1.      Fellow, IEEE

2.      Fellow, International Association of Pattern Recognition

3.      Keynote speaker, Second Workshop on Computer Vision for Affective Computing (CV4AC), in conjunction with ICCV 2015

3.      Keynote speaker, Second Workshop on Facial Expression Recognition and Analysis Challenge, in conjunction with FG 2015

4.      Invited speaker, IEEE Workshop on Analysis and Modeling of Faces and Gestures, in conjunction with CVPR 2015

5.      Invited speaker, CVPR 2015 Workshop: Large-Scale Video Search and Mining

6.      Featured Engineer by EE Web, March, 2015

7.      Invited speaker, ICCV Workshop on Large Scale Video Search and Mining, 2013

8.      Invited participant for Microsoft Research Faculty Summit, 2013.

9.      Piero Zamperoni Best Paper Award (with  Xiaoyang Wang), International Conference on Pattern Recognition, 2012.

10.    IEEE Computer Society Spotlight paper for the March of 2010 for IEEE Transactions on Pattern

Analysis and Machine Intelligence.

11.    Keynote speaker, International Conference on affective computing and Intelligent Interaction, Amsterdam,

the Netherlands, September 10, 2009

12.    Keynote speaker, Int'l Workshop for Human Communicative Behavior Analysis, 2009.

13.    RPI Trustee’s Faculty Achievement Award, 2005, 2008, 2009

14.    RPI Inventor Award, 2008

15.    First place award, Data analysis Competition, International Conference on Machine learning

for Signal Processing, 2008.

16.    Research Excellence Award, School of Engineering, RPI, 2006

17.    The Best Paper Award, IEEE Computer Vision and Pattern Recognition Workshop on

Face Recognition Grand Challenge Experiments, 2005

18.    The Best Land Transportation Paper Award, IEEE Vehicular Technology Society, 2004

19.    Visiting Faculty Fellow, Air Force Research Laboratory, 2003

20.    Honda Initiation Grant Award, 1998