IEEE Fellow, class of 2015
Best Paper Award, IEEE Globecom 2011, Wireless Networking Symposium, IEEE Communications Society
For the paper co-authored with Jie Dai, Bo Li, Fangming Liu, and Jiangchuan Liu, titled “Collaborative Caching for Video Streaming among Selfish Wireless Service Providers,” published in the Proceedings of IEEE Globecom 2011, December 2011.
Inaugural recipient, Distinguished Educator Award (in the “under 40″ category), Department of Computer Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, November 4, 2011.
Recipient, Departmental Teaching Award, for excellence in undergraduate teaching in Fall 2010, Department of Electrical and Computer Engineering, University of Toronto. The award was determined with the student vote conducted by the ECE Student Clubs at the end of the term.
Recipient, University of Toronto McLean Award, 2009
2009 Multimedia Communications Best Paper Award, the Multimedia Communications Technical Committee, IEEE Communications Society, 2009
for the paper co-authored with Mea Wang, titled “R2: Random Push with Random Network Coding in Live Peer-to-Peer Streaming,” published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, Special Issue on Advances in Peer-to-Peer Streaming Systems, vol. 25, no. 9, pp. 1655-1666, December 2007.
Best Student Paper Award, the Thirteenth International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS 2005)
for the paper co-authored with Ying Zhu, titled “Overlay Networks with Linear Capacity Constraints,” published in the Proceedings of the Thirteenth International Workshop on Quality of Service (IWQoS 2005), also Lecture Notes in Computer Science, Springer, vol. 3552, pp. 21-36, H. de Meer, N. Bhatti (Eds.), Passau, Germany, June 21-23, 2005.
IEEE Communications Society Leonard G. Abraham Prize Paper Award in the Field of Communications Systems
for the paper co-authored with Klara Nahrstedt, titled “A Control-Based Middleware Framework for Quality-of-Service Adaptations,” published in the IEEE Journal on Selected Areas in Communications, vol. 17, no. 9, September 1999, pp. 1632-1650.