top of page
CELEBRATE
issnafawards.png

Every year, ISSNAF celebrates the achievements of outstanding Italian researchers in North America at the ISSNAF Annual by presenting the following awards:

  • The ISSNAF Young Investigator Awards honor outstanding early-career researchers

  • The ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award celebrates outstanding individuals of Italian origin who have honored Italy and given a significant contribution to research, leadership, and mentorship

​Partner organizations co-sponsor additional awards.

ISSNAF celebrates the Italian Diaspora via its social media and by facilitating their engagement at local events, for example the BAC Talks (YouTube channel).

YOUNG INVESTIGATOR AWARDS
PAST AWARDEES
Year
Name
Award
Placement
2022
Marzia Cremona
Mario Gerla Award for Research in Computer Science
Finalist
2022
Annamaria Gullà
Paola Campese Award for Research in Hematologic Malignancies
Finalist
2022
Bartolomeo Stellato
Franco Strazzabosco Award for Research in Engineering
Winner
2022
Camilla Hawthorne
RnB4Culture Award for Innovation in the Study of Italian Culture
Winner
2022
Claudio Emma
INFN Bruno Touschek Award for Research in Elementary Particle Physics
Winner
2022
Cristian Cassella
Embassy of Italy Award for Research in Food Equitability
Finalist
2022
Fabio Ravera
INFN Bruno Touschek Award for Research in Elementary Particle Physics
Finalist
Page 1 of 16
YIA
LIFETIME ACHIEVEMENT AWARD

The ISSNAF Lifetime Achievement Award acknowledges outstanding individuals of Italian origin who, thanks to their pioneering spirit and lifetime commitment, have honored their country of origin and given a significant contribution to research, leadership, and mentorship in any field.

Giulia Galli,Awarded in 2022
Giulia Galli,Awarded in 2022

Liew Family Professor, University of Chicago - Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

press to zoom
Silvio Micali, Awarded in 2021
Silvio Micali, Awarded in 2021

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Founder, Algorand

press to zoom
Andrew Viterbi, Awarded in 2014
Andrew Viterbi, Awarded in 2014

Presidential Chair Professor, University of Southern California

press to zoom
Giulia Galli,Awarded in 2022
Giulia Galli,Awarded in 2022

Liew Family Professor, University of Chicago - Senior Scientist, Argonne National Laboratory

press to zoom
1/9
LAA
OTHER AWARDS
Close%2520up%2520of%2520couple%2520clapp

ISSNAF collaborates with other institutions and manages the award process in celebrating Italian talents in all disciplines.

  • Leonardo 500, Award sponsored by the Leonardo da Vinci Society in the Bay Area in cooperation with the ISSNAF Bay Area Chapter

  • Intesa Sanpaolo Award for Innovation & Circular Economy Award in 2017,  managed by the ISSNAF Open Innovation and Entrepreneurship Chapter

 

 

Contact awards@issnaf.org to learn how your institution can sponsor an award.

OTHER AWARDS
bottom of page