Awards

  • Sponsorship and Travel Award (2017, ORAU and NSF). I was selected to receive sponsorship and travel support to the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum, by the Oak Ridge Associated Universities (ORAU) and the National Science Foundation (NSF).
    [ORAU News Release]
  • HLF award (2017, Scientific Committee of the Heidelberg Forum Foundation). I was selected as one of the 200 most qualified young researchers in the field of Mathematics and Computer Science, to participate in the 5th Heidelberg Laureate Forum (HLF).
  • FADEx Laureate (2017, Office for Science & Technology at the Embassy of France in the United States). I was selected to participate in the French-American Doctoral Exchange (FADEx) program focused in Cybersecurity.
  • Best in class award (2016, Hewlett Packard Enterprise). I have been awarded the Best in Class Award during the 2016 Intern Project Fair at Hewlett-Packard Enterprise.
  • MVP (2016,  UIUC World Cup Soccer Tournament): I was selected as the most valuable player (MVP) during the group stage of the WorldCup Soccer Tournament at UIUC .
  • Best Pitch (2015, Samsung Research America): During my internship at Samsung Research America, I have participated in an internal competition (Samsung Innovation Jam). I have led a team of interns to win the Best Pitch Award.
  • Video of the Month (2015, Coordinated Science Lab). One of our video demos (watch  here) for our paper titled “Inside Job: Understanding and Mitigating the Threat of External Device Mis-Bonding on Android” has won the video of the month award granted by the Coordinated Science Lab at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign.
  • Fulbright Scholarship (2012 – 2014, J William Fulbright Foreign Scholarship Board (JWFFSB)) : I was awarded a highly competitive scholarship targeting outstanding scholars.