Honors and Awards
- Dean’s Award for Research, ICS School, UC Irvine, 2017.
- Fellow, Institute for Electrical and Electronic Engineers (IEEE), 2017.
- IEEE TCDE Computer Science, Engineering, and Education (CSEE) Impact Award, 2016.
- Chancellor's Award for Excellence in Fostering Undergraduate Research, UC Irvine, 2010.
- ICS Faculty Research Incentive Award, UC Irvine, 2009.
- Senior Member, IEEE, 2009.
- ACM SIGMOD Edgar F. Codd Innovations Award, 2005.
- Test of Time Paper Award, ACM SIGMOD Conference, 2004.
- Member, National Academy of Engineering, 2002.
- Distinguished Alumnus Award, EECS Department, UC Berkeley, 2002.
- Fellow, Association for Computing Machinery (ACM), 2000.
- ACM SIGMOD Contributions Award (co-recipient with L. Haas), 2000.
- IBM Outstanding Technical Achievement Award, 1999.
- Stonebraker Visiting Fellow, UC Berkeley CS Department, 1999.
- IBM Technical Group Award, 1998.
- IBM Second Plateau Invention Achievement Award, 1998.
- IBM First Plateau Invention Achievement Award, 1997.
- 10-Year Best Paper Award, VLDB Conference, 1996.
- NSF Presidential Young Investigator Award, 1987.
- Incentives for Excellence Award, Digital Equipment Corporation, 1986.
- Computer Sciences Department Teaching Award, UW-Madison, 1985.
- IBM Faculty Development Award, 1984.
- California MICRO Fellowship, UC Berkeley, Spring 1982 and 1983.
- Stanley M. Tasheira Scholarship, UC Berkeley, 1980-1981.
- Outstanding Student Award, IEEE Student Branch of Carnegie-Mellon University 1979.
- Member, Tau Beta Pi and Eta Kappa Nu honor societies, Carnegie-Mellon University chapters.