Global Young Scientist Summit, invited delegates, Singapore, 2015 (5 representative from UIUC, 200 worldwide)

Best Sensor Poster Award, IEEE NANOMED 2015, Hawaii

Invited Speaker, IEEE NANOMED 2015, Hawaii (Only graduate student invited speaker)

Invited Lecturer, University of Colorado – Boulder (ECEN 5031, Fall 2015)

European Ceramic Society’s Travel Award, Toledo – Spain, June 2015 (4 representative from US Universities)

Best Poster Award, New York Academy of Science – Pepsi Day, December 2014 (2 in 100 participants)

University Representative, ThinkChicago Entrepreneur Week, 2014

Excellent Teacher ranked by their students, Fall 2013 (the only TA in the department received this award)

Arie and Ida Crown Memorial Study Abroad in Israel Scholarship, 2014

Materials Research Society Travel Award, Spring 2014 MRS, 2014

Racheff Teaching Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, 2013-2014 (1 PhD student per academic year)

University Representative, ThinkChicago, 2013

John A. Rogers group citizenship award, 2012 – 2015

Hammer Fellow, University of Illinois at Urbana Champaign, Materials Science and Engineering Department, 2011

Tohoku University Summer Fellowship Program (TUSP), Sendai, Japan, 2010

Invited Delegates, International Student Energy Summit (ISES), Canada, Calgary, 2009