Awards

Academic Awards & Honors


  • Honorable Mention Award, ACM designing Intercative Systems (DIS) 2021
  • Best Paper Award, ACM Computer Supported Cooperative Work and Social Computing (CSCW) 2020
  • Outstanding Paper Award, Council of Educators in Landscape Architecture, 2017
  • Honorable Mention Award, ACM Interactive Surfaces and Spaces (ISS), 2016
  • Best Poster Honourable Mention, ACM Graphics Interface (GI), 2016
  • Best Paper Award, IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST) 2014
  • Best Research Note Honourable Mention, Graphics, Animation and New Media (GRAND), 2014
  • Best 4 papers, IEEE Visual Analytics Science and Technology (VAST), 2010

Grant Supports & Fellowships


  • National Science Foundation (NSF), SATC: CORE: Medium (Co-PI, $1,191,106)
  • UMass ADVANCE Collaborative Research Seed Grants (Co-PI, $15,000)
  • UMass ADVANCE Collaborative Research Seed Grants (Co-PI, $12,000)
  • Women in Development Scholarship, University of Victoria, 2010
  • SAP ARC North America Fellowships (Multi-touch interfaces), University of Victoria ($105,000)
  • Institute of Research Management and Consultancy Award, University of Malaya