A selection of my awards, sorted by time.


  • C.W. Gear Outstanding Graduate Award
    • This award is for one outstanding graduate student each year in the CS Department at UIUC. [Details]



  • Yelp Dataset Challenge Award, Round-4 winner, [Yelp]
  • Prostate Cancer DREAM Challenge, Task 1A Winner, [DREAM Challenge]
  • Computer Science Excellence Fellowship, [CS@ILLINOIS]

2014 and Before (Undergrad)

  • Gold medal, 2nd Place, Asian Champion in ACM International Collegiate Programming Competition (ICPC) World Finals 2013
  • National Scholarship (China)
  • Dow Chemical Company Scholarship (China)
  • Bosch Scholarship (China)
  • Excellent Undergraduate Thesis Award (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)
  • Zhiyuan Excellent Student Scholarship (Shanghai Jiao Tong University)