IEEE William E. Newell Power Electronics Award (1988)
PCIM (Power Conversion and Intelligent Motion) Arthur E. Fury Award (1998), for Leadership in Innovation and in Promoting Power Electronics System Technology
PCIM Award for Leadership in Power Electronics Education (1990)
Fellow of IEEE (1990)
Alumni Award for Research Excellence, Virginia Tech (1990)
Honorary Sun Yuen Chuan Chair Professor, National Tsing Hua University (2001)
Outstanding Alumni Award, National Cheng Kung University (2004)
Ernst-Blickle Award, SEW-Euro Drive Foundation (2005)
Member of the US National Academy of Engineering (2011)
Honorary Li Kwoh-Ting Chair Professor, National Cheng Kung University (2011)
Inducted into VirginiaTech Faculty Entrepreneur Hall of Fame, 1st class inductee.
Chinese Academy of Engineering, Foreign member (2013)
IEEE Medal in Power Engineering (2015)
Honorary Professor: Zhejiang Univ., Shanghai Univ., Nanjing Aeronautical and Astronautic Univ., Tsinghua Univ., Hua Zhong University of Science and Technology, Harbin Institute of Technology, Xi-An Jiao-Tong Univ., Beijing Jiao-Tong Univ., Shanghai Jiao-Tong Univ., Hefei Industry Technology Univ.