Awards and Honors

Awards and Honors

  • Fellow, Academy of Science, the Royal Society of Canada (RSC), 2017
  • Fellow, the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC), 2012
  • Fellow, the Canadian Academy of Engineering (CAE), 2011
  • Tier I Canada Research Chair in Wireless Communication Networks, since 2010
  • Fellow, the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers (IEEE), for contributions to mobile communications and networks, 2008

  • Technical Recognition Award, Ad Hoc & Sensor Networks Technical Committee, IEEE Communications Society, 2017
  • One of the ten "N2Women: Stars in Computer Networking and Communications", Networking Networking Women (N2Women), 2017
  • Best Editor Award, the ETRI Journal, Korea, 2016
  • Outstanding Service Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society (VTS), for examplary service to the IEEE VTS Board of Governors, 2013
  • Distinguished Lecturer, IEEE Communications Society, 2008-2011
  • The Discovery Accelerator Supplements (DAS) Award, the Natural Science and Engineering Research Council (NSERC) of Canada, 2008
  • The Premier's Research Excellence Award (PREA) for demonstrated excellence of scientific and academic contributions, the Ontario Government, 2001

  • The Best Paper Award, the 17th ACM International Conference on Modeling, Analysis and Simulation of Wireless and Mobile Systems (MSWiM), Montreal, Canada, Sept. 2014
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Sydney, Australia, June 2014
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Atlanta, USA, December 2013
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE Global Communications Conference (Globecom), Anaheim, USA, December 2012
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Ottawa, Canada, June 2012
  • The Best Conference Paper Award, IEEE Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, 2011
  • The Best Student Paper Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Conference (VTC), Ottawa, Canada, September 2010
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Sydney, Australia, April 2010
  • The Best Paper Award, Int. Conf. Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), Hong Kong, July 2008
  • The Best Paper Award, Int. Conf. Heterogeneous Networking for Quality, Reliability, Security and Robustness (QShine), Vancouver, August 2007
  • The Best Paper Award, IEEE International Conference on Communications (ICC), Glasgow, Scotland, June 2007
  • The Best Student Paper Award, IEEE Wireless Communications and Networking Conference (WCNC), Hong Kong, March 2007

  • The Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo, for outstanding achievements in teaching, scholarship, and service, 2018
  • The Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo, for outstanding achievements in teaching, scholarship, and service, 2011
  • Marsland Fellowship, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, for demonstrated exceptional achievements in research, teaching, and dedication to the Department and the University, 2008
  • The Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo, for outstanding achievements in teaching, scholarship, and service, 2008
  • The Distinguished Performance Award, Faculty of Engineering, University of Waterloo, for outstanding contributions in teaching, scholarship, and service, 2006
  • The Outstanding Performance Award, University of Waterloo, for outstanding achievements in teaching, scholarship, and service, 2005