• Google PhD Fellowship [Google] [CS@ILLINOIS]
    • One of the 33 recipients from North America, Europe and the Middle East.
    • Sole winner in Structured Data and Database Management from North America.
  • Fake News Challenge #1


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


  • 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)