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Research Engineer
Ireland Research Lab, Dublin, Ireland


Protecting the integrity of vital public healthcare programs:
IBM  Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 2020- Unit Technical Award (OIA/OTAA) for  contributions to an Industry Research Accomplishment

IBM Global 2019 Research Accomplishment (Industry pillar) for contributions to Government Health and Human Services in Watson Health

Awarded Data Science Profession Certification - Level 2 Expert by IBM

Winner of 2017 US-Ireland Research Innovation Award from the American Chamber of Commerce Ireland and the Royal Irish Academy for Sciences and Humanities IBM Research - Ireland in collaboration with IBM Watson Health for achievement in transforming person-centric care for vulnerable populations through data, analytics and cognitive computing.

IBM  Outstanding Technical Achievement Award 2015 - Unit Technical Award (OIA/OTAA) - for demostrating the practice: Dare to Create Original Ideas

IBM Cognitive Hackathon: First Prize for BlueLens as the Best new cognitive application for professionals. Pierpaolo Tommasi, Marco Luca Sbodio, Vanessa Lopez, Nuno Lopes, Jiewen Wu, Martin Stephenson and Spyros Kotoulas.

Second Prize Winner at the Semantic Web Challenge at the International Semantic Web Conference, ISWC 2012:
SPUD: Semantic Processing of Urban Data. Spyros Kotoulas, Vanessa Lopez, Raymond Lloyd, Marco Luca Sbodio, Freddy Lecue, Martin Stephenson, Elizabeth Daly, Veli Bicer, Aris Gkoulalas-Divanis, Giusy Di Lorenzo, Anika Schumann and Pol Mac Aonghusa
Semantic Web Challenge demo

Best paper Award at the 4th Asian Semantic Web Conference, ASWC 2009:
Merging and ranking answers in the semantic web: The wisdom of crowds V. Lopez, A. Nikolov, M. Fernandez, M. Sabou, V. Uren, E. Motta