Ferial is the recipient for many awards recognizing her contributions with devoting services to IEEE:
Ø 2017 -“Murugan Memorial Award” for her contributions to the Canadian Atlantic Section and IEEE.
Ø 2008 -The IEEE-Systems Man & Cybernetics Society Outstanding Contribution Award.
Ø 2007- IEEE- Educational Activities Board (EAB) Meritorious Achievement Award in Continuing Education.
Ø 2005 – Marine Technology Society (MTS) Ocean Engineering Compass International Award.
Ø 2002 – The J.J. Archambault IEEE/Eastern Canada Council Merit Award.
Ø 2001- The IEEE Canada Wally Read Service Award forOutstanding Service & contribution to IEEE-Canada.
Ø 2000 – IEEE Third Millennium Medal,
Ø 1999 – IEEE/RAB Achievement Award.
Ø 1997 – IEEE/OES Distinguished Service Award.
Ø 1985 – Fellow of Marine Technology Society (MTS).
Ø 1997 – Fellow of the Engineering Institute of Canada (EIC).
Ø 1999 – Life Fellow of IEEE.