Swagata Borthakur, Department of Engineering Design (ED13S017) has been awarded the ‘First Best Student Paper’ award for her paper entitled "Optimized Design and Analysis of a Series-Parallel Hybrid Electric Vehicle Powertrain for a Heavy Duty Truck" presented in the 3rd IFAC International Conference on Advances in Control and Optimization of Dynamical Systems (ACODS-2018) held at Hyderabad during February 18-22, 2018.  She is guided by Dr. C. Shankar Ram.