• Sept 2018. Rising Star. Digital Technologies Research Centre, National Research Council Canada.
    For an individual who, during his/her formative years with DT, has contributed far beyond expectations and who exemplifies NRC Values.
    1. Demonstrates initiative and potential as a future leader in his/her field or area of expertise;
    2. Achieves outcomes that align with DT’s strategic objectives, surpass expectations, and generate sustainable benefits with long-lasting impact for Canadians.
  • Jun 2014. ACL Student Travel Award. The Association of Computational Linguistics.
    For being student helper for the local committee of ACL-2014 and oral presentation of the paper titled "XMEANT: Better semantic MT evaluation without reference translations" in ACL-2014 Baltimore, Maryland, US.
  • Oct 2012. Research Travel Grant (RTG12/13.EG013). Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
    For oral presentation of the paper titled "Unsupervised vs. Supervised Weight Estimation for Semantic MT Evaluation Metrics" in SSST-6, Jeju Island, South Korea.
  • Sept 2011. Research Travel Grant (RTG11/12.EG012). Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.
    For oral and poster presentation of the paper titled "SMT vs. AI redux: How semantic frames evaluate MT more accurately" in IJCAI-11, Barcelona, Spain.
  • Jun 2011. ACL Student Travel Award. The Association of Computational Linguistics.
    For being student helper for the local committee of ACL-2011 and oral presentation of the papers titled "MEANT: inexpensive, high-accuracy, semi-automatic metric for evaluating translation utility based on semantic roles" in ACL-2011 and "Structured vs. Flat Semantic Role Representations for Machine Translation Evaluation" in SSST-5, Portland, Oregon, US.
  • Sept 2009 - Dec 2014. Postgraduate Studentship. Hong Kong University of Science and Technology.