Gold Medal, Toronto Science Fair 2021: Awarded to Artash Nath for his project: The Silence of Canadian Cities: Seismic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns. https://www.torontosciencefair.ca/about-us/2021-gold-medal-recipients

Matthew Shawn McConville Memorial Award, University of Toronto,  Department of Earth Sciences: Awarded to Artash Nath for his project: The Silence of Canadian Cities: Seismic Impact of COVID-19 Lockdowns. https://www.torontosciencefair.ca/about-us/2021-gold-medal-recipients

Best Hardware Award. ElleHacks 2021 Hackathon: Awarded to Arushi Nath for her project Drones for Green City Zones. https://tinyurl.com/2scphejg


Honorable Mention for TRAPPIST-1: Light and Sound Model. The Art of Planetary Science 2020. A Virtual Exhibition of Space and Planetary Themed Art, Lunar and Planetary Laboratory. University of Arizona, USA. https://www.lpl.arizona.edu/art/2020

Judges Favourite Coolest Project Challenge: The Masked Scales, The Sonification of the Impact of Covid19 Lockdown Into a Lockdown Musical. Organised by Raspberry Pi Foundation.  https://online.coolestprojects.org/projects/677

NASA SpaceApps 2020 COVID19 Challenge Global Winners: Artash and Arushi became global winners for their project “The Masked Scales”  from 1422 projects from 150 countries. https://covid19.spaceappschallenge.org/awards

FIRST Place Award. 5th North American International Conference on Industrial Engineering and Operations Management (IEOM) Middle School STEM Competition. Awarded to Artash Nath for his project “ARTEMIS Robot: Building Artificially Intelligent Robots with Child-like Curiosity”.  (See certificate)

Gold Medal, IRIC 2020 North America Science Fair. Awarded to Artash Nath for his project “Using Machine Learning to Remove Noise from Stellar Spots in Exoplanetary Data from Space Telescopes.”https://insposcience.com/project.html?id=O5

Forum for Young Canadians Award 2020. Awarded to Artash Nath at INSPO Research and Innovation Competition 2020.

Canada-Wide Online Science Fair 2020: Top Award of Three Ribbons given to Artash Nath by the Youth Science Canada (YSC) for project “Using Machine Learning to Remove Noise from Stellar Spots in Exoplanetary Data from Space Telescopes.” https://makeprojects.com/make/project/using-machine-learning-to-remove-noise-from-stellar-spots-in-exoplanetary-data-from-space-telescopes

24 Under 24 Leaders and Innovators in STEAM and Space Award 2020. Mars Generation. Awarded to Artash Nath. https://www.themarsgeneration.org/press-release-the-mars-generation-announces-24-under-24-leaders-and-innovators-in-steam-and-space-award-winners-for-2020/

BMT-Global Home STEM Challenge Global Winner 2020: Awarded to Arushi Nath for her Dragonfly DroNeS project by BMT as the winner of their Global Home STEM Challengehttps://www.bmt.org/news/2020/announcing-winner-stem-home-challenge/

Blast Off Design Challenge Winner 2020. Awarded to Artash Nath for design and launch of an air-powered rocket in 12-14 years category. USA. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qzi3an7Shfs&feature=youtu.be

North America Runners Up. Micro:Bit Do Your Bit Global Challenge 2020. Awarded to Arushi Nath by Micro:bit Educational Foundation. https://microbit.org/projects/do-your-bit/winners/2020/


Imagining the Skies RASC 150 Winner 2019. Awarded by the Royal Astronomical Society of Canada for our TRAPPIST-1 Exoplanetary Light and Sound model project. https://rasc.ca/imagining-skies-winners

NASA Space Apps Toronto Winner 2019 and Global Nominee. Awarded to Arushi Nath for the project: Schools and NASA Aiding Climate Action by Kids (S.N.A.C.K). https://hotpoprobot.com/2020/01/04/my-satellite-data-and-climate-change-project-wins-spaceapps-toronto-2019-and-is-a-global-nominee/

Canada’ Favourite Science Blog. People’s Choice Award. 2019 Finalist. Awarded by Science Writers and Communicators of Canada and Science Borealis. https://sciencewriters.ca/peopleschoice

Honorable Mention for Poster Presentation on Using Machine Learning to Predict Risk Index of Asteroid Collision. 2019 NASA Planetary Defense Conference. Washington DC. https://iaaweb.org/iaa/Scientific%20Activity/conferencereportpdc2019.pdf

Finalist, Canadian Space Agency, NSERC, 2019 Little Inventors Challenge, Canada. https://www.littleinventors.org/makers/arushi-nath/

Silver Medal, Swinging to Stability: How multiple pendulum system can isolate vibrations and help in detecting Gravitational Waves. Toronto Science Fair 2019. https://www.torontosciencefair.ca/about-us/2019-silver-medal-recipients-medals


Jesse Ketchum Award 2018, Royal Astronomical Society of Canada, Toronto.  Presented to members who have done considerable work in the construction and/or application of equipment suitable for astronomical observation.

NASA Space Apps Toronto Winner 2018 Awarded the Global Nominee and People’s Choice Award for our project “Deep Space Musical”- the musical of our universe.

2018 Emerald Code Grand Prize Winners  Awarded for our project “Trappist 1 Exoplanetary Model: Sound and Light Show”. Watch the video: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iy-UG42noXw

2018 Science Odyssey First Prize Winners Awarded for science outreach during Science Rendezvous at the University of Toronto.

2018 Cubes in Space: COTS Components for Cube-Sats Payload Selected for High Altitude Balloon by NASA Langley Centre.


Canadian Space Agency SpaceApps Winner 2017 Awarded for transforming images from the Canadian Satellite RadarSat-2 into the #Canada 150 logo.  https://hotpoprobot.com/2017/08/02/visit-to-the-canadian-space-agency-2/

NASA SpaceApps Challenge Toronto Winner 2017 Awarded for Drop the Drought application which uses satellite imagery to predict climate change-induced droughts and migration that may happen as people and cattle move out in search of food and water.


Climathon 2016 First Prize Winners and Climate Hero Award Won it for our “Fix the Six” project to reduce carbon emissions from the transportation sector by 5% by planting more trees and improving tree density alongside streets and community parks.


Hardware Hackathon Winners 2015


NASA Global Top 5 People’s Choice Award 2014

NASA SpaceApps 2014 Toronto