•  Shuangyan Lei, Miller Fellowship, Iowa State University, Fall 2009
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, HCI graduate student fellowship, Iowa State University, 2009-2010
  •  William Lohry, Best REU paper (2nd place), the 47th Annual Technical Meeting of Society of Engineering Science, SES, 2010
  •  Shuangyan Lei, ISU Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2010
  •  Laura Ekstrand, Deans Fellowship, Iowa State University, 2011
  •  William Lohry, Selected for 6th Annual Research in the Capital event, Iowa State University, 2011
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, ISU Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2011
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, HCI Student of the Year Award, Iowa State University, 2011
  •  Beiwen Li, Deans Fellowship, Iowa State University, 2012
  •  William Lohry and Sam Robinson won the  Pappajohn New Venture Business Plan Competition, Pappajohn, 2012
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, NSF, 2012-2015
  •   Nikolaus Karpinsky, ISU Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Tyler Bell, Scholarship to attend LAUNCH Mobile \& Wearables conference, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Yajun Wang,  ISU Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, Boeing Award for the Greatest Number of HCI-Related Journal Publications, Iowa State University, 2013    
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, Boeing Award for the Strongest HCI Research Contribution in Journals, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Nikolaus Karpinsky, featured on ISU Graduate College website for the month of March, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Tyler Bell, HCI graduate student fellowship, Iowa State University, 2013
  •  Tyler Bell, Best Presentation Award, 1st Graduate and Professional Student Research Conference at ISU, Iowa State University, 2014
  •  Tyler Bell, ISU Research Excellence Award, Iowa State University, 2014
  •  Beiwen Li, ASME MSEC Conference Travel Award, ASME, 2015
  •  Jill Middendorf, NSF Graduate Research Fellowship, NSF,  2015
  •  Beiwen Li, Ward A. Lambert Graduate Teaching Fellowship, Purdue University, 2016-2017    
  •  Beiwen Li, SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship, SPIE, 2016-2017
  •  Ziping Liu,  Bottomley Undergraduate Research Scholarship Award, Purdue University, Spring 2017
  •  Xia Chen, Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF), Purdue University, Summer 2017
  •  Ziping Liu, Perry Fellowship, Purdue University, 2017-2019
  •  Michael Crawford, Winkelman Fellowship, Purdue University, 2017-2019
  •  Michael Crawford, Kohr Graduate Fellowship, Purdue University, 2017-2019
  •  Yatong An, SPIE Optics and Photonics Education Scholarship, SPIE, 2017-2018
  •  Beatrice Lim,  Bottomley Undergraduate Research Scholarship Award, Purdue University, Spring 2018
  •  Beatrice Lim, Office of Undergraduate Research Scholarship, Purdue University, Spring 2018
  •  Chufan Jiang, SPIE Optical Design and Engineering Scholarship, SPIE , 2018-2019