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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
2020
Alba Grifoni
Embassy of Italy Award for COVID-19 Research
Winner
2020
Alberto Quattrini Li
Mario Gerla YI Award for Research in Computer Science
Finalist
2020
Angela Savino
Paola Campese YI Award for Resarch in Leukemia
Finalist
2020
Davide Seruggia
Paola Campese YI Award for Resarch in Leukemia
Finalist
2020
Emilio Nanni
Franco Strazzabosco YI Award for Research in Engineering
Finalist
2020
Ferdinando Fioretto
Mario Gerla YI Award for Research in Computer Science
Finalist
2020
Francesca Vallese
Embassy of Italy Award for COVID-19 Research
Finalist
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OTHER AWARDS
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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.