• Italian Habilitation (Abilitazione Scientifica Nazionale) for Associate Professorship in Telecommunication Engineering (SC: 09/F2; SSD: ING-INF/03), April 2017.
  • 2012 GTTI Award (Italian national group on telecommunications and information theory) for the Best Ph.D. Thesis in information technologies and communications.
  • Best Student Paper Award at the 2010 IEEE Workshop on Signal Processing Advances in Wireless Communications (SPAWC), Marrakech, Morocco, June 2010.
  • Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 European Signal Processing Conference (EUSIPCO), Barcelona, Spain, Sept. 2011.
  • Best Student Paper Award at the 2011 IEEE Workshop on Computational Advances in Multi-sensor Adaptive Processing (CAMSAP), San Juan, Puerto Rico, Dec. 2011.
  • Grant from the IEEE Signal Processing Society to attend the IEEE CAMSAP, Dec. 2011, San Juan, Puerto Rico.
  • Scholarship granted by the Italian Ministry of Education to pursue the Ph.D. degree (first ranked).