Awards and Honors

GRANTS

NSF CAREER: $490,039
– Role: PI; Period: 07/2022 - 06/2027
– CAREER: Integrative Pathway Analysis for Cancer Subtyping, Patient Stratification, and Risk Prediction

NSF 20-504 EPSCoR Research Infrastructure Improvement Program: $5,830,709
– Role: UNR co-PI; Lead PI: Xiaogang Ma; UNR PI: Frederick Harris Jr.; Period: 09/2020 - 08/2024
– RII Track-2 FEC: Leveraging Big Data to Improve Prediction of Tick-Borne Disease Patterns and Dynamics.

Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium: $50,000
– Role: PI; Period: 08/2020 - 07/2021
– Machine Learning and Applied Data Analytics Curriculum Development for UNR College of Engineering.

NSF CSSI: $599,999
– Role: co-PI; PI: David Cantu; Period: 07/2020 - 06/2023
– Elements: The ThYme database and identifying representative amino acid sequences that originate thioester-active enzyme families.

NV-INBRE Developmental Research Project Award: $150,000
– Role: PI; Period: 04/2020 - 03/2022

National Aeronautics and Space Administration: $100,000
– Role: PI; Period: 08/2019 - 07/2020
– Multi-cohort, Pathway-level Analysis of Spaceflight Disorders.

Research Enhancement Grant: $20,000
– Role: PI; Period: 07/2019 - 06/2020

Nevada NASA Space Grant Consortium: $50,000
– Role: co-PI ; Period: 08/2018 - 07/2019
– Robotics and Big Data Curriculum for Undergraduate and Graduate Students of UNR College of Engineering.

Building a Platform for Big Data Storage and High Performance Computing: $31,204
– Role: PI ; Period: 2018
– UNR CSE Differential Fee Award.


AWARDS

GSA 2022 Spring Award (Hung Nguyen) for Outstanding International Graduate Student Scholarship
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GSA 2021 Award (Hung Nguyen) for Graduate Dean Merit
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Third prize (Bang Tran) for graduate students in NV NASA Programs 2021 Virtual Poster Competition
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First prize (Hung Nguyen) for graduate students in NV NASA Programs 2020 Virtual Poster Competition
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Runners up (Bang Tran and Duc Tran) for graduate students in NV NASA Programs 2020 Virtual Poster Competition
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Second prize in sub-challenge 1 of 2019 DREAM Single Cell Signaling in Breast Cancer Challenge

Best paper award in KSE 2019

Second prize in 2018 DREAM Single Cell Transcriptomics Challenge

Dean Merit award

Second prize in 2016 AstraZeneca-Sanger Combination Drug DREAM Challenge