Cornell's Association of CS Undergraduates Faculty of the Year, 2019
UT Austin University Distinguished Teaching Professor, 2016
UT System Regents' Outstanding Teaching Award, 2014.
UT Austin Outstanding Graduate Adviser Award, 2010.
UT Austin College of Natural Sciences Teaching Excellence Award, 2009.
Texas Exes Teaching Award for Outstanding Professor in the College of Natural Sciences, 2010.
Tisch University Professorship in Computer Science, Cornell University, 2017.
Google Research Award: 2014, 2016, and 2017.
IEEE Fellow, 2016
Endowed Professorship No. 5 in Computer Science, UT Austin, 2014.
Humboldt Research Award, 2012.
Visiting Chair Professor, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, 2012-2015
ACM Fellow, 2010.
Faculty Fellow in Computer Science, UT Austin, 1999-2002, 2004-2007.
Faculty Research Assignment, UT Austin, 2002-2003.
Alfred P. Sloan Research Fellow, 2001.
IBM University Partnership Faculty Award, 2000-2002.
NSF Career Award, 1998.
Best Paper, 2014 SYSTOR
Lazy Means Smart: Reducing Repair Bandwidth Costs in Erasure-coded Distributed Storage
Award Paper, 2007 SOSP
Zyzzyva: Speculative Byzantine Fault Tolerant Replication
Best Paper, 2007 USENIX
SafeStore: A Durable and Practical Storage System
Award Paper, 2005 SOSP
BAR Fault Tolerance for Cooperative Services.
Award Paper, 2005 DSN
Fast Byzantine Consensus
Best Paper, 2001 WWW
Engineering Server Driven Consistency for Large Scale Dynamic Web Services.
Award Paper, 1993 FTCS. Reprinted in the volume
Highlights from 25 Years
published in occasion of the 25th International Symposium of Fault Tolerant Computing
Nonblocking and Orphan-Free Message Logging Protocols.