2012 Director's Awards for Exceptional Achievement: Tech Transfer - May 18th 2012
Entrepreneurism and development of relationships with industry
Lawrence Berkeley National Laboratory Director's Award for Exceptional Achievement - May 15th 2012
For his 20-year long efforts to commercialize low swirl combustion, which led to adoption of this low emission technology in the area of industrial and commercial heating.
World Technology Network Fellow - July 17th 2009
For "doing the innovative work of 'the greatest likely long-term significance'" in the "Environment" category.
2007 R&D 100 Award - July 5th 2007
For Low Swirl Injector for Fuel-Flexible Near-Zero-Emission Gas Turbines, a technology that significantly reduces greenhouse gas emissions and pollution from gas turbines used to produce electricity, or from any stationary combustion system in which it is incorporated.