1.Best Paper Prize, British Machine Vision Conference, Edinburgh, 1996.
2.National Distinguished Youth Medal, 2000.
3.Top 100 Influential Youth in China for the 21st Century, China, 2001.
4.National Achievement Award for Overseas Returned Scholars, 2003.
5.Fellow, IEEE, 2004.
6.National Natural Science Award (Visual Computing), 2004.
7.National Technology Invention Award (Iris Image Acquisition and Recognition), 2005.
8.Fellow, IAPR, 2006.
9.National Award for Outstanding Young Scientists, 2006.
10.Best Paper Award (with S. C. Liao et al), IAPR Inter. Conf. Biometrics, Hong Kong, 2006.
11.Best Paper Award (with Y. F. Han et al), IAPR Inter. Conf. Biometrics, Seoul, 2007.
12.The 11th China Patent Award (Outstanding Patent – Iris Recognition), 2009.
13.The 12th China Patent Award (Outstanding Patent – Visual Surveillance), 2010.
14.Winner in Object Detection, PASCAL VOC 2010.
15.National Science and Technology Progress Award (Image Understanding for Visual Surveillance), 2011.
16.Best Student Paper Award (with X. Zhao et al), Asian Conference on Pattern Recognition, Beijing, China, 2011.
17.Winner in Object Detection, PASCAL VOC 2011.