Honors and awards won by Professor Zhang

  • NSF CAREER Award 2012

  • 40 under Forty Alumni Award, Stony Brook University, 2014

  • CoE Early Career Engineering Faculty Research Award, Iowa State University, 2014

  • Fellow, SPIE - The International Society for Optics and Photonics, 2014 (citation: for achievements in high-speed 3D optical metrology, and optical information processing)

  • Discovery in Mechanical Engineering Award, School of Mechanical Engineering, Purdue University, 2016 (citation: for seminar work on high accuracy and superfast 3D imaging technique (HAS3DI))

  • Senior Member, Optical Society of America (OSA), 2016

  • CoE Early Career Research Excellence Award, Purdue University, 2017

  • Seed for Success Award, Purdue University, 2017

  • Fellow, Optical Society of America (OSA), 2018 (Citation: For pioneering contributions to superfast 3D optical metrology and 3D optical video compression and telecommunication)