1. Distinguished Associate
Professor Award, SECS, Oakland University, 2012.
2. New Investigator
Research Excellence Award, Oakland University, 2006.
3. Nominated for Oakland
University Teaching Excellence Award, 2006
4. Oakland University
Research Fellowship, 2003, 2006.
5. National Science
Foundation fellowship to the NSF Summer Institute on Nano
Mechanics and Materials, 2003.
6. Achievements in
Scientific Research Promotion (Third Class), from Tsinghua University,
7. National Award for
Achievement in Technology Invention (Third Class), from the Chinese
Ministry of Science and Technology, 1996.
8. Great Achievement in
Science & Technology Award (First Class), from the Chinese Ministry of
9. Friends of Tsinghua –
Award for Excellent Teachers (Second Class), 1995 and 1996.
10. Best Paper Award,
Chinese Mechanical Engineering Society, 1995.