Dr. Manoj Soni is one of the six recipients of prestigiousDr. Shirin Gadhia Sustainability Award 2019fromEco Center ICNEERin a function held at Muni Seva Ashram, Goraj, Vadodara on 19th June 2019. He received the award at the hands of Mr. Artur Zawadski, Golbal CEO, Sunrise CSP Pty Ltd., Australia. The other recipients include two Indian startups and three individuals one each from Canada, Malaysia and India. Dr. Soni has received this award towards his contribution for promotion of solar thermal technologies in academia. The award has been instituted in the memory of late Dr. Shirin Gadhia by Eco Center ICNEER and is given every year and this is the ninth year for the award. Dr. Soni is an Associate professor of Mechanical Engg. Department at BITS Pilani, Pilani campus.