- AFOSR Young Investigator Award, 2017
- NSF Career Award, 2016
- One of the 2 nominees of Harvard University for Packard Fellowships for Science and Engineering 2015
- Best Student Paper Award Finalist in 50th IEEE Conference on Decision and Control, Dec. 2011
- 06/2017: Master student from ETH Meier Yannick won the Outstanding Master Thesis award, ETH Zurich for his thesis under my supervision.
- 04/2016, PhD student Masoud Badiei received IBM PhD fellowship
- 04/2015, PhD student Ariana Minot received "Runner-up for 1st Place" award in the poster session of AWM (Association for Women in Mathematics) Research Symposium