USA, March 17-20, 2019
Paper Title: Does Emotion Influence the Use of Auto-suggest during Smartphone Typing?

Best Paper Award

Improving Blockage Robustness in VLC Networks
Jona Beysens, Qing Wang and Sofie Pollin (KU Leuven, Belgium)

Best Graduate Forum Presenter Award

Channel Selection in Dynamic Networks of Unknown Size
Rohit Kumar (NIT Delhi, India)

Reinforcement Learning and Sub-Nyquist Sampling Architecture for Wideband Spectrum Sensing
Himani Joshi (IIIT-Delhi, India)

Best Poster Paper Award

(1st Prize) Monitoring Driving Stress using HRV
Rahat Jahangir Rony (North South University, Bangladesh) and Nova Ahmed (North South University, Bangladesh)

(2nd Prize) LSTM Guided Modulation Classification and Experimental Validation for Sub-Nyquist Rate Wideband Spectrum Sensing
Shivam Chandhok (JMI, India), Himani Joshi (IIIT-Delhi, India), Sumit Jagdish Darak (IIIT-Delhi, India), Subramanyam Av (IIIT Delhi, India)

(3rd Prize) EmoKey: An Emotion-aware Smartphone Keyboard for Mental Health Monitoring
Surjya Ghosh (IIT Kharagpur, India), Sumit Sahu (Intellicus Technologies Pvt Ltd, India), Niloy Ganguly (IIT Kharagpur, India) Bivas Mitra (IIT Kharagpur, India), and Pradipta De (Georgia Southern University, USA)

Best Research Demo

Develop Leave Application using Blockchain Smart Contract
Vinayak Singla, Indra Kumar Malav, Jaspreet Kaur, and Sumit Kalra, IIT Jodhpur, India

Best Product and Startup Demo

Ostinato - a scalable open-source packet generator
Srivats P, Ostinato

Best Paper in NetHealth Workshop

An Empirical Evaluation of the COTS Air Pollution Masks in a Highly Polluted Real Environment
Anupama Balotra (VMware & IIIT-Delhi, India); Mukulika Maity (IIIT Delhi, India); Vinayak Naik (BITS Pilani, India)

Personalised Emotion Recognition Utilising Speech Signal and Linguistic Cues
Ramya H Raghunandan and Mahabaleswara Ram Bhatt (BMS College of Engineering, India)

Foetal Acoustic Simulator
Amrutha B, Sidhesh Kumar, Raveesh Sinha and Manish Arora (Indian Institute of Science, India)

Best Paper in Social Networking Workshop

A Multi-Attributed Graph-Based Approach for Text Data Modeling and Event Detection in Twitter
Muhammad Abulaish (South Asian University, New Delhi, India); Sielvie Sharma (Jamia Millia Islamia (A Central University), India); Mohd Fazil (Jamia Millia Islamia, New Delhi, India);

Best Paper Runner up in Social Networking Workshop

Optimizing Viral Marketing for Demand Response
Kundan Kandhway (TCS Innovation Labs Chennai, India); Depak Sudarsanam (TCS Innovation Labs Chennai, India); Arunchandar Vasan (Tata Consultancy Services, India); Venkatesh Sarangan (Tata Consultancy Services, India);

Best Paper in ITS Workshop

Development and Evaluation of a low-cost WiFi Media Access Control Scanner as Traffic Sensor
Satya S Patra (Indian Institute of Technology Madras, India); Bharathiraja Muthurajan (University of Applied Sciences Technikum Wien, Austria); Bhargava Chilukuri and Lelitha Vanajakshi (IIT Madras, India)