Selected Awards

  • Fellow, American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE), 2022

  • IEEE Transactions on Big Data Best Paper Award, 2022

  • Engineering Genesis Award, Texas A&M University, 2022

  • Presidential Impact Fellow, Texas A&M University, 2021

  • Runner-Up Award of KDD Cup on Open Graph Benchmark Large-Scale Challenge (OGB-LSC), 2021

  • CSE Graduate Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, Texas A&M University, 2021

  • ACM Distinguished Member, 2020

  • IEEE Transactions on Pattern Analysis and Machine Intelligence Top 10 Most Popular Article, 2016-2021

  • 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

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

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

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