3rd prize in the World Intelligence Underwater Robots Challenge

Team leader of four students from Georgia Institute of Technology.
The competition was broadcasted by the China Central Television (CCTV).
Received travel support and 5000 RMB cash award.

NSF Innovation Corps (I-Corps)

Completion of the NSF I-Corps curriculum on technology commercialization.
Received 50,000 USD support for customer discovery and entrepreneurship training.

3rd prize of the IEEE CSS Video Clip Contest

Lead inventor of the miniature autonomous blimp, and coordinated the effort on the demonstration video "Control Theory - Autonomous Blimp.” 

Blimp reported on the IEEE Spectrum
VIP innovation award from Georgia Institute of Technology   

For the development of the Georgia Tech Miniature Underwater Vehicle (GT-MUR) and its underwater infrared communication system.
Received 1000 USD cash award.