Google Faculty Research Award based on a project entitled ActivityNet: A Large-Scale Video Benchmark for Human Activity Understanding, Winter 2015
Research Collaboration Award from the University of Western Australia based on project entitled Biomass Estimation of Fish in the Wild (2014)
Best Paper Award at CVSports workshop at CVPR 2 013
KAUST Seed Fund Award (2013-2014)
Ranked first in the IEN (Illinois Entrepreneur Network) business plan competition, which is a campus wide competition for innovative entrepreneurial ideas (2009)
Recipient of the Computational Science and Engineering (CSE) Fellowship (2007-2009) at UIUC, which recognizes 8-10 students on campus for their Academic Research in a computationally-oriented and interdisciplinary field
Recipient of the James M. Henderson Fellowship (2006-2007) at UIUC, which recognizes a first-year ECE graduate student based on his/her Academic, Research and Leadership achievements
Recipient of the Charlie Korban Award for Academic Excellence among AUB graduates (2004- 2005), in recognition of academic, research, and leadership achievements.