- Until Sept. 2019, Full Professor, Carleton University, Ottawa, Canada.
- First Fellow of the Alberto Mendelzon WS on Foundations of Data Management (AMW), 2017.
- Special Recognition of the Brazilean Computer Science Society, 2017.
- Honor WS at AMW'17.
- Doctor Honoris Causa. Universidad Privada Antenor Orrego. Peru, Nov. 2015.
- "The Chilean Database Group".
- (First) Honorary Member of the Chilean Computer Science Society (SCCC).
- Former Faculty Fellow, IBM Center for Advanced Studies, Toronto Lab.
- Former member of the ACM Distinguished Speakers Program.