• 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.