Mateo Valero has been honored with several awards. Among them, the Eckert-Mauchly Award the most important worldwide award in the field of Computer Architecture (ACM); two Spanish National awards, the “Julio Rey Pastor” to recognize research on IT technologies, and the “Leonardo Torres Quevedo” to recognize research in Engineering, by the Spanish Ministery of Science and Technology. He has also been named Honorary Doctor by the University of Chalmers, by the University of Belgrade and by the University of Las Palmas de Gran Canaria in Spain. “Hall of the Fame” member of the IST European Program, selected him as one of the 25 most influential European researchers in IT during the period 1983-2008. In 2000 he became a Fellow of the IEEE. In 2002, he became an Intel Distinguished Research Fellow and a Fellow of the ACM.