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Elected Full Member, Philippine-American Academy of Science and Engineering (2022)

Grace Hopper Faculty Scholar (2020)

US National Committee/IUPAC Young Observer (2015)

IUPAC Young Chemist Award (2015)

IBM Lowdin Fellowship for Postdoctoral Researchers (2012)

American Chemical Society Division of Computers in Chemistry Chemical Computing Group Excellence Award for Graduate Students (2007)

Michigan State University Dissertation Completion Fellowship (2007)

Michigan State University Department of Chemistry Educational Merit Fellowship (2006)

IBM Zerner Fellowship for Graduate Students (2005)

Michigan State University James. L. Dye Endowed Fellowship (2005)


Other Awards:

  • Invited to attend the Abdus Salam International Centre for Theoretical Physics Spring College on Computational Nanoscience held at Trieste, Italy (2010)

  • Selected to participate in the Accelerating Computational Chemistry with General-Purpose Graphics Processing Units, University of Tennessee (August 2009)

  • Selected to participate in the ACS PRF Summer School on Computation, Simulation, and Theory in Chemistry, Chemical Biology, and Materials Chemistry, Park City, Utah (June 11-18, 2005)

  • Computational Chemical Dynamics Conference Travel Award, Minneapolis, MN (2004)

  • Best Undergraduate Thesis (2000)

  • Finalist for Search for Ten Outstanding MSU-IIT Students (2000)

  • Commission on Higher Education – Center of Excellence Grantee (1998-2000)

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