1. 2022 IEEE Internet of Things Journal Outstanding Service Award (citation: For the contributions to the growth of the IEEE Internet of Things Journal)
  2. Keynote Speaker of IEEE Coins 2022:IEEE International Conference on Omni-Layer Intelligent Systems, 2022, Spain.
  3. Outstanding Researcher Award (2021), IEEE Communication Society Multimedia Communications
  4. Keynote Speaker of IEEE INFOCOM 2022 ICCN Workshop
  5. Best Paper Award, The 16th IEEE International Conference on Mobility, Sensing and Networking (IEEE MSN 2020).
  6. IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (VTS, 2021-2023)
  7. IEEE Fellow (2021) for his “contributions to low power wireless for IoT and multimedia applications”
  8. UMass Dartmouth “Scholar of the Year” Award (only one per year) NEWS
  9. Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom 2019, 9-13 December 2019, HI, USA
  10. Invited Speaker of IEEE ICNC 2020
  11. keynote Speaker of the 22nd IEEE International Conference on High Performance Computing and Communications (HPCC-2020).
  12. IEEE Distinguished Lecturer (ComSoc, 2019-2020)
  13. Fellow of the EAI (European Alliance for Innovation), Jan. 1, 2019, citation: in recognition of leadership in advancing and organizing research
  14. Featured Speaker for IEEE Summit on Communications Futures 2019
  15. Industry Panel on Big Data Analytics for Smart and Connected Health, IEEE ICC 2017, Paris
  16. Invited participant by National Academic Engineering (NAE) for 2017 German-American Frontiers of Engineering Symposium
  17. IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee (MMTC) Outstanding Leadership Award
  18. UMass Dartmouth Sponsored Research Recognition Award
  19. Best Paper Award, The 15th IEEE International Conference on Green Computing and Communications (GreenCom-2019), Atlanta, USA July 14 -July 17, 2019
  20. Best Student Paper Award, 11th EAI International Conference on Mobile Multimedia (Mobimedia 2018)
  21. Best paper runner-up award of The 11th International Conference on Wireless Algorithms, Systems, and Applications (WASA 2016) 2016
  22. Thomas L. Fagan, Jr. Best Student Paper Award (First Place) at the 2015 Annual Reliability & Maintainability Symposium (RAMS) (News)
  23. IEEE HEALHTCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award
  24. IEEE CloudCOM 2015 Outstanding Service Award
  25. Keynote Speaker: “Towards Smart and Secure Connected Health” in IEEEworkshop on Big Data Sciences, Technologies and Applications of IEEE INFOCOM 2016!
  26. Invited keynote speaker for 7th EAI International Conference on Cloud Computing
  27. ICDCS 2013 Travel Grant Award (NSF), The 33rd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2013)
  28. keynote speaker: “Socialized WBANs in Mobile Sensing Environment”, 8th ICST/ACM International Conference on Bio-inspired Information and Communications Technologies, Boston, Dec, 2014
  29. ICDCS 2012 Travel Grant Award (NSF), The 32nd International Conference on Distributed Computing Systems (ICDCS 2012)
  30. “A Top reviewer”, IEEE Transactions on Parallel & Distributed Systems – 2013 Reviewer Meritorious Service Certificate
  31. Best Paper Award in the 44th Annual Simulation Symposium (ANSS) of SpringSim 2011
  32. Best Paper Award in IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), 2008.
  33. Outstanding Graduate Fellowships, Graduate Studies, University of Nebraska-Lincoln 2008
  34. Kerrigan Minigrant, for Paper “Nonlinear Classification by Genetic Algorithm with Signed Fuzzy Measure” (Published in FUZZ-IEEE 2007), University of Nebraska
  35. Certificate of Appreciation for outstanding contribution to urgent US Naperville retrofit issue resolving, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, China, 2004
  36. Lucent Global Switching Software Silver Award, Bell Labs, Lucent Technologies, Naperville IL, USA, 2002