Larissa Suzuki

Computer Science and Engineer

Larissa Suzuki

Computer Science and Engineer

Larissa Suzuki

Computer Science and Engineer

Selected honours and awards


  • Engineer in the Engineers Gallery of the London Science Museum
  • Robot Exhibition - Permanent Gallery of the Science Museum
  • Visiting Scientist, Nasa Jet Propulsion Laboratory



  • The Freedom of the City of London (Freeman), City of London
  • Member of the Interplanetary Internet SIG, The Internet Society 
  • Commencement Speaker, Faculty of Engineering - UCL Graduates 2020
  • International Engineer (IntPE), Washington Accord & UK Engineering Council
  • European Engineer (EUR ING), Fédération Européenne d'Associations Nationales d'Ingénieurs
  • Freeman, Worshipful Company of Engineers
  • Most Influential Women in UK Tech list, ComputerWeekly 
  • Fellow, The Institute of Engineering and Technology
  • Certified Professional Data Engineer, Google
  • AI Principles Ethics Fellowship, Google
  • Future Stars of Tech 2020: AI, Finalist (Top 5)
  • Cognition X Rising Starts in AI, Finalist (Top 3)
  • Woman of the Year, Finalist - Women in IT Excellence Awards
  • Hero of the Year, Finalist -Women in IT Excellence Awards 
  • Rising Star of the Year,  Finalist - Women in IT Excellence Awards
  • Member of UCL CS Department Athena Swan Committee 2010-2020, Winner of Minerva Informatics Equality Award

  • Honorary Associate Professorship, University College London
  • Chartered Engineer - UK Engineering Council
  • Fellow, The Royal Society of Arts
  • Cast member of the TV Series Documentary "Em Movimento" - Winner of "Grand Prize for Journalism" (BRA)
  • Elected Member of the IET Technical Communities Network committee, IET Annual Elections 2019

  • Book Publishing, Data as Infrastructure for Smart Cities, the IET 
  • Women as Future Leaders Inspire Program, Class of 2018, McKinsey
  • Winner of the Data Leader Award - MEDIA, MARKETING, INTERNET & LEARNING, Information Age
  • Technology Innovation Award Finalist (Top 3), WISE Campaign 
  • Digital Leaders 100 list
  • Young Digital Leader of the Year Finalist (Top 5), Digital Leaders

  • Winner of the WES Young Woman Engineer of the Year Awards  , WES Prize 2017, WES-IET
  • Recipient of the Romberg Grant, Heidelberg Laureate Foundation
  • Google Developer Challenge Scholarship,  2017
  • NVIDIA Accelerated Computing Developer Program 2017
  • Android Developer Scholar, Google

  • Rising Star Awards Finalist (Top 5), We are The City UK
  • Honorary Research Associate, University College London
  • 6 out of 200 Researchers, Heidelberg Laureate Forum - Germany
  • Google Anita Borg Grant, Google

  • TEDx invited speaker, Smart Cities, TEDx Women
  • Heidelberg Laureate Forum Scholarship, University College London
  • ACM Conference Grant – Sweden
  • Research Grant from ARUP to develop a Reference Architecture for the Internet of Things - UK
  • Google Global Scholarship, USA

  • 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 ScholarshipMassachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) - USA
  • Inspiration Awards for Women Finalist (Top 3) – Inspirational Student - UK
  • Women in Engineering Society Scholarship - UK
  • Conference Scholarship, Anita Borg Institute for Women and Technology (ABI)

  • Intel Fellowship “Doctoral Student Honour Award”, Intel 2013
  • Google Global Scholarship, Google 2013
  • Architecture and Engineering Award Winner, British Federation of Women Graduates  
  • Doctoral Summer School Scholarship, SIEMENS
  • Doctoral Summer School Scholarship, European Institute of Innovation & Technology
  • Winner of the IBM Smart Cities Competition, IBM Laboratories, Hursley Park - UK
  • Google Conference Travel Awards

  • Anita Borg Memorial Scholarship, Google 2012 
  • Doctoral Summer School Scholarship, European Institute of Innovation & Technology
  • University Bursary, University College London
  • Associate Fellow, The UK Higher Education Academy
  • Professional Member, British Computer Society

  • PhD Computer Science Scholarship,  Faculty of UCL Engineering – UK
  • PhD Computer Science Scholarship, European and Physical Sciences Research Council (EPSRC) – UK
  • Grant to pursue Certificate in Integrated Business Processes, Lancaster University & University Duisburg Essen
  • PhD Computer Science Scholarship, Brazilian Government (CNPq) - Brazil
  • Natcor Stochastic Modelling scholarship, EPSRC

  • Conference Award 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, Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá - Brazil
  • PhD Computer Science Scholarship from Brazilian Government (CAPES) - Brazil

  • Conference Travel Award, CAPES
  • Visiting Professorship, MBA in Logistics Systems, University of Parana - Brazil

  • MPhil in Electrical Engineering Scholarship from Brazilian Government (CAPES) - Brazil
  • Postgraduate Research Grant from Sao Paulo Research Foundation (FAPESP), University of Sao Paulo - Brazil
  • Conference Award, XI Brazilian Conference in Health Informatics

  • Valeditorian Student, Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil
  • Best Student in Computer Science (2007 class) - Brazilian Computer Society
  • Gold Medal in robotics competition from Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil

  • Scientific Initiation Program Scholarship from Centro Universitário Barão de Mauá, Brazil
  • Conference Award, 8º Conference of Scientific Initiation and Research of the University of Ribeirão Preto
  • Conference Award, VII Conference of Scientific Initiation of the Federal University of São Carlos
  • Conference Award, 15th International Symposium of Scientific Initiation

  • BSc Computer Science Scholarship, Government of State of São Paulo – Brazil

A very special "Thank you" to all the organisations that supported my studies and my professional career, including: