Academic Honors and Awards
  • 2014 IEEE Photonics Society Best Graduate Student Fellowship (1 of 10 worldwide).
  • 2014 SPIE Graduate Scholarship in Optics and Photonics (international award).
  • 2012 Graduate Research Enhancement and Travel (G.R.E.A.T.) Award from the ECE department at McGill University for travel to European Conference on Optical Communications (ECOC), September 16-20, 2012.
  • 2010-2012 McGill Engineering Doctoral Award (MEDA) for pursuing my Ph.D.
  • 2006 Awarded the Prof. Abdelsalame Mustafa prize for the top student of the Department of Electrical Engineering.
  • 2002-2006 Ranked 1st on the Department of Electrical Engineering students during all academic years.