Best Artificial Intelligence PhD Thesis 2013-2014 Award from the Portuguese Association for Artificial Intelligence (APPIA), under the theme A Distributed Approach to Integrated and Dynamic Disruption Management in Airline Operations Control. It was considered that this thesis demonstrates in an exemplary manner the relevance of the use of Artificial Intelligence techniques to solve complex problems, with a very relevant application impact and that led to the creation of a spin-off.
Best Innovation Award at AGIFORS Airline Operations Conference was granted to MASDIMA by the participants. In this conference participated around 100 people from 18 major Airlines, 15 software vendors and 4 Universities.
The PhD research behind the MASDIMA product won the 2nd prize in the PhD category, at the Fraunhofer Portugal Challenge 2013, that awards research of practical utility.