Research Awards

  • University of Waterloo Outstanding Performance Award, 2013.
  • Faculty of Engineering Distinguished Performance Award, University of Waterloo, 2012.
  • Best Presentation Award, the 11th ACM/IEEE Conference on Information Processing in Sensor Networks (IPSN), CPSWeek, 2012 (for this paper, presented by Miroslav Pajic).
  • IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control Outstanding Reviewer, 2012.
  • M. E. Van Valkenburg Graduate Research Award, ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009 (for excellence in research in circuits, systems and computers)
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist, 2008 American Control Conference (for this paper)
  • Best Presentation in Session Award, 2008 American Control Conference (for these presentations: [Part I][Part II])
  • Robert T. Chien Memorial Award, ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008 (for excellence in research in communications and control)
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist, 2007 American Control Conference (for this paper)
  • Best Presentation in Session Award, 2006 Conference on Decision and Control (for this presentation)

Teaching Awards

  • "List of Teachers Ranked as Excellent", Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Fall 2008, Fall 2004
  • Ernest A. Reid Fellowship Award, ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2007 (in recognition of commitment to engineering education)
  • Mavis Memorial Fund Scholarship, College of Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2006-2007 (for demonstrated aptitude for the instructional program)
  • Harold L. Olesen Award (nominee), ECE Department, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2005 (for outstanding effort in undergraduate teaching)