Major Awards at Cornell

2019    AACYF Top 30 under 30, All America Chinese Youth Federation.
2019    FLEFF Diversity Scholars Fellowship, Ithaca College.
2019    National Finalist, Lemelson-MIT Student Prize.
Forbes 30U30 in Energy

2018    Forbes Under 30 Scholar, Forbes Magazine.

2018    First Place Award, 2018 TCAM Poster/Pitch Competition, Atkinson Center.
2018    Local Pathways Fellowship (LPS), UN Sustainable Development Solutions Network – Youth Initiative (SDSN Youth).
2018    Third Place Award, “Our Microbes, Our Global Health” Symposium Poster Contest.
2018    Third Place Prize Winner, the AAAS “Science in a Minute” Video Contest, AAAS.
2017    $20K Grand Prize Winner, Create the future design contest, NASA Tech Briefs.
2017    Excellence in Research, the New York Academy of Sciences.
2017    First Place in Student Research Presentation, 2017 Biotechnology Symposium.
2017    Best Poster Award, ACLS International Summer School, Tokyo Tech.


2018    Graduate Student Conference Grant, Cornell U.
2018    Selectee, Entrepreneurship Minor for Engineering Ph.D. Students, Cornell College of Engineering and College of Business.
2017    Inductee, Full member of Sigma-Xi, the Scientific Research Honor Society.
2017    Graduate Division Winner, Sigma Xi’s Student Research Showcase.
2017    “People’s Choice” Award of 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) Competition, Cornell U.
2017    Sigma Xi Annual Meeting and Student Research Conference Travel Grant.
2017    Featured Graduate Speaker, Sigma Xi Student Research Conference.
2017    Featured Graduate Student, MAE Annual Newsletter, Cornell University.
2017    Best Pitch Award, Zhongguancun Software Park Development Co, Ltd.

2015    Finalist of the 3-Minute Thesis (3MT) competition, McGill U.

2015    Featured Graduate Student, QS Quacquarelli Symonds Ltd.

2015    Graduate Excellence Fellowship, McGill U.

2012    Honorable Mention Award, Mathematical Contest in Modeling (MCM), US Consortium for Mathematics and its Applications (COMAP).
2012    Special-class Award (Top 0.1%), National English Competition for College Students (NECCS)Ministry of Education of China.
2012    Special-class Award (Top 0.02%, 9 awarded nationally), National University Student Social Practice & Science Contest on Energy Saving & Emission Reduction, Ministry of Education of China.
2012    Outstanding Student Leader Award, Xi’an Jiaotong U.
2010    First Prize, National English Competition for College Students (NECCS), Ministry of Education of China.

2011    First Prize, Chinese Calligraphy Contest for College Students, Xi’an Jiaotong U.
2011    First Prize, Memorial Speech Contest for “Tsien Hsue-Shen”, Xi’an Jiaotong U.