2005 National Science Foundation (NSF) Career Award

         Best Paper Award at the 2007 International Conference on Artificial Intelligence

         Best Paper Award at the 2004 IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence in Bioinformatics and Computational Biology

         2010 IEEE Granular Computing Outstanding Contribution Award

         2007 IEEE Bioinformatics and Bioengineering Outstanding Contribution Award

         2001 IEEE Data Mining Outstanding Service Award