Honors and Awards

- CSU Distinguished Alumnus Award (2009) UCSD Outstanding Faculty Mentor Award (2005 - 2006).

- NSF CAREER Award (1999 - 2004).

- UCSD Hellman Fellow (1999) UCI COR Award (1998).

- Caltech von Karman Instructorship (1995 - 1997).

- Caltech Prize Research Fellow (1993 - 1995).

- CSU Myron-Brown-Ludlow Award (1987).

- CSU President’s Award (1987).