Awards & Honors

Academic

  • ENRE Young Researcher Prize of 2015
    Awarded by Section on Energy, Natural Resources, and the Environment (ENRE) of INFORMS
    November 2015
  • Excellence in Teaching 2011-2012, Engineering & Technology Management Program
    Awarded by Division of Economics and Business, CSM
    May 2012
  • GOR Dissertation Award 2011
    Awarded by GOR (German Society of Operations Research)
    August 2011
  • Beta Gamma Sigma Membership
    Awarded by Beta Gamma Sigma (premier honor society in the fields of business and accounting)
    January 2011
  • Honorable Mention at 2010 George B. Dantzig Dissertation Award
    Awarded by INFORMS
    November 2010
  • Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Teaching
    Awarded by the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida
    April 2010
  • HHMI Science for Life Graduate Student Mentor Award
    Awarded by the Howard Hughes Medical Institute, University of Florida
    April 2010
  • Graduate Student Award for Excellence in Research
    Awarded by the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida
    April 2009
  • Gilbreth Memorial Fellowship
    Awarded by the Institute of Industrial Engineers (IIE), national award
    August 2008 to July 2009
  • Academic Achievement Certificate
    Awarded by the University of Florida International Center
    May 2008
  • Graduate Student Travel Grant Competition Winner
    Awarded by the Center for European Studies, University of Florida
    March 2008
  • Academic Achievement Certificate
    Awarded by the University of Florida International Center
    May 2007
  • Alumni Graduate Award
    Awarded by the Department of Industrial & Systems Engineering, University of Florida
    August 2006 to July 2010
  • Diplom "Mit Auszeichnung" (Summa cum laude)
    Awarded by the Department of Mathematics, Ruprecht-Karls Universität Heidelberg
    July 2006

Leadership

  • Medal of honor for contributions to national flood fighting
    Awarded by the federal state of Sachsen, Germany
    Spring 2003
  • Medal of honor for contributions to national flood fighting
    Awarded by the non-profit organization "DLRG," Germany
    Spring 2003