- ANP Innovation Prize 2017, for technological innovation in
Brazil by a Brazilian institution in collaboration with an oil
company. Project: Doris - A Mobile Robotic System for Remote
Inspection of Offshore Instalations, developed with Petrobras,
Brazil, and Statoil, Norway. Part of the team that developed
- CAPES Ph.D. Thesis contest, 2013. Special Mention for the
Ph.D. thesis of Dr. Nelson Carreira Francisco, entitled
Contributions to Efficient Coding of Images and Video Using
Multiscale Recurrent Pattern Matching, supervised by Profs.
Eduardo Antônio Barros da Silva from COPPE/UFRJ, and Nuno
Miguel Morais Rodrigues from Instituto de Telecomunicações,
Pólo de Leiria.
- Distinguished Collaborator of the Brazilian Army, for his
contributions on teaching, research and development projects
with the Brazilian Army, 2010.
- Senior Member of the Brazilian Telecommunications Society,
- Received the Rio de Janeiro Senior Scientist distinction,
of Rio de Janeiro, in 2004, 2009, 2013 and 2016 .
- 1994 British Telecom Postgraduate Publication Prize for the
DCT-based aliasing cancellation method in subband coding",
IEEE Transactions on Circuits and Systems for Video
Technology, vol. 3,
no. 5, pp. 384-387, October 1993.
- Second place at the First
Mathematical Olympiad organized by the Brazilian