Selected honors and awards:
University-wide “Rewarding Excellence in Teaching Incentives (RETI)” award, 2022
The RETI award recognizes faculty who are working to create learning-centered, inclusive classroom experiences, provides faculty the opportunity to build their teaching excellence portfolio, and serves as a foundation for future awards.
FIU’s 2022 Real Triumphs Graduate
Each commencement ceremony, FIU honors select individuals for their extraordinary academic, professional, and personal achievements as they graduate from FIU. The Real Triumphs Graduate honor is bestowed upon students in good standing who have unique accomplishments that show excellence, perseverance, and impact. These graduates must show unparalleled tenacity, talen, and commitment, as well as exceptional performance in and outside the classroom. By telling the Real Triumphs Graduates’ stories, we celebrate our the collective success of our students and the university.
Best Journal Paper Award, Springer Nature Operations Research Forum Journal
The Operations Research Forum (ORFO) Best Paper Award celebrates and rewards some of the most seminal research from the discipline of operations research
published in ORFO.
Best Paper Award of “Annual Conf. on Computational Science & Computational Intelligence” (CSCI’19)
Two Outstanding Student Life Awards, Florida International University
Ahmed Imteaj received the Graduate Scholar of the Year Award and Leila Zahedi received the Graduate Leader of the Year Award.