Awards and Recognitions

This page lists the most relevant awards and recognitions achieved by Ph.D. students enrolled in the EECE program.

The awards are hereafter collected in three categories:

  • Young Scientist Awards: recognitions for specific early-career achievements in research activity
  • Best Paper Awards: recognitions for outstanding technical quality in journal papers and conference presentations
  • Annual EECE Awards: recognitions for the best EECE PhD students, yearly assigned by the Academic Board

The page content is up to date as of May 2024.

IEEE Italy Section ABB Award (2023)
Recipient: Davide Cittanti

Institution: IEEE Italy Section
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-IND/32 (Convertitori, macchine e azionamenti elettrici)
Tutor: Prof. Iustin Radu Bojoi
Related info: Ph.D. thesis award about technology and sustainability


GTTI's Francesco Carassa Award (2023)
Recipient: Corrado Puligheddu

Institution: Telecommunication and Information Technology Group (GTTI)
Event: GTTI annual meeting 2023, Sept. 13, 2023, Rome, Italy
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Carla Fabiana Chiasserini
Related info: Annual award for excellent Ph.D. students in the Telecommunications field


Merit award (2023)
Recipient: Saverio Pellegrini

Institution: Scuola Superiore Sant'Anna
Event: Seasonal School "PHOTONS - Photonic Technologies for Sensing Applications", May 8-12, 2023, Pisa, Italy
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVIII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Roberto Gaudino
Co-tutors: Prof. Gabriella Bosco, Prof. Pierluigi Poggiolini


URSI Young Scientist Award (2023)
Recipient: Cristina Origlia

Institution: IEEE AP-S Education Committee
Event: URSI International Symposium on Electromagnetic Theory (EMTS), May 2023
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVII
SSD: ING-INF/02 (Campi Elettromagnetici)
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Vipiana
Co-tutor: Dr. Jorge Alberto Tobon Vasquez
Related info: IEEE AP-S C.J. Reddy Travel Grant for Graduate Students


Graduate Student Scholarship (2020)
Recipient: Alessio Ferrari

Institution: IEEE Photonics Society
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Vittorio Curri


Galileo Master Award (2020)
Recipient: Neil Gogoi

Institution: Italian Space Agency (ASI) and European Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA)
Event: Galileo Masters 2019 at the European Space Week, Dec. 3-5, 2019, Helsinki (Finland)
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Fabio Dovis
Related info: Young scientist award for design concept


Galileo Master Award (2020)
Recipient: Alex Minetto

Institution: Italian Space Agency (ASI) and European Agency for the Space Programme (EUSPA)
Event: Galileo Masters 2019 at the European Space Week, Dec. 3-5, 2019, Helsinki (Finland)
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Fabio Dovis
Related info: Young scientist award for design concept


IBM Qiskit Hackaton Winners (2019)
Recipient: Giovanni Amedeo Cirillo

Institution: IBM
Event: Qiskit Camp Europe, Sept. 2019, Zurich, Switzerland
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Mariagrazia Graziano
Related info: Awarded for the design of a quantum synthesizer


12th EuMIC Young Engineer Prize (2018)
Recipient: Anna Piacibello

Institution: European Microwave Association
Event: European Microwave Integrated Circuits Conference (EuMIC 2018), Sept. 23-28, 2018, Madrid, Spain
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXI
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Marco Pirola
Related info: Associated paper


GTTI's Francesco Carassa Award (2018)
Recipient: Alex Minetto

Institution: Telecommunication and Information Technology Group (GTTI)
Event: GTTI annual meeting 2018, July 5, 2018, Politecnico di Bari, Bari, Italy
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Fabio Dovis
Related info: Annual award for excellent Ph.D. students in the Telecommunications field

IPC Best Student Paper Award (2023)
Recipient: Saverio Pellegrini

Institution: IEEE Photonics Society
Event: IEEE Photonics Conference (IPC 2023), Nov. 2-16, 2023, Orlando (FL), USA
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVIII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Roberto Gaudino
Co-tutors: Prof. Gabriella Bosco, Prof. Pierluigi Poggiolini
Related info: Associated paper


AgriFood Electronics Best Student Paper Award (2023)
Recipient: Luca Urbinati

Institution: IEEE Region 8
Event: IEEE Conference on AgriFood Electronics, Sept. 25-27, 2023, Torino, Italy
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVI
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Mario Roberto Casu
Co-tutor: Prof. Luciano Lavagno
Related info: Associated paper


IntelliSys Best Student Paper Award (2023)
Recipient: Pierpaolo Mori

Institution: Science And Information Conferences (SAI)
Event: Intelligent Systems Conference (Intellisys 2023), Sept. 7-8, 2023, Amsterdam, Netherlands
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVII
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Claudio Passerone
Related info: Associated paper


Silver Leaf Certificate (2023)
Recipient: Alessandra Dolmeta

Institution: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Event: 8th International Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, Jun. 18-21, 2023, Valencia, Spain
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVIII
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Guido Masera
Co-tutor: Prof. Maurizio Martina
Related info: Best Paper Award (between 10%-20%); Associated paper


Gold Leaf Certificate (2023)
Recipient: Roberto Rubino

Institution: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Event: 8th International Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, Jun. 18-21, 2023, Valencia, Spain
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Tutor: Prof. Paolo Stefano Crovetti
Co-tutor: Prof. Francesco Musolino
Related info: Best Paper Award (top 10%); Associated paper


Gold Leaf Certificate (2023)
Recipient: Luca Urbinati

Institution: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Event: 8th International Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, Jun. 18-21, 2023, Valencia, Spain
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVI
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Mario Roberto Casu
Co-tutor: Prof. Luciano Lavagno
Related info: Best Paper Award (top 10%); Associated paper


Student Travel Grant and Best Paper Award (2023)
Recipient: Antonio Carlucci

Institution: IEEE Electronics Packaging Society
Event: 27th IEEE Workshop on Signal and Power Integrity, May 7-10, 2023, Aveiro, Portugal
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXVII
SSD: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Grivet Talocia
Related info: Associated paper


ICEAA - IEEE APWC Award (2022)
Recipient: Davide Consoli

Institution: IEEE Antennas and Propagation Society | APS
Event: 2022 International Conference on Electromagnetics in Advanced Applications (ICEAA 2022), Sept. 05-09, 2022, Cape Town, South Africa
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-INF/02 (Campi Elettromagnetici)
Tutor: Prof. Francesco Paolo Andriulli
Related info: Evaluated as an exceptional paper in terms of content and impact on Electromagnetics; Associated paper


NEMO Best Student Paper Award (2022)
Recipient: Nastaran Soleimani

Institution: IEEE Microwave Theory and Techniques Society
Event: Numerical Electromagnetic and Multiphysics Modeling and Optimization (NEMO 2022), Jul. 06-08, 2022, Limoges, France
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Tutor: Prof. Riccardo Trinchero
Co-tutor: Prof. Flavio Canavero
Related info: Associated paper


URSI Student Paper Award (2021)
Recipient: David Orlando Rodriguez-Duarte

Institution: Union Radio-Scientifique Internationale (URSI)
Event: 2021 IEEE International Symposium on Antennas and Propagation and USNC-URSI Radio Science Meeting (APS/URSI 2021), Feb. 16, 2022, Singapore
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-INF/02 (Campi Elettromagnetici)
Tutor: Prof. Francesca Vipiana
Co-tutor: Dr. Jorge Alberto Tobon Vasquez
Related info: Associated paper


Best ISM Paper Award (2020)
Recipient: Dena Markukova

Event: 22nd IEEE International Symposium on Multimedia (ISM 2020), Dec. 2-4, 2020, Napoli, Italy
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Michela Meo
Related info: Antonio Picariello Best Student Opponent Award


Best EPEPS Paper Award (2020)
Recipient: Tommaso Bradde

Institution: IEEE Electronics Packaging Society
Event: IEEE 29th Conference on Electrical Performance of Electronic Packaging and Systems (EPEPS 2020), Oct. 05-07, 2020
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-INF/04 (Automatica)
Tutor: Prof. Giuseppe Carlo Calafiore
Co-tutor: Prof. Stefano Grivet Talocia
Related info: Paper from a collaboration between DET@PoliTO and MIT. Associated paper


Excellent Shotgun Communication Prize (2020)
Recipient: Erik Garofalo

Institution: The Royal Society of Chemistry
Event: IV International Caparica Symposium on Nanoparticles/Nanomaterials and Applications, Jan. 20-23, 2020, Caparica, Portugal
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: FIS/03 (Fisica della materia)
Tutor: Prof. Candido Fabrizio Pirri
Co-tutor: Dr. Alessandro Chiolerio


Gold Leaf Certificate (2019)
Recipient: Carmine Paolino

Institution: IEEE Circuits and Systems Society
Event: 8th International Conference on PhD Research in Microelectronics and Electronics, Jul. 15-18, 2019, Lausanne, Switzerland
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXV
SSD: ING-INF/01 (Elettronica)
Tutor: Prof. Gianluca Setti
Related info: Best Paper Award (top 10%); Associated paper


Best WSPI Student Paper Award (2019)
Recipient: Alessandro Zanco

Institution: IEEE
Event: 2019 IEEE 23rd Workshop on Signal and Power Integrity (SPI), Jun. 18-21, 2019, Chambéry, France
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Tutor: Prof. Stefano Grivet Talocia
Related info: Associated paper


Institute Of Navigation Student Paper Award (2019)
Recipient: Alex Minetto

Institution: Institute of Navigation (ION)
Event: 32nd International Technical Meeting of the Satellite Division of The Institute of Navigation (ION GNSS+ 2019), Sept. 16-20, 2019, Miami (FL), USA
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXII
SSD: ING-INF/03 (Telecomunicazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Fabio Dovis
Related info: Associated paper


Best CEFC Poster Award (2018)
Recipient: Alice Conchin Gubernati

Institution: IEEE Magnetics Society
Event: 18th Biennial Conference on Electromagnetic Field Computation, Oct. 29-31, 2018, Hangzhou, China
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIII
SSD: ING-IND/31 (Elettrotecnica)
Tutor: Prof. Fabio Freschi
Co-tutor: Prof. Aldo Canova
Related info: Associated paper


Best ICT Student Paper Award (2018)
Recipient: Andrea Morichetta

Institution: IEEE
Event: ICT 1018 - 30th International Teletraffic Congress - in a Small World, Sept. 3-7, 2018, Vienna, Austria
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXII
SSD: ING-INF/05 (Sistemi di elaborazione delle informazioni)
Tutor: Prof. Marco Mellia
Related info: Associated paper


Best EMCS Paper Award (2018)
Recipient: Tommaso Bradde

Institution: IEEE
Event: 2018 IEEE International Symposium on Electromagnetic Compatibility, May 14-18, 2018, Long Beach (CA) USA
Ph.D. Cycle: XXXIV
SSD: ING-INF/04 (Automatica)
Tutor: Prof. Giuseppe Carlo Calafiore
Co-tutor: Prof. Stefano Grivet Talocia
Related info: Paper from a collaboration between DET@PoliTO and MIT. Associated paper

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