Awards and Honors

Recognition and Assistantship

  • Awarded the Computer Science Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Research Award 2019 from UTSA.

  • Doctoral Fellowship, Institute for Cyber Security, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 - 2018.

  • 3MT (Three Minute Thesis) Finalist, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2018.

  • Selected into Who's Who 2018 at UTSA for academic and leadership achievements.

  • Recognized as RSA Security Scholar by RSA Conference, San Francisco, California, 2016.

  • Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2014 -15.

  • Dean's Scholarship, Graduate School of Engineering at Northeastern University, Boston, 2010 -12.

Scholarships and Grants (Most Recent)

  • IEEE Symposium on Security and Privacy (Oakland'18) Student Travel Grant, May 21-23 2018, San Francisco, USA.

  • UTSA Graduate Student Professional Development Award, 2017 - 18.

  • Annual Computer Security Applications Conference (ACSAC 2017) Student Travel Grant, Dec 5-8 2017, Florida, USA.

  • Will Winsborough Memorial Scholarship, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2017 - 18.

  • Dr. Patricia A. Graham Endowed Scholarship, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2016 - 17.

  • International Student Grant, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2016 - 17.

  • Will Winsborough Memorial Scholarship, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2016 - 17.

  • International Student Grant, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 - 16.

  • Richard L. Murphy and Mary W. Bancroft CS Book Fund, Department of Computer Science, University of Texas at San Antonio, 2015 - 16.