Our PhD research scholar Sumi R has won the best oral presentation award in "Integrated Optics' category for her paper entitled, "Demonstration of Integrated Optical 2D Photonic Crystal Waveguides in SOI for Sensing Applications" in PHOTONICS - 2016: The International Conference in Fiber Optics and Photonics, held in IIT Kanpur during 4-8 Dec 2016. The award is a worth of 200 Euro and sponsored by Springer.