Received 2nd place in the graduate student oral competition (SysEB, Taxonomy and Diversity) for the President's Prize, at the 2019 Entomological Society of America National Meeting for the talk entitled: "Target enrichment adds values to history: DNA mining from museum specimens"
Awarded the Putnam Expedition Grant from the Museum of Comparative Zoology, Harvard University, to conduct fieldwork in Southeast and East Asia, searching for Anoplophora longhorned beetles and their relatives.
Won the Graduate Student Research Awards from the Society of Systematic Biologists for the project entitled: "Is the Caribbean a cradle for diversification? A case study of diurnal longhorn beetle radiation."
Received the Systematics Research Fund from the Systematics Association and the Linnean Society of London for the project entitled: "Phylogeny of Prioninae may reveal an 'inordinate apathy' for old beetle lineages."