Awards

1. JPL Technology and Applications Program (TAP) Honor Award, 2000
2. Lew Allen Award of Excellence for significant technical contributions, 2001
3. NASA Honor Award for Safe Robotic Navigation Task, 2002
4. NASA Space Act Award for Path Planning Graphical User Interface, 2003
5. MIT Technology Review Top 100 Young Innovators of the Year, 2003
6. Engineer of the Year Award, Los Angeles Council of Engineers and Scientists, 2004
7. Allstate Insurance Distinguished Honoree for achievement in science, 2004
8. NASA Space Act Award for Fuzzy Logic Engine for Space Applications, 2004
9. California Women in Business Award for Science and Technology, 2005
10. IEEE Early Career Award in Robotics and Automation, 2005
11. GT-ECE Outreach Award, 2008
12. GT-Faculty Woman of Distinction Award, 2008
13. NSBE Janice Lumpkin Educator of the Year Award, 2009
14. NAE Gilbreth Lectureship, 2010
15. GT Class of 1934 Outstanding Interdisciplinary Activities Award, 2013
16. GT Residential Life Cornerstone Award for Outstanding Contributions to the Community, 2013
17. A. Richard Newton Educator ABIE Award, Anita Borg Institute, 2014
18. The Root 100 Honoree, 2015
19. Computer Research Association’s A. Nico Habermann Award, 2016
20. Brown Engineering Alumni Medal, 2016