Awards

  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Top 5 Most Popular Article, 2016-2020

  • The Web Conference (WWW) Best Paper Shortlist, 2019

  • Top Reviewer, Neural Information Processing Systems (NeurIPS), 2019

  • KDD Best Paper Nomination, 2018

  • First Team to Approach Human-Level Performance, SNEMI3D Open Challenge, 2017

  • #1 on Cleft Detection and #2 on Neuron Segmentation, MICCAI CREMI Open Challenge, 2016

  • Early Career Excellence in Research Award, School of Electrical Engineering and Computer Science, Washington State University, 2016

  • 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