| Professional Honors and Awards
- IEEE Computer Society Technical Achievement Award, 2012 ("For pioneering contributions to multimedia data mining, management and retrieval"). Only up to 5 recipients each year are awarded this award. Watch the Award Ceremony Video at http://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=KL-imsZApeU
- Best Paper Award, The IEEE International Conference on Information Integration and Reuse, August 2012.
- SIRI Fellow, Society for Information Reuse and Integration, 2010.
- The Best Published Journal Article in IJMDEM for 2010 Award, IGI Global, April 2011.
- Best Student Paper Award, Third IEEE International Conference on Semantic Computing (ICSC2009), September 14-16, 2009, Berkeley, CA, USA.
- Certificate of Appreciation, IEEE Computer Society, 2010, 2008.
- Service Award, Program Vice-Chair, The 2008 IEEE International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI-2008), 2008.
- The Johnson A. Edosomwan Scholarly Productivity Award, College of Engineering, University of Miami, 2007.
- Citation: Marquis Who's Who in America, 2007,
2008, 2009, 2010.
- Citation: Who's Who Among American Teachers
& Educators, 2006-2007.
- Service Award, Program Chair, The 2005 IEEE
International Conference on Information Reuse and Integration (IRI-2005),
- Research Paper Award Finalist for paper entitled
"Learning-Based Spatio-Temporal Vehicle Tracking and Indexing for
Transportation Multimedia Database Systems," (appeared in IEEE
Transactions on Intelligent Transportation Systems in 2003),
University of Miami, College of Engineering, 2004.
in the Research and Application of Advanced Computing and Internet
Technologies to Further NOAA's Service to the Nation" Metadata Management
Award, NOAA TECH 2004.
- Citation: International Who's Who of Information