Awards and Honors

  1. UMass Dartmouth "Scholar of the Year" Award (only one per year) NEWS
  2. Fellow of the EAI (European Alliance for Innovation), Jan. 1, 2019, citation: in recognition of leadership in advancing and organizing research
  3. Featured Speaker for IEEE Summit on Communications Futures 2019
  4. Industry Panel on Big Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Health, IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
  5. Invited participant by National Academic Engineering (NAE) for 2017 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
  6. IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) Outstanding Leadership Award
  7. UMass Dartmouth Sponsored Research Recognition Award
  8. Best Student Paper Award, 11th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia (Mobimedia 2018)
  9. Best paper runner-up award of The 11th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA 2016) 2016
  10. Thomas L. Fagan, Jr. Best Student Paper Award (First Place) at the 2015 Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) (News)
  11. IEEE HEALHTCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award
  12. IEEE CloudCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award
  13. Keynote Speaker"Towards Smart and Secure Connected Health" in IEEEworkshop on Big Data Sciences, Technologies and Applications of IEEE INFOCOM 2016!
  14. Invited keynote speaker for 7th EAI International Conference on Cloud Computing
  15. ICDCS 2013 Travel Grant Award (NSF), The 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2013)
  16. keynote speaker: "Socialized WBANs in Mobile Sensing Environment", 8th ICST/ACM International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies, Boston, Dec, 2014
  17. ICDCS 2012 Travel Grant Award (NSF), The 32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2012)
  18. "A Top reviewer", IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems - 2013 Reviewer Meritorious Service Certificate
  19. Best Paper Award in the 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS) of SpringSim 2011
  20. Best Paper Award in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2008.
  21. Outstanding Graduate Fellowships, Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2008
  22. Kerrigan Minigrant, for Paper "Nonlinear Classification by Genetic Algorithm with Signed Fuzzy Measure" (Published in FUZZ-IEEE 2007), University of Nebraska
  23. Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contribution to urgent US Naperville retrofit issue resolving, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, China, 2004
  24. Lucent Global Switching Software Silver Award, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Naperville IL, USA, 2002