Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2008, “for contributions to optimal design of transforms and filter banks for communications and multimedia security”.
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2009, "for contributions to broadband networks and communications"
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2004, “for his contributions in medical imaging and image analysis."
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2013, "for contributions to signal processing in adaptive arrays and multiple sensor radar"
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2001, “for contributions to the theory of decision fusion and distributed detection".
Fellow of the Electrochemical Society, class of 2006, "for pioneering research on understanding of plasma-process induced damage mechanisms in metal-oxide-semiconductor devices and silicon-germanium devices and materials and for fundamental studies in reliability of gate oxides in MOS devices"
Shi, Yun Q.
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, class of 2005, "for contributions to multidimensional signal processing"
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineering, class of 2016, "for contributions to cooperative cellular systems and cognitive radio networks"
Fellow of the American Physical Society, class of 2002, "for innovative contributions to the development of self-organized nanostructures"
Fellow of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD), class of 1999, "for the development of novel semiconductor nanostructures"
Fellow of the International Federation of Automatic Control (IFAC), class of 2014, "for seminal contributions to the theory of Petri nets and their application in manufacturing, transportation and web services"
Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science, class of 2011, "for distinguished contributions to the field of Petri nets, discrete event systems, and their applications to manufacturing, transportation, workflow, disassembly, web services, and software design"
2011 Fellow of the American Association for the Advancement of Science
Fellow of the Institute of Electrical and Electronics Engineers, class of 2003, "for contributions to Petri nets and their applications"
2015 Purdue University Outstanding Electrical and Computer Engineer Award
2014 NCE Excellence in Research Award
2014 Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award
2013 IEEE Communications Society, Ad Hoc and Sensor Network Technical Committee Outstanding Service Recognition Award
2012 New Jersey Inventors Hall of Fame, Inventor of the Year Award
2010 Thomas Alva Edison Patent Award
IEEE Computer Society 2014 Distinguished Contributions to Public Service in a Pre-College Environment Award (Citation: For outstanding contributions to pre-college STEM education with an emphasis on students from underrepresented populations)
iNEER Recognition Award, International Network for Engineering Education and Research, 2007 (Citation: For outstanding contributions through publications and service to the global engineering education community)
2013 Thomas D. Collinan Award and Electronic and Photonic Division Award from the Electrochemical Society, "for pioneering research on understanding the Reliability of High Dielectric Constant Materials for CMOS Applications"
New Jersey Inventor's Hall of Fame Innovators Award, October 2010 for "Innovative Research Related to: Digital Forensics and Security - Data Hiding, Steganalysis and Forensics"
Hewlett-Packard Laboratories Innovation Research Award of 2009 and also of 2010.
2015 Norbert Wiener Award for "fundamental contributions to the area of Petri net theory and applications to discrete event systems"
2013 Distinguished Service Award, IEEE Robotics and Automation Society
2012 Saul K. Fenster Innovation in Engineering Education Award, NCE, NJIT
2011 Lifetime Contribution and Leadership Award, Chinese Association for Science and Technology, USA
2004 Outstanding Contribution Award, IEEE Systems, Man and Cybernetics Society