Dr. LARISSA SUZUKI

Achievements, Awards and Recognitions

 

2020

ComputerWeekly Most Influential Women in UK Tech list

Fellow of the Institute of Engineering and Technology

Certified Professional Data Engineer, Google

AI Principles Ethics Fellowship, Google

Finalist of Future Stars of Tech 2020: AI (Top 5)

Finalist of Cognition X Rising Starts in AI (Top 3)

Women in IT Excellence Awards Woman of the Year nomination

Women in IT Excellence Awards Hero of the Year nomination

Women in IT Excellence Awards Rising Star of the Year nomination

2019

Cast member of the TV Series Documentary "Em Movimento" - Winner of "Grand Prize for Journalism" (BRA)

Elected to the IET Technical Communities Network in UK IET Annual Elections

Honorary Associate Professorship - University College London

Chartered Engineer - UK Engineering Council

Recognised as Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts

2018

2018 Class of Women as Future Leaders Inspire Program - McKinsey 2018

Winner of the Data Leader Award - MEDIA, MARKETING, INTERNET & LEARNING, Information Age

Finalist of the Technology Innovation Award (Top 3), WISE Campaign

Digital Leaders 100 list

Finalist of the Young Digital Leader of the Year (Top 5), Digital Leaders

2017

Winner of the Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards  WES Prize 2017, WES-IET

Romberg Grant, Heidelberg Laureate Foundation

Google Developer Challenge Scholarship 2017

NVIDIA Accelerated Computing Developer Program 2017

Android Developer Scholar, Google

2016

Finalist of the Rising Star Awards 2016 (Top 5), We are The City UK

6 out of 200 Researchers, Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Germany

Google Anita Borg Grant, Google

2015

Invited to present my PhD and received funding to attend the Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Germany

ACM Conference Grant – Sweden

Research Grant from ARUP to develop a Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things - UK

Anita Borg Institute Global Scholarship - USA

2014

Finalist of the “Inspiration Awards for Women” (Top 3) – Inspirational Student - UK

Scholarship from the Women in Engineering Society - UK

Scholarship from the Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI)

 “100 Next Generation of Women Leaders” - McKinsey (Selected from a pool of 4500 young professionals).

Winner of the ACM Research Competition 2014 - USA

Recipient of two ACM Conference Awards - USA

Visiting Scholar Scholarship – Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - USA

2013

Recipient of the Intel Fellowship “Doctoral Student Honour Award” 2013

Recipient of the Google Global Scholarship 2013

Recipient of the British Federation of Women Graduates Award (Architecture and Engineering)

Scholarship from SIEMENS to attend the Doctoral Summer School “Intelligent Services for Digital Cities”.

Scholarship from European Institute of Innovation & Technology to attend the Doctoral Summer School in “Cloud Computing”.

Winner of the IBM Smart Cities Competition, IBM Laboratories, Hursley Park - UK

Recipient of two Google Conference Travel Awards

2012

Recipient of the Google Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship 2012 

Scholarship from European Institute of Innovation & Technology to attend the Doctoral Summer School “Imagine the Future Summer School”.

Recognised as Associate Fellow of the UK Higher Education Academy

Recognised as a Professional Member of the British Computer Society

2011

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from Faculty of UCL Engineering – UK

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from European and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) – UK

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from Brazilian Government (CNPq) - Brazil

EPSRC Natcor Stochastic Modelling scholarship from Lancaster University

2010

Scholarship from Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP)

Scholarship for the Pre-sessional Course “English for Academic Purposes” from Lancaster University - UK

PhD Management Science Scholarship from Lancaster University, UK

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from University of Birmingham, UK

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá - Brazil

PhD Computer Science Scholarship from Brazilian Government (CAPES) - Brazil

2009

Scholarship from CAPES, University of Sao Paulo

2008

MPhil in Electrical Engineering Scholarship from Brazilian Government (CAPES) - Brazil

Recipient of a Postgraduate Research Grant from Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Sao Paulo - Brazil

2007

Valeditorian Student, Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil

Honoured as the Best Student in Computer Science (2007 class) - Brazilian Computer Society

Gold Medal in robotics competition from Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil

2006

Scientific Initiation Program Scholarship from Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil

2003

BSc Computer Science Scholarship from Government of State of São Paulo – Brazil