Honors and Awards:

  • Office of Science Graduate Student Research (SCGSR) Award
    U.S. Department of Energy, 2015 (as advisor)
  • Elizabeth V. Stout Dissertation Award
    College of Eng. & Applied Science, Lehigh University, 2015 (as advisor)
  • Fusion Energy Science Postdoctoral Research Program Award
    U.S. Department of Energy, 2013 (as advisor)
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist
    American Control Conference, 2012 (as advisor)
  • Participant of Physics Nobel Laureates Meeting (Lindau, Germany)
    U.S. Department of Energy, 2012 (as advisor)
  • Class of 1961 Associate Professorship
    Lehigh University, 2011-2013
  • Eleanor and Joseph F. Libsch Early Career Research Award
    Lehigh University, 2011
  • Cesar Mildstein Award Offer
    Ministry of Science and Technology, Argentina, 2011
  • First Place Award (Grand Challenges Poster Competition)
    National Academy of Engineering, 2009 (as advisor)
  • Second Place Award (Grand Challenges Poster Competition)
    National Academy of Engineering, 2009 (as advisor)
  • Best Student Paper Award Finalist
    American Control Conference, 2008 (as advisor)
  • CAREER Award
    National Science Foundation, 2007
  • Best Poster Award (School of Engineering Research Review)
    University of California San Diego, 2004
  • Best Presentation Award
    American Control Conference, 2003
  • Outstanding Teaching Assistant Award
    University of California San Diego, 2000-2001
  • Doctoral Studies Fellowship Offer
    Fulbright Association, 1999
  • Graduate Fellowship Offer
    Organization of American States (OAS), 1999
  • Specialization Fellowship Offer
    Argentine National Commission of Atomic Energy, 1998-2000
  • Nuclear Engineering Fellowship
    Argentine National Commission of Atomic Energy, 1994-1998
  • Honor Diploma Award
    University of Buenos Aires, 1993
  • Academic Performance Award
    Fortabat Foundation, 1992
  • Academic Excellence Fellowship
    Argentine Stock Exchange Foundation, 1991-1993