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Honors and Awards

  • Best Senior Design Award, ECE Department, GMU, Fall 2017, with students Chirag Sharma, Oscar Jaramillo, Borhan Fanayan, Ahmed Amkor, Ryan Davidson, and Abudullah Alkhudair.
  • First prize in computer science in the Virginia State Science and Engineering Fair 2016, with ASSIP interns Eric Wang, William Xu, and Suhas Sastry.
  • Semifinalists of Siemens Competition in Math, Science, and Technology 2015, with ASSIP interns Eric Wang, William Xu, and Suhas Sastry.
  • Air Force Visiting Faculty Research Program (VFRP) Award, 2013.
  • Air Force VFRP Extension Grant, 2013.
  • NSF Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, 2012.
  • Excellence in Postdoctoral Research, University of California, Davis, 2011.
  • Sigma Xi Outstanding Ph.D. Dissertation Award, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2008.
  • Backlin Fund, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, 2008.
  • Infocom NSF Student Travel Grant, 2008, 2010.
  • Best Paper Runner-up Award, QShine 2007.
  • Best Paper Award, WASA 2006.
  • WPI Institute Fellowship, Worcester Polytechnic Institute, Aug. 2004 - Aug. 2005.
  • Excellent Paper Award, HUST, 2003.
  • Scholarship for Academic Distinction, HUST, 1999, 2002.
  • Graduate with Distinction, HUST, 2001.
  • Excellent Student Leader, HUST, 1997 - 2000.