- Alan Rodríguez received the NASA Fellowship.
- Emmanuel López received the AMP Fellowship.
- Juan C. Aponte received the RISE Fellowship.
- Viviana León, Sara M. Delgado, Juan C. Aponte received the NSF Fellow to participate in the 2012 (GC&E) Conference.
- Juan C. Aponte-Santini – received the second place for Posters Presentation at 2012 GC&E Conference.