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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
2021
Bartolomeo Stellato
Franco Strazzabosco YI Award for Research in Engineering
Finalist
2021
Christian Marinaccio
Paola Campese Award for Research in Hematologic Malignancies
Finalist
2021
Daniele Simoneschi
Paola Campese Award for Research in Hematologic Malignancies
Winner
2021
Federico Rossi
Franco Strazzabosco YI Award for Research in Engineering
Finalist
2021
Ferdinando Fioretto
Mario Gerla YI Award for Research in Computer Science
Winner
2021
Filippo Malandra
Mario Gerla YI Award for Research in Computer Science
Finalist
2021
Francesco Monticone
Franco Strazzabosco YI Award for Research in Engineering
Winner
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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.

Silvio Micali, Awarded on 2021
Silvio Micali, Awarded on 2021

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Founder, Algorand

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Guido Calabresi, Awarded on 2020
Guido Calabresi, Awarded on 2020

Senior United States Circuit Judge of the United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit, Sterling Professor Emeritus and Professorial Lecturer in Law, Yale Law School

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Andrew Viterbi, Awarded on 2014
Andrew Viterbi, Awarded on 2014

Presidential Chair Professor, University of Southern California

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Silvio Micali, Awarded on 2021
Silvio Micali, Awarded on 2021

Professor, Massachusetts Institute of Technology Founder, Algorand

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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.