Award Category: Researcher

ACM MSWiM 2020 Reginald Fessenden Award

Award given in recognition of exceptional scientific contributions to the field of 5G wireless communication and networking, and mobile systems.

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IEEE Fellow 2020

Joerg Widmer (January 2020)


Prize award for his contribution to the field of wireless networks and millimeter-wave communications.

IEEE is the most important international professional organization for the advancement and application of technology in the field of electrical and electronic engineering. Each year, following a rigorous evaluation procedure, the IEEE Fellow Committee recommends a select group of recipients to receive an elevated IEEE status after considering an extensive merit report.

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“Distinguished Member” by Association for Computing Machinery (ACM)

Prize award for his outstanding scientific contributions to the field of computing.​ The advanced member grade level of Distinguished Member...

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Membership of the Academia Europaea

Ralf Steinmetz (October 2019)


Founded in 1988, the Academy of Europe is the only pan-European academy encompassing all branches of knowledge. It is composed of eminent scientists and scholars working towards the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship and education for the public benefit.

This appointment recognizes Steinmetz’s role as one of the world leaders in the research and development of adaptive seamless multimedia communications.

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National Computer Science Award ARITMEL, Spanish Computer Science Association (SCIE) – BBVA Foundation 2019

Antonio Fernández Anta (27 May 2019)


Research Awards jointly granted by the Spanish Computer Science Association (SCIE) and the BBVA Foundation.  Modality: National Computer Science Awards.

Awarded to Antonio Fernández Anta for “his outstanding scientific contributions in a wide range of areas within Computer Engineering, such as adversarial network models, implementation of failure detectors in distributed computing, fundamental results in networks for multiprocessors or optimization of energy consumption in computer systems, all of which have achieved significant international impact."

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First Prize SAS Hackathon 2019

Patricia Callejo, Antonio Pastor, Ignacio Martín, Harold Fernández (April 2019)


1st position granted to the IBiDat (the Research Institute UC3M-Santander of Financial Big Data) team, composed by researchers from Universidad Carlos III de Madrid and IMDEA Networks, to the best initiative in artificial intelligence applied to the environmental efficiency of Correos, the Spanish operator of postal and Courier services.

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IEEE Education Society Spanish Chapter (CESEI) 2014-2017 Award

José A. Ruipérez-Valiente (December 2018)


Award granted by the Spanish Chapter of the IEEE Education Society (CESEI) to the Best Doctoral Thesis in 2017 related to research or technological applications in the field of education, focused on the disciplines covered by the IEEE.
Analyzing the Behavior of Students Regarding Learning Activities, Badges, and Academic Dishonesty in MOOC Environments [PDF Download PDF in new window] (May 2017)
Phd thesis, Department of Telematics Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Supervisors:
Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

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Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award University Carlos III of Madrid – Academic year 2017/2018 | Ph.D. Program in Telematic Engineering

Nicola Bui (December 2018)


Prediction-Based Techniques for the Optimization of Mobile Networks [PDF Download PDF in new window] (May 2017)
Phd thesis, Department of Telematic Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Supervisors:
Joerg Widmer, IMDEA Networks Institute, Madrid, Spain

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Outstanding Doctoral Thesis Award University Carlos III of Madrid – Academic year 2017/2018 | Ph.D. Program in Telematic Engineering

José A. Ruipérez-Valiente (December 2018)


Analyzing the Behavior of Students Regarding Learning Activities, Badges, and Academic Dishonesty in MOOC Environments [PDF Download PDF in new window] (May 2017)
Phd thesis, Department of Telematics Engineering, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain
Supervisors:
Pedro J. Muñoz-Merino, Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, Spain

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Membership of the Academia Europaea

Arturo Azcorra (September 2018)


Founded in 1988, the Academy of Europe is the only pan-European academy encompassing all branches of knowledge. It is composed of eminent scientists and scholars working towards the advancement and propagation of excellence in scholarship and education for the public benefit.

This appointment recognizes Azcorra’s role as one of the world leaders in the research and development of the advanced solutions and systems leading to the 5G revolution.

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