-            IEEE Communications Society Fred W. Ellersick Prize 2015 for IEEE Communications Magazine paper “When Cellular Meets WiFi in Wireless Small Cell Networks.”

-            Graduated as the first electrical engineering student before the regular duration of study at University Duisburg-Essen; graduated in eight semesters instead of the required ten.

-            Fellowship by German National Academic Foundation (Studienstiftung des Deutschen Volkes) which is granted to the outstanding 0.5% of all students in Germany. 2004-2008

-            Fellowship by German Physical Society (Deutsche Physikalische Gesellschaft), 2004-2005.

-            Internet scholarship e-fellows.net, 2004-2005.