2017 Honor for PhD Student Meng Li: ACM/SIGDA Student Research Competition Gold Medal
2017 Best Paper Award, IEEE International Symposium on Hardware Oriented Security and Trust (HOST)
2017 ACM ISPD Contest: First Place
2017 SPIE Fellow
2016 Honor for PhD Student Xiaoqing Xu: ACM/SIGDA Student Research Competition Gold Medal
2016 ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD) FPGA Placement Contest: First Place
2016 Franco Cerrina Memorial Best Student Paper Award, SPIE Advanced Lithography
2015 Best in Session Award, SRC Techcon
2015 ASP-DAC Frequently Cited Author Award (as one of the top 3 cited authors in the 20 years of ASP-DAC).
2015 ASP-DAC 10-Year Retrospective Most Influential Paper Award Candidate
2015 Honor for PhD Student Bei Yu: EDAA Outstanding Dissertation Award
2014- Engineering Foundation Endowed Professorship #1, UT Austin
2014 RAISE Faculty Excellence Award (Recognizing Asian & Asian American Faculty & Staff Instilling Strength and Excellence), Asian/Asian American Faculty and Staff Association (AAAFSA) and Asian Desi Pacific Islander American Collective (APAC), UT Austin.
2014 Best Paper Award, ACM International Symposium on Physical Design (ISPD)
2014 IEEE Fellow
2014 Communications of the ACM, Research Highlights
2013 ICCAD CAD Contest, the 2nd Place
2013 William J. McCalla Best Paper Award, IEEE/ACM International Conference on Computer Aided Design (ICCAD)
2013 SRC Technical Excellence Award for "Nanometer IC Design for Manufacturability", with the citation "In recognition of your key contributions to technology that have significantly enhanced the productivity of the semiconductor industry"
2013-2014 Earl N. & Margaret Brasfield Endowed Faculty Fellowship in Engineering, UT Austin
2013 DAC Top 10 Author in Fifth Decade
2013 DAC Prolific Author Award (DAC 25 Club: has published 25 or more papers at DAC)