• “Dimitri N. Chorafas PhD Thesis Award” for the best PhD Theses in Systems Engineering and Information Technology”. May 2007
  • “Claudio Maffezzoni PhD Thesis Award,” second edition. Awarded to the best Italian PhD Thesis among those that show original contributions in solving control problems via mathematical modelling and automatic control theory. December 2007
  • “2008 Rudolf Kalman Best Paper Award” for the paper “Mixed Slip-Deceleration Control in Automotive Braking Systems”, assigned by the Dynamic Systems and Control Division of ASME to the best paper published in the ASME Journal of Dynamic Systems, Measurements and Control in 2007. July 2008
  • “General Chairs’ Recognition Award” for Interactive Papers for the paper “Advanced Yaw Control of Four-Wheeled Vehicles via Rear Active Differential Braking”, assigned at the combined 48th Conference on Decision and Control and 28th Chinese Control Conference. December 2009
  • “2011 Control Engineering Practice Best Paper Prize” for the paper “On optimal motorcycle braking”, assigned by the Elsevier ltd and the International Federation of Automatic Control to the best paper published in Control Engineering Practice in the period 2008-2011. September 2011
  • “2013 Best Young Author Journal Paper Award” for the paper “Enhancing Robustness and Performance via Switched Second Order Sliding Mode Control”, IEEE Transactions on Automatic Control, Vol. 58, n. 4, April 2013, assigned by the IEEE Control System Society – Italian Chapter.  April 2014