2017 Dutch ViVA 400 Knappe Koppen (beautiful head) Nominee 

2017 China National Key Research and Development Project intentional land transportation Research under China's Belt  and Road  Strategy approved Ministry of Science and Technology of the People’s Republic of China (6.23million RMB) 

    - partners: (Beijing Jiaotong University, International Union of Railway, China Railway Corporate)

2017 Thanks Letter by China’s Poverty Alleviation via Education, Excellent School Principals Program 

2017 TED Women x Amsterdam Speaker 

2017 CCTV-1 Young Speaker of China Lecture, One Belt One Road Series - Rotterdam (sept. 2017)

2017 Featured China Speaker by China Speaker Bureau 

2017 Advisory Board Member of Amsterdam School of International Business



2017 Erasmus-Huawei Associate Professor (with 60,000 euros grant) 

2016 Sino-Dutch Research Grant on “OBOR scholar exchange” from Nuffic Holland (16,113 euros)


2016 Featured professor at The NativeSociety in USA. In the sector of Education and Business Schools (among other professors and deans from HBS, MIT, Stanford, and Wharton etc.)


2016 Elite Woman by National Association of Professional Women (American non-profit Association) 


2015 Best 40 Under 40 Professors. Awarded by Poets & Quants.


2015 Erasmus-Harvard Research Grant (53,000 USD)


2016 Chinese Scholarship Council fund on the project of “Localization and Globalization of Chinese, with “One Belt One Road Strategy”. (57,600 EUR) 


2015 AOM OMT Nominated Best International Symposium, Vancouver, August 2015. 


Honorary professorship granted by School of Management and Economics, Beijing Jiaotong University, June 2015.


Distinguished Professor selected by MBA students from Shanghai University of Finance and Economics, April. 2015


2015 China Scholarship Council Research Fund on the Project of “Cooperation, Cognition, and Corporate Entrepreneurship Development from Both Sides of the World: China and the Netherlands” (57,600 EUR).


Chinese Economy and Business Program ranked as the highest student-evaluated master program in RSM. 


European Entrepreneurship Professorship, EFER, July 2011


Huygens Research Grant by the Dutch Minister of Education, Culture and Science, 2010 (40,600 EUR).


United Nations University Research Grant, 2008 (30,000 EUR).


Business Plan Competition: Compression Stockings designed at Vision Dynamics, 2007 (336,000 EUR investment in the mid of 2007 for a stocking design). Eindhoven University of Technology, Eindhoven, the Netherlands.