- 2011: Best INESC-ID Young Researcher 2011
- 2010: Distinguished member of the Institute for Systems and Technologies of Information, Control and Communication (INSTICC)
- 2008: Best paper award for the article:
P. Romano, D. Rughetti, F. Quaglia and B. Ciciani,
APART: Low Cost Active Replication for Multi-tier Data Acquisition Systems,
Proc. 7th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA'08), IEEE Computer Society Press, July 2008.
- Best paper award for the article:
B.Ciciani, A.Santoro and P. Romano,
Approximate Analytical Models for Networked Servers Subject to MMPP Arrival Processes,
Proc. 6th IEEE International Symposium on Network Computing and Applications (NCA'07), IEEE Computer Society Press, July 2007.
- 2003: Awarded a three years scholarship for the 19th XIX Doctoral course at the Department of Computer and System Sciences, Rome University ``La Sapienza''.
- 2002: Exempted from military service duties for scientific merits.
- 2002: Degree "summa cum laude" in Computer Engineering from University of Rome Tor Vergata