Honors - overview


  • Science Spectrum Trailblazer, BEYA STEM Board.
  • Alumni Leadership Award, BEYA STEM Board.
  • Senior Member, Healthcare Information and Management Systems Society (HIMSS).
  • IBM Master Inventor
  • High Value Application (HVA) Patent Award for “Systems and Methods For Managing Security and/or Privacy Settings”
  • Fellow, British Computer Society
  • IEEE Technical Achievement Award for "pioneering contributions to Secure and Private Data Management"
  • Minority in Science Trailblazer, BEYA (Black Engineer of The Year) Board.
  • Elevation to ACM Distinguished Engineer.
  • Pioneer Of The Year, National Society of Black Engineers (NSBE).
  • Modern Day Technology Leader, Black Engineer of The Year (BEYA) Science Technology Engineering & Math (STEM) Board.
  • Professional of the Year - Information Technology/Research, Strathmore Organization
  • Elevation to ACM Senior Member.
  • Elevation to IEEE Senior Member.
  • Outstanding Innovation Achievement Award (OIAA) for Privacy Technology Impact on Science.
  • IBM Bravo Award for "AlphaWorks Release of IBM May Aspects Document Summarization Tool".
  • Outstanding Research Accomplishment for Fundamental Science Contribution to the Field of Science.
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Research Contributions to Shipment Information Sharing Services".
  • Research Division Award for "1st Plateau Asset Award for Active Enforcement Privacy Technology".
  • Research Division Award for "1st Plateau Asset Award for Compliance Auditing Technology".
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Theseos Query Engine for Traceability Networks".
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Research Contributions to Websphere RFID Information Center v1.0 product".
  • IBM Invention Award for "Extending Relational Database Systems to Automatically Enforce Privacy Policies".
  • One of 83 researchers, chosen from all the scientists under 40 in the USA, to participate in the National Academy of Engineering Young Engineers Symposium.
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Increasing the Visibility of HDB Technology".
  • IBM Invention Achievement Award for "Security and Privacy Enforcement for Discovery Services in a Network of Electronic Product Code Information Repositories".
  • 1 of only 2 Participants from IBM Research Worldwide in 12th Annual Mid-Level Managers Symposium, Executive Leadership Council, Washington DC, October, 2006.
  • Outstanding Innovation Award (OIA) for "Privacy in Data Systems - Hippocratic Databases".
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Hippocratic Database FOAK".
  • IBM Bravo Award for "Skillful, Successful Negotiation of contract with AMC-Netherlands".
2002 & 2003
  • Imperial College Computing Department Award.
  • Outstanding Overseas Research Student (ORS) Award.
  • ScotiaBank Caribbean Graduate Scholarship.
  • Microsoft Scholarship (Imperial College).
  • University of the West Indies Bursary Award.
  • D.C. Tavares Memorial Shield for Outstanding Academic Achievement.
  • Ruel Taylor Trophy for Academic Excellence.