·         Science Award, Parlar Foundation (Parlar Vakfı Bilim Ödülü), 2012

·         Young Scientist Award, TÜBİTAK - Scientific and Technical Research Council of Turkey  (TÜBİTAK Teşvik Ödülü), 2002

·         Young Scientist Award, Parlar Foundation (Parlar Vakfı Araştırma Teşvik Ödülü), 1994

·         Best Paper Award for the work "Multi-resolution Social Network Community Identification and Maintenance on Big Data Platform", IEEE International Congress on Big Data (BigData), 2013

·         10+ Year Best Paper Award Runner-Up for the work “An Efficient Method for Generating Location Updates for Processing of Location-Dependent Continuous Queries”, International Conference on Database Systems for Advanced Applications (DASFAA), 2011

·         Best Poster Award for the work “A Practitioner’s Guide for Static Index Pruning”, 31st European Conference on Information Retrieval (ECIR), 2009

·         Other Achievements and Honors