- 2015. Best paper to Ph.D. José Manuel Peña Barragán, Agricultural Engineer, for his communication “Mapping olive-tree geometric features from 3-D models generated with an Unmanned Aerial Vehicle (UAV)”. Authors: J. Torres-Sánchez, F. López-Granados & J.M. Peña-Barragán. 10th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (July 12th-16th, 2015. Tel Aviv, Israel).
- 2015. Award in the “Challenges about innovative good practices in food and sustainability” Program for the initiative “Drones to weed control in farm crops”. June 4th, 2015. Spanish Pavilion – ExpoMilano (Italy).
https://youtu.be/OBt1epocRE4 – http://www.pabellonespana2015.com/en/videos
- 2014. Pierre C. Robert Precision Agriculture Award – Young Scientist to the best young researcher in precision agriculture, Ph.D. José Manuel Peña-Barragán, Agricultural Engineer, for his communication “The TOAS project: UAV technology for optimizing herbicide applications in weed-crop systems”. Authors: J.M. Peña, J. Torres-Sánchez, A.I. de Castro, J. Dorado & F. López-Granados. 12th International Conference on Precision Agriculture (July 20th-23th 2014. Sacramento, EEUU).
- 2013. 2nd Best Oral Communication Award to the Ph.D. student Jorge Torres-Sánchez (supervisors Dr. Francisca López-Granados and Dr. José Manuel Peña-Barragán). Title: Imagery from unmanned aerial vehicles (UAV) for early site specific weed management (ESSWM). Authors: J. Torres-Sánchez, J.M. Peña-Barragán, D. Gómez-Candón, A. I. De Castro & F. López-Granados. 9th European Conference on Precision Agriculture (ECPA), pp 193-199 (July 7th-11th, 2013. Lleida, Spain).