Conferences Attended & Presented Technical Papers
(INVITED TALKS & BEST PAPER / PRESENTATION AWARDS)
✅ Represented as a Delegate & Speaker (from UAE) on behalf of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) at the 57th session of the United Nations COPUOS Scientific and Technical Subcommittee at the Vienna International Center in Austria from 3rd February – 14th February 2020.
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: At the Alleem Business Congress (5th Annual Water & Energy Congress Week) on 11th February 2020 Tuesday at Radisson Blu Hotel, Sharjah, UAE. My talk was on the topic: "In the Future, Will People Have Enough Water and Energy to Live?" (PDF 1) (PDF 2)
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: Represented on behalf of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) at the “22nd Humans in Space Symposium (HIS)” - organized by the International Academy of Astronautics (IAA) in collaboration with Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC) in Dubai, UAE from November 11th - 14th 2019.
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: for the Young Professionals in Space (YPinSpace) Conference organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Telecommunications Regulatory Authority - TRA (Government of Dubai) and IEEE (UAE Section), 4th – 6th Nov 2019, Dubai World Trade Center, UAE (PDF)
My talk will be on the topic “Development of SHARJAH-SAT-1: An Improved X-ray Detector Onboard a 3U CubeSat” | Speakers Link: https://ypinspace.ae/speakers/
✅ INVITED SPEAKER & JURY MEMBER: Represented on behalf of Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) for the NASA Space App Challenge (Organized by Azercosmos, jointly with US Embassy in Azerbaijan) from October 18-20, 2019 at ADA University, Azerbaijan, Baku.
✅ Certificate of Appreciation for participating as an INVITED SPEAKER at the 2 events organized by:
1) Sharjah Education Council (Government of Sharjah) – Space Ambassadors Workshop - My talk was on the topic “Aerospace Materials and Structures” on July 8, 2019
2) UAE General Civil Aviation Authority (GCAA) - Future Aviators workshop - My talk was on the topic “Development of SHARJAH-SAT-1: An improved X-ray Detector Onboard a 3U CubeSat” on July 9, 2019
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: for Panel Discussions with Industry Experts “Impact of the 4th Industrial Revolution on Society and Individuals & How to Shape and Publish a Successful Research Paper – Springer Nature” - Graduate Panel Presentation at the Curtin University, Dubai Campus, UAE on 10th April 2019.
✅ BEST PRESENTATION AWARD: “Constructing Polymer 3-Dimensional Composite Meta-Structures for Electromagnetic absorption for Stealth Applications” in 16th World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology, which was organized by Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP) & SCOPUS, Dubai, UAE on December, 2018.
✅ BEST PAPER AWARD: Presented a research paper titled “Impact of Process Parameters on Surface Roughness of Hastelloy using Abrasive Waterjet Machining Technology” in 12th World Conference on Applied Science, Engineering and Technology, which was organized by Institute for Engineering Research and Publication (IFERP) & SCOPUS, Dubai, UAE on September 21st and 22nd, 2018.
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: for Round Table Discussion on the topic “Challenges and Solutions of Future Generation in Space Sector” at Global Aerospace Summit (Young Space Leaders Forum & Next Gen Leaders Forum) which was hosted by Mubadala, SGAC & UAE Space Agency at St. Regis Saadiyat Island Resort, Abu-Dhabi, from 30th April - 2nd May 2018.
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: for Panel Discussion on the topic “Innovation, Sustainable Development New Manifesto for SDG's” on 18th February 2018 at MODUL University Dubai, UAE on behalf of Amity University Dubai
✅ BEST PAPER AWARD: Presented a methodological research paper titled “Impact of Information Technologies on Library Services in Educational Institutions” in IEEE International Conference on Infocom Technologies and Unmanned Systems at Amity University, Dubai Campus – December 18th to 20th, 2017
✅ INVITED SPEAKER: for Panel Discussions with Scientists at Noble Prize Series from 20th – 21st March 2016, which was organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid Al Maktoum Global Initiatives Foundation, held in Hyatt Regency, Dubai, UAE
✅ Presented 2 research papers titled “Experimental Investigations on Abrasive Waterjet Machining of Hybridized Kevlar With Jute Fibre Reinforced Epoxy Composite Using Taguchi & ANOVA Approach” & “In-Depth Evaluation of Process Variables in Abrasive Waterjet Cutting of Alumina Ceramics” - “The 2nd IEEE ASET’19 - International Conference on Advanced Materials, Design and Manufacturing Conference” organized and supported by “Higher Colleges of Technology, Dubai, IEEE UAE Section & STRATA Manufacturing PJSC” on March 26th, 27th 2019.
✅ Presented a research paper titled “Recent Trends in RFID Technologies and its Impact on Universities” in ASET 2018 First Multi Conference on Advances in Science and Engineering Technology – IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Engineering Education at Higher Collage of Technology, Abu-Dhabi, UAE – 4th April 2018
✅ Presented a review paper titled “Future of Millennial Generations: A Review” in ASET 2018 First Multi Conference on Advances in Science and Engineering Technology – IEEE International Conference on Innovations in Engineering Education at Higher Collage of Technology, Abu-Dhabi, UAE – 4th April 2018
✅ Presented a research paper titled “Solar Hybrid Vehicle for Environmental Protection” in ASET 2018 First Multi Conference on Advances in Science and Engineering Technology – IEEE International Conference on Sustainable Environment and Urban Infrastructure at Higher Collage of Technology, Dubai, UAE - 6th to 7th February 2018
✅ Presented a research paper titled “Effects of Process Parameters on Depth of Cut in Abrasive Waterjet Cutting of Phosphate Glass” in ASET 2018 First Multi Conference on Advances in Science and Engineering Technology – IEEE International Conference on Advanced Materials, Design and Manufacturing at Higher Collage of Technology, Dubai, UAE - 6th to 7th February 2018
✅ Presented a technical review paper titled “Review of Research and Development in Self-Healing Composite Materials” in International Conference on Recent Advance in Materials & Manufacturing Technologies at BITS Pilani Dubai Campus - November 28th to 29th, 2017
Academic & Extra - Curricular Certifications
✅ KPMG Lean Six Sigma Green Belt Certified / Certification Number: CH042017133
✅ Outperformed as 100% Merit Scholarship Student Award (2014 - 2018) at Amity University, Dubai, U.A.E. Scholarship worth: 57,500 (USD)
✅ AUD “Gold Medalist (Aerospace Engineering - Batch: 2014-2018) - MOST LIKELY TO SUCCEED” Award Winner at Amity University Recognition Awards (AURA), April 2018
✅ Attended & Participated in the TTVS - Spacecraft Techniques and Technology Course conducted by the CNES - French Space Agency, which was organized by UAE Space Agency on April 2019 at the National Space Science and Technology Center, United Arab Emirates University in Al-Ain, UAE.
✅ Achieved “Dunia Young leader Performance Achievement Award” from Dunia Finance LLC in 2015, Dubai, U.A.E.
✅ Certified Internal SMS (Safety Management System) Training at Emirates Aviation Services, Dubai Airport (Terminal 2), Dubai, U.A.E.
✅ Behavioural Science Skills Certification: Amity Centre of Behavioural Science, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India (2018)
✅ English and Communication Skills Certification: Amity Institute of English Studies & Research, Amity University, Uttar Pradesh, India (2018)
✅ Received the "Pioneer Award 2021" from Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC - United Nations Programme on Space Applications), Vienna, Austria. Got selected from over 15,000+ members in over 150 countries.
✅ Selected as part of the Future Sustainability Leaders (FSL) Programme (2021-2022) – 1 Year Global Program by MASDAR (A Mubadala Company), Abu-Dhabi, UAE
✅ 1st & Youngest person from the UAE, Middle East, and Asia region to be awarded and included in the 2020 “20 under 35 - Space and Satellite Professionals International (SSPI)” USA list of young professionals and entrepreneurs in the space and satellite industry who are expected to have a profound impact on our industry in the future.
✅ Youngest UAE resident to be elected as the “Fellow of Britain’s Royal Astronomical Society (FRAS)”, London, the UK in Aug 2020.
✅ Awarded the “24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award 2020” by The Mars Generation, USA in collaboration with Aerojet Rocketdyne (American rocket and missile propulsion manufacturer), USA.
This is an annual awards program presented by The Mars Generation, which serves to recognize young people making an incredible impact and effecting change in the world through science, technology, engineering, arts, mathematics (STEAM) and/or space. The winners of the 24 Under 24 awards excel not only in academics and the workplace but also in their local communities through volunteer work and outreach initiatives. They embrace elements of STEAM and/or space while also participating in other activities such as athletics, political interests/lobbying, and/or humanitarian or other charitable organizations.
✅ Honored to receive the "RESEARCH INNOVATION AWARD" from Alleem Business Congress (5th Annual Water & Energy Congress Week) which was held at the Sharjah Chamber of Commerce and Industry, Sharjah, UAE on 12th February 2020. And, received a token of appreciation from H.E. Dr. Rashid Alleem - Chairman of Sharjah Electricity and Water Authority (SEWA) & Founder of Alleem Knowledge Center.
✅ Awarded the recognition of “SGAC Member of the Month (MoM)” by the Executive Committee of Space Generation Advisory Council, Austria - February 2020 for my non-profit and STEAM contributions towards the organization. I got selected in ( 13,000 Members from 150 Countries )
✅ Appointed as the “SPACE EDUCATION - GOODWILL AMBASSADOR” for National Endeavour for Student Transformation (NEST) – An Initiative by The Akshaya Patra Foundation, they aspire to provide access to quality education. (Akshaya Patra is an Indian NGO that runs the world’s largest Mid-Day Meal Programme. Till now they have served over 3 Billion Meals). (Appointment Letter - PDF)
✅ DISTINGUISHED SPEAKER AWARD: At the 4th Young Professionals in Space (YPinSpace) Conference organized by Mohammed Bin Rashid Space Centre (MBRSC), Telecommunications Regulatory Authority - TRA (Government of Dubai) and IEEE, 4th – 6th Nov 2019, Dubai World Trade Center, UAE
Speakers Link: https://ypinspace.ae/speakers/
✅ Appointed as the UAE National Point of Contact for Space Generation Advisory Council (SGAC) - United Nations Programme on Space Applications, June 2019 – June 2021 (2 Years) (Appointment Letter - PDF)
✅ Awarded Runners up (2nd Prize) at the Royal Aeronautical Society (RAeS) UAE Branch - Young Persons' Lecture Competition which was held at Emirates Aviation College, Dubai, UAE on 5th February 2019.
✅ Won 2nd place in the UAE Hackathon at Zayed University - organized by Telecommunications Regulatory Authority (TRA), Government of Dubai, UAE. Cash Prize of (AED 15000/-) under the Category of Trending Technology & Data for Sustainability for work on "IoT Based Smart Tree Management Solution for Green Smart Cities". Award presented by H.E. Ohood Al Roumi - Minister of State for Happiness and Wellbeing - United Arab Emirates, March 4th, 2018, Twitter: https://lnkd.in/fej7RC8
✅ Won 2nd place (Amazon Web Services Prize: $2000 in AWS Credits per person through AWS Activate) at the "Angel Hack 10th Global Hackathon Series Competition" - Commit to Your Code conducted by ATECH WORLD and GD WORLD GAMD EXPO on 10 – 11 May 2017 at ADNEC, Abu Dhabi, UAE.
Developer Code: 24687753
✅ AUD Executive Committee - President – SAE International (UAE Section), January 2017 – May 2018
✅ Organized Green Energy Conservation for Sustainable Future – A Research Pitch Competition under Amity-ASHRAE Falcon Chapter UAE (American Society of Heating, Refrigerating and Air-Conditioning Engineers) conducted at Amity University Dubai, UAE – December 24th,2017
✅ President/Chair of AUD – ASHRAE Falcon Chapter (UAE Section), April 2017 – July 2018