2021

Gladstone Mentoring Award
The Gladstone Outstanding Mentoring Award was established to recognize the value of quality mentoring relationships and the impact they have on professional development and career advancement.

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

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
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

2012

Whitaker International Fellowship
National Science Foundation Fellowship
Petit Undergraduate Research Scholarship
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

2011

NSERC Post-Graduate Scholarship
Petit Undergraduate Research Scholars
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
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

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

NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
NSF Graduate Research Fellowship
BME Outstanding Undergraduate Research Award
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

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

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

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