Scholarships and Awards

Excellence Scholarships
  • (2016-2017) B3, Fonds de recherche du Québec – Nature et technologies (FRQNT), Post-Doctoral ($ 70 000 CAD/2years), Provincial, ranked 1st on the Technologies de l'information committee.
  • (2016-2017) Post-Doctoral Fellowship at Rhodes University, (R160 000/year for max two years), International, declined to work at UCLA.
  • (2012-2015) Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Graduate Scholarship ($ 105 000 CAD/3 years), National.
  • (2012-2015)  B2, Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT), Graduate Scholarship ($ 60 000 CAD/3 years), Provincial, ranked 2nd on the Technologies de l'information committee. Declined to accept NSERC CGS D.
  • (2011-2012)  Alexander Graham Bell Canada Graduate Scholarship (CGS), Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada (NSERC), Graduate Scholarship ($ 17 500 CAD), National, Declined to accept BMP innovation
  • (2011-2012) B1, Fonds Québécois de la Recherche sur la Nature et les Technologies (FQRNT),  Graduate Scholarship ($ 30 000 CAD/2 years), Provincial, Declined to accept BMP innovation.
  • (2011) Campagne de développement Scholarship, UQAC ($ 1 500 CAD), Institutionnal.
  • (2011) DIM Scholarship, UQAC ($ 1000 CAD), Institutionnal.
  • (2010-2012) BMP-innovation, NSERC-FQRNT, Graduate Scholarship ($ 42 000 CAD/2 years), National.
  • (2010) Excellence in Computer Science, CGI ($ 500 CAD), Institutionnal
  • (2008) Excellence in Computer Science, CGI ($ 300 CAD), Institutionnal

Awards
    • (2016) Best Paper Award, The 7th IEEE Annual Ubiquitous Computing, Electronics & Mobile Communication Conference (UEMCON'16) 
    • (2013) Nomination to the Cercle d'excellence, University of Quebec (UQ).
    • (2012) Best Presentation Award, IEEE international conference on Network Embeded System for Every Application (NESEA'12)

    Other scholarships
      • (2014) Postdoctoral scholarship (40 000$/year), Projet de Recherche Concerté sur la Santé au Canada, CIHR-NSERC, National.