• Certificate of Appreciation for speaking at the SMTA Intermountain Chapter Meeting, March 2016
  • People’s Choice Award, October 2015 – Awarded by peer for excellence in team work.
  • People’s Choice Award, November 2014 – Awarded by HR for excellence in team work.
ACI Technologies
  • Five Years of Service Award, December 2013
  • Invited Panelist for Nanotechnology Health and Safety, Nano for Business 2010 Conference at Lehigh University, Bethlehem, PA, May 2010
Naval Air Warfare Center Weapons Division
  • American Society for Engineering Education (ASEE), Naval Research Laboratory (NRL) Postdoctoral Fellowship, 2005 to 2006. Awarded for the ASEE/NRL proposal on the synthesis and computational chemistry of soluble electron deficient (n-type) conjugated polymers.
University of Southern California
  • Beckman Foundation Research Fellowship, 2000 to 2002
  • Benson Endowed Fellowship, 2003 to 2005
  • Harold E. Moulton Graduate Fellowship, 2004
  • Research Assistantship, 2000 to 2005 – Awarded for showing successful progress during my graduate studies.
Mayo Clinic Jacksonville
  • Above and Beyond Employee Recognition, 1997. Awarded for successful anti-sense (RNA-binding) and anti-gene (DNA-binding) experiments using the peptide nucleic acid (PNA) sequences that I synthesized.
University of North Florida
  • Dean’s List, 1997
  • Founding Treasurer, Student Affiliate American Chemical Society (SA-ACS) at UNF, 1997
  • University Honors Program, 1993 to 1997
Stanton College Preparatory School
  • Advanced Placement (AP) Scholar, 1993
  • International Baccalaureate (IB) Program Certificate, 1993