Honors and Awards


  • IEEE Technical Committee on Scalable Computing (TCSC) Award for Excellence in Scalable Computing for Early Career Researchers (ECR) 2017
  • Best Land Transportation Paper Award 2017
  • Google IoT Research Tech Award 2016
  • Statement of Accomplishment with Distinction, Vanderbilt University's course "An Introduction to Evidence-Based Undergraduate STEM Teaching" 2014
  • Outstanding Achievement in Graduate Studies, University of Waterloo 2013
  • Ontario Graduate Scholarship 2012-2013
  • President's Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo 2012-2013
  • Doctoral Thesis Completion Award, University of Waterloo 2013
  • Faculty of Engineering Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo 2012-2013
  • Ontario Research and Development Challenge Fund Bell Scholarship 2012
  • Chinese Government Award for Outstanding Self-financed Students Abroad 2012
  • Graduate Scholarship, University of Waterloo, five consecutive terms 2010-2011
  • International Doctoral Student Award, University of Waterloo 2009-2012
  • INFOCOM 2011 Student Travel Grant (STG) 2011
  • Shanghai Excellent Master Thesis Award 2011
  • Co-recipient of ICST BodyNets 2010 Best Paper Award 2010
  • National Excellent Graduate Scholarship, China 2007
  • The Second Price, China Mathematical Contest in Modeling for Graduate (Shanghai Region) 2007
  • National Excellent Graduate Scholarship, ranked second by Department of Computer Science and Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2007
  • Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2006
  • Excellent Graduate, Shanghai Jiao Tong University 2006
  • The Second Price, China Mathematical Contest in Modeling (Shanghai Region) 2004
  • The First Price, The 18th National Contest in Mathematics (Hubei Region) 2002