Awards


  • PhD Thesis VIVA: Pass with Honors and Distinction,
    Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2017

  • Visiting PhD Grant at the School of Business, University of Leicester.
    Supervisors: Professor Emmanuel Haven, Dr. Sandro Sozzo.
    Funded by Foundation for Science and Technology. Funding: €5 250. Years: Feb 2017 - May 2017.

  • Excellence Result in Teaching Award.
    Module: Artificial Intelligence 2016/2017 (3rd year module BSc, Computer Science and Engineering).
    Instituto Superior Tecnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal

  • PhD Grant with the PhD Research Proposal: Quantum Probabilistic Graphical Models for Decision and Cognition.
    Supervisor: Dr. Andreas Wichert, Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal
    Funded by Foundation for Science and Technology. Funding: €59 040. Years: 2014 - 2017.
    Only 22 PhD grants awarded for more than 230 candidates.

  • Research Grant Project HEIDI - How to Index 1 Billion High Dimensional Vectors.
    Co-Project Investigator funded by FCT: PTDC/EIA-CCO/119722/2010. Funding: €69 216. Years: 2012 - 2014.
    Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Google Grant Award to attend Lisbon's Machine Learning Summer School (LxMLSS)
    Only 5 grants awarded for more than 50 candidates.
    Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.

  • Best MSc Dissertation in Information Systems award.
    Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal, 2011.

  • Junior Researcher Grant in Project EuDML - the European Digital Mathematics Library project.
    Funding: €8 940. Years: 2011.
    Supervisors: Dr. Bruno Martins, Dr. Pavel Calado. Instituto Superior Técnico, University of Lisbon, Portugal.