(2018) Energies Journal 10th Anniversary Best Paper Award. Energies Journal.
(2014) Bioenergy Systems Research Institute Dedicated Service Award.
(2014) Class of 2014 Career Development Award.
(2013) NationalUSDA Food & Agricultural Sc. Excellence in Teaching Award.
(2013) Outstanding Undergraduate Teacher.
(2012) Outstanding Graduate Faculty Teacher.
(2011) 2nd prize philosophy and social science research.
(2010) Guest Professor, Economics. Zhejiang University.
(2010) Outstanding instructor recognition at Honors Day Ceremony.
(2010) SAEA 2010 Lifetime Achievement Award.