ICTP Diploma Scholarship , 1997-1998.

2001 Wills Memorial Scholarship, UGA Math Department. See the news release.

2001-2002 Dissertation Completion Assistantship, UGA Graduate School.
See a description of the award.

My paper on iterative methods received a special mention at the IMACS 03 International Symposium on
Iterative Methods in Scientific Computing .
NSF Award # 0811052. Computational Mathematics. Division of Mathematical Sciences, 2008-2012.
Mixed Finite Elements and Smooth Approximations of Partial Differential Equations.
Alfred P. Sloan Fellowship, 2009-2011. Extended to 2013.
Northern Illinois University sabbatical grant 2010-2011
Institute for Mathematics and its Applications visiting Fellowship 2010-2011
MSRI Research Professorship, Fall 2013
NSF Award # 1319640. Computational Mathematics/Applied Mathematics. Division of Mathematical Sciences, 2013-2016.
Mixed Finite Elements, Monge-Ampere equation and Optimal Transportation.
2013 Kavli fellowship from the U.S. National Academy of Sciences

NSF Award # 1720276. Computational Mathematics. Division of Mathematical Sciences,
2017-2020. Variational Principles, Minimization Diagrams, and Mixed Finite Elements in Computational Geometric
Optics.