2015

- American Heart Association Postdoctoral Fellowship Award
Her proposal was 1 of only 14 selected for funding out of 72 total applicants.
- Sigma Xi Research Award
Each year since 1947, the Georgia Tech Chapter of Sigma Xi has honored Georgia Tech faculty and students for their research at the annual Spring Awards Banquet.
- CIRM Research Leadership Award
The Research Leadership Awards were created by the state’s stem cell agency, the California Institute for Regenerative Medicine (CIRM), to help California universities and research institutions recruit the very best stem cell scientists in the world.

2014

- Elected as Fellow of the American Institute for Medical and Biological Engineering (AIMBE)
- Poster Award at the Georgia Tech Research & Innovation Conference 2014
- Goldwater Scholar 2014
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- Philanthropic Educational Organization (PEO) Scholar Award
- Outstanding Rapid Fire Presentation at Annual BioEngineering Day
- UNCF-Merck Graduate Science Research Dissertation Fellowship
- 1 of 20 Georgia Top Medical Researchers by Atlanta Business Chronicle
- Scholar from the Achievement Rewards for College Scientists (ARCS) Foundation

2013

- NIH Cell & Tissue Engineering Training Grant Fellow
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- Medtronic Excellence in Modeling Award
- 40 Under 40 - Georgia Trend Magazine
- Alfred P. Sloan / Georgia Institute of Technology University Centers of Exemplary Mentoring (UCEM) Scholarship
- Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM) Young Investigator
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- Carol Ann and David D. Flanagan Faculty Professorship
- Petit Institute Interdisciplinary Research and Education Above & Beyond Trainee Award
- Petit Institute Interdisciplinary Research and Education Above & Beyond Trainee Award
- Outstanding BME Senior Award
- Petit Institute F.L Bud Suddath Award 1st place
- Summer Fellowship, Harvard-MIT Bioinformatics and Integrative Genomics Program
- Best Advisor from the BioEngineering Graduate Program
- Travel Award Winner to Present a Poster at the Georgia Tech Research & Innovation Conference
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Honorable Mention

2012

- Third Place, Student Presentation Competition, Society for Engineering Science 49th Technical Meeting
- Georgia Institute of Technology President's Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Honorable Mention
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- NSF IGERT Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Trainee
- GAANN Fellowship
- American Heart Association Predoctoral Fellowship
- SBE Stem Cell Engineering Top Poster Award
- Petit Institute Interdisciplinary Research and Education Above & Beyond Trainee Award
- Helen Grenga Outstanding Woman Engineer Award by the College of Engineering
- Whitaker International Fellowship
- National Science Foundation Fellowship
- Petit Undergraduate Research Scholarship

2011

- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship - Honorable Mention
- NSF IGERT Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Trainee
- Most Influential Georgians (Notables), Georgia Trend Magazine
- UK-US Collaboration Development Award
- National Academy of Engineering, China-America Frontiers of Engineering Invited Attendee
- NSF IGERT Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Trainee
- Above and Beyond (Eagle) Award, Georgia Tech BMES
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- Best Poster Award, Emory Medical Scientist Training Program Retreat
- NSERC Post-Graduate Scholarship
- Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2010

- Most Influential Georgians (Notables), Georgia Trend Magazine
- Junior Faculty Outstanding Undergraduate Research Mentor Award
- Georgia Tech President’s Fellowship
- Young Investigator Award, Society for Biomaterials
- STAR Award from Society for Biomaterials
- Georgia Tech President’s Fellowship
- Outstanding Poster Presentation Award at ABRCMS
- Georgia Tech President’s Fellowship
- NSF IGERT Stem Cell Biomanufacturing Trainee

2009

- College of Engineering Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
- Michael Birnbaum Scholar Award
- Petit Faculty Fellow, Institute for Bioengineering and Bioscience
- Petit Institute Interdisciplinary Research and Education Above & Beyond Award
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- BME Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award

2008

- Merck "Best Overall" poster at 1st SBE Stem Cell Engineering Conference
- UK-US Stem Cell Collaboration Development Award
- NIH Cell & Tissue Engineering Training Grant Fellow
- 3rd Place, Student Poster Award, Georgia Stem Cell Symposium
- Georgia Tech President’s Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2007

- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention
- Goizueta Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
- Medical Scientist Training Program Fellowship
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2006

- Michael Birnbaum Scholar Award
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, Honorable Mention
- NIH Cell & Tissue Engineering Training Grant Fellow
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2005

- Distinguished Speaker, Georgia Tech Biomedical Engineering Society
- NSF Graduate Research Fellowship

2004

- New Investigator Award, American Heart Association
- NIH Medical Scientist Training Program Training Grant, Emory University School of Medicine
- GAANN Fellowship