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Academic Awards for Research Excellence


Best Paper Awards and Nominations

  1. Best technical paper award of ICIC 2000, Second International conference on Computers in Industry, Bahrain, November 13-15, 2000. The best paper was selected from a total of 45 papers (52 % acceptance. The award includes US$1000 and a certificate of merit. Paper details: Ajith Abraham, A Soft Computing Approach for Fault Prediction of Electronic Systems, Published by The Bahrain Society of Engineers, Majeed A Karim et al. (Eds.), Bahrain, pp. 83-91, 2000.

  2. Best technical paper of the Biological Simulation Track, 15th European Simulation Conference, Prague, Chezh Republic, 06-09 June 2001. Paper details: Ajith Abraham, Ninan Sajith and Babu Joseph, Will We Have a Wet Summer? Long-term Rain Forcasting Using Soft Computing Models, Modelling and Simulation 2001, Publication of the Society for Computer Simulation International, Prague, Czech Republic, Kerckhoffs E.J.H. and Snorek M. (Eds.), ISBN 1565552253, pp. 1044-1048, 2001.

  3. Best technical paper of CASYS 2001, Fifth International Conference on Computing Anticipatory Systems, Liege, Belgium, 13-18 August 2001. Paper details: Sonja Petrovic-Lazerevic, Ken Coghill and Ajith Abraham, Neuro-Fuzzy Support of Knowledge Management in Social Regulation, Computing Anticipatory Systems, Dubois D.M.(Ed.), American Institute of Physics, New York, ISBN 0735400814, pp. 387-400, 2002.

  4. Best paper award nomination of IEA/AIE'04, 17th International Conference on Industrial Engineering Applications of Artificial Intelligence and Expert Systems, Canada, 2004. Paper details: Marcin Paprzycki, Ajith Abraham and Ruiyuan Guo, Data Mining Approach for Analyzing Call Center Performance, Innovations in Applied Artificial Intelligence, Robert Orchard, Chunsheng Yang, Moonis Ali (Eds.), Lecture Notes in Computer Science 3029, Springer Verlag, Germany, pp. 1092-1101, 2004.

  5. Best technical paper of the Sixth International Conference on Intelligent Systems Design and Applications, ISDA'06, Jinan, China, 2006. Three best papers were selected by an award committee from a total of 490 accepted papers (27 % acceptance). Paper details: Swagatam Das, Ajith Abraham and Amit Konar, Spatial Information based Image Segmentation Using a Modified Particle Swarm Optimization Algorithm, IEEE CS Press, ISBN 07695- 2528-8, Volume II, pp. 438-444, 2006.

  6. Best technical paper of the Second IEEE International Conference on Digital Information Management, Lyon, France, ICDIM 2007. Best paper was selected by a panel/committee from a total of 83 accepted papers (37.9% acceptance rate). Paper details: Crina Grosan and Ajith Abraham, Exploration of Multiple Roots for a Polynomial System, IEEE Press, USA, ISBN 1-4244-1476-8, pp. 133-137, 2007.

  7. Best technical paper of the 7th International Conference on Computer Information Systems and Industrial Management Applications (CISIM'08). Paper details: Divyata Dal, Siby Abraham, Ajith Abraham, Sugata Sanyal and Mukund Sanglikar, Evolution induced Secondary Immunity: An Artificial Immune System based Intrusion Detection System, IEEE Computer Society press, USA, ISBN 978-0-7695-3184-7, pp. 61-66, 2008.


Research Performance

  • Outstanding faculty (research), Department of Computer Science, Oklahoma State University, 2003.  


Academic Service Awards


Industrial Awards


Elections Listings and Nominations

  • Living Legends, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, UK, 2004.

  • The Worldwide Honours List, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge, England, UK, 2003.

  • 2000 Outstanding Scientists of the 21st Century, International Biographical Centre, Cambridge CB2 3QP, England, UK, 2003.

  • Honorary Member of Research Board of Advisors, The American Biographical Institute Inc., 2001.