• Martin Crespo, Alejandro Donaire, Fabio Ruggiero, Vincenzo Lippiello, Bruno Siciliano - The paper Design, Implementation and Experiments of a Robust Passivity-based Controller for a Rolling-balancing System”  has received the Best Paper Award at the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2016), held in Lisbon, July 2016.
  • Diana Serra - The project entitled “Robot control for nonprehensile dynamic manipulation tasks”  has received the Best PhD Project Award at the 13th International Conference on Informatics in Control, Automation and Robotics (ICINCO 2016), held in Lisbon, July 2016.
  • Bruno Siciliano2015 Guido Dorso Award for the “University” section. This award recognizes every year those fellows who have contributed their work to support the needs of development and progress of Southern Italy. Distinguished fellows from the political, economic and cultural world received the award in the past years, including two Nobel prizes.
  • Fabio Ruggiero2015 IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Italian Chapter (I-RAS) Young Author Best Paper Award for the paper entitled “Visual grasp planning for unknown objects using a multifingered robotic hand”, co-authored with Vincenzo Lippiello, Luigi Villani and Bruno Siciliano published in the IEEE/ASME Transactions on Mechatronics in June 2013.
  • Bruno Siciliano - 2015 IEEE RAS George Saridis Leadership Award in Robotics and Automation for his outstanding leadership in the robotics and automation community as a research innovator, an inspired educator, a dedicated contributor of professional service, an ambassador of science and technology.
  • Rafik Mebarki, Vincenzo Lippiello, Bruno Siciliano - The paper "Image moments-based velocity estimation of UAVs in GPS denied environments" has received the Best Paper Award at the 12 IEEE International Symposium on Safety, Security and Rescue Robotics (SSRR 2014), held in Toyako.cho, Hokkaido, Japan, October 2014.
  • D. di Nocera, A. Finzi, S. Rossi, M. Staffa - The paper "Attentional shifting and curiosity: A reinforcement learning approach" has received the Best Professional Paper Award at the 11th Brazilian Congress on Computational Intelligence (CBIC), held in Recife, Brazil, September 2013.
  • Bruno Siciliano - IEEE RAS Distinguished Service Award for outstanding leadership and commitment in promoting robotics and automation and RAS as the number one Society in the field, Anchorage, Alaska, May 2010.
  • E. Burattini, A. Finzi, S. Rossi, M. Staffa - The paper "Monitoring strategies for adaptive periodic control in behavior-based robotic systems" has received the Runner-up Paper Award at the 2nd ECSIS Symposium on Learning and Adaptive Behavior in Robotic Systems, held in Iasi, Romania, July 2009.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Election to IFAC Fellow for outstanding contribution to research and education on theory and application of automatic control to robotic systems, and for professional leadership in the field, May 2009.
  • Bruno Siciliano - PROSE Awards for Excellence in Physical Sciences & Mathematics, and for Engineering & Technology, Springer Handbook of Robotics, American Association of Publishers, Washington, DC, February 2009.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Award of IPE Alumni Association, Napoli, Italy, June 2008.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Election to IEEE Robotics and Automation Society President-Elect, October 2005.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Appointment as IEEE Robotics and Automation Society Distinguished Lecturer, May 2004.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Election to ASME Fellow, December 2002.
  • Bruno Siciliano - Election to IEEE Fellow for contributions to dynamic modeling and control of robotic systems and for leadership in robotics eduction, January 2000.



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