Awards

  • Faculty Early Career Development (CAREER) Award, National Science Foundation, 2014

  • Meritorious Service Certificate, IEEE/ACM Transactions on Computational Biology & Bioinformatics, 2014

  • College of Sciences Early Career Distinguished Research Award, Old Dominion University, 2014

  • Virginia Outstanding Faculty Award Nominee, College of Sciences, Old Dominion University, 2013

  • Top 25 Hottest Articles in Pattern Recognition, ScienceDirect, Elsevier, Jan.-Dec., 2012

  • College of Sciences Early Career Distinguished Research Award, Old Dominion University, 2012

  • Second Prize on Demographic Prediction, Mobile Data Challenge, Nokia Research Center, 2012

  • Outstanding Ph.D. Student in Computer Science, Arizona State University, 2010

  • Best Performer, TRECVID video surveillance evaluation, National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2009