• 1996 Department of Applied Mechanics and Engineering Sciences Univ. of California, San Diego, Powell Graduate Fellowship.
• 2000 Blasker Graduate Fellowship for Excellence in Environmental Engineering • 2006 American Geophysical Union Award for Excellence in Reviewing (Journal of Geophysical Research -Oceans).
• 2008 James M. and Marsha D. McCormick Award for Excellence in Advising First Year Undergraduate Students.
• 2009 National Science Foundation Division of Ocean Sciences CAREER Award (Physical Oceanography).
• 2010 Daniel M. Lazar ’29 Award for Excellence in Teaching.
• Sumedh Joshi: NSDEG Graduate Fellowship, 2012-2015.