International Awards

  • IEEE Fellow, 2013, for contributions to computational analysis of systems and networks
  • IEEE Ruberti prize in 2006 for "fundamental contributions to control theory, especially stabilization, computational complexity issues, and decidability"
  • SIAG/Control and Systems Theory Prize in 2001

  • Best Student IC Design Award (promoter) at the IEEE FTFC Conference, Monaco, May 2014
  • Best Paper Award (Circuit and Logic track) at the IEEE International Conference Computer Design (ICCD'08), for the paper “Analysis and minimization of practical energy in 45nm subthreshold logic circuits”, Lake Tahoe, CA, October 2008
  • Best Poster Award at the IEEE International SOI Conference for the poster “Sub-45nm fully-depleted SOI CMOS subthreshold logic for ultra-low-power applications”, New Paltz, NY, October 2008.

  • Best paper award for "Disruption free topology reconfiguration in OSPF networks" by Pierre Francois, Mike Shand and Olivier Bonaventure at INFOCOM 2007
  • Community award for "How Hard Can It Be? Designing and Implementing a Deployable Multipath TCP" by Costin Raiciu, Universitatea Politehnica Bucuresti; Christoph Paasch and Sebastien Barre, Université Catholique de Louvain; Alan Ford; Michio Honda, Keio University; Fabien Duchene and Olivier Bonaventure, Université Catholique de Louvain; Mark Handley, University College London at USENIX NSDI 2012
  • Winner of the Saylor Foundation's Open Textbook Challenge 2012 for the open-source ebook "Computer Networking: Principles, Protocols and Practice".

  • Best Referee Award, the Journal of Process Control (1999)
  • Outstanding Reviewer, Automatica (2003-2004)
  • Outstanding Service Award, IFAC, 2008
  • Fellow, IFAC (International Federation of Automatic Control), 2010
  • Certificate of Appreciation, CSA Publications (2011)
  • Certificate of Excellence in Reviewing : Top 15 Reviewers, Computers & Chemical Engineering (2011)
  • IFAC Congress Application Paper Prize (2014)

  • Promoter of the Best Project at the VHDL-AMS contest organized in the frame of the BEAMS network and of the FDL conference (Lille, France) in 2004.
  • Promoter of the 2nd Best Student Paper at the conference IEEE Sensors 2004 (Vienna).
  • IEEE Senior member since 2003.
  • IEEE Electron Device Society Outstanding Student Paper Award, to promote, recognize and support meritorious research achievement on the part of Region 9 (Latin America and the Caribbean) students and their advisors, through the public recognition of their published work, for the paper "The Integral Function Method: A New Method to Determine the Nonlinear Harmonic Distortion" by M. Aleman-Arce of the CINESTAV, Mexico City, and A. Cerdeira, M. Estrada, D. Flandre, B. Parvais, and G. Picun.
  • Best student paper Award at the 2008 IEEE ICCD and at the 2011 IEEE SOI conferences (USA).
  • Best poster Award at the 2008 IEEE Int. SOI conference (USA) and at the Belgian National Day on Biomedical Engineering 2010.
  • Outstanding paper winner at HITEN 2011 conference (Oxford, UK).
  • Best paper Award at the 2010 SBMICRO and at the 2014 IMEKO and FTFC conferences.
  • (with Laurent Francis) Innovation Award Competition for FP7 Participants for their FP7 project “SOI-HITS” with Nicolas André, Pierre Gérard and other UCL researchers, CISSOID (UCL spin-off) and 6 other European partners. December 2015.
  • (with Numa Couniot and Laurent Francis) Best Poster Award, 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S). July 2015.

  • (with Denis Flandre) Innovation Award Competition for FP7 Participants for their FP7 project “SOI-HITS” with Nicolas André, Pierre Gérard and other UCL researchers, CISSOID (UCL spin-off) and 6 other European partners. December 2015.
  • (with Numa Couniot and Denis Flandre) Best Poster Award, 4th International Symposium on Sensor Science (I3S). July 2015.

  • EECI 2008 Award for the best PhD thesis in Europe in the field of Embedded and Networked Control
  • Best Paper Award of the Asian Journal of Control for 2006-2008 for “Rigidity and persistence for ensuring shape maintenance in multiagent meta-formations” (Asian Journal of Control, Volume 10, Issue 2, pages 131-143, 2008)

  • 2015 Best Paper Award of the SIAM J. on Control and Optimization. October 2015

  • IEEE Fellow, 2008, for contributions to visual communication technologies

  • SOI Consortium Award, 2016, “In Recognition in Your Vision and Pioneering Work for RF SOI”, Shanghai, China, September 2016. SOI Consortium groups the main international companies in the field of microelectronics (Samsung, ST-Microelectronics, IBM, GlobalFoundries, ARM, etc.)
  • Médaille Blondel, 2015, SEE - Société de l'électricité, de l'électronique et des technologies de l'information et de la communication, pour l'originalité de ses recherches relatives aux circuits radio-fréquence sur silicium sur isolant, couronnées par un transfert industriel, international prize delivered on December 7th, 2015, in Paris, France.
  • IEEE Fellow, 2014, for contributions to the characterization of silicon-on-insulator RF MOSFETs and MEMS devices
  • Prize Marcel De Merre in Nanotechnology, 2009
  • The Leverhulme Trust, Leverhulme Award 2009, Visiting Professor at Newcastle University, Newcastle upon Tyne, UK
  • IC Industry Awards 2006 – Research & Development, “Fabrication of high resistivity SOI wafers”, EuroAsia Semiconductor, July 2006
  • Prix scientifiques McKinsey awards 2006, Best PhD thesis with pertinent social and economical impact, D. Lederer for “Fabrication of ultra high resistivity SOI substrates”, Supervisor: J.-P. Raskin.

  • IEEE Fellow, 2006, for contributions to digital communications 
  • NEWCOM# Best Paper Award 2014. November 2014.

  • 2016 Outstanding Paper Award of the journals of the Society of Industrial and Applied Mathematics (SIAM). July 2016
  • Hans Schneider Award of the International Linear Algebra Society (ILAS) for his outstanding lifetime contribution to Linear Algebra, 2016
  • Chair of Excellence Universidad Carlos III de Madrid, 2012
  • SIAM Fellow, 2009, for advances in numerical linear algebra and control and applications 
  • IEEE Fellow, 2006, for contributions to numerical methods in systems and control

  • Member of the Scientific Board of INRIA (November 2015)
  • Lifetime Service Award delivered by the Steering Committee of the IEEE International Requirements Engineering Conference Series for "visionary leadership and ongoing services to the community".
  • ACM SigSoft Outstanding Research Award
  • ACM Fellow for "wide spectrum research contributions, from parallel program synthesis to software engineering environments to requirements engineering. Contributions to the software engineering community in Europe and worldwide" 
  • ACM SIGSOFT Distinguished Service Award

  • Member of Scientific Council, IRCAM (Institut de Recherche et Coordination Acoustique/Musique), 2007-present.

  • IEEE Fellow, 2015, for contributions to high-dimensional analysis and manifold learning
  • (with John Lee) Best Paper Award at the IEEE Symposium on Computational Intelligence and Data Mining (CIDM), Orlando. December 2014.