Faculty Development Award (2022), Improving graduate Instruction of the Graphical Methods in Operations Research using DESMOS, Academic Affairs, Old Dominion University, Summer 2022
Doctoral Mentoring Award (2016), Old Dominion University award for mentoring Ph.D. students.
FulbrightSpecialist Program Award (2008), “Business Plan Development for a Center for Modeling and Simulation in Jordan”, in Collaboration with the German-Jordanian University, June – July, 2008, Amman, Jordan.
NASABoard Action Invention Award (2007) granted by NASA administrator Michael Griffin for the invention of “a Generic Simulation Environment for Modeling Future Launch Operation (GEM-FLO)”, NASA Case No. KSC-12488
NASASoftware Invention Award (2006) granted by NASA administrator Michael Griffin for the “SpaceShuttle Macro-Level Discrete-Event Simulation Model”, NASA Case No. KSC-12497.
Recognized by NASA’s administrator Mr. Sean O’Keefe in 2005 for the creative development of a technical innovation that has been approved for publication as a NASA tech brief entitled: “a Generic Simulation Environment for Modeling Future Launch Operation (GEM-FLO)”
Nominated by the department of Engineering Management and Systems Engineering, and the College of Engineering for ODU’s Faculty Research Achievement Award 2013
Nominee for the SCHEV Outstanding Faculty “Teaching with Technology” award in 2006. (SCHEV is State Council of Higher Education for Virginia)
Nominee of the Institute of Industrial Engineers for New Faces in Engineering” at the National Engineers Week in 2004
NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship in 2003: Worked at NASA Langley for 3 months
Nominated for the Best Research Presentation Competition during the NASA/ASEE Faculty Fellowship Program in 2003 (number of nominees was 5 out of 40 fellows)
Lucent Technologies Industrial Fellowship: 3 years of support for Ph.D. program, 1996 – 1999