Honors and Awards

The article, “Underwater flight by the planktonic sea butterfly” was listed among Key Research Highlights: Top 3 Most-read 2016 Research Papers by Journal of Experimental Biology
Invited participant in NAE Frontiers of Engineering Education Symposium, 2016
Class of 1940 Course Survey Teaching Effectiveness Award, 2016
Fellow, Association for the Sciences of Limnology and Oceanography (ASLO)
Class of 1934 Outstanding Innovative Use of Education Technology Award, 2015
CEE Leadership in Use of Educational Technology Award, 2014
Eichholz Faculty Teaching Award, 2014
The article, “Bioinspired Algorithm for Autonomous Sensor-driven Guidance in Turbulent Chemical Plumes” was named a Highlight of 2012 by Bioinspiration & Biomimetics
Invited participant in 2008-2009 University Leadership Program (ULP)
CEE Excellence in Service Award, 2008
CEE Outstanding Teacher Award, 2004
British Petroleum / CETL Junior Faculty Teaching Excellence Award, 2001
CEE Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activity Award, 2000

Lloyd S. Burr Memorial Endowment Scholarship, 1989 – 1990
Edward Frank Kraft Scholarship, 1985
Graduated with High Honors, University of California at Davis, 1989
Tau Beta Pi National Engineering Honor Society