2022                American Academy of Arts and Sciences (AAAS)

2022                Outstanding Achievement Award in Nanoscience (ACS, USA)

2021                Turnbull Lectureship (MaterialsResearch Society)

2021                Nanoscale Science and EngineeringForum Award (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)

2020                National Academy of Investors

2020                Newton Award (Department of Defense)

2020                Alpha Chi Sigma Award (American Institute of Chemical Engineers)

2018                Vannevar Bush Fellowship (US Department of Defense)

2018                Soft Matter and Biophysical Chemistry Award (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)

2018                Gold Prize in Mobile World Scholar Challenge (GSMA Co)

2017                Sigma Xi Honor Fellow (Sigma Xi, The Scientific Research Honor Society)

2017                Alexander von Humboldt Research Award (Humboldt Foundation)

2017                Van ‘t Hoff Lecture (Universities of Utrecht, Amsterdam, and Leiden)

2017                Colloid Chemistry Award (American Chemical Society, ACS)

2016                Stephanie Kwolek Award (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)

2016                August T Larssons Scholar (Sveriges Lantbruksuniversitet)

2016                Fulbright Scholar (Fulbright Foundation and Commission)

2016                UNESCO Medal for Development of Nanoscience and Nanotechnologies

2016                Rexford E. Hall Innovation Excellence Award (University of Michigan)

2014                MRS Medal (with Sharon Glotzer, Materials Research Society, MRS)

2014                Best of New Technologies Award (Popular Science)

2014                Highly Cited Researcher in Materials Science (Thompson Reuter)

2014                Highly Cited Researcher in Chemistry (Thomson Reuter)

2014                Materials Research Society Fellow (Materials Research Society, MRS)

2014                MRL Seminar (California Institute of Technology)

2014                IIN Frontiers in Nanotechnology Lecture (Northwestern University)

2014                Fellow of the Materials Research Society (Materials Research Society, MRS)

2013                Fellow of the Royal Society of Chemistry (Royal Society of Chemistry, RSC)

2013                Langmuir Lecturer Award (American Chemical Society, ACS)

2012                Stine Award for Materials Research (American Institute of Chemical Engineers, AICHE)

2012                Kennedy Family Research Team Award (University of Michigan)

2011                Top 100 Materials Scientists in 2000-2010 (Thomson Reuter)

2011                Top 100 Chemists in 2000-2010 (Thomson Reuter)

2009                Top 100 R&D Award (Small Business, R&D Magazine)

2009                Changjiang Scholar (Education Ministry of China)

2009                World University Fellow (Government of Korea)

2008                Gutenberg Award (Government of Alsace)

2008                Top 50 Award (National Aeronautics and Space Administration, NASA, Nanotech Briefs)

2008                Top 10 Discoveries of the Year (Wired Magazine)

2007                College of Engineering Research Excellence Award (University of Michigan)

2007                Caddell Award (University of Michigan)

2006                Walton Award (Government of Ireland)

2006                Welliver Fellow (The Boeing Co.)

2006                Gran Prix, Materials Research Society Entrepreneurship Challenge (Materials Research Society, MRS)

2001                Junior Faculty Award for Academic and Scholarly Excellence (Oklahoma State University)

1998                National Science Foundation CAREER  (National Science Foundation, NSF)

1996                Humboldt Fellow (Humboldt Foundation, Germany)

1986                Mendeleev Fellowship (Moscow State University)