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Dr. Sung-Hyun Son (right) and I (left) receive an R&D 100 Award in 2018 for our efforts in translating my machine learning research to the U.S. Navy for intelligent decision support.

Selected Research Awards

  • Best Student Paper Award Nomination, Robotics: Science and Systems, July 2023
  • Best Paper Award, Technical Advances (HRI’22), IEEE/ACM Transactions on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2022
  • Best Paper Award (MAIR2 Workshop), The Workshop on Multi-Agent Interaction and Relational Reasoning (MAIR2) at the International Conference on Computer Vision (ICCV), October 2021
  • Best Paper Award Finalist (CoRL’20), Conference on Robot Learning, December 2020.
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist, American Controls Conference (ACC’22), July 2020.
  • NASA Early Career Fellowship, September 2019.
  • R&D 100 Award, November 2018.
  • DARPA Riser, October 2018.
  • Early Career Award, National Fire Control Symposium, February 2018.
  • Best Intelligent Systems Paper, American Institute of Aeronautics and Astronautics, 2015.
  • Human-Robot Interaction Pioneer, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, 2013.
  • NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program Fellow, September 2011.

Selected Service Awards

  • Outstanding Program Committee Member, ACM/IEEE International Conference on Human-Robot Interaction, March 2023
  • “One of the Best Reviewers,” AAAI 2023 Workshop on Representation Learning for Responsible Human-Centric AI, February 2023
  • NeurIPS’22 Top Reviewer [< 10%], Conference on Neural Information Processing Systems, December 2023