Best Extended Abstract Award for the paper "From Power to Status in Online Exchange", ACM WebSci 2012 [Award]
Best Paper Award Finalist for the paper "Fractal Characterization of Web Workloads", Evelenth International World Wide Web Conference (WWW'02) [www2002.pdf]
Best Master's Thesis Award Finalist, ranked among top 10 master's thesis by the Brazilian Computer Science Society, 2006.
Teaching Assistant Award, Cornell University. For outstanding accomplishments and contributions as a teaching assistant, 2009 [Award]
Fulbright Fellowship, full funding to pursue a Ph.D. degree, 2006. Ranked 2nd among all Brazilian applicants.
Broadening Participation in Data Mining Scholarship, received at KDD'13, Chicago, IL, August, 2013
Cornell University Fellowship for Research Abroad, visited La Sapienza University of Rome, Italy, 2012
Santa Fe Institute Scholarship, Complex Systems Summer School, 2010
Hewlett Packard Fellowship to pursue a M.Sc. degree at Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2004- 2005.
CAPES Fellowship (Brazil) to pursue a M.Sc. degree at Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2003- 2004.
CNPQ Fellowship (Brazilian National Council for Scientific and Technological Development) to pursue undergraduate research at Federal University of Minas Gerais, 2000-2002.